For Immediate Release
Date: March 22, 2017
The Arlington High School was abuzz with energy for the Washington State Knowledge Bowl Championships that took place on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The competition began at 8:00 a.m. and the champions were crowned at 2:30 p.m.
Trophies went to the following schools from the NWESD Region:
Kamiak High School won first place in the 4A division
Stanwood High School won third place in the 3A division
South Whidbey High School won fourth place in the 1A division
One hundred and two teams from across the state competed in 4A – 1B divisions. There were over 600+ students, 200+ coaches, and 75+ volunteer officials. The Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NWESD) had local competitors from the following high schools: Blaine High School, Arlington High School, Stanwood High School, Henry M. Jackson High School, Kamiak High School, Monroe High School, Snohomish High School, Archbishop Murphy High School, La Conner High School, Lynden High School, and South Whidbey High School.
Knowledge Bowl is an academic contest for high school teams of up to six team members, where students with expertise in a variety of topics team up to answer randomized questions related to history, math, literature or science. It began in Washington State over 35 years ago, and has grown to include not only regional tournaments among rival high school teams, but also a State Tournament held for the past four years at Arlington HS in the NWESD region.