High School Quiz Bowl

At the high school level, quiz bowl is a competitive, academic, interscholastic activity for which players attend periodic practices and then represent their school at varsity tournaments. Those tournaments may be based on the school’s athletic conference, school district, county, or state; they may also be open to all comers.

Quiz bowl questions range over the entire spectrum of a high school curriculum and also include a certain amount of current events, sports, and popular culture. The matches feature a blend of individual competition and team collaboration, since no individual player is likely to be an expert in all subject areas. Quiz bowl can reinforce classroom lessons and also encourage players to go beyond their assignments to master other areas as well.

If you’d be interested in learning more about High School Quiz Bowl, please don’t hesitate to contact the advisor, Marilyn Schmitz by e-mail at Marilyn.Schmitz-Stadem@k12.sd.us, or by phone at (605) 529-5461.