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Geography Bee

posted Dec 5, 2017, 5:56 AM by Tammie Clinger
All middle school students are invited to participate in the National Geographic Geography Bee.   A geography bee is a contest where students are asked questions about the earth’s countries, cities, landforms, water, and people.  In the bee, students receive seven questions and receive a point for each correct answer.  The top ten finishers form a final round and compete to determine the top three finishers.  First, second, and third place finishers receive a gift card for Valenza’s, Jim and Sue’s, or the Cakery and the school champion receives a medal and a beautiful new globe. The champion also takes a test to qualify to be one of the top 100 students in the state, with a chance to compete at Penn State University in April. The state winner then competes at the national level in Washington, DC where the first place winner will receive a $50,000 scholarship, $500 cash, and a trip to the Galapagos Islands.  The Northwestern Middle School Geography bee is run by Mr. Canfield and will be held in the library on the morning of Friday December 22nd, the last day of school before the holiday break. Now is the time to prepare. There are globes and books in the library to help students practice, as well as several websites to help you study.  Please contact Mr. Canfield for more information.
Geography Bee
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