Lucan Community College placed in top 20 schools for ninja maths challenge

Lucan Community College placed in top 20 schools for ninja maths challenge

LUCAN COMMUNITY College was placed among the top 20 schools in the country for their participation in national Maths Week 2017.

Students participated in maths poster competitions, daily maths puzzles and the new online Mangahigh Ninja Maths Challenge. The maths department also raised the fashion stakes by donning a range of colourful mathematical themed tee-shirts, providing a range of inspiring maths events and competitions, and generally making maths feel a fun but important part of all our lives.

Maths week by Sean Corry

Ms Ryan involved her home economics sixth-year students in the baking and decorating of a selection of maths-themed goodies.

Almost 250,000 students registered for Maths Week Ireland, with Lucan Community College placing 19th in the country for the Manga High Ninja Maths Challenge. This truly was a remarkable achievement. Among the first- and second-year students, 23 of them will receive a medal from the Manga High Ninja Maths organisers.

Teighan Fitzgerald from third-year class Hume won the overall maths puzzle competition.