York Community High School


York HS Math Team Advances to State

York Community High School's Math team competed this week at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) regional competition held at Glenbard East High School. The team competed in the 4AA Division and took 1st place in the Region 9 competition, qualifying them to compete at State in May.


The team competed in ten events: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-calculus, Calculator Team, Freshman/Sophomore 2-Person, Junior/Senior 2-Person, Freshman/Sophomore 8-Person​, Junior/Senior 8-Person, and the Orals Competition.


Members of the team placed 1st in 7 out of 10 competitions and also placed 3rd in the Freshman/Sophomore 2-person round and 2nd in the Algebra 1 competition.


The final standings are as follows:

Algebra 1​ -​ 2nd place overall, freshmen Aaron Taub placed 3rd and Ethan Thieme placed 1st;

Geometry -​ 1st place overall, Dylan Mahoney placed 3rd individually;

Algebra​​ 2​ -​ 1st place overall, Joseph Black and Jacob Wit tied for 3rd individually and William Phillips took 1st;

Pre-calculus - 1st place overall, Siva Sreedhar placed 5th, Courtney Jopes placed 3rd and Anshul Shah placed 1st individually;

Calculator Team​ -​ 1st place overall, members ​​included Timothy Baer, Daniel Sussman, Jacob Wit, Dylan Mahoney and Aaron Taub;

Freshman Sophomore 2-Person​ -​ 1st place overall, members included Dylan Mahoney and Joseph Gemini;

Junior/Senior 2-Person​ -​ 1st place overall, members ​​included​ Siva​ ​Sreedhar and Anshul Shah;

Freshman/Sophomore 8-Person - placed 3rd with sophomores Joey Gemini, Emily Dow, John Devine, Margaret Clink and freshmen Jackson Lukas, Joanna Sieracki, Ethan Thieme and Maddy van Heukelum;

Orals Competition Markov Chains - 1st place overall, with Siva Sreedhar, assisted by William Phillips, scoring near perfect presentation marks.


Linda Lahti and Nancy Mordini serve as team coaches. The State competition will be held May 5th at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign.

Posted by: Kelly Corry Published:3/5/18
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