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    Palmetto Ridge Mu Alpha Theta Math Team

    Club Description

    Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society with over 88,000 student members by June each school year in more than 1,800 schools. We are dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students. 

    *IMPORTANT* Dues are $45 and must be paid by October 13, 2019.

    Any late membership requests must be approved by the sponsor. Please go to room 550 with questions.

    *There is an additional one-time $10 registration fee for new members to be registered with the National Association.

     Competition Dates 

    FGCU Invitational

    FGCU Math competition is tentatively scheduled for Monday December 16, 2019.

        FGCU Invitational Mathematics Competition

    The FGCU Invitational Mathematics Competition is offered by the Department of Mathematics to encourage students to develop their interests and abilities in mathematics. The competition is administered on the main campus of Florida Gulf Coast University located in Fort Myers, Florida. Participation is open to all middle school, junior high school and senior high school students and is divided into six divisions: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Statistics, Pre-Calculus and Calculus. Students can participate in individual and team rounds for each division.

    FAMAT Regional Competitions

    January 25, 2020           Region 5 - FAU, Davie
    February 1, 2020            Region 5 - Golden Gate HS, Naples 
    March 21, 2020              Region 4 - Dunbar HS, Ft. Myers

    There are three regional tournaments for each region - held in January, February and March. Locations vary each year.  PRHS was the host to the February competition in 2018. Palmetto Ridge High School is registered in Region 5. Students MUST attend two regional competitions to be eligible to attend the State Tournament.

    FAMAT State Convention

    April 24-25, 2020   FAMAT State Convention, Orlando 

    This is the culminating event of the year.  It is held in Orlando each year.  The convention will offer the following traditional events:

    • Bowls and Individual tests in Calculus, Alpha, and Theta divisions,
    • Topic Tests,
    • a Relay Team competition,
    • an Interschool Test,
    • Scrapbook, Poster and Computer competitions,
    • Hustle, Mental Math and Speed Math 
    • Ciphering.
    • A student delegate meeting will also be on the agenda.

    Students will stay at the Hilton Doubletree Universal, Orlando FL.  The competitions are held in the meeting rooms at the same hotel. The cost per student is $150. This cost is partial payment for registration, hotel, bus/travel costs and is based upon quad-share rooms for two nights.  The registration cost includes meals for Friday night, and three meals on Saturday. This does not include any other meals, snacks or souvenirs. We will be leaving early Friday morning and return mid-afternoon on Sunday.

    Helpful Links

    How to Join

    Contact Club Sponsor

    Mr. Tassoni, the club sponsor, can be reached at tassom@collierschools.com 

    Come to the Meetings

    The PRHS Mu Alpha Theta math team meets every Friday in Mr. Tassoni's room (550) from 2:10 PM to 3:00 PM.

    *IMPORTANT* Dues are $45 and must be paid by October 13, 2019.

    *There is an additional one-time $10 registration fee for new members to be registered with the National Association.