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Math Night - May 9th. All Welcome!

Dear Westminster Families,

On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 we will be having our Family Math Night: Mathemania. We are excited to continue our learning together as a community.  This experience is for families with children of all ages K-8. We hope you can join us!

Focus: Mathematical Experiences
Date: Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Learning Activity Stations
Frozen Yogurt Sales (while supplies last)


Our Family Math Night offers you an opportunity to experience a variety of hands-on math activities with your child in a cooperative and fun environment! Get ready to have some fun and learn a few things too! Activities will range from Art, Math games, physical activities and much more. There are activities for ALL grade levels! There will be six stations in which you will be able to flow freely. After you have visited them you will get a stamp on your passport ! Your completed passport will allow you to enter a fantastic prize draw.

The stations include:
  • Mathletics (Math in Sport),
  • STEM (Math in Science)
  • Playground (Math in Games)
  • Art/Music (Creative Math)  
  • Mathematizing your Your World (How to see Math in the world around us)
  • Problem Solving (Math Word Problems)


Our School Council will have fun estimation games and prizes. We look forward to seeing you there!


The Westminster Grade 8 Mathematicians

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