78th Mathematics Competition “Thales” (8th & 9th grades)

Psychico, October 9, 2017


To the Parents of

8th & 9th grade
Psychico College
Junior High School


Dear Parents,


The Hellenic Mathematical Society (H.M.S.) is organizing this year’s 78th Annual PanHellenic Mathematics Competition “THALES,” scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 09:00.


The venue of the Competition will be made known to students and will be posted on the College website as soon as it is announced by H.M.S.


The Competition is open to all High School students and 8th and 9th grade Junior High School students from around Greece.  Students whose performance is distinguishable in the 1st round of the Competition – “THALES” – will qualify for the 2nd round – “EUCLIDES” – which will be held on January 21, 2018.  Students who distinguish themselves in the 2nd round, will move on to the final round of the Competition - “ARCHIMEDES” - to be held on March 3, 2018 from which the National Team will be selected.  Members of the National Team will participate in the 35th Balkan Mathematical Olympiad (Serbia, May 2017), the 22nd Junior Balkan Olympiad (June 2018) and the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (Romania, July 2018).


As we consider participation the Hellenic Mathematical Society’s Competitions a valuable experience for our students, we will gladly include your child on the Psychico College team, provided you complete, sign and return the attached form to the School Secretariat by Monday, October 16, 2017.


Transportation to and from the testing center is the responsibility of the students’ parents.


The Administration