Mount View Middle School


MVMS PTA Sponsored

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE

School Year 2017 - 2018

 

DateTuesday, December 12, 2017 

Last Day to Sign-Up

Start Time2:30 p.m.  End time: 4:00 p.m. - this time is approximate

WhereMVMS Cafeteria

MVMS PTA National Geographic Bee Coordinator: Parent Volunteer - Carmen Roberts (daveandcarmen@msn.com) and Teacher Sponsor - Mr. Grabau

Prizes: $35 gift card to Barne's & Noble for 1st Place, $25 gift card to Barne's & Noble for 2nd Place & $15 gift card to Barne's & Noble for 3rd Place

Click HERE for a permission slip. Submit completed permission slip to Mr. Grabau.

Study Tipshttp://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/study-corner/

Learn more about the National Geographic Bee!



Congratulations! 
A big thank you goes to Mr. Grabau for leading the event.

1st PlaceAlan Zhang (2016-2017)
2nd PlaceDaniel Moyseyev (2016-2017)
3rd PlaceIsabel Matthews (2016-2017)
1st Place - Julia Andrews, 6th grade (2013 - 2014)
2nd Place - Evan Cone, 6th grade (2013 - 2014)



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Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Schools with students in grades four through eight are eligible for this entertaining and challenging test of geographic knowledge.  State qualifiers compete in an oral competition at the state level, which is usually held in late March or early April.  To compete, invited qualified students must be present at the State Bee on the assigned day and at the assigned time.  State winners are invited to National Geographic headquarters in late May to compete in the national finals for scholarships in the amount of U.S. $50,000, $15,000 and $10,000.
 



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