Cobb Students Vie in Reading Bowl

Eight East Cobb schools will be among the 40 Cobb schools in Saturday's competition at McEachern.

The 6th Annual Cobb County School District Helen Ruffing Reading Bowl takes place on Saturday, and East Cobb schools will be well-represented.

The fast-paced academic competition, which uses a game show-style buzzer system to answer questions about books, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at McEachern High School.

The following schools will be represented:

  • Elementary: Big Shanty, Birney, Brown, Brumby, Clarkdale, Davis, Eastvalley, Ford, Hayes, Hendricks, Intermediate Smyrna Academy, Keheley, Kemp, Kincaid, LaBelle, Lewis, Norton Park, Shallowford Falls, Still, Teasley, Tritt.
  • Middle: Campbell, Cooper, Dodgen, East Cobb, Hightower, Lost Mountain, Lovinggood, Mabry McCleskey, McClure, Smitha, Tapp.
  • High: Hillgrove, Kennesaw, McEachern, North Cobb, Osborne, Sprayberry Walton.

The competition is preceded by a parade of schools. The top two winning teams from each level advance to next level. The state competition takes place in March.

shamus wykes January 16, 2013 at 12:46 PM


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