Knowledge Bowl / Quiz Bowl information
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Mr. Streit is coaching 3 middle-school Knowledge Bowl teams this upcoming 2018-19 school year.  If you are unfamiliar with Knowledge Bowl, check this web site for more information: http://www.successbeyond.org/KB.htm

Knowledge Bowl is a great extra-curricular activity for students who love trivia, problem-solving, and challenging themselves.  There will be three middle-school teams of seven, so 21 total students will make the squad.  Tryouts for Knowledge Bowl will be in late-September in Room 213 from 4:15-5:00.  The Knowledge Bowl season runs from October through February.  I will be visiting Language Arts classrooms in mid-September to describe Knowledge Bowl and to hand out flyers about Knowledge Bowl.

The cost for joining Knowledge Bowl is $20.00; this helps cover the registration fees.  (There is no cost to try out for Knowledge Bowl.)  Also, each parent must drive their student to the Knowledge Bowl meets or arrange a carpool.  Carpool drivers need to have background checks and permission slips arranged through the LHCS office; Mr. Streit can help you figure out those details.

There will be five Knowledge Bowl meets this upcoming school year.  Knowledge Bowl meets typically begin at 3:30pm and end around 7:30pm, so students will miss part of their 5th hour class and all of their 6th hour class on KB meet days (except for the November 15th LHCS meet and except for the January Saturday KB meet).  Knowledge Bowl practices are before school on Fridays from 8:40-9:20, starting in early October and continuing through early February.

Students who try out for Knowledge Bowl, but do not finish in the top 21 can still be on the LHCS Quiz Bowl team (students who make the Knowledge Bowl team can also participate in Quiz Bowl).  The Quiz Bowl season begins in late-November and consists of two-three Saturday meets (all registration costs for Quiz Bowl are covered by parents – about $20 per student per meet).

If you have questions, please email me at Matthew.Streit@mpls.k12.mn.us