Students place in CalcuSolve tournament

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A team of students from Fairview Elementary School recently won second place in the regional CalcuSolve competition. The students are, from left to right, Prisha Jhanji, Daniel Wu, Elena Brown and Dante DiNardo.

Five Fox Chapel Area School District students recently placed in the 2024 regional CalcuSolve tournament. Individually, Dorseyville Middle School sixth-grader Brian Xu tied for second place and Fairview Elementary School fifth-grader Elena Brown was awarded third place in the competition. Additionally, the Fairview Elementary School team of fifth-graders Elena, Dante DiNardo and Prisha Jhanji and fourth-grader Daniel Wu won second place in the team competition.

A total of 60 teams formed by 214 students participated in the contest from across Allegheny County and surrounding areas. The tournament was held virtually and was sponsored by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit.

CalcuSolve is a competition that tests students’ problem-solving skills related to mathematics. Students compete as part of a team, as well as individually.