March 14, 2019 - Several HSD teams competed in the Oregon Battle of the Books regional competition on Saturday, March 9. Congratulations to the 5th grade girls team from West Union Elementary School who took home top honors in the Mini-Cisco region. Great job also to the team from Lenox Elementary School who made it to the Elite Eight in the Mini-Freeman region – the highest-ranking HSD team in that region – and to the team from Rosedale Elementary School who also made it to the Elite Eight in the Mini-Nassari region. If there are other OBOB teams who placed or did well, please let us know and we’ll update this article!
Update 3/18: West Union Elementary's 6th grade Battle of the Books team made it to the top 4 in Regionals on March 16th. Scroll to bottom to see photo.
West Union winners: Front row L-R: Sydney Barker, Sonya Wilde, Victoria Haraden; Back row L-R: Tayla Jacobson & Amber Gates.
Rosedale Elementary School's Battle of the Books team
West Union Regional winners: Izzy Roman, Brooke Donohue, Carley Cunningham, Jaden Uffelman and Danielle Wachsmuth.