NCPS measures up at math contest
Twelve students at NCPS participated in the 2021 GAUSS Math Contest for those in Grades 7-8 from around the world, hosted by the University of Waterloo.
This year’s participants included Grade 8 students: Hannah Bloemendal, Tristan Brulotte, Ella Duits, Kaia Harbec, Griffin MacIntyre, Emilee Murphy-Duits, Memphis Palmer Gummer and Alyssa Rowbotham. The Grade 7 participants included: Hazel Dempsey, Ethan Fraser, Hudson MacAlpine, and Evening Martin.
In preparation for the contest, students participate in several practice activities after school and during recesses.
The top student at NCPS in Grade 8 was Hannah Bloemendal and the top student in Grade 7 was Evening Martin.
Achieving the Award of Distinction for ranking in the top 25 per cent were Hannah Bloemendal, Griffin MacIntye and Evening Martin.