ALPHARETTA, Ga. Fulton Science Academy Private School has announced it will host its second annual MATHGENIUSES, a challenging math competition for all elementary and middle school students in Georgia.
The competition is open to all Georgia students in first grade through eighth grade, and the first 250 to apply will be accepted.
The MATHGENIUSES competition will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Fulton Science Academy Private School, 1675 Hembree Road in Alpharetta.
The competition will consist of a written multiple choice test in which students will be given one hour to solve advanced math problems. Students will be placed by grade into one of four competition levels, and the top three winners in each level and their teachers will receive medals and monetary awards.
Winners will be announced online the same day at www.mathgeniuses.org. An award ceremony for winners will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. at FSA. It is required to attend the award ceremony to receive cash awards.
There is a $15 entrance fee per student. This fee, which includes lunch and a T-shirt, will be paid the day of the event. All participants will be given certificates and T-shirts.