The MATHCOUNTS® competition is coming to Dawson Community College again on February 7th from 9am to 3pm. DCC will host about 34 middle school students from 6 different schools: Wolf Point, Frontier, Lustre, Lambert, Terry, Glasgow,and Glendive. The competition will be held in the campus activity gym on the DCC campus.
MATHCOUNTS® is a national math enrichment, coaching & competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement in every U.S. state & territory. In its 28th year, MATHCOUNTS is one of the most successful education partnerships involving volunteers, educators, industry sponsors & students.
Thousands of teachers use the free MATHCOUNTS curriculum materials to supplement classroom materials or as an extracurricular activity. Those wishing to fully capitalize on the ability of the creative MATHCOUNTS materials to challenge students & motivate them to develop strong math skills also participate in the MATHCOUNTS competition series.
Schools select students to compete individually or as part of a team in one of the more than 500 written & oral competitions held nationwide. Top students advance to the state, & ultimately, national level. MATHCOUNTS challenges students' math skills, develops their self-confidence & rewards them for their achievements.