Mu Alpha Theta
Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society with over 88,000 student members 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.
Mu Alpha Theta at Saint Andrew’s:
- Provides a method for schools to recognize and encourage those students who enjoy and excel in mathematics.
- Organizes competitions for students to participate in both at our own school and at schools where they will interact with others from across the southern part of the state of Florida.
- Provides peer tutoring for students at all grade levels at Saint Andrew’s school during school, after school, and in the resident halls.
- Hosts a Problem of the Week to foster a love of mathematics among students in the Upper School.
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The Mu Alpha Theta National High School and Junior College Mathematics Club was founded in 1957 by Dr. and Mrs. Richard V. Andree at the University of Oklahoma. In his words, Mu Alpha Theta is "an organization dedicated to promoting scholarship in mathematics and establishing math as an integral part of high school and junior college education." The name Mu Alpha Theta was constructed from the Greek lettering for the phonemes m, a, and th.
The faculty sponsor for Mu Alpha Theta is Mrs. Winer. Please contact her at email@example.com if you would like to schedule peer tutoring for your Upper School child.