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Middle schoolers to compete in scholastic bowl Thursday

MARENGO – Middle schoolers from across the area will meet at Marengo Middle School on Thursday to test their knowledge in the 26th annual Scholastic Bowl Invitational Tournament.

More than 100 students from 18 area schools will compete in the tournament at 9:30 a.m. at Marengo Middle School, 816 E. Grant Highway. Each team of six students will answer four rounds of questions on subjects such as math, science, English, social studies and the language arts.

Trophies are awarded to the top three teams.

The public is invited to attend.

For information, contact Scholastic Bowl Coordinator Jane Cowan at 815-568-5720.

– Stephen Di Benedetto

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