FA Math Team Captures 10th Consecutive Regiona; Championship

On March 4, 41 of Fryeburg Academy’s top Mathletes boarded the bus for the final meet of the season at Telstar High School in Bethel Maine. With sharpened pencils and well-oiled cerebra, the varsity FA squad was on their best game against the 14 other Pi-Cone North math teams from throughout West-Central Maine. 
The Fryeburg Mars Team finished the season with a total of 1,373 points to capture their 10th consecutive regional title. Oxford Hills High School came in a distant second with 934 points, and the Fryeburg Jupiter Team garnered third place with 895 points for the year.  Fifteen area math teams competed in five regular-season meets in the Pi-Cone North Region— one of the five geographic divisions in the Maine Association of Math League.  

Fryeburg is currently ranked eighth overall in the State, out of 140 teams, and is in second place in their division.  Over 1,200 mathletes competed in the Maine Association of Math League monthly meets this school year. Two Fryeburg Academy students are highly ranked in the state:  Andrii Obertas ‘21 is in 15th place, and Kyle Fairfield ‘21 is in the top 30.

After the fifth and final meet of the year, the annual awards ceremony was held at the Telstar Cafeteria. Ten FA Math Team members were awarded medals and cash prizes.  In the Overall Awards, Junior phenom, Andrii Obertas, won the gold medal as the High Point Scorer for the Pi-Cone North League with 256 points, junior Kyle Fairfield was second with 209 points, and senior Arvin Ma placed fourth with 183 points. The first place senior medal was won by Kathy Yang with 170 points, Jane Ma was the third-place senior with 155 points, and AJ Leach was awarded the fourth place senior medal with 151 points.  Juniors Quartney Qian with 120 points and Kaia Devries with 118 points won second and third place medals in their class division. Crystal Chen and Lucy Wang scored 144 points 116 points, respectively, to place first and second in the sophomore class division.

Over 50 Fryeburg Academy students attended weekly practices and competed in Math Meets this year—the highest number of students on record for the Math Team. Coach Erik Gustafson was assisted by Jim Gibson.
 
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  • FA Math Team Captures 10th Consecutive Regiona; Championship

    On March 4, 41 of Fryeburg Academy’s top Mathletes boarded the bus for the final meet of the season at Telstar High School in Bethel Maine. With sharpened pencils and well-oiled cerebra, the varsity FA squad was on their best game against the 14 other Pi-Cone North math teams from throughout West-Central Maine. 
  • NASA Selects MEASAT1 Satellite with Fryeburg Academy’s CubeSat Experiment

    Fryeburg Academy is pleased to announce its proposed CubeSat experiment, chosen by the Maine Space Grant Consortium last fall,  will launch on the MESAT1 satellite—the very first satellite from the State of Maine. It’s one of 18 small research satellites selected by NASA to carry auxiliary payloads into space between 2021–23, and is part of NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative that provides opportunities for nanosatellite science and technology payloads built by universities, schools, and nonprofit organizations to rideshare on space launches.
  • Fryeburg Academy Hosts First VEX V5 Robotics Competition

    On Saturday, January 25, 2020, Fryeburg Academy welcomed 100 plus students from nine different schools from around Maine and New Hampshire to its first hosted VEX V5 Robotics Competition. The day-long event was held in FA’s Ada Cram Wadsworth Arena, where 21 robotic teams competed with the assistance of many volunteers.
  • FA’s Goldberg Gallery Presents “Drawing on Culture: Paintings and Drawings from West Africa"

    During the month of February 2020, the Goldberg Gallery at Fryeburg Academy in Fryeburg, Maine is pleased to announce that it will host a collection of watercolor paintings and drawings from West Africa by artist Dave Kobrenski.
  • Fryeburg Academy Announces Fall 2019-20 Semester I Honor/High Honor Roll

    We are pleased to announce students who have earned the academic distinction of Honors and High Honors for Semester I in the fall 2019-20:
     

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