The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and the American Institute of Physics sponsor a competition each year for high school students to represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition (IPhO).

The Mathematical Association of America announced results for the 2006 USA Math Olympiad competition. Tedrick Leung, an 11th grader at North Hollywood High School, is one of 12 winners and Zarathustra Brady, an 11th grader at Mognolia Science Academy, received Honorable Mention.

The problem solving community lost one of its distinguished leaders in Dr. George Lenchner when he passed away on April 23. He was 88 years old when he fell due to a head accident.