700 local students at Shoreline Math Olympiad

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Jubilant Mathletes with their medals 

The 19th annual Shoreline Math Olympiad was held on Saturday March 11th on the campus of Shoreline Community College.

This event is brought to you by the Shoreline Math Olympiad committee and our amazing sponsors, Shoreline School District, Shoreline Public Schools Foundation, James Alan Salon, Menchies Shoreline, Smart Service Shoreline, Chuck Olsen Kia Chevrolet, and Shoreline Community College.

Ridgecrest Elementary

Over 700+ students participated this year from 17 public and private schools in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park. It is a free event open to all 4th – 8th grade students who want to challenge themselves with fun individual and team tests.

Hot Dog USA Jump Rope Team
entertained the crowd

This year, Shorecrest JV hip hop team and Hot Dog USA jump rope team entertained over 900 spectators and Mathletes in the gym before the awards ceremony.

Superintendent Rebecca Miner and School Board Member David Wilson
handing out medals

Event sponsors, city and college dignitaries help hand out medals including: Guy Hamilton Academic Dean for SCC Science, Health Occupations and Professional Tech programs, Steve Bogart SCC Math faculty, Lourdes Gutierrez SCC Math faculty, Shoreline Schools Superintendent Rebecca Minor, School Board members David Wilson and Dick Potter, Shoreline Mayor Chris Roberts, and Shoreline Public Schools Foundation Board Members Ken and Jennifer Altena.

2017 School Participation Results

  • 1st place  - St. Mark Catholic School with 53.62%
  • 2nd place - Syre Elementary with 37.93%
  • 3rd place - Briarcrest Elementary with 34.51%
  • 4th place - Shoreline Christian with 31.15%
  • 5th place -Highland Terrace Elementary with 30.77%

Some of the area principals who came to cheer on their students

Shoreline Math Olympiad awards medals to the top 40% of the individuals participating, and the top 60% of teams participating. We do not break ties. If there are many award winners starting at 1st place, medals for the top 40% or 60% students will vary.

Team and Individual Awards listed here 

Save the date for the 20th annual Shoreline Math Olympiad next year on Saturday March 10, 2018! Check the website for test samples and details closer to the date.

Photo credits Tom Chin, Josh Chow and Forest Graff


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