At last month’s Bay Area Mathematics Olympiad, Harker won second-place team awards at the BAMO-8 and BAMO-12 levels for middle and high school students, respectively.

## Mathematics

## Harker students post commendable results in recent math competitions

Harker students participated in two math competitions last month, with commendable results in both. On Feb. 19, at the Harvard-MIT Math Tournament, the Harker…

## MS math chair becomes two-time Sliffe Award winner

Middle school mathematics department chair Vandana Kadam recently won the Edyth May Slyffe Award, which is awarded to middle and high school math teachers who have shown dedication to teaching by motivating students to participate in the American Mathematics Competitions.

## Middle school math students see success in spring competitions

Harker middle school math students had a series of successes this past spring. Angela Liu, grade 8, placed in the top 20 at the…

## MS math chair and students offer instruction to students unable to attend school

Over spring break, middle school math chair Vandana Kadam spent her spare time teaching math online to students who were unable to attend school…

## Middle schoolers earn high scores in spring semester math competitions

Harker middle school students earned high marks in math competitions in February and March. Fifteen students performed well enough on the American Mathematics Competition…

## Upper school math students recognized by New York Times for COVID-19 graph analysis

Last week, Anu Aiyer’s AP Statistics students were recognized by the New York Times for their contributions to a discussion on a graph posted…

## Two eighth graders among first-ever winners of Maryam Mirzakhani Award

Earlier this month, eighth graders Angelina Hu and Olivia Xu were among five students to win the inaugural Maryam Mirzakhani Award in the American…

## Upper school math students earn accolades in national contests

Harker upper school students performed well in a pair of recent math contests. Yesterday, junior Jeffrey Kwan received an honorable mention from the Mathematical…

## Harker Math Invitational attracts nearly 330 competitors from 15 schools

Nearly 330 middle school students from 15 schools attended the 18th annual Diana Nichols Math Invitational. In addition to the 14 South Bay schools participating in the event (including Harker), Las Vegas’ Coral Academy of Science made the trip from out of state for the third consecutive year.