The first Canadian Math Challenge is here and got off to a flying start on Monday!  Hundreds of schools and students from all across Canada are battling it out to see who will be crowned the Math Champion!  As an official lead up event to World Math Day, students are flexing their fingers and racing through thousands of mental arithmetic and curriculum math questions in preparation for the big event on 1 March 2011!

Currently, Shekar S from North Kipling Junior Middle School, ON is in the lead with an impressive 31,114 points!  Mr Akenten’s Grade 8 class, also from North Kipling Junior Middle School are storming away with 142,339 points and Thistletown School CI, ON are leading the schools with an enormous 4,207 points per student.