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Partly Cloudy
Monday 10%
High 82° / Low 69°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with peeks of sunshine expected late. High 82F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tuesday 50%
High 77° / Low 52°
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Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 77F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Wednesday 0%
High 69° / Low 51°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. Cooler and less humid. High 69F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Thursday 0%
High 76° / Low 53°
Clear
Mainly sunny. High 76F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Friday 10%
High 75° / Low 58°
Clear
Mostly sunny skies. High around 75F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 40%
High 77° / Low 63°
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Variable clouds with thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon. High 77F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 40%
High 81° / Low 65°
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Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms in the morning. High 81F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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Raytown High Students enter Math Scholarship Contest

raytown_schoolsA team of five Raytown High School students competed in Moody’s Mega Math Challenge, a scholarship competition that requires students to solve timely, real-world issues using applied mathematics.

Raytown High’s team consisted of Seniors Christopher Anderson and Aaron Lemmermann; Juniors Josh Bedsworth, Tristen Caudle, and Truman Steen; and team sponsor Nick Martin, Raytown High math teacher. 

Teams were given 14 hours to study the issue, gather data, state assumptions, and devise mathematical models before reporting their results in the form of a solution paper.  Competing teams did not know the problem in advance.

For Raytown’s project, the students developed a lunch plan for a school if the weekly budget was increased by $1 per student.  The team researched the issue, collected data, and presented their findings in a 12 page solution paper.  The team used problem solving skills and incorporated knowledge from Algebra 1 to Calculus in their solution.

According to a press release from the foundation, “six finalist teams, which will be announced April 7, will present their solutions to a panel of judges in New York City on April 28. Winning teams will be awarded shares of $125,000 by The Moody’s Foundation.”

A total of 1,421 teams made up of 6,412 high school students participated. 

The annual competition is organized by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and is sponsored by The Moody’s Foundation.

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