MCTM Regional Elementary Math Contest April 1 at Southeast

Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Mathematics will host students from 25 area schools to compete in the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) Regional Elementary Math Contest Saturday, April 1. The event begins at 9 a.m. and concludes with an awards ceremony at 2 p.m. Events will take place in Glenn Auditorium of Dempster Hall and Academic Hall Auditorium. Approximately 148 4th to 6th graders will compete in three individual tests in numbers sense, sprint and target. They also will compete in one team challenge. Area schools competing in this year’s contest are Bloomsdale Elementary, East Elementary, Farmington R-7 Lincoln Intermediate Center, Lee Hunter Elementary, Leopold Elementary, Malden Elementary, Meadow Heights, Naylor Elementary, Nell Holcomb R-IV, North County Intermediate, North Elementary, Parkside Elementary, Pemiscot County R-3, Seckman Elementary, Sikeston 5th and 6th Grade Center, Southeast Elementary School, St. Agnes Bloomsdale, St. Mary Cathedral School, St. Teresa Catholic School, St. Vincent de Paul, Ste. Genevieve Elementary, Thayer Elementary School, Trojan Intermediate, Valle Catholic and West Lane Elementary. For more information about the MCTM Regional Elementary Math Contest, visit, or contact Ann Schnurbusch, instructor of mathematics at Southeast, at (573) 651-2771 or by email at