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Workshop SectionHAL: Extreme Math Grades 5-6 NEW DATE ~ May 6, 2020
RegistrationClick here to register for this section.
DepartmentESU#3 Professional Learning
Primary ContactJennifer Johnson

 This HAL COMPETITION event is a half day of student math problem solving, collaboration, and logic questions. Student teams of 4, 5, or 6 members will participate in a Sprint Round, Team Round, and a Problem Solving Round during the morning.

The spirit of the morning is collaboration and math achievement in an effort to recognize the importance of math problem solving.

  • Each round is timed and student accomplishment will be recorded.
  • Recognition will be provided for individuals in the Sprint Round and for teams in the Team Round.
  • There is no school winner or leader at the end of the event.

 Schedule of the Day


Registration/Check In


Welcome and “Extreme” Problems Part I



Sprint Round, Arabic Group

“Extreme” Math Playground, Roman Group


Switch Groups, Arabic and Roman


Break and “Extreme” Problems Part II


Team Round with “Leap Frog” Division and “Group Team” Division

11:00 - 11:25

Buzzer Round


Ribbon Awards



  • Schools must include how many teams of 4, 5, or 6 students.
  • Schools must provide the names of the team members per team.
  • There is no limit to how many teams a school district may bring.  
    • Contact Adam Larson if you have enough teams to create your own day
  • ESU #3 will supply calculators and pencils, Schools may choose to bring their own.  
  • School permission slips and all school field trip requirements are in effect.
  • The mid-morning snack will include a bottle of water and cookie.
  • Diet concerns are the responsibility of the school.
  • One adult sponsor/teacher is required to attend with each school represented.
    • The adult sponsor/teacher will be asked to be a participant in supervision and correcting student papers from the morning.


Questions to

 Teachers are asked to supervise teams that are not competing and stay with students whenever not competing. It is suggested that books, homework, other alternative activities be provided to students when they are not competing. Students will not be permitted to leave the building during the event without adult supervision. Sponsoring teachers will need a printed list of all student names present and turned in at check in.


 Disclaimer: By registering for this event, I acknowledge that Educational Service Unit #3 may be taking pictures or videos, and my likeness (and the likeness of my students) may be shown online through the ESU #3 website and social media outlets. A photo release statement for students will be sent to teachers prior to the event.


**PLEASE NOTE: The registration fee for this workshop will be determined by the number of registrants and may be less than advertised.**

LocationEducational Service Unit #3
StatusThis section is currently open.
58 Registered (6 Registrations, 52 Students)
30 Minimum; 120 Maximum
Section Date(s)
DateStart TimeStop Time
May 06, 20208:30 AM 11:30 AM

Registration DeadlineMay 1, 2020
Event ID18651
Add to CalendarAdd to my calendar
AudienceHAL Educators
Pricing Information
 Who     Registration Fee     Default Price 
 ESU #3      $35.00  Yes 
 NON ESU #3      $45.00  No 

Materials Fee$0.00
LunchNo, lunch is NOT provided.
StudentsYes, when you register for this section there will be a text box for you to enter in the number of students attending.
TeamsYes, when you register for this section there will be a text box for you to enter in the number of teams attending.