“In which book” was the beginning of each question read during the 2017 Catawba County Schools Battle of the Books Elementary and Middle School Competitions. During the elementary competition at the Hickory Metro Convention Center, students, who had read 17 books, competed head-to-head to see who would take home the 2017 honors. While the middle school competition, being held at Arndt Middle School, was a little more difficult with students reading 27 books.
In the elementary school competition, Mt View Elementary took home the top spot with students from Lyle Creek Elementary and Oxford Elementary were tied for runners-up. Mt View will represent Catawba County Schools at the regional competition in April.
Arndt Middle School took home the trophy at the middle school competition, while Mill Creek Middle was runner-up. Arndt will represent Catawba County Schools at the regional middle school competition on March 30th.
Congratulations to each participating elementary and middle school.