2016-2017 Master Calendar
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San Diego Math Circle 2016-2017 Schedule
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Color Key:Yellow - Weekday Activity or NotesGreen - Regular Saturday ActivityAqua - Special EventBlue - Special SeriesColor Key:Orange - Sunday Afternoon
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Group:Fermat (5th - 6th)Euler (7th - 8th)Gauss (9th - 10th)Cauchy (11th - 12th)Group:STEM Sunday
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Saturday
Date
Cognitive Science Bldg.
Room 001
Cognitive Science Bldg.
Room 002
Peterson Hall
Room 104
Appl. Physics & Math. Bldg.
Room B402A
Sunday
Date
Appl. Physics & Math. Bldg.
Room B402A and/or B412
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Sep-24 8:30AM Opening session in 108 Peterson Hall for all groups, including students, parents, and instructors.
Students will be escorted to classes from Peterson Hall; parents will remain for a parent meeting:
Sep-25
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Intrduction to Graph Theory
Irina Kufareva
UCSD
Topics from Pokémon Go
David Vaughn
Clarivest Asset Mgt.
Cyclic Quadrilaterals
Hao Ye
UCSD
Permutations
Mark Tiefenbruck
Ctr. for Commun. Research
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Oct-1The Shape of Space
Rachana Madhukara
Introduction to Counting and Probability
Vinod Krishnamoorthy
The Mathematician as Artist
Mathematics and Art
Wei Xu
R Programming and
Random Numbers
Sam Shen, SDSU & SIO
Oct-2Computer Science
Sue Young
SAT
verified
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Oct-8Math Mania
Carolyn Swayze
Symbolic Logic
David W. Brown
Shoulders of Giants I
Kevin Ren
Combinatorics Problems
Jacob Zhang
Oct-9Physics of Light I
David W. Brown
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Oct-15Wheels and Pinwheels,
Stars and Ribbon
David W. Brown
Introduction to Counting and Probability
Kevin Ren
Algebraic Skulduggery
Samer Seraj, AoPS
Oct-16Computer Science
Sue Young
PSAT
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Oct-22Counting I
Irina Kufareva
UCSD
Set Theory
David W. Brown
Curvature and the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem
Yana Mohanty
Imathgination LLC
Oct-23Physics of Light II
David W. Brown
ACT
verified
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Oct-29AMC 8 Preparation
David Balmin
Introduction to Counting and Probability
Yan Tao
Fractal Dimension
Sam Shen, SDSU & SIO
Oct-30CANCELLED
(instructor conflict)
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Nov-5The Mathematics of Elections
Rachana Madhukara
AMC 8 Preparation
David Balmin
Shoulders of Giants II
Kevin Ren
Polynomials
Tristan Shin
Nov-6Physics of Light III
David W. Brown
SAT
verified
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Fall ARML Power Contest
Takes 45min and will take place AFTER the usual Saturday morning activities in the AP&M.
Power Contest
"99%"
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Nov-12No Fermat Activity
6th graders join SDML I >>>
San Diego Math League I
Middle School Division (B)
San Diego Math League I
High School Division (A)
Nov-13AMC 8 Workshop
Rachana Madhukara,
Sumith Nalabolu,
Tristan Shin, Adam Zheng
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Nov-15AMC8
The AMC8 will be held on a TUESDAY evening on the UCSD campus.
This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's Event page here for details.
AMC 8
verified
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Nov-19Thanksgiving BreakNov-20Caltech Harvey Mudd Mathematics Competition
(at Caltech)
verified
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Nov-26Thanksgiving BreakNov-27
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Dec-3no classno classno classno classDec-4no classSAT
verified
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Dec-10Counting II
Irina Kufareva
UCSD
Cevians, Concurrence,
and Centers
David W. Brown
Shoulders of Giants III
Kevin Ren
Linear Independence of Radicals
Tristan Shin
Dec-11Physics of Light IV
David W. Brown
ACT
verified
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Dec-17Winter BreakDec-18
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Dec-24Winter BreakDec-25
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Dec-31Winter BreakJan-1
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Note that a number of information items possibly affecting the schedule in 2017 are unknown or uncertain at this time.
We do our best to chart and work around known information, but changes are very possible.
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Jan-7Rationality and Irrationality
Irina Kufareva
UCSD
Introduction to Counting and Probability
Yan Tao
Shoulders of Giants IV
Kevin Ren
Markov Chains
Jonathan Xia
Jan-8Computer Science
Sue Young
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Jan-14The Golden Section
Irina Kufareva
UCSD
MATHCOUNTS Jeopardy!
Carolyn Swayze
Spherical Geometry
Randy Shimabukuro
Signals and Sinusoids
Mingxe Fan
Qualcomm
Jan-15CANCELLED
due to instructor
illness
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Jan-21Combinatorial Games
Jacob Zhang
Mock MATHCOUNTS
Tristan Shin and Sumith Nalabolu
Combinatorial Identities
Samer Seraj, AoPS
Jan-22F=ma CompetitionSAT
verified
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Jan-28No Fermat Activity
6th graders join SDML II >>>
San Diego Math League II
Middle School Division (B)
San Diego Math League II
High School Division (A)
Jan-29Computer Science
Sue Young
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Feb-4Rational Tangles Dance
Yana Mohanty
Introduction to Counting and Probability
Vinod Krishnamoorthy
AMC 10 & 12 Preparation
David Balmin
Feb-5Physics of Light V
David W. Brown
Division B
Science Olympiad
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Feb-7AMC10A & AMC12A
The AMC10A and AMC12A will be held on a TUESDAY evening on the UCSD campus.
This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's Event page here for details.
AMC 10/12 A
verified
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Feb-11no classFeb-12no classACT
verified
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Feb-15AMC10B & AMC12 B
The AMC10B and AMC 12B will be held on a WEDNESDAY evening on the UCSD campus.
This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's Event page here for details: http://www.sdmathcircle.org/index.php?page=amc-10-12-B
AMC 10/12 B
verified
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Feb-18Polyhedra - Geometry's Gems
David W. Brown
Combinatorial Games
Jacob Zhang
no class
due to Division C
Science Olympiad
no class
due to Division C
Science Olympiad
Feb-19Thermodynamics I
Kalyanasundaram Seshadri
Division C
Science Olympiad
verified
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Feb-25A Figure of
Never-Ending Patterns I
Scott Rifkin, UCSD
No Euler Activity
Due to San Diego Chapter
MATHCOUNTS
R graphics for data
Sam Shen, SDSU and SIO
Students should bring laptop computers.
Location change: CSB 002
Feb-26Thermodynamics II
Kalyanasundaram Seshadri
MATHCOUNTS
verified
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Mar-4A Figure of
Never-Ending Patterns II
Scott Rifkin, UCSD
Euclidean Vectors
David W. Brown
Peterson Hall, Room 104
AIME Preparation
Naoki Sato, Art of Problem Solving
Location change: CSB 002
Mar-5Nuclear Physics
David W. Brown
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Winter ARML Power Contest
to begin immedieatly following the morning math classes
in APM B402A
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Mar-7AIME I
The AIME I will be held on a TUESDAY evening on the UCSD campus.
Qualifiers only; see SDMC's Event page here for details: http://www.sdmathcircle.org/index.php?page=aime
AIME I
verified
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Mar-11Euclidean Geometry Basics
David W. Brown
The Mathematics of Evolution
Scott Rifkin, UCSD
Peterson Hall, Room 104
My Favorite IMO Problems
Zika Perovic, Mira Costa College
Location change: CSB 002
Mar-12Computer Science
Sue Young
SAT
verified
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Mar-16Math Kangaroo (grades 1 - 12)
Math Kangaroo will be held on a THURSDAY evening in the Applied Physics and Mathematics Building of UCSD.
see SDMC's Event page here for details: https://sites.google.com/a/sdmathcircle.org/main/events/math-kangaroo

MK verified
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Mar-18Surfaces
Yana Mohanty
Knot Theory
David W. Brown
Partially-Ordered Sets
Jacob Zhang
Area Method
Tristan Shin
Mar-19Particle Physics
David W. Brown
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Mar-22AIME II
The AIME II will be held on a WEDNESDAY evening on the UCSD campus.
Qualifiers only; see SDMC's Event page here for details: http://www.sdmathcircle.org/index.php?page=aime-ii
AIME II
verified
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Mar-25No instructional classes for any ability groups on this date.San Diego Math Olympiad
Middle School Division (B)
San Diego Math Olympiad
High School Division (A)
Mar-26
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Apr-1The SDMO is the concluding event of the regular SDMC season.
SDMC activity continues in the form of some isolated events, as continue to be noted on this calendar and with the development of San Diego's ARML team.
Apr-2
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Apr-6US Physics Olympiad Semifinal
Thursday, details TBA
USPhO verified
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Apr-8Apr-9AAPT PhysicsBowlACT
verified
PhysicsBowl
confirmed
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Apr-15Apr-16
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Apr-19USA(J)MO Day 1
Wednesday, April 19
verified
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Apr-20USA(J)MO Day 2
Thursday, April 20
verified
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Apr-22UCSD Honors Math Contest
Apr-23
ARML Local
ARML Local
verified
UCSD Honors Contest verified
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Apr-29ARML Team PracticeApr-30
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May-6ARML Team PracticeMay-7SAT
verified
UCSD Transfer Admit Day
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May-13ARML Team PracticeMay-14
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May-20ARML Team PracticeMay-21Middle School Math Field Day
not verified
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May-27Memorial Day Weekend - No Activity
(Memorial Day in 2016 is Monday, May 30)
May-28Mem. Day 5/29
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Jun-1ALL RETURNING STUDENTS FINALIZE THEIR SDMC MEMBERSHIP DOCUMENT UPDATES
(Students should be updating incrementally all year.)

The Liability Wiaver for the 2016-2017 season will be distributed at least by this date, and probably sooner.
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Jun-2American Regions Math League Compeition (ARML)

ARML is a two-day out-of-town event spanning both Friday and Saturday.
ARML participation is by invitation only.
ARML verified
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Jun-3SAT
verified
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Jun-10Jun-11All-SDMC Year-End Picnic
Sunday, June 12
ACT
verified
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Jun-30RETURNING STUDENTS HAVE UNTIL JUNE 30 TO FINALIZE THEIR MEMBERSHIP DOCUMENT UPDATES
AND SUBMIT AN ACCEPTIBLY CLEAR AND COMPLETE LIABILITY WAIVER FOR THE NEXT SDMC SEASON

Any student out of compliance with this requirement will be dropped automatically
and the released memberships made available to new students.
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Aug-1NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION OPENS

New applicants should go to the New Student Registration page of the SDMC website
and follow the guidance given there. In particular, give careful attention to the presentation "How to Apply".
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Aug-31NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION CLOSES
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ACT Calendarwww.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html
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American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) Calendarwww.maa.org/math-competitions/about-amc/events-calendar
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American Regions Math League (ARML)www.arml.com/arml_development/page/index.php?page_type=public&page=home
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AP Exam Calendarapcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/exam/calendar/index.html
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Caltech Harvey Mudd Math Competitionchmmc.caltech.edu/
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Del Mar Union School District Calendarwww.dmusd.org/Page/2
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Math Kangaroohttp://www.mathkangaroo.com/mk/default.html
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Poway Unified School District Calendarwww.powayusd.com/calendars/
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PhysicsBowlhttp://www3.delta.edu/michaelfaleski/physicsbowl/
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PSAT/NMSQThttp://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/reg/dates.html
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San Diego Science Olympiadhttps://sandiegoso.org/schedules.html
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San Diego Unified School District Calendarwww.sandi.net/calendar
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SAT Calendarsat.collegeboard.org/register/sat-us-dates
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UCSD Applied Physics & Mathematics Seminar Room Scheduleshttp://www.math.ucsd.edu/announcements/seminar-room-schedules/
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UCSD Calendarshttp://blink.ucsd.edu/instructors/resources/academic/calendars/
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US Holidayswww.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/
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US Holidays (federal)www.usa.gov/citizens/holidays.shtml
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