Knowledge Bowl / Quiz Bowl information
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The Knowledge Bowl team has practice this Friday, December 15th from 8:40-9:20.

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Our three KB teams did amazingly well at our second Knowledge Bowl meet of the season at St. Anthony Middle School, finishing 2nd, 6th, and 8th out of 40 total teams.  We also won the Triple Team award for the best average score for three teams compared to other schools.  You can see the full results here.

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Our three KB teams did great at our first Knowledge Bowl meet of the season at Lake Harriet Upper, finishing 2nd, 7th, and 12th out of 30 total teams.  You can see the full results here.  THANK YOU to all of the parents and former students who helped out with this meet!

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Congratulations to the top 21 scorers on the Knowledge Bowl tryout test!  These students are invited to be on the 2017-18 Knowledge Bowl team.

Peregrine Todd
Roxy Riebel
Jonas Geere
Mitchell Parker
Sophia Stordahl
Milena Troha
Allison Hanka
Fin Hunsicker
Sydney Tannen
Nathan Wilson
Kate Harich
Jozie Rutton
Sofie Urberg-Carlson
Nicholas Wyatt
Maggie Smith
Joel Tibbs
Grace Davis
Gray McCleary
Ameya Petsch
Sam Shors
Ben Mimick

You needed a 32/60 or better on the tryout test to be in the top 21.

Knowledge Bowl substitutes: Ellie Hagen, Isabel Wyatt, Oscar Golden, Emily Springer
- These four students were the next highest scorers on the tryout test.  These students are invited to practice with the KB team and are given the first chance to substitute in at KB meets if needed.

Anyone who tried out for Knowledge Bowl but didn’t make the team is still invited to be on the LHCS Quiz Bowl team.  The Quiz Bowl season starts in late-November.

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Mr. Streit is coaching 3 middle-school Knowledge Bowl teams this upcoming 2017-18 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 were on September 28th in Room 213 from 4:15-5:00.  The Knowledge Bowl season runs from October through February.  I will be visiting Language Arts classrooms on September 26th 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 are five Knowledge Bowl meets this 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 9th LHCS meet and except for the January Saturday KB meet).  Knowledge Bowl practices are before school on Fridays from 8:40-9:20, starting October 6th 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 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