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Weatherford High School Whiz Quiz team places second in state

January 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford High School Whiz Quiz team places second in state

Weatherford High School’s Whiz Quiz Team placed second in state by earning 1,290 points at the recent Knowledge Masters Open.

Last fall, approximately 627 high schools participated in event. Out of a possible 2000-point perfect score, the WHS Whiz Quiz team earned 1,290 points.

Members of the WHS Whiz Quiz team include:

Seniors:

Shelby Addy

Stephanie Novak

Morgan Boggs

Spencer Christiansen

Terrell Saltarelli

Jay McNew

Mallory Smith

Juniors:

Marci Houle

Seth Coonrod

Jeff Limbocker

Rebecca Goldstein

Sponsor:
Tammy Jones

The Knowledge Masters Open is a computer-based semi-annual worldwide academic competition in which teams of students earn points by answering multiple-choice questions quickly and accurately. The questions includes fifteen subject areas: American history, world history, government, recent events, economics & law, geography, literature, English, math, physical science, biology, earth science, health & psychology, fine arts, and useless trivia.

Teams have 2 chances to answer each question and can earn points based upon the speed of their response.

Members of the WHS Whiz Quiz team present at the Jan. 20 Board meeeting include (from left) Jeff Limbocker, Rebecca Goldstein, Shelby Addy, Stephanie Novak, Terrell Saltarelli, Marci Houle, Mallory Smith, Spencer Christiansen, Seth Coonrod, and sponsor Tammy Jones (photo by DERIK MOORE).

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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