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    Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl 
     
    "Mrs. Ruffin and the DeKalb Reading Bowl: Mrs. Helen Ruffin, a dynamic and innovative Library Media Specialist at Sky Haven Elementary School in DeKalb County, created a unique reading competition in 1986. It was called The Reading Bowl and, in a competitive game format, questioned students about the content of the 20 Georgia Book Award Nominees each year. Her vision was to have teams, comprised of students from different schools, compete to test their knowledge of the selected books."( Dekalb County, 2016). 
     
    C.T. Walker has an elementary and middle school  Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Team. The team will compete at a district level in January 2019. Students who are interested in joining the team will have an opportunity to sign up. Students will be assigned books to read and will be required to read the books they are assigned and create questions and answers online. Each team can only have five students. If we have  more than five  students sign up for the team, students will compete to see who will participate in the competition in January. The book lists for both elementary and middle school are listed below.  
     
     

     
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    Elementary Team 

     

    Students explore award winning novels and use these books as the basis for competitions at the local, regional and state level.

     

    Sponsor: Mrs. Blakeney & Mr. Lewis 

     

    Grades: 4th and 5th

     

    Fees/Requirements: Money for a t-shirt. If students advance to competition beyond local level some travel may be required

    Auditions will be held 

     

    Competition Date: Saturday January 26, 2018. 

     

    Meeting Dates: Meeting Dates: 3rd Wednesday from September-November. Deecember & January every week up until Janary 26th. 


     

                                                              Middle School Team 

     

    Students explore award winning novels and use these books as the basis for competitions at the local, regional and state level.

     

    Sponsor: Mrs. Blakeney & Mr. Lewis 

     

    Grades: 6th-8th

     

    Fees/Requirements: Money for a t-shirt. If students advance to competition beyond local level some travel may be required. Auditions will be held. 

     

    Competition Date: Saturday January 26th, 2019

     

    Meeting Dates: 3rd Wednesday from September-November. Deecember & January every week up until Janary 26th. 

     

     

     

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