World Class Math Instruction Your Children Will Love! 


World Class Math Instruction Your Children Will Love!

Welcome Back to our 2020-21 Puzzle Season at RSM-MetroWest!

Please check out our first Welcome Back in the Times of Pandemic Puzzle set.  Submission deadline is October 7.

Please note that due to the pandemic we will not be able to accept solutions in the office – please send them by email, as per the instructions on the puzzle sheets.


Rules of Contests

We offer 5-6 contests per year. Each contest is graded individually, and then at the end of the year the Year Winners are also selected as a result of their cumulative scores.

Winners are selected by grade level (i.e. there are separate winners from grade 2 and grade 3 even though they are offered the same contest).

It is important that contestants show their solutions. A correct answer without an explanation is awarded 50% of the possible points. Only a correct answer with correct explanation will lead to a 100% score. Partial explanations result in partial scores.

Note: only MWSM students and their relatives are eligible for the prizes – although of course, everyone is welcome to send solutions.

About Our Own Puzzle Contests

Puzzles help train out-of-the-box thinking and keep up interest in math. They frequently tie together many unrelated things children learn in the regular program, and most certainly they train logic.

We also offer puzzles to parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles of our students. It adds a bit of completion between the generations – and we must say parents are trailing behind their kids as a rule!

Our Puzzle Contests have been run since 2005. Join us and enjoy!

Puzzle us!

Our puzzles come from a variety of sources – old books, old memories, old and new friends – and many of our own making.

We always welcome new additions – so if you know of good ones – please send them our way to anna.charny@metrowestschool.com

"They have not only challenged our kids but also taught them to love math and most importantly taught them not to be afraid of math. We find they do a good job with fundamentals and then build on it to teach them problem-solving skills. We give RSM 5 stars!!!”

- Sheela Krishnamony

"All three of my boys have studied at the Russian School of Math and it has helped them to understand advanced concepts as well as prepare for taking both standardized tests as well as general school testing. It requires a high level of dedication from the child and parents, but it is worth it."

– Laura Beusch

"At first, I did not realize the huge benefit that I was receiving to my math education and would complain about homework, class, etc. Now, I see how Russian Math has helped me succeed with math in and out of school."

Arina Khotimsky  (former student,  MIT freshman 2019)

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