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Mathletes solve their way to state

by Natalie Knoepfle News Writer     On Feb. 28, the Lemont High School Mathletes team won the Joliet area regional at Joliet Junior College and advanced to the state finals. At the regionals event, Lemont beat runner-up Providence Catholic by 153 points to earn a spot at the 2015 Illinois Council of Teachers of […]

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Lemont Math Preparing Students to Solve World’s Problems

by Spenser Bailey Editorialist   Starting with the 2014-15 school year, the math department at Lemont High has begun implementing a new way to teach mathematics to students. This integrated curriculum combines algebra, geometry and statistics every year for three years. Math chair Kathy Young stated, “It is similar to when you take English your […]

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by Jarrod Hanson Editorialist    As a species, humans use numbers all the time. Counting, telling time, even speaking, use numbers. Some people love them, others hate them, yet do we even know what they truly are? Are numbers just things we as humans made up to count things, or are they something more special? […]

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Mu Alpha Theta

by Helen Kollarik News writer    Sixty-two students from the sophomore, junior and senior classes were inducted into Lemont High School’s Mu Alpha Theta on Nov. 13.    Mu Alpha Theta, a national math honor society, honors students that excel in mathematics.    According to LHS math teachers Erin Hitchcock and Kathy Young, “To apply, […]

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