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Battle of the Books was a Knockout!

Fall Battle of the Books tooks place this week and the competition was intense! 96 students made up 24 teams. To prepare, teams read 10 books selected from the Illinois Bluestem List. At Battle, students answered questions about the books to prove which team knew the most about what they had read. All students received a Battle of the Books lanyards; teams that showed their team spirit by wearing something that unified them as a team also received a special Battle of the Books pin for their lanyard. Many teams scored high points, but in the end, these were the top 3 teams:

In 1st Place:  The Lemons

Victoria B., Victoria L., Jailyn P., Danya Y. and Victoria B.

1st Place

2nd Place:  Team Take the EL

Ramanjit, Filip C., Emily S., Ricky R. and Matthew N.

2nd Place


3rd Place:  Smarties

Huda K., Grace D., Haneen G., Karolina R, Isabel C.

3rd Place