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Silicon Valley Flex Academy’s (SV Flex) Middle School MathCounts School Team – comprised of Neil Shah, Claire Huang, Edison Zhang and Issabella Romo — participated in annual regional competition this past weekend (02/06/2016) at San Benancio Middle School in Salinas, California, winning first place among 120 competitors and 17 teams.

The team will be competing in the State MATHCOUNTS Competition on March 5th, 2016 at Stanford. This will be their third time going on to the State Competition.

SV Flex Team worked together to outscore every other team at the competition. This competition brings teams from the entire Monterey Bay area together for a written test that determines which teams and individual students will qualify and move on to the State Competition.

Team member, Neil Shah won the Countdown Round and came in second place overall.

MathCounts is a non-profit organization sponsored by the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM) that strives to engage middle school students of all abilities and interest levels in fun, challenging math programs, in order to expand their academic and professional opportunities.

For more information about MathCounts, visit www.mathcounts.org.

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