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Houston Junior High Knowledge Bowl Places 1st
Houston Junior High Knowledge Bowl Places 1st
Congratulations to the Junior High Knowledge Bowl Team 1 for placing 1st at Regionals on Wednesday!  Houston Team 2 also represented Houston well with a 10th place finish.  Mrs. Carr said her favorite part of the day was when a coach from another school told her how impressed she was with how well the Houston teams work together and have fun.  What a proud moment for the Hurricanes! 

The Junior High Knowledge Bowl, sponsored by the Southeast Service Cooperative, is for students in grades 7-9.  During each of the contests listed below, our Junior High teams competed in written and oral rounds by answering questions related to all areas of learning.  Questions tested our students’ recall, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.  (credit: SEC)

Team 1


L to R: Zach, Kloey, Noah, Nick, Jessica, and Mrs. Carr (missing Maria)

Team 2

L to R:
 Damon, Ben, Hayley, Lilli, and Brynne

Team 3

L to R: Jarrett, Mikkel, Trenten, Chris, and Josh

Below is a summary of the Junior High Knowledge Bowl’s “road to success”
 
Round Robin
Round Robin competitions in October, November, and December. 
  • Houston Team 1 placed 1st
  • Houston Team 2 placed 6th
  • Houston Team 3 showed great participation
Sub-Regionals
All teams competed at Sub-Regionals on January 9, 2015.  The top 12 teams from that day moved onto Regionals. 
  • Houston Team 1 placed 1st
  • Houston Team 2 placed 8th
  • Houston Team 3 showed improvement
Regionals
Regionals were held January 21, 2015
  • Houston Team 1 finished 1st  - Team 1 earned a 1st place trophy and individual gold medals
  • Houston Team 2 placed 10th   
At the Junior High level, the highest is Regionals so the season has now ended. 

Congratulations to all teams on our Junior High Knowledge Bowl and to coach Becky Carr!


 (photo credit: SEC)




 


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