Knowledge Bowl / Quiz Bowl information
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We have Knowledge Bowl practice this Monday, November 18th from 8:45-9:25am in Room 213.  We will also have KB practice on Friday, November 22nd from 8:45-9:25am.

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Our three Knowledge Bowl teams did amazing at our first KB meet in Woodbury on Tuesday, November 19th.  Our teams finished 1st, 4th, and 6th out of 20 total teams.  We also won the Triple Team award for the highest average team score for three teams.  Great job, LHCS Knowledge Bowl team! 

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The 2019-20 Knowledge Bowl meet schedule is official.  Here are the dates for our future KB meets in Dec/Jan/Feb.

* Thursday, December 12th at Shakopee West Middle School in Shakopee
* Thursday, January 16th at South View Middle School in Edina
* Tuesday, February 11th at Northdale Middle School in Coon Rapids
* Saturday, February 22nd at Cologne Academy in Cologne

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Congratulations to the top 21 scorers on the Knowledge Bowl tryout test!  These students are invited to be on the 2019-20 Knowledge Bowl team.
- Ariana Advani, Maia Bershow, Jayce Bender, Connor Briand, Sophia Church, Amber Constantine-Cowie, Grace Davis, Matthew Ellis, Anatalya Graham, Sophie Jorgensen, Nora Kamrow, Amra Kelly, Cash Kosel, Meghan Moy, Annie Schendel, Emily Springer, Owen Sullivan, Tate Tritabaugh, Anna Van Riessen, Andrew Wagner, Darby Zoia.

You needed to get a 16/40 or better on the tryout test to be in the top 21.

KB substitutes: Elan Choudry, Cecilia Downey, Kristaps Pelecis, Izabela Rozman-Clark, Willa Troha
- These five students were the next highest scorers on the tryout test.  These students are invited to practice with the KB team and are given a chance to sub in at KB meets if needed.

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Mr. Streit is coaching 3 middle-school Knowledge Bowl teams this 2019-20 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 on October 3rd 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 $35.00; this helps cover the registration fees and bus costs for the Saturday Knowledge Bowl meet.  (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 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