Michelle Li

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Steven Yang - Co-president

Victoria Xu is a sophomore at Dougherty Valley High School. She likes to crochet, run, and read outside of PLAY. This year, she's looking forward to help students develop a passion for math, as well as build the organization.

Steven Yang is a sophomore at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton. He enjoys both working and having fun, but he prefers not to work. Although he doesn't enjoy being burned by the sun, he likes playing tennis, hiking, and running. He hopes to help expand PLAY in the future.

Cindy Zhao

TEACHERS

Matthew Fang is a freshman at Valley Christian High School in Dublin. He is currently doing competitive math training for AMC 10, and will be taking his first competition exam this upcoming November. He also plays the piano, plays tennis, and runs long-distance. This is his first year at PLAY Math, and he looks forward to learning more as a new member and teacher of the group.

My name is Jeffrey Liu, and I'm one of the teachers at PLAY Math. I am an 8th grader attending Hart Middle School in Pleasanton.  My math experience is up to Geometry and Algebra 2. I am also doing AMC 8/10 at the moment. Outside of math, I also enjoy painting. I am very competitive, and I want students to win. And by win I mean doing well on assessments (CogAt or placement) and learning all the material.

Elisa Zhang is a sophomore at Dougherty Valley High School. Outside of PLAY, she enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music, and dancing. She is excited to work with members of PLAY Math and looks forward to helping the organization grow this year.

Hi, my name is Jasper Ding, and I'm currently an 8th grader, attending Windemere Ranch Middle School. I enjoy hanging out with my friends, and playing sports, such as volleyball. I'm looking forward to a great year of helping out PLAY.

Math club

PLAY Math offers a free enrichment course that focuses on critical thinking skills (Verbal, Quantitative, Non-verbal abilities), problem solving and competition math preparation. The class material and curriculum offered in two classes: one for 2nd/3rd graders and another for 4th/5th graders. Please Sign Up: HERE

This course will be taught by high school volunteers, many of which have multiple years of experience in both teaching and competition. We are a dedicated team of instructors that are passionate in encouraging critical thinking, STEM curriculum, and problem solving to young students. While this course is free and we are a non-profit volunteer organization, we do encourage a small donation of your choice to help cover the cost of the classrooms.


Here are some past contributions to the community from PLAY Math:
• $875 donated to PLAY Leadership (2022)

• 1,300 masks/$920 to local firefighters (2020)

• $659 to Tri-Valley Chinese American Community for PPE masks (2020)
• $287 in supplies to San Jose Angels Foundation Homeless Drive: boxes of chips, personal hygiene products, etc.
• Around 1000 books distributed to ReWA for refugee children in Seattle
• $100 donated as school supplies for the San Jose unhoused products, etc.


Click here to read about PLAY Math's accomplishments on local news!

Danny Liu is a junior at Dougherty Valley High School. He has been doing competitive math since 5th grade and enjoys teaching others to be more efficient at solving problems. In his free time, Danny enjoys being outside and having fun with friends. He is excited to be a part of PLAY Math to prepare children for success.

Introduction

Andi Liu (2018-2020)

Cindy Zhao is a sophomore at California High School. She has been in PLAY math since 2021 and enjoys working with kids on math and science subjects. Outside of PLAY, Cindy enjoys traveling and dancing.

past presidents

Current Officers

Danny Liu - CO-President

SUBGROUP LEADERS

Michelle Li is a junior at Dougherty Valley High School and is currently an Event Coordinator for PLAY. She has been a teacher for PLAY Math since 2020 and hopes to share her passion for math with students of all levels.

Bill Li (2021-2022)

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