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4th grade winning team:
Alex Benson, Sophia St. John, and Brooklyn Millar
5th grade winning team:
Alayna Gjonnes, Ezra Savage-Parrot, Aubrie Bartheidel, and Alayna Peterson
The Siren Elementary School and the Siren Middle School participate annually in WEMTA' Battle of the Books. Students form teams of 4, collaboratively read the current list of 20 books, and compete to showcase their knowledge and understanding of what they have read. To learn more, click HERE
Due to the high volume of students participating, our 4th grade and 5th grade teams have their practice battles separately. They then come together for the final Battle of the Books Showdown. The winner of this battle goes on to compete online against all other Wisconsin schools.
Our highlighted authors.
Primary Author - Jory John
The Couch Potato has everything within reach and doesn't have to move from the sunken couch cushion. But when the electricity goes out, Couch Potato is forced to peel away from the comforts of the living room and venture outside. Could fresh air and sunshine possibly be better than the views on screen?
He has also written The Bad Seed, The Good Egg, and The Cool Bean.
Elementary Author -
Join Luke and his dad in The Muddy Elk, as they return to the mountains of Colorado in search of majestic elk. This bonding, father and son journey is stacked with hard work, close encounters and adventure. Follow along with Luke as he applies his knowledge from past hunts and finds himself three steps away from a giant elk. It's a standoff you won't want to miss.
Lucky Luke's Hunting Adventures (6 vols) is a new series written by Kevin Lovegreen, a Minnesota native. He has gathered his journal entries of hunting and fishing.
MS/HS Author - Gary Paulsen
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
Gary Paulsen's Hatchet series is making a comeback! Read all 5 books in this set!