Science & Math

Congratulations to Hart students who represented our school well at recent science and math competitions.

Hart's five-member science team placed third at the Science Bowl hosted by Sandia National Laboratories at Las Positas College in Livermore on Feb. 21.

The team members are Timothy Kanarsky, Asim Biswal, Nikhil Padavala, Daniel Qian and Ying-Li Su. Their high school coahces are Brian Chan, Ahad Rauf and Silas Hillman. (Team picture to the right.)

Ten students competed in the Diablo Regional Mathcounts Competition at Harvest Park Middle School on Feb. 28. Math team members are Asim Biswal, Nikhil Padavala, Jonathan Sy, Aditya Mehta, Paul Ahn, Sheryas Swaminathan, Deepak Ragu, Jerry Yang, Oliver Jiang and Warren Xu.

Asim Biawal and Deepak Ragu (8th grade) and Aditya Mehta (7th grade) made it to the top 10 for the countdown round. Hart's A team -- Asim Biswal, Nikhil Padavala, Jonathan Sy and Aditya Mehta -- finished third place out of 18 school and will advance to the California Mathcounts Competition at Stanford on March 21. Deepak Ragu will also advance to the state competition as an individual.

Hart's Mathcounts Club has been recognized with a silver status for the team's hard work in achieving high scores.