Immersion sixth-grade team includes, from left, coach Josie Schave, Caden
Merrell, Brayden Wendling, Jacob Slade, Makayla Oswalt, Emma Kline and Kiara
A team from
the Spanish Immersion School placed ninth out of 26 teams Tuesday in sixth-grade
Academic Challenge competition at the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center.
Immersion scored 128 points in the tournament that began shortly after 8 a.m.
and ended just before 2 p.m.
Lexington A team placed first with 167 points, followed by Ashland Christian A
with 152 and Wooster B with 148.
remainder of the top 10 were Lexington B, 140; Wooster A, 139; Ashland C, 134;
Northwestern, 133; Crestview 8, 132; Shelby A and Colonel Crawford B, each 122.
The Malabar Intermediate
A team had 104 points, Malabar B, 94.
Immersion won its final match of the day, 16-13, over a team from Sacred Heart.
The format in
each pairing of teams included a moderator who read the questions and a
timekeeper. Each team was given a series of questions that they alone were
allowed to answer. The opposing team then was given the opportunity to try to
answer any questions the other team missed.
lightning round featured toss-up questions that were posed to the first
students to press their buzzers.
Toss-up questions in Spanish Immersion’s final round included:
What do you
call a triangle with two equal sides? Answer: Isosceles.
another name for a killer whale? Answer: Orca.
Only four students competed during the questioning. Team members rotated throughout the day.
What is the
only national park located in three states that also was the first national
park? Answer: Yellowstone.
What is 234
x 42? Answer: 9,828