Attention Hickory Ridge Brainiacs!!
If you have a STRONG command of your academic subjects, a passion for popular culture, and a love for trivial pursuit...PLEASE put your smarty pants on and join the Hickory Ridge National Academic Quiz Bowl Team. Your coaches this year are Mrs. Raines in 8th grade and Mrs. Valentine in 7th. Quiz Bowl is open to all grade levels. Please be aware that Quiz Bowl is a once a week after-school commitment, and we will compete against other schools in at least two Saturday tournaments beginning in January. You must provide your own transportation for these events. Please contact Mrs. Raines by email :)
Weekly Meetings: Mondays 4:00 to 5:00pm
Attention Quiz Bowl Members:Go to this website to begin practicing and studying at home between meetings! https://www.naqt.com/YouGottaKnow/1) OUR FIRST TOURNAMENT --January 27th, JM Robinson Middle in Charlotte, NCWe will meet here -- HiRMS at 8:45 am and then travel to JM Robinson.Driving directions closer to the date of the tournament.If you do not have transportation, we will work this out prior to the date.2) T Shirt money is now due. Bring your money to Mrs. Raines as soon as possible. $12 for silver shirt/ $15 for silver glitter shirtWhen we travel to tournaments, we will need:Volunteers - All schools are required to provide one adult volunteer per participating team. Schools failing to provide a volunteer will forfeit their matches until a volunteer is provided. Please show respect to your fellow schools by training this volunteer prior to the tournament. The volunteer should arrive prepared to read or keep score. Training will not be provided on site. ALSO make sure readers know to read packets in the order they are presented in the envelopes. Readers should ask if they have doubts about the order in which packets should be read.