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Nov 30, 2021 | West Lexington Blog

I am sure we all have had times where we were not sure if the sun was going to come up in the morning, nor were we sure how to make it through the day when it did come up. There have been times like that for me, especially during the last 20 months or so...

The Power of the Waterfall

Nov 18, 2019 | West Lexington Blog

By Tim Scifres I was fortunate enough this summer to visit Toronto for the annual Mathnasium Convention.  As wonderful as the convention was, the highlight of the trip for me was visiting Niagara Falls on the way home from the Convention.  My first vis..


Oct 21, 2019 | West Lexington Blog

   By Tim Scifres We all are carrying an emotional toolbox with us every moment of every day.  This toolbox is carrying tools that drive our reactions to nearly every situation we experience daily.  For example:  I am sure all of you parents have ex..

Breath Taking Moments

Sep 11, 2018 | West Lexington Blog

  by Tim Scifres In his song, “The Breath You Take”, George Strait sang, “Life’s not about the breaths you take, but the moments that take your breath away.”  I have been thinking about the idea of moments a lot recently and thinking of some big mom..

Why Mathnasium?

Apr 15, 2018 | West Lexington Blog

by Tim Scifres   Why did you start Mathnasium?...I have heard this question many times and thought about it for countless hours over the past several years.  I am a believer in knowing why I am doing things and then figuring out what needs to be don..

Mathnasium Student Spotlight: Meet Alex

Mar 16, 2018 | West Lexington Blog

“It’s hard to watch your child struggle in math, it’s even harder when you don’t know how far behind they really are,” Melissa said of her son, Alex. Alex was in 6th grade and not able to keep up in his math class, he would do extra credit homework tha..

Mathnasium Student Spotlight: Meet Nicholas

Feb 22, 2018 | West Lexington Blog

When I met Nicholas to talk about his love math I was surprised to find out that he really enjoyed trigonometry at 10 years old. Nicholas is in 6th grade and he wants to be a graphic designer. He enjoys looking at company logos and breaking them dow..


Feb 9, 2018 | West Lexington Blog

by Tim Scifres   Winter has been harsh here in Lexington, KY and many other places across the country.  The cold, snow, ice and rain have made for a few unplanned days out of school and some scary heating bills.  I was struck by something I saw the ..