The top 10 students in the preliminary round moved on to the school-wide Geography Bee.
Thursday, January 10
The information below was submitted by Field School Principal Matt Lucey. The grade 4 and 5 students of the Field School recently participated in the 25th Annual National Geography Bee, a nationwide contest open to students in grades 4-8. All students took part in the preliminary rounds of the Bee the week of Jan. 2 during class time. The top scoring students were invited to participate in the schoolwide Bee on Jan. 8. The finalists were Hayden Zeller, Tomily Torres, Brigitte Belanger, Ben Guzovsky, Alton Jenkins, Benjamin Chen, Debbie Lilly, Jonathan Enfield, Daniel Lydon and Josh Corbett. Belanger went on to win the school Bee and will be given a qualifying test to determine if she will be moving on to the state Bee, and then perhaps, …
The preliminary rounds of the national contest will take place during classes the week of Jan. 2, 2013.
Students at the Field School will have the opportunity to participate in the 25th Annual National Geography Bee. The national contest is open to students in grades 4 through 8, according to an announcement from the school. The preliminary rounds of the contest will take place during students' classes the week of Jan. 2, 2013. The top scoring students in those rounds will progress to the school-wide bee on Jan. 8 at 8:30 a.m. The winner of the school-wide bee will then take a qualifying test to determine whether he/she can progress to the state bee and perhaps the national competition. National Geographic releases sample questions students can view to better understand what to expect. In addtion, National Geographic also releases 10 …