Knowledge Bowl / Quiz Bowl information
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Our next Quiz Bowl practice is on Friday, February 1st from 8:40-9:20am.  Any student is welcome to attend Quiz Bowl practice.

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Our first Quiz Bowl tournament will be on Saturday, February 2nd in Burnsville.  We will also have a Quiz Bowl tournament on March 16th in Minneapolis at De La Salle high school.

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Our next Knowledge Bowl meet is on February 5th in Coon Rapids.  We will also participate in a state-wide KB meet on Saturday, February 23rd in Hastings.

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Our three Knowledge Bowl teams did great at our third meet of the season at Minnetonka Middle School West on January 8th, finishing 11th, 12th, and 20th out of 43 total teams.  You can view the full results here.

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Our three Knowledge Bowl teams did great at our second meet of the season at St. Anthony Village Middle School on December 11th, finishing 3rd, 4th, and 16th out of 31 total teams.  You can view the full results here.

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Our three Knowledge Bowl teams did great at our first meet of the season at LHCS on November 15th, finishing 7th, 15th, and 17th out of 32 total teams.  You can view the full results here.

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Congratulations to the top 21 scorers on the Knowledge Bowl tryout test!  These students are invited to be on the 2018-19 LHCS Knowledge Bowl team.

Anna Van Riessen
Jack Dewey
Henry Khasky
Grace Davis
Calvin Gallagher
Jack Fisher
Kade Grierson
Finn Joshi
Leif Lieving
Landon McLean
Ben Mimick
Adam Spurgat
Hank Gissleman
Finn Russell
Ariana Advani
Henry Miller
Aidan McMahon
Lemmy Kanwischer
Maggie Walker
Wyatt Fabyanske
Gunnar Schmitz

* You needed an 18/40 or better on the tryout test to be in the top 21.
* Knowledge Bowl substitutes: Will Fenlon, Lael Tannen, Emily Springer, Ayla Stuke (these four students were the next highest scorers on the tryout test).  KB subsitutes are welcome to practice with the team, and can attend meets if there are spots available.

Students who did not make the Knowledge Bowl team are still welcome 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 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