Results are in! Sixty-eight teams signed up for the 2016-17 LAKES THINKING CAP QUIZ BOWL so we are awarding 2 places in each grade level. Teams from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Congratulations to all our takers! A trophy and individual ribbons will be sent after Thanksgiving to these teams.

Winning first place in the 7th grade pool is the team from Boulan Park Middle School in Troy, Michigan with their super 1102. Hopkins West Junior High in Minnetonka, Minnesota will be the home of the 2nd place trophy for their great 1088.

The top score of the day as well as the top 8th grade score, a awesome 1315, was earned by the 8th grade team from Forsyth Middle School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Boulan Park Middle School in Troy, Michigan will be receiving the second place trophy and ribbons for their fantastic 1245.

If you and your students enjoyed this contest, we’d love to have you participate in our spring nationwide internet contest called America Answers. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can find information and an entry form on our website. This contest has a 2 week period of time to complete so it should accommodate your busy spring schedules. The dates next spring are April 10 – April 21. Thank you so much for your participation and we look forward to having you again this spring or next fall.


7th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 10 Boulan Park Middle School Troy, Michigan 1102 85% 7 31
2 12 Hopkins West Junior High Minnetonka, Minnesota 1088 87% 7 12
3 13 De Pere Middle School De Pere, Wisconsin 1074 85% 7 13
4 18 St. Hugo of the Hills (7th) Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 1042 83% 7 7
5 19 Denmark Elementary Denmark, Wisconsin 1039 84% 7 21
6 22 Kent City Middle School Kent City, Michigan 1026 80% 7 5
7 23 Valley Middle School Apple Valley, Minnesota 1023 83% 7 9
8 24 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 1020 86% 7 5
9 26 Baker Middle School Troy , Michigan 1008 80% 7 10
10 29 Aquinas Middle School La Crosse, Wisconsin 1005 83% 7 10
11 30 Horace Mann Middle School Wausau, Wisconsin 1005 82% 7 4
12 31 Osceola Middle School Osceola, Wisconsin 1005 80% 7 3
13 34 Rice Lake Middle School (7/8) Rice Lake, Wisconsin 988 82% 7 1
14 38 Notre Dame Marist Academy Pontiac, Michigan 966 77% 7 8
15 40 Valley Middle School Apple Valley, Minnesota 963 81% 7 13
16 42 Denmark Elementary Denmark, Wisconsin 948 81% 7 23
17 43 Chisago Lakes Middle School Lindstrom, Minnesota 947 81% 7 11
18 44 Weyauwega Middle School Weyauwega, Wisconsin 931 80% 7 3
19 45 New Richmond Middle School New Richmond, Wisconsin 920 77% 7 20
20 46 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 918 78% 7 4
21 47 Denmark Elementary Denmark, Wisconsin 912 84% 7 23
22 49 Westwood Middle School Blaine, Minnesota 904 73% 7 1
23 52 Wrightstown Middle School Wrightstown, Wisconsin 901 78% 7 3
24 55 Rice Lake Middle School (7/8) Rice Lake, Wisconsin 871 75% 7 5
25 56 Denmark Elementary Denmark, Wisconsin 859 75% 7 22
26 57 Weyauwega Middle School Weyauwega, Wisconsin 859 74% 7 4
27 58 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 835 71% 7 5
28 62 Elkart Lake-Glenbeulah Middle School Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin 767 68% 7 4
29 63 Denmark Elementary Denmark, Wisconsin 740 69% 7 24
30 64 Randolph Elementary/Middle School Randolph, Wisconsin 730 72% 7 8
8th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 1 Forsythe Middle School ANN ARBOR, Michigan 1315 98% 8 26
2 2 Boulan Park Middle School Troy, Michigan 1245 90% 8 38
3 3 Weyauwega Middle School Weyauwega, Wisconsin 1242 95% 8 1
4 4 John Muir Middle School Wausau, Wisconsin 1160 91% 8 16
5 5 Hopkins West Junior High Minnetonka, Minnesota 1159 91% 8 7
6 6 Denmark Elementary Denmark, Wisconsin 1129 90% 8 21
7 7 University of Detroit Jesuit Academy Detroit, Michigan 1126 92% 8 20
8 8 Aquinas Middle School La Crosse, Wisconsin 1119 86% 8 15
9 9 Weyauwega Middle School Weyauwega, Wisconsin 1102 90% 8 2
10 11 Larson Middle School #5 Rochester Hills, Michigan 1091 88% 8 8
11 14 De Pere Middle School De Pere, Wisconsin 1064 84% 8 5
12 15 Springport Middle School Springport, Michigan 1060 89% 8 25
13 16 Newman Catholic Middle School Wausau, Wisconsin 1052 86% 8 13
14 17 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 1047 83% 8 4
15 20 Notre Dame Marist Academy Pontiac, Michigan 1031 88% 8 13
16 21 Chisago Lakes Middle School Lindstrom, Minnesota 1030 83% 8 6
17 25 Valley Middle School Apple Valley, Minnesota 1017 85% 8 12
18 27 New Richmond Middle School New Richmond, Wisconsin 1007 88% 8 11
19 28 Wrightstown Middle School Wrightstown, Wisconsin 1007 78% 8 4
20 32 St. Hugo of the Hills (8th) Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 1001 81% 8 9
21 33 Holy Family School Grand Blanc, Michigan 993 81% 8 15
22 35 St. Mary School Pickney, Michigan 975 81% 8 16
23 36 Valley Middle School Apple Valley, Minnesota 974 79% 8 6
24 37 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 969 82% 8 6
25 39 Rice Lake Middle School (7/8) Rice Lake, Wisconsin 965 77% 8 3
26 41 Elkart Lake-Glenbeulah Middle School Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin 956 80% 8 4
27 48 Boyceville Middle School Boyceville, Wisconsin 905 73% 8 17
28 50 Fall River School Fall River, Wisconsin 902 80% 8 13
29 51 Rice Lake Middle School (7/8) Rice Lake, Wisconsin 902 79% 8 3
30 53 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 897 76% 8 5
31 54 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 872 72% 8 6
32 59 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 831 74% 8 4
33 60 St. Joan of Arc St. Clair Shores, Michigan 806 71% 8 4
34 61 Kent City Middle School Kent City, Michigan 782 65% 8 4
Teams Not Reported
Team / School City, State
Horace Mann Middle School #3 Wausau, Wisconsin
Westwood Middle School Blaine, Minnesota
Bayside Middle School #4 Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Newman Catholic Middle School #3 Wausau, Wisconsin