Monday, June 1, 2015

Battle of the Books!

Friday, May 29, 10 teams of students competed in 6 rounds all morning to see who would face off in the Grand Battle of the Books after lunch.  Considering 154 of our 179 students participated, it was not easy to get to the finals!  It was an epic battle--neither team missed a question until number 18, and they ended the 24-question battle tied.  In sudden death overtime, the Dark Blue Team edged ahead to take the gold.  Congratulations to all of our students who competed (4th graders read at least 10 of the books, 5th graders read at least 12 and 6th graders read at least 14).  This was a culmination of a year-long reading program that was hugely successful!  

medals were awarded to the Dark Blue Team: Malia Berger, Rebecca Dulitz, Isabella Osgood, Amanda Cameli, Aiden O'Leary, Lily Daane, Claudia Wormley, Owen Blackwell, Alek Naran, Autumn Bell, Erin Garnsey, Titan Popp, James Avila, and Phoenix Popp.
Silver medals were awarded to the Purple Team: Ian Cooper-Feltman, Thomas Lukes, Gabriel Sidener, Coen Carlberg, Dylan Shaouat, Christian Cuevillas, Lily Rogers, Liam Ditscheiner, Bridget Moloney, Grace Greenelsh, Carissa Carlberg, Kaylie Hall, Sufyan Sajjad, and Evan Clausen.

Bronze medals were awarded to the Light Blue Team:  Grace Byde, Sierra Kabaker, Isabelle Preston, Olivia Brumit, Michael Gray, Lucy Reed, Riesen Carlberg, Gabriel Paul, Bryson Dean, Fiorella Echano, Alexandra Prodanov, Julia Bloom, Luke Ernstrom, Zoe Piette, and Lucas Antoine. 

Special thanks to Robyn O'Leary and her many volunteers who ran the morning battles and provided snack and lunch for the students; and to Mr. Crabb for coordinating this school-wide event.

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