TechTest Jr.

Seventh and Eighth graders and Fifth and Six grader in 2018 competed for a prize and bragging rights in a local mathematics and science examination. Almost a 100 students from 13 schools participated this year, the largest to date. Below are the winning students and their schools:

 

 

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TechTest Jr 2018 Exams

The tests that were given at the 2018 TechTest Jr. events are attached here. There are four documents:
•  The 5th/6th grade test without answers. This was given to the 5th and 6th grade students: TechTest 2018 – 5th-6th Grade
•  The 7th/8th grade test without answers. This was given to the 7th and 8th grade students: TechTest 2018 – 7th-8th Grade
•  The 5th/6th grade test with answers. This is for use in verifying students’ work: TechTest 2018 5th-6th grade test with detailed answers
•  The 7th/8th grade test with answers. This is for use in verifying students’ work: TechTest 2018 7th-8th grade test with detailed answers

The documents without answers can be used by students to prepare for upcoming TechTest Jr. events, or to just hone their problem solving skills. The documents with answers contain detailed solution methodologies. These can be used by students and teachers alike to not only verify answers, but to help understand how to go about developing solutions to these types of problems.

Many thanks go out to Peter Murphy of Nevada City for taking the time to create the detailed solutions. Many thanks also go out to Telestream and AJA Video for hosting the event each year and exposing these talented students to what a career in the technology sector is like.

The 2017 Winners:

Overall 5th/6th:

  • 1st: Alexa Lattyak (Union Hill)

  • 2nd: Ben Brott (Seven Hills)

  • 3rd: Logan Connors (Union Hill)

Overall 7th/8th:

  • Evelyn Grandfield (7-Hills)

  • Cade Torgerson (Magnolia)

  • Jake VanBourgondien (Magnolia)

The Updated Test with Answers is here:  TechTest 2017 – with answers

 The 2016 Winners:

•  1st: Joelle Lindbloom ( Weimar Middle School)
•  2nd: Jacob Knox (Magnolia Middle School)
•  3rd: Alex Zetterberg (Grass Valley Charter)
•  4th: Madeline Cramer (Weimar Middle School)
•  5th: Evelyn Grandfield (Seven Hills )

Honorable Mention:
•  Grace Billingsley (Mount St. Mary’s)
•  Taryn Ryan (Weimar Middle School)
•  Alex McKenzie (Seven Hills)
•  Ivy Brott (Mount St. Mary’s)
•  Ali McDaniel (Mount St. Mary’s)

The TechTestJr 2016 Merit Scholarship Exam with Answer Key is HERE:TechTest Jr – 2016 – with answer key

The 2015 Winners:

  • 1st: Linn Tjornhom (Weimar Middle School)
  • 2nd: Kelly Muir (Grass Valley Charter)
  • 3rd: Connor Ryan (Weimar Middle School)
  • Honorable Mention: Calder Wilson (Magnolia Middle School)
  • Honorable Mention: Brooke Gianopulos (Weimar Middle School)
  • Honorable Mention: Grace Billingsley (Mount St Mary Academy)
  • Honorable Mention: Julia Kringle (Magnolia Middle School

This year Magnolia won the participation prize again.

The TechTestJr 2015 Merit Scholarship Exam with Answer Key is HERE: TechTest Jr – 2015 – with answer key

The 2014 Winners:

  • 1st: Ryan Brott (Seven Hills)
  • 2nd: Gracie Suenram (Gilmore)
  • 3rd: Nikolas Matiska (Magnolia)
  • Honorable Mention: Duncan Hendrickson (Gilmore)
  • Honorable Mention: Hunter Prince (Magnolia)
  • Honorable mention: Sierra Raskie Jeska (Seven Hills)
  • Honorable Mention: Ocean Tober (Magnolia)

The TechTestJr 2014  Merit Scholarship Exam with Answer Key  is  HERE:TechTest Jr – 2014 with answer key

Photos of the Prizes:

2013 Tech Test Jr Results

Top three  schools, note the tie

Schools rankedSchools Ranking

Schools by Student

2012 TechTest Jr. Results

Rank By School

Article in the Union on TechTestJr Results:

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