Edmonton Journal, 20 Aug 1990, page C1 wrote:Kowalski offered RFTT as a credit course in Barrhead. Students spent the class researching and writing out possible game questions. In all, 100,000 questions were compiled. Players were selected not because of their grades, but through a noon-hour house league program.
Edmonton Journal, 18 June 2000, page B2 wrote:The school got so far into Reach that a set was built in a classroom, complete with a buzzer. Slides and cassettes were acquired to help with the art and music questions. Out of the house leagues, Kowalski assembled an all-star team to represent Barrhead at the provincial level. He chose four students who were not only gifted academically, but who were compatible, had complementary strengths so they were covered in all subject areas, and were real team players.
Anonymous wrote:naqt is much worse than plagiarism could ever hope to be
Edmonton Journal, 20 Aug 1990, page C1 wrote: In all, 100,000 questions were compiled.
nationalhistorybeeandbowl wrote:Was just browsing the Ac Dec vs. Quiz Bowl thread and saw David Reinstein's post referencing schools offering Ac Dec as a class. Question: is there any school out there that offers Quiz Bowl / Academic Team / It's Academic / etc. as an actual class? Are there forward-thinking enough schools that would ever consider giving course credit to kids who wanted to do an "independent study" to prepare for Quiz Bowl? Did I just plant a seed in the mind of some high schooler who's now going to go into school tomorrow and ask their administration about the possibility of this?
I hope so.
CSQuizJags wrote:I want to say Elliott Rountree at Chattahoochee has an "independent study" class that's also for his team. I think.
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