Virtual Battle of the Books

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 8:34am

Virtual Battle of the Books Information

What is it?  A voluntary reading competition for Howard County 5th grade students

Teams include:

  • Five members from the same school
  • One adult coach

Teams read 11 pre-determined books and compete in April 2021

Important dates for the 2021 event

  • October 23: Registration opens at 10 am and remains open until capacity is reached or November 6 at 11:59 pm, whichever comes first.
  • November 17, November 19, November 21 : Curbside pick up of books at HCLS Miller Branch
    • Virtual meeting will be released on the 16th and remain available through the 21st
    • Choose to attend or view on one of the three days
    • Coaches pick up their team’s set of books after attending or viewing this meeting
    • Mandatory for ALL coaches this year
    • PDFs of agenda and presentation will be provided
  • February 8, 2021: Permission forms due and last day to change team info
  • March 23, 24, or 25, 2021: Mandatory virtual logistics meetings at 7 pm via Zoom
  • Friday, April 16, 2021: Virtual Battle of the Books event

For more information see the HCLS Battle of the Books webpage.