• Mu Alpha Theta National Math Honor Society

    Advisor:  Mr. Jack Bixhorn

    Contact:  jbixhorn@obenschools.org

    Grade Levels:  10 - 12

    Meeting Times: Monthly on Thursdays, 3:00 pm 

    Location: via Zoom


    Description:  The Math Honor Society gives students the opportunity to meet with other students who have a demonstrated love of mathematics. In meetings, students will work on performance-based problems and learn about how math appears in so many areas of our world and our lives. Members of the Math Club may also participate in Mathletes (9-12) competitions where students compete with their peers from other Nassau County high schools.

     

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be in grades 10 – 12
    • Have successfully completed two college-preparatory courses, including Algebra 1 and Geometry
    • Be enrolled currently in at least a third college-preparatory course, including Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, etc.
    • Have a cumulative Math GPA above 85 in all of your previous math courses
    • Maintain a grade point average above 85 in your current math classes

     

    Acceptance Criteria:

    • 1) Completed application that meets eligibility requirements

      2) Review of personal statement from application

       

    Application Availability:  Click Here

     

    Application Deadline:  3/1/21

     

    Induction Ceremony:  Thursday, April 8, 2021 @ 7:30 pm (All new inductees are required to attend) 

     

    Membership Requirements: 

    If you are inducted, you will be asked to fulfill the following membership requirements to stay active:

    • Attend monthly Math Club meetings
    • Be enrolled in a math class all four years of high school
    • Actively participate in one or more of the following:
      • Mathletes
      • Math Competitions
      • Math Tutoring at school
      • Other Math/Scholastic Activity that has been approved by advisor