When: Tuesday, November 17, 3:30-4:30pm
Where: MEH room 322 Cost: $3.00
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, October 21, 2015.
Maximum number of participants: 20
The AMC 8 is a 25 question, 40 minutes multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills. The contest is held in November every year. This test is open to all students at MEH. The test provides an opportunity to apply the concepts taught at the middle school level to problems which not only range from easy to difficult but also cover a wide range of applications. High scoring students are invited to participate in the AMC 10 test. If you want to participate in this prestigious contest, please complete the AMC 8 Test Application Form and return it to Ms. Wilkie no later than Wednesday, October 21. If 20 registrations are received before yours, your name will be placed on a wait-list. You will be informed no later than Wednesday, November 11 if there is space available. Please plan to bring a snack on the day of the test.
Is your 8th grade student interested in applying to Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology?
Thomas Jefferson Science and Technology School is a local Fairfax County public school established in 1985 as the Regional Virginia Governor’s High School for Science and Technology. The school’s environment is geared towards highly motivated students that are interested in biological, physical, mathematical, technological, and computer sciences.
Student’s must be admitted to the school through a highly competitive process that includes the following: Initial application (due October 16, 2015 at 3:30 pm), Admissions test (on December 5, 2015), Requesting teacher recommendations/Completing a Student Information Sheet/Write an essay in a proctored test environment (last three only for semi-finalists only).