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Casar Nutcrackers Math Team Make Their Mark

posted Jan 17, 2017, 6:12 AM by Angela Sims   [ updated Jan 17, 2017, 6:37 AM ]


Casar Elementary's math team, Casar Number Nutcrackers 2K16, participated in Cleveland County Schools 24th annual mathematics competition sponsored by the Cleveland County Schools Educational Foundation, PPG Industries, and Laughlin Furniture Outlet. The holiday-themed competition – “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Math Day!” provided the opportunity for students to showcase their minds as they competed for top honors. 

Participating students were from Boiling Springs, Casar, Fallston, Springmore, Township Three, Union and Washington elementary schools, and Kings Mountain and Shelby intermediate schools. 

Casar Elementary Number Nutcrackers 2K16 took second place overall. They also
took first place on the following two specific Problem Solving Tasks.

Task 2: Santa Plans Hawaiian Vacation– Students designed and constructed swimming pool models. The winning team for this task is: Casar Number Nutcrackers 2K16

Task 4: Where Are You Christmas? – Students applied their knowledge of our base-10 system to examine and manipulate other place value systems. The winning team for this task: Casar Number Nutcrackers 2K16. (adapted from Cleveland County School Website)