AURORA, Colo., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lotus School for Excellence (LSE), a K-12 Charter Public School is hosting the annual Math Matters Competition in Colorado on November 12, 2016. The competition will be held at 10am at Lotus School for Excellence located at 11001 East Alameda Avenue in Aurora, Colorado. Math Matters is the only math competition for fourth and fifth grade students in the state of Colorado. Registration is required.
Math Matters is a free math competition comprised of less than 20 difficult questions with answers scored the day of. Prizes include an iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD 8, gift cards and more. For more information and to register, visit lotusschool.org/math-matters-registration-information-2016.
"We are honored to host the Math Matters Competition again this year," says Eray Idil, Executive Director of Lotus School for Excellence. "Competitions like this inspire young Colorado scholars to pursue their passions and get rewarded for their hard work. Each year we see tomorrow's leaders enter through our doors to participate and it is an awing experience. I am immeasurably proud we can host this competition again this year."
Following the competition, all students, families and the community are invited to attend the Lotus School for Excellence S.T.E.A.M. Festival hosted also at the LSE campus. The festival celebrates science, technology, engineering, arts and math, which is the foundation at Lotus School for Excellence. The festival is created by LSE students and will include science demonstrations, robotics shows, arts & crafts, live music, sports and much more.
In 2015, Lotus School for Excellence hosted 364 students for the competition and the first place winner answered each question perfectly leading to a perfect score on the test.
Emily Thomsen, Director of Communication of Lotus School for Excellence says, "We look forward to another great competition celebrating Colorado's bright scholars and the love of math that brings so many students to our school. This would not be possible without the incredible educators in the state of Colorado."
Lotus School for Excellence
Located in Aurora, Colorado, Lotus School for Excellence is a S.T.E.A.M., K-12 Charter School authorized by Aurora Public Schools. Founded in 2006, Lotus School is committed to providing a safe learning environment and a rigorous college preparatory curriculum for over 800 students. Lotus School was recently awarded with the #1 Most Challenging High School in Colorado from Washington Post in 2016. Charter schools are tuition-free, public schools that have the flexibility to be innovative, entrepreneurial, self-governing, and are held accountable for student and operational performance. For more information, please visit: http://www.lotusschool.org.
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