Saturday, February 24th, 2024 at 10:10 AM

Jefferson Schools hold annual Math Field Day competition

CHARLES TOWN, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Jefferson County Schools began its annual Math Field Day competition in January at the elementary and middle school levels. 

Students from 4th through 8th grades competed individually and as teams in events held on January 27 and 30. Math Field Day will continue on February 6 with the high school competition.

Driswood Elementary School teacher April Burkhammer co-coordinated the elementary and middle school events with Crystal Muia, a mathematics teacher at Shepherdstown Middle School.

Burkhammer offered her congratulations to all participants at an awards ceremony on January 30. 

“Jefferson County is truly proud to have such fine students representing our county,” she said. 

Ms. Burkhammer also thanked the teachers, volunteers, and families who contributed to the competition. 

“Without their support and help, Math Field Day would not be possible.” 

The top three individual winners at the 4th through 8th-grade levels will now advance to the regional competition on March 11 at WVU Potomac State College.

JCS will announce the high school winners following the February 6 competition.

Below is a list of the team and individual winners at each grade level.

Team Winners:

4th Grade: South Jefferson Elementary


5th Grade: Wright Denny Intermediate


6th Grade: Harpers Ferry Middle School


7th Grade: Charles Town Middle School