Kids Compete in Battle of the Books

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of elementary school students went head to head in Saturday’s Battle of the Books regional competition. Around 200 students from more than 50 schools read 16 books and then were asked questions that test their reading comprehension. “At least three times a week we’ve been meeting together in the library and … Continue reading »

Students Compete in Battle of the Books

CRESWELL, Ore. — High school students from nine Lane County schools faced off Saturday at the Battle of the Books regional competition. These four person teams had to beat all the other teams in their school to make it to the competition. Teams are tested on reading comprehension, and could be asked a variety of … Continue reading »

Kids Compete in Battle of the Books

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thousands of Lane County students read their way into a book battle. Saturday the teams went head to head for a shot at a Battle of the Books state competition. Since the start of the school year, kids became experts on more than a dozen books and competed against other teams within … Continue reading »

Students Flock to Battle of the Books

EUGENE, Ore. — Students across Lane County gathered at Willamette High School in Eugene for the regional Battle of the Books competition Saturday. The annual competition tests students’ knowledge about 16 books that they’re assigned to read. This year’s participants also got to meet Graham Salisbury, the author of one of those books they read … Continue reading »