State Tourney Shirt Design Contest

As many of you know, one of the fundraisers we do for CHS Knowledge Bowl is to make/sell the shirt for the State Tournament in March of each year.  This year we’re looking for input on the design of the shirt, not to mention offering a shirt award for the winning school and design.  And to top it off, imagine the awesomeness of your design on the “backs” of some 200 students from all across the great state of Washington!

If you think you’d like to participate, follow the instructions below.  You can use their clip art and/or upload simple designs of your own.  So, give it a shot!  The contest is open from today through 2/14.

Cheers!

Mr. g.

  1. Go to brainlesstees.com and click the Contests link at the top of the page
  2. Click the Knowledge Bowl picture on the left of the page
  3. Open the Design Studio from the main menu on the top of that page
  4. Create your design using any of the available art and the 3 chosen colors in our design studio (Green, Black, & White) You can also upload your own art in the Design Studio(with the upload art link at the left side)
  5. Click the save button and name your design as shown here:   firstname lastname contest name. (Example: jane doe knowledge bowl contest )
  6. All designs must be submitted by cutoff dates listed on the contest page
  7. Voting will open on dates listed on the contest page. (The link to vote will be in the same place as the original design link on the contest page)
  8. START CREATING AND HAVE SOME FUN!

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RR#4 Meet Results

Camas Knowledge Bowl was victorious last night, besting the Titans of Union (once again … roll on, Papermakers!) and others from the League in our 4th and final Round Robin tournament of the year. See the full results below. 

I’d like to give a special shout out to Camas Varsity #4 and JV #2 who ruled the pack. I’m proud to announce that of our 7 JV teams, JVs #1-5 have qualified to advance to the Southwest Washington Regional Invitational Tournament. All of the varsities automatically qualify, but it’s worth noting that Camas Varsity #4 and #2 are 1st and 3rd in the region. Bravo!  I’m very proud of the effort and growth that ALL teams have made this year. Check out the final regional standings:

So, our next meet, for those who qualified, is the Southwest Washington Regional Invitational Tournament. This event is set for February 22nd, 2016, at Lower Columbia College and Mark Morris High School in Longview, WA. Here’s some preliminary info on the tourney:

Regional Varsity and JV Invitational Meet Information:

*  Please remember that all 39 varsity teams will compete in the varsity regional meet.  Teams will be divided into divisions by school size, and will compete for the chance to qualify a team for the state meet in March.

*  The top 9 of all 42 JV teams in our region will be invited to compete in our JV tournament.  See the JV results sheet to see which teams those are.

*  Both meets will be held in Longview on Mon. Feb. 22nd, and we will all meet initially in the gym of Lower Columbia College.

*  The opening welcome will begin in the LCC gym at 11:30am, so teams will need to arrive after about 11am to grab their team packets and find places to sit.

*  The varsity teams will compete on the campus of LCC that day, while the JV teams will move next door to Mark Morris HS for their meet.

Students and parents should count on this being a full day commitment. Participants will be released after 1st period on that day to load the bus and head out.  We won’t return until about 8 PM that night.

 

RR#4 VARSITY              
School Written Room Oral #1 Room Oral #2 TOTAL Place
Camas #4 43 402 24 401 18 85 1
Camas #2 41 404 17 403 26 84 2
Union 42 403 19 402 21 82 3
White Salmon #1 42 402 11 401 14 67 4
Camas #3 35 401 17 402 13 65 5
White Salmon #2 36 403 9 403 7 52 6
Camas #1 36 403 7 401 8 51 7
Stevenson 29 404 13 402 8 50 8
Washougal 33 401 7 404 9 49 9
Columbia Adv. 32 402 2 404 9 43 10
White Salmon #3 33 404 7 403 2 42 11
HeLa   X       0 12

 

RR#4 JUNIOR VARSITY              
School Written Room Oral #1 Room Oral #2 TOTAL Place
Camas #2 32 302 19 303 19 70 1
Union 35 303 15 304 18 68 2
Camas #1 36 301 15 302 16 67 3
Washougal 42 304 16 301 8 66 4
Camas #3 36 303 12 301 17 65 5
Camas #5 36 305 13 305 11 60 6
White Salmon #2 33 301 6 305 17 56 7
White Salmon #3 33 302 8 304 13 54 8
Camas #7 34 305 9 302 9 52 9
Camas #4 31 304 11 303 9 51 10
Camas #6 28 304 5 301 7 40 11
White Salmon #1 26 305 6 302 3 35 12
Stevenson #2 28 303 3 303 3 34 13
Columbia Adv. 24 301 1 304 3 28 14
Stevenson #1 16 302 1 305 4 21 15

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RR#4 Details

Greetings, Knowledge Bowlers!

Our 4th meet of this season is scheduled for this Wednesday, 02/03/16, at Union High School.  This is the final meet for JV teams to qualify for the 02/22 Regional Tournament (only the top 9 of 42 in the region advance to this tourney … and here are the JV standings as of last meet: JV Regional Standings).

Here are the details:

  • Students will be released at the 1:40 mark of 5th period (it’s a late start that day with only periods 1, 3, and 5) and report immediately to the flag pole bus loading area in front of CHS. We will depart by 1:45.  Students: Please make arrangements with your 5th period teachers for work missed on Wednesday.
  • We should arrive at Union High School by about 2:00 PM. If the meet goes well, we plan to be wrapping up by about 5:30-6:00 PM.
  • If all goes as planned, we should be arriving back at CHS between by 6:00 PM, give or take 15 minutes or so on either side.

If for some reason you’re unable to make it to the meet and you haven’t yet informed me and your team, you need to let us know immediately.  Please email if you have questions.

Cheers!

Mr. Greene.

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RR#3 Meet Results

CHS Knowledge Bowl traversed the Gorge last night to compete in the 3rd meet of the season at White Salmon.  We did very well.

On the Varsity side of things, Camas #2 took top honors, just barely edging out League and Region #1, our very own Camas #4. Camas #2 is anchored by senior Andrew Leetham, junior Jonathan Angulo, and sophomores Daniel Fan and Jesse Lester.  Congratulations, Camas #2!

Junior Varsity had yet another strong showing.  We had a very unusual finish in that JV#1, #2, and #3 tied for first place at the meet!   I don’t recall ever seeing anything like that.  Congrats, JV#s 1-3 for the strong performance.

If you’d like to see how things are shaking out in the League/Region, check out the standings: Varsity Regional StandingsJV Regional Standings.  It’s worth noting that Camas Varsity #s 4 and 2 are first and second in the Region respectively.  As for JV, #s 1-5 are on track to qualify for the February Regional tournament.  JV # 2, 3, and 1 are first, second, and third respectively in the Region out of 42 total teams. Impressive!  By the way, our region ranges from Longview in the north, Iwaco in the west, to White Salmon in the east.  Well done!

Our next meet is Wednesday, February 3rd, at Union High School.

 

RR#3 VARSITY              
School Written Room Oral #1 Room Oral #2 TOTAL Place
Camas #1 34 Hort. 9 P4 6 49 7
Camas #2 44 P4 28 P4 23 95 1
Camas #3 44 4A 24 P4 17 85 4
Camas #4 48 8A 21 8A 21 90 3
Columbia Adv. 30 4A 7 4A 8 45 10
HeLa 0    0    0 0 12
Stevenson 32 Hort. 5 Hort. 8 45 9
Union 43 P4 11 8A 16 70 5
Washougal 41 P4 10 Hort. 13 64 6
White Salmon #1 42 Hort. 27 Hort. 22 91 2
White Salmon #2 34 8A 5 8A 4 43 11
White Salmon #3 28 4A 5 4A 13 46 8

 

RR#3JUNIOR VARSITY              
School Written Room Oral #1 Room Oral #2 TOTAL Place
Camas #1 35 1A 19 1A 18 72 1
Camas #2 35 3A 20 3A 17 72 1
Camas #3 35 5A 22 5A 15 72 1
Camas #4 37 7A 15 5A 11 63 6
Camas #5 36 9A 18 9A 15 69 5
Camas #6 22 5A 8 3A 6 36 12
Camas #7 27 7A 8 1A 12 47 9
Columbia Adv. 27 9A 3 5A 7 37 11
Stevenson #1 16 1A 2 7A 5 23 15
Stevenson #2 18 3A 8 1A 4 30 14
Union 34 7A 11 9A 12 57 8
Washougal 34 9A 19 7A 17 70 4
White Salmon #1 31 1A 18 3A 12 61 7
White Salmon #2 24 3A 5 9A 6 35 13
White Salmon #3 31 5A 3 7A 10 44 10

 

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RR#3 Details

Greetings, Knowledge Bowlers!

Our 3rd meet of this season is scheduled for this Wednesday, 01/13/16, at White Salmon Columbia High School.  Here are the details:

  • Students will be released after 4th period or B lunch and report immediately to the flag pole bus loading area in front of CHS at 12:10. We will depart by 12:15.  Students: Please make arrangements with your 5th and 6th period teachers for work missed on Wednesday.
  • We should arrive at White Salmon by about 2:00 PM. If the meet goes well, we plan to be wrapping up by about 5:30-6:00 PM.
  • We will have dinner en route home. At this point, it looks like we’ll be stopping at Pietro’s Pizza in Hood River. Students will need to bring money for dinner and/or a dinner of their own.
  • If all goes as planned, we should be arriving back at CHS between 8:30-9:00 PM.

If for some reason you’re unable to make it to the meet and you haven’t yet informed me and your team, you need to let us know immediately.  Please email if you have questions.

Cheers!

Mr. Greene.

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RR #2 Meet Results

CHS Knowledge Bowl traveled to Washougal High School last night to compete in the 2nd meet of the season that was originally scheduled for 12/02/15 but canceled due to weather.  I’ve got some news for you: we did very well!

On the Varsity side of things, Camas #4 was dominant, amassing 110 total points, 3 better than what they managed in the first meet of the year. Camas #4 is anchored by senior Colton Ratcliffe, juniors Jason Kim, Rachel Duquette, Calvin Taylor, Chemay Shola, and sophomore Noah Thompson.  Congratulations, Camas #4!  Camas Varsity #2 had the largest performance improvement between the first and second meeting, posting an impressive total of 99, a 19 point gain that catapulted them into 2nd place at this meet!  Bravo!

Our Junior Varsity teams also had very strong performances last night, with Camas JV #s 1-4 taking 1st through 4th place.  JV#3, comprised of freshmen Yeh Seo Jung, Maia Kawamura, Rahul Ram, Christopher Xia, and Jason Liu, were dominant with a score of 85.  The next closest non-Camas JV team was Union, who tied on total points with Camas JV#7, earning 55 points. Congrats to JV#3 and all the JV teams for their solid work last night.

If’ you’d like to see how we currently stack up in the region, here are the standings: Varsity Regional StandingsJV Regional Standings.  It’s worth noting that Camas JV #s 1-3 hold the top 3 spots in our JV league out of 42 total teams.  Camas Varsity #4 is currently first in the region. Our region ranges from Longview to the north, Iwaco to the west, to White Salmon in the east.

Our next meet is Wednesday, January 13th, in White Salmon. Here’s the complete schedule: Gorge League Schedule

 

RR#2 VARSITY
School Written Room Oral #1 Room Oral #2 TOTAL Place
Camas #4 52 153 31 126 27 110 1
Camas #2 46 127 25 127 28 99 2
Union 48 133 19 133 19 86 3
White Salmon #1 44 133 13 153 17 74 4
Camas #3 37 133 11 133 17 65 5
Camas #1 36 126 17 126 9 62 6
Washougal 41 153 9 127 11 61 7
White Salmon #2 40 127 7 153 13 60 8
Columbia Adv. 35 127 6 126 4 45 9
HeLa 32 126 6 127 0 38 10
White Salmon #3 25 126 9 133 1 35 11
Stevenson 26 153 5 153 3 34 12

 

RR#2 JUNIOR VARSITY
School Written Room Oral #1 Room Oral #2 TOTAL Place
Camas #3 46 320 21 317 18 85 1
Camas #2 42 318 17 318 18 77 2
Camas #1 42 317 12 320 15 69 3
Camas #4 31 322 14 322 17 62 4
Union 33 326 9 317 13 55 5
Camas #7 32 320 11 326 12 55 6
Camas #5 29 326 13 318 12 54 7
White Salmon #3 33 322 5 320 9 47 8
Washougal 25 317 11 326 11 47 9
Camas #6 29 318 8 322 7 44 10
White Salmon #1 29 318 4 317 7 40 11
Stevenson #1 22 326 9 318 7 38 12
Columbia Adv. 23 322 6 320 4 33 13
Stevenson #2 20 317 7 322 5 32 14
White Salmon #2 19 320 3 326 4 26 15

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Meet #2 Reminders

Dear Knowledge Bowlers,

This is a quick update on the plan for this Wednesday’s Knowledge Bowl meet, including information about possible weather related scenarios in our League.

Our students will be early released from 6th period at 1:25.  Their teachers have been notified.  They should report immediately to the flag pole bus loading area for check in and loading.  Once we arrive at Washougal High School at about 2:00 PM, we’ll be on the following schedule:

  • 2:00 ——- Arrive, and gather in Commons.
  • 2:15——– Welcome and Instructions (Commons)
  • 2:30 ——- Written Round (All teams in Commons)
  • 3:15 ——- Oral Round #1
  •  *Between  the Oral Rounds – Return to the Commons for Snacks*
  • 4:30 ——- Oral Round #2 (TBA, this will be announced in the Commons)
  • 5:30 ——- Return to the Commons for Final Results

We typically end our meets between 5:30 and 6:00, once all teams are finished and results are reported/tabulated. Please keep in mind that even one slow room and/or tech problem can delay the end time.  I’m forecasting a return to CHS between 6:00 and 6:30.  If you need to pick up your student at Washougal High School, that’s fine.  Please let me or Mrs. Kim Newman (Knowledge Bowl assistant coach) know that you’re going, preferably ahead of time.

WEATHER SCENARIOS:

We just received a reminder from up in White Salmon/Stevenson (two of the schools in our League) that the forecast warns of the possibility of freezing rain up their way for Tuesday night and/or Wednesday morning, if the conditions all line up .  Yikes.  Nothing has happened yet, and it may not develop, but it is a good idea to know what to expect regarding our meet on Wed, just in case.

Here is a reminder of our standing policy regarding meets and weather:  Basically, if even one school is unable to attend the meet due to inclement weather, the meet will not be held that day.  This usually means postponing the meet, as opposed to cancelling it.  Our first attempt will be to reschedule the meet for the following Wednesday, which in this case would be Wed. Dec. 9th.  If for some reason that first make-up date does not work – for example, the host school is not available that date, or weather strikes again – the next move is to use an open Wed date later, as agreed upon by all schools as the best choice.  On rare occasion we have had to cancel a meet.

Keep in mind that for most districts, if school is closed on a given day due to weather, all after school activities that day are cancelled, meaning in a case like this that the k-bowl team cannot travel to nor host a meet.  This might also be true if school has a late start, but sometimes a late start won’t result in cancellations.  I’ll email Wednesday morning if I hear of a need to reschedule.

Please email with questions … thanks for your help and support of Camas Knowledge Bowl.

Cheers!

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RR#1 Meet Results

We hosted the first league meet of the season here last night, welcoming White Salmon, HeLa, Columbia Adventist Academy, Washougal, Union, and Stevenson to the hallowed halls of CHS. In sum, things went very well and the kids did us proud once again.

In a typical League meet this year, 12 varsity and 15 JV teams compete.  Because of our incredibly high participation in this activity (57 on the roster), we’ve been allotted 4 varsity and 7 JV teams, 11 out of the 27 teams in the League.  Here’s how they finished:

  • Varsity – 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 7th out of 12.
  • JV – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 3rd (tie), 5th, 8th, and 11th out of 15.

A very good start!  The winning Varsity team, made up of Jason K, Calvin T, Colton R, Rachel D, Chemay S, and Noah T amassed an impressive 107 points!  The next closest varsity team had 81.  For JV, the winners were, very notably, a team made up entirely of freshmen:  Abigail J, Donla G, Angela X, and Monica C. Congrats!  I’m very proud of all them. I’ve pasted the meet scores in below for your reference.

Thanks for your support, especially the staff, community, and parents who helped read, time, set up, and provided food, etc.

We will be travelling to Washougal High School for our next meet, Wed., Dec. 2nd.  Please visit this link for a complete listing of this year’s competition dates, including the post season: Gorge League Schedule 2015-16

 

RR#1 VARSITY
School Written Room Oral #1 Room Oral #2 TOTAL Place
Camas #4 50 710 31 705 26 107 1
Washougal 42 705 17 710 22 81 2
Camas #3 41 709 22 709 18 81 3
Camas #2 40 706 27 706 13 80 4
Union 47 710 9 705 15 71 5
White Salmon #1 37 706 19 706 13 69 6
Camas #1 40 705 13 709 8 61 7
White Salmon #3 37 710 3 710 4 44 8
Columbia Adv. 29 705 10 705 5 44 9
White Salmon #2 29 709 8 706 6 43 10
Stevenson 25 709 9 709 6 40 11
HeLa 25 706 0 710 4 29 12

 

RR#1 JUNIOR VARSITY
School Written Room Oral #1 Room Oral #2 TOTAL Place
Camas #2 41 707 16 704 18 75 1
Camas #1 37 704 17 707 14 68 2
Camas #4 36 711 18 708 13 67 3
Camas #5 36 712 15 712 16 67 3
Camas #3 35 708 18 711 13 66 5
Union 32 704 8 704 10 50 6
White Salmon #3 29 712 11 707 10 50 7
Camas #7 30 707 8 708 9 47 8
Washougal 29 707 6 712 11 46 9
Stevenson #1 29 711 7 711 8 44 10
Camas #6 25 704 5 707 10 40 11
Columbia Adv. 23 708 5 708 9 37 12
Stevenson #2 23 712 8 704 5 36 13
White Salmon #1 21 708 7 711 6 34 14
White Salmon #2 21 711 3 712 5 29 15

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This Week in Knowledge Bowl

Well, after a month of practice, our first competition is nearly upon us. Here are the details for this week’s meet and practices:

  • Monday night, 11/02/15, from 6:00-8:00 PM, we’ll have our annual pizza practice. This is where we’ll reveal the first draft of teams, eat pizza, and do a couple of quick practice written rounds. Students, please try to be there if you can.
  • Wednesday is our first Round Robin tournament of the year. Students will be early released from 6th period at 1:50. They will report to the North Commons to help greet and prepare for the written round.
  • We should wrap up around 5:30, give or take 15 minutes or so if all goes according to plan.
  • I’m looking for some help with set up snacks in the North Commons. If any parents would be willing to help out with this, please let me know.
  • I’ll provide water, chips, cookies, and various treats to help with the refreshments at the half way mark in the meet, but we typically ask players to help out by bringing a sleeve of cookies or a bag of chips (or something else), if they can. Sign up here: https://goo.gl/3UQsdt
  • Parents are always welcome as spectators during the oral rounds at the meets.
  • Practices this week are Monday – Wednesday, and Friday, as per normal.

Good luck!
g.

P.S. I’ve pasted in the proposed schedule for the meet.

PROBABLE SCHEDULE: Below is a summary of the basic schedule. I will send some more detailed info in a later email.
1:50-2:10 – ARRIVE, MEET IN THE NORTH COMMONS.
2:15 – WELCOME.
2:30 – WRITTEN ROUND. (and meeting for readers and timers in room 710)
3:15 – FIRST ORAL ROUND. (Afterwards, go to North Commons for scores and snacks.)
4:30 – SECOND ORAL ROUND.
5:30 – FINAL RESULTS, ETC. – – NORTH COMMONS.

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Welcome to Knowledge Bowl 2015-16!

Welcome to the 2015-16 season!

Register here:

https://goo.gl/dlnFfR

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