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Quiz Bowl practices for Nationals

Quiz Bowl practices for Nationals

Carly Joseph, Izzy Kanne, and Samantha Klepfer

May 23, 2019

Senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney said she and her teammates get ready to face the buzzer by doing more than just studying facts. “We’re continuing with our daily practices and then individual people are studying a lot more especially as a team. We have been doing a little fundraising as well,” Hansen-...

Quiz Bowl eliminated in State tournament

Quiz Bowl eliminated in State tournament

Emma Leff, Marta Hill, and Anika Hanson

February 21, 2019

When the State Quiz Bowl team was eliminated by Chanhassen, senior Daniel Hunegs said he was disappointed because the team had previously beaten Chanhassen. “I'm glad that we qualified, but I think we are all a bit bummed that we won our first game but lost our next two. We felt that the team we ...

Quiz Bowl advances to State

Quiz Bowl advances to State

Marta Hill, Anika Hanson, and Emma Leff

February 7, 2019

Despite having to compete against schools with much larger programs, Quiz Bowl adviser Peter Dangerfield said he was pleased with the results and is excited for the Quiz Bowl team to participate in State. “We finished third in the South division. I am pretty happy with that,” Dangerfield said. ...

Quiz Bowl to gear up for Nationals

Amaia Barajas

April 9, 2018

After qualifying for Nationals, the quiz bowl has continued Tuesday practices after-school and included more challenging questions, according to advisor Peter Dangerfield. “We’re not really doing anything out of the ordinary due to the format of nationals, which is extremely similar to the f...

Quiz Bowl raises funds for Nationals

Quiz Bowl raises funds for Nationals

David Bryant

April 5, 2018

With the exciting news of going to Nationals in Atlanta over Memorial Day weekend, junior Zoey Zachek said she was proud of her team's accomplishments despite having recently joined Quiz Bowl. “I only joined this year so I'm not as connected or seasoned, but I am very proud of the team. Some o...

3 Things to Know: Week of Oct. 9

3 Things to Know: Week of Oct. 9

Dani Orloff

October 9, 2017

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Quiz Bowl team wins Metro West Conference

Quiz Bowl team wins Metro West Conference

Dani Orloff and Breanna Thompson

February 1, 2017

As sophomore Quiz Bowl member Daniel Hunegs reflects on winning the Quiz Bowl conference championship, he feels pride in the growth the team experienced this year. According to Quiz Bowl adviser Peter Dangerfield, the team competed in the first ever Metro West Conference Quiz Bowl Tournament Jan....

Quiz Bowl prepares for upcoming competitions

Quiz Bowl prepares for upcoming competitions

January 11, 2017

  With more and more Quiz Bowl meets just around the corner, Quiz Bowl club adviser Peter Dangerfield works to facilitate more productive practices for all of the club’s members. Dangerfield said the club’s recent growth presents new challenges for its previous practice techniques because with so many peo...

Quiz Bowl adviser finds passion

Quiz Bowl adviser finds passion

Anna Dusaire, Alexis Machoka, and Katie Fredrickson

October 16, 2016

Science teacher Peter Dangerfield has always had a passion for school related competition. Now, he has the opportunity to foster the same love for students through a mutual joy for quiz bowl. “I always enjoyed academic competitions— all the things like Science Olympiad, and the math team and those competitions,...

Quiz bowl competitions for dummies

Quiz bowl competitions for dummies

Jamie Halper

December 10, 2015

Types of Competitions: Pool play: 20 teams (similar to a “section” in athletics), four matches in one pool play competition, Thursday nights

Quiz Bowl teams top local competition

Sten Johnson, Staff Writer

January 30, 2013

Multiple groups reach high standing in Quiz Bowl league This year, Park’s Quiz Bowl team looks to be one of the strongest in recent years with its top two teams going undefeated so far in the season. Park’s teams A and B, each with 4 members, are 8-0 so far with team B in first and team A ...

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