Knowledge Bowl / Quiz Bowl information
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There is Knowledge Bowl practice this Friday, October 25th from 8:45-9:25am in Room 213.  Please bring your $35.00 check (made out to LHCS) to this practice.  This $35 helps cover KB registration fees.  The PTA has also graciously agreed to pick up part of the KB registration fees too.  Thank you!

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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