Children are curious by nature. You can’t stop them from exploring the world. They will always find stuff to experiment with. And their innate curiosty leads them to bombard us with a million questions. To occupy their perpetually inquisitive minds, you can do science experiments using materials you already have at home. Don’t
If you see Dhun Kakkar in the halls, make sure you give her a big high five and tell her good job! Dhun, a student at Jacob Wismer School, scored in the 97th percentile on her third grade CogAT ability test and in the 97th percentile on her Iowa Test for math. Way to go,
JAMS is proud to share the news that one of our students, Achyutan Veeraraghavan, was recently recognized by the Beaverton School District as Talented and Gifted (TAG) in Mathematics. Achyut first enrolled at JAMS back in early 2016, and according to his mother, his skills have increased exponentially since then. In addition, his ability to
Last winter JAMS student Winston Chan took first place honors at the Pan Pacific Abacus & Mental Arithmetic Competition. Earlier this month, he did it again! Winston took first place at the All-USA Calculation Contest, held in Milpitas California. Way to go Winston!
On December 29th, 2015 Sensei Miwako Sakabayashi brought students Winston Chan and Riko Mizuno to participate in The 15th Pan Pacific Abacus & Mental Arithmetic Competition. More than 250 students representing nine countries from around the world competed. Winston captured 1st place in his group and Riko captured 4th place in hers. Sensei Miwako was