Both senior and junior school students achieved top ratings in Math’s competitions held in November 2016.
In this year’s American Maths competition, over 80 students from Years 7-9 took part in “problem solving and enriching mathematics experiences”. There was a third place tie between Nathaniel Ho (9D) and Rachael Adams (9W). Nao Tamura (8N) came second. The school winner for the AMC 8 was Shelly Peng (9R). She scored within the top 5% of all the participants in the world and was awarded an honor roll certificate.
In the Canadian Intermediate and Senior Maths Contest most students were ranked within the top 25% of the 9000 participants that took part and received a certificate of distinction.
In the intermediate section, Haruto (10F) was named the school winner and was awarded a medal. The achievements of the intermediate contestants has placed Island School within the top 20% of the international sector.