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RCS Elementary Book Challenge FAQ

                         EBOB 2018



Ellenboro's 2017-2018 Elementary Book Challenge Team

1st Place Winners

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TEAM MEMBERS: 
Bethany Padgett, Lindsey Padgett, Anna Tate, Zoe Ferguson,
Jacob Lee, Lily Wilson, Jenna Pintuff, Loren Earney, Lane Whelchel,
Jacob Holland, Bella Holland, and Alex Wilson 
COACHES: 
Kim Ferguson and Ginger Marshall





What is the RCS Elementary Book Challenge?



Elementary Book Challenge is a program which encourages reading among all students at the elementary school level.  A team is selected from participating 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students to compete in a district-wide competition.  The "quiz-bowl" style game format creates interest and excitement in reading.

How can my student participate in the RCS Elementary Book Challenge?

  • Meet deadline for sign up  -- October 31, 2018
  • Permission slip signed by parent or guardian
  • Commit to read all 15 of the books on the RCS Elementary Book Challenge list and take AR test for each book
  • Attend and exhibit exemplary behavior at RCS Elementary Book Challenge meetings
  • Exhibit exemplary behavior at Ellenboro Elementary School

How will the team be selected?


Students who wish to participate are required to:
  • Read the 15 books on the RCS Elementary Book Challenge list
  • Take AR test for each book and score 80% or above
  • Score 14/15 correct on title/author matching quiz
  • Participate in online practice program
  • Meet all deadlines
  • Participate in RCS Elementary Book Challenge meetings

When does the RCS Elementary Book Challenge team meet?

The RCS Elementary Book Challenge team will begin meeting one afternoon a week from 3:15pm until 4:15pm and two morning a week from 8:00am until 8:25am.  The afternoon practices will take place on Thursday afternoons beginning February 2019.  The morning practices will take place every Wednesday and Thursday mornings in the media center beginning December 2019.  


Where and when will the RCS Book Challenge take place?

Ellenboro Elementary School --  April 2019


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