Friday, May 5, 2017

Bard Math Circle logo poll

The Bard Math Circle is ten years old, and we're freshening up our look! We want to hear from you as we upgrade our logo.

Take our New Logo poll! 


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

You MAY Want to Join Us at Our Events this Month!

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Greetings from the Bard Math Circle. This will be our final newsletter of the 2016-17 academic year, so you May want to keep reading!

Library Programs

We have two library programs this month.

Tivoli Free Library

Our final Tivoli Math Circle will take this Friday, May 5th.

The Tivoli Free Library is located at 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583. We will play games, solve puzzles, and tackle interesting problems from 4:00 until 5:30 pm!

Kingston Library

Our final Kingston Math Circle will be held on Saturday May 13th. We welcome one and all to the Kingston Library at 55 Franklin Street, Kingston, NY 12401. Join us upstairs in the Community Room from 1:00 until 3:00 pm for some enriching problem solving and fun, math-themed crafts.

Also, be sure to check out the Kingston Library's annual Chalk Walk, from 12:30pm until 2:00pm!
All library programs are run on a drop-in basis, and registration is not required. We do ask students to sign in each time, and to provide their name, grade, and school. This is done electronically for Kingston, so please sign in using this link at least once this year.

Competitions

Purple Comet!

We participated in the middle school contest (20 questions in 1 hour for teams of up to 6 students). We also responded to a friendly challenge from the "associated adults" (parents, advisors, and friends) of the Albany Area Math Circle. Everyone who took part enjoyed some wonderful mathematical challenges! For more information about the Purple Comet! Competition click here.

GAIM: Girls Adventure in Mathematics

Our first installment of GAIM at Bard College was a massive success! Over 100 elementary and middle school girls joined us from schools throughout the Hudson River Valley for an afternoon of challenging math, enjoyable games, friendly competition, and spirited fun.

GAIM is a themed Math Olympiad for upper elementary and middle school girls, followed by an afternoon of community-building games. For more information check out their website here.

Rubik's Cube Club

Our final Rubik's Cube Club meeting will take place on Friday May 12th from 4:00-5:30 pm in Science Building at Bard College, RKC room 111.

Hudson River Open: Cube Competition

Open to all eligible competitors! This competition will take place on Saturday June 10, 2017 in the Reem-Kayden Center for Science and Computation (RKC), 31 Campus Rd, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY 12504, USA. For more information, please contact Bard Professor Lauren Rose

C.A.M.P.

We are still accepting applications to C.A.M.P, our Creative and Analytical Math Program This highly-regarded program, for rising 6th to 9th graders who love math, runs for just one week in late summer, August 28 to September 1, 2017. Space is filling quickly, so please apply now!

Click Here to Apply to C.A.M.P.


Thanks for reading our final newsletter of the year, we can't wait to see you at these upcoming events!

Bard Math Circle
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Monday, April 10, 2017

It's April and we at the Bard Math Circle have Spring Fever! Read on to find out what we have in store for you this month, including updates about Library Programs, Competitions, Rubik's Cube Club, and CAMP.

Library Programs

We have two library programs this month.

Tivoli Free Library

Our April Math Circle at the Tivoli Free Library will be this Friday, April 7th. The Tivoli Free Library is located at 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583. We will play games, solve puzzles, and tackle interesting problems from 4:00 until 5:30 pm.

The last Tivoli Math Circle for this academic year will be held on May 5th, same time and same place!

Kingston Library

New for 2017! Our Kingston Math Circles feature several math explorations this spring that are favorites at math circles around the country. Our April Kingston Math Circle is on Saturday, April 15th. We welcome one and all to the Kingston Library at 55 Franklin Street, Kingston, NY 12401. Join us upstairs in the Community Room from 1:00 until 3:00 pm for some enriching problem solving and fun, math-themed crafts.

Last month we investigated the area of a circle using pi and a proof by mathematician Archimedes.  
The final Kingston Math Circle for this academic year will be hold on May 13th.

All library programs are run on a drop-in basis, and registration is not required. We do ask students to sign in each time, and to provide their name, grade, and school. This is done electronically for Kingston, so please sign in using this link at least once this year.

Competitions

There will be two competitions this month.

Purple Comet!

The Bard Math Circle is hosting the Purple Comet math contest on Saturday, April 22, 2017, 1pm4pm, at both the middle school and high school levels. We also encourage parents and teachers to join us for the contests on a non-competitive team for some collaborative fun!

REGISTER NOW

For more information about the Purple Comet competition at Bard College, please visit our website. For more information about the Purple Comet in general, click here.

Girls' Adventures in Math  (GAIM): A Math Olympiad for Girls

The Bard Math Circle will host GAIM, a  themed Math Olympiad for upper elementary and middle school girls, on April 30, 2017 from 14 pm. The Math Olympiad is a 60-minute, 16-question competition followed by a 20-minute tiebreaker round.  Teams of four students from the same school compete in one of two divisions: Upper Elementary, for grades 3–5, and Middle, for grades 6–8.

REGISTER NOW

For more information about GAIM, visit our website.

Rubik's Cube Club

Our next Rubik's Cube Club meeting will be on Friday, April 14th at Bard College in RKC room 111 from 45:30 PM
All skill levels and ages are welcome, but children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. We will provide instruction for beginners! Bring a cube if you have one, but we will have cubes to use and cubes for sale. This program is free of charge, but please register beforehand here.
Mark your calendars! The final meeting for this academic year will be on May 12th.

C.A.M.P.

Entering its 4th summer in 2017, the Creative and Analytical Math Program (C.A.M.P.) is a non-residential academic math program for students currently in grades 5–8 (that is, rising 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th graders).  C.A.M.P. will run from August 28–September 1, 2017

Registration is now open! REGISTER NOW

For more information please visit our website.

For a list of other summer math enrichment opportunities for middle school and high school students, please visit:
The Art of Problem Solving's list of Mathematics summer programs
The American Mathematical Society's list of Summer Math Camps and Programs for Students