• Top Ranking Area Junior High Knowledge Bowl Teams Announced

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    January 22, 2019
    Sixty-six teams from 18 area districts participated in 2018-2019 Junior High Knowledge Bowl. Teams competed in Round Robin competitions in October, November, and December. Each team then competed in the Sub-Regional competitions in January and the top nine teams from each of the three tiers advanced to Regional. The competitions consist of 1 written (60 questions) and 4 oral rounds (45 questions/round).
    The Junior High Knowledge Bowl Sub-Regional Competitions were held on January 4, 7, and 8 at the Southeast Service Cooperative. The Tier AAA teams were from: Kasson-Mantorville, Northfield, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, and Red Wing. The Tier AA teams were from: Caledonia, Chatfield, Dover-Eyota, Kenyon-Wanamingo, Pine Island, and Rushford-Peterson. The Tier A teams were from: Fillmore Central, Goodhue, Houston, Kingsland, Lanesboro, Mabel-Canton, Southland, and Spring Grove.
    The Junior High Knowledge Bowl Regional competitions were held on January 17 at the Southeast Service Cooperative in Rochester.
    Teams placing at Regional
    Tier A                                                 Tier AA                                                              Tier AAA
    1st place ..….. Spring Grove 1        1st place ….... Rushford-Peterson 1            1st place……. Northfield 1
    2nd place ……  Lanesboro 1             2nd place …… Kenyon-Wanamingo Red      2nd place……Plainview-Elgin-Millville 2
    3rd place ……. Mabel-Canton         3rd place ……. Caledonia                                3rd place……. Northfield 2
    Southeast Service Cooperative, ISD #921, has operated since 1976 under Minnesota School Law 123A.21.  It is a public, non-profit cooperative of over 80 schools, local government, and non-profits to maximize resources and increase value through collaboration. To learn more about the Southeast Service Cooperative, visit www.ssc.coop.
    Kirsten Kuehl, Program Manager
    (507) 281-6670