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Highlights of the 2018 Season:

VARSITY NUIC CONFERENCE (WEST DIVISION) STANDINGS:

Galena

11-1

.916

East Dubuque

11-1

.916

Lena-Winslow

6-6

.500

River Ridge

5-7

.417

Stockton

5-7

.417

Scales Mound

3-9

.250

Warren

1-11

.083


ACCOLADES
  • 2nd place in IHSA regional tourney
  • 1st place in NUIC West Division (tied w/East Dubuque)
  • 5th place in NUIC conference tourney
    • Evelyn Larson: Number two on All-tournament team, with 32 tossups; Sophia Getz tied for #10, with 12.
  • 1st place in Masonic Bowl sectional tourney
  • 6th place in Masonic Bowl state tourney
  • 1st place in WCCI radio tournament
  • All-Conference Team: 
    • 1st Team (unanimous) Evelyn Larson
    • 1st Team: Sophia Getz
    • 2nd Team: Emma Eaton
JV CONFERENCE (WEST DIVISION) STANDINGS:

Galena

11-1

.916

East Dubuque

10-2

.833

Lena-Winslow

6-6

.500

Stockton

6-6

.500

Warren

4-8

.333

Scales Mound

3-9

.250

River Ridge

2-10

.200


ACCOLADES
  • 1st place in NUIC West Division, 
  • 1st place in Pecatonica JV Tournament


If you'd like a jump on answering the "Drill Questions" at practices, here's what to study:


American Artists PP
American novels and short stories PP
British Authors and Their Fabulous Works PP
Constitutional amendments List
Discoveries and Innovations List
Greek and Roman Gods and Goddesses PP
Inventors and Discoverers Match Game
Inventors and Inventions List
Norse Gods List
Opera composers PP
Pen Names and Pseudonyms PP
Plays PP
Proper Adjective-Noun PP
Science Stuff by Ethan Baltz PP
State Capitals List
Unit Circle Graphic
Who Killed. . . ? PP
World Capitals List
World Artists PP

Coming Soon:
Unreal Estate List



(The PowerPoints and Lists named above have been shared with all team members via Google docs.)


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Don't forget: 15 minutes of scho-bowl studying per day equals a better chance at VICTORY and GLORY!!!



Websites to Check Out


Stuff by our own people:

memrise courses by Ben Jenkins

Quizlet study sets by Samantha DuHack


Packets of questions from meets:

http://quizbowlpackets.com/ (high school and college)

http://quizbowl.stanford.edu/archive/  (college)

http://www.grapesmoker.com/qbdb/viewpackets.php?tournament=The+Emergency&year=2009 (college)


Lists:

http://www.naqt.com/YouGottaKnow/index.html (focuses on most frequently asked NAQT Qs)

http://www.studystack.com/QuizBowl (flash cards: a great way to study lists!)

https://www.memrise.com/ (uses mnemonic devices)


Math info:

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html (good visuals)

http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/math-dude

http://tedmuller.us/Math/MentalArithmetic.htm


Geography/Social studies info:

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html (lots of good world info)


Landmark Supreme Court Cases:

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/supremecourt/pop_landmark_cases/

http://www.uscourts.gov/about-federal-courts/educational-resources/supreme-court-landmarks


Earth Science info:

http://ebeltz.net/classes/unit-0.html (just info; no quizzes)


Literature:

http://www.best-poems.net/

http://www.memorablequotations.com/literaryquiz.htm


The Bible:

http://biblenotes.net/


Current Events:

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/category/news-quiz/weekly-news-quiz/?_r=1


Various academic categories:

http://regentsprep.org/

http://www.about.com/education/


Vocabulary site to subscribe to:

http://wordsmith.org/awad/subscribe.html (and it’s free!)


Miscellaneous Quizzes:

http://j-archive.com/ (The Jeopardy! archives)

http://www.greatauk.com/Weeklyquiz.html

http://www.triviaplaza.com/

http://www.funtrivia.com/quizzes/index.cfm (focus on the academic quizzes)

http://mentalfloss.com/quizzes

http://www.sporcle.com/

http://www.gameshowtrivia.tv/


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/user/khanacademy

https://www.youtube.com/user/HowStuffWorks




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Ron Jenkins,
Oct 18, 2018, 11:47 AM