TLPS Responsibilities

The contests available

American Math Contests (AMC 8, 10 & 12), American Scholastic Math Association (ASMA Jr & Sr), GAUSS, Beaver Computing Challenge, History Essay Writing Competitions, Sir Isaac Newton (SIN) Physics exam, Avagardo Chemistry Contests, Biology Olympics, Harvard Economic Challenge, Pascal and Euclid advance math tests are some of the contests our students are participating this academic year.

AMC 8

The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills.

Possible topics : Probability, Estimation, Percents, Elementary geometry including the Pythagorean Theorem, Spatial Visualization, Everyday Applications, and Reading/Interpreting Graphs.

AMC 10

The AMC 10 (Grade 9 and 10)  is a 25 question, 75 minute multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with algebra and geometry concepts.

AMC 12

The AMC 12 (Grade 11 and 12) is a 25 question, 75 minute multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with pre-calculus concepts.

AIME

American Invitational Mathematics Exam

The American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) is a challenging exam offered for those who         excelled on the AMC 10 or AMC 12 exams. The AIME is a 15 question, 3 hour examination

 ASMA Junior and Senior

ASMA contest is a series of six contests. Each contest examination set consists of seven questions. At the      end of the sixth examination, the totals for all schools are compared and an awards listing is sent to all schools with the appropriate award certificate. This contest provides students with an opportunity to compete internationally with other high-ability students across the world

Junior Contest - is for 9th and 10th graders. Student will get 35 minutes to answer the question. There will be 7 questions in each contest. Calculators may be used but not shared by students

Senior Contest - is for 11th and 12th graders, format is same as that of Junior exam. Student will get 35 minutes to answer the question. There will be 7 questions in each contest. Calculators may be used but not shared by students

Biology

Students in Grade 11 and 12  can participate in Biology contest.

  • Format: 50 multiple-choice questions, 75 minutes

Fryer, Galois and Hypatia Math Contest

Students in Grade 9 or below are eligible to write the Fryer Contest.
Students in Grade 10 or below are eligible to write the Galois Contest.
Students in Grade 11 or below are eligible to write the Hypatia Contest.

  • Format: 4 questions, 75 minutes, 40 total marks

Pascal, Cayley and Fermat Math Contest

Students in Grade 9 or below are eligible to write the Pascal Contest.
Students in Grade 10 or below are eligible to write the Cayley Contest.
Students in Grade 11 or below are eligible to write the Fermat Contest.

  • Format: 25 multiple-choice questions, 60 minutes, 150 total marks

 Euclid Math Contest

Students in Grade 12 are eligible to write the Euclid Contest.

Format: 10 questions, 2.5 hours, 100  total marks

 

Sir Isaac Newton (SIN) Physics Contest

Students in Grade 11 and 12  can participate in SIN  contest.

SIN exam is written online .Students will have a two hour time frame in which to write the exam.  Certificates will be awarded for all successful candidates, and after the completion of all exams an overall winner from each division and each school will receive certificates and awards. Non-programmable calculators may be used but not shared by students.

Gauss Contest:

Students in Grade 7 and 8 are eligible to write the Gauss Contest.

  • Format: 25 questions, 60 minutes, 150  total marks

Dates

American Scholastic Math Association NY - ASMA Senior/Junior – 6 Contest - October 11, 2018, November 08, 2018, December 13, 2018, January 10, 2019, February 14, 2019, March 14, 2019

 American Math Contests

AMC 8 - November 13th, 2018 (grade 8 and below)

AMC 10 – February 7th & 13th, 2019 (grade 10 and below)

AMC 12 – February 7th & 13th, 2019 (grade 12 and below)

University of Waterloo

Euclid (Grade 12) - April 4th, 2019

Fermat(Grade 11) – February 27th, 2019

Hypatia (Gr. 11) - April 11th 2019

 

SIN (Sir Isaac Newton) Physics exams – April or May , 2019

 Avogadro Chemistry – May 16th 2019

Biology Olympics - April 25th, 2019 – UoT

History Essay Writing Contest - July 30th, October 28th, November 30th, December 31st 2018