Your results for the 2018-2019 GREAT PLAINS 7TH/8TH GRADE THINKING CAP QUIZ BOWL are in!

We sincerely hope that you and your students had fun and learned some things too while your team(s) participated. Teams from Kansas and Nebraska participated this year. Congratulations to all our 42 takers but especially to our winners! Based on enrollment, a team trophy and individual ribbons will be sent to the top team in each grade level. We mail out the trophies the week after the contest.

The 7th grade champion is the team from Andover Middle School in Andover, Kansas, for their great 1244 score.

A super 1280 secured 1st place in 8th grade also for Andover Middle School in Andover, Kansas, as well.

If you enjoy computer quiz bowls, we remind you can still register for our spring nationwide contest called America Answers which is held April 1 – April 12, 2019. This contest window gives you two weeks to complete it so hopefully, it is more convenient for your busy spring schedule. Thank you very much for your participation—past and present!


7th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 5 Andover Middle School Andover, Kansas 1244 94% 7 19
2 9 Gretna Middle School Gretna, Nebraska 1223 93% 7 5
3 10 Kiewit Middle School Omaha, Nebraska 1220 94% 7 8
4 12 Gretna Aspen Creek Middle School Omaha, Nebraska 1166 88% 7 7
5 13 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1161 88% 7 5
6 15 Rawlins County School Atwood, Kansas 1153 91% 7 6
7 18 Chadron Middle School Chadron, Nebraska 1114 90% 7 11
8 21 Aubry Bend Middle School Overland Park, Kansas 1090 88% 7 5
9 24 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1086 84% 7 6
10 26 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1049 88% 7 4
11 29 Malcolm Jr/Sr High School Malcolm, Nebraska 995 82% 7 28
12 31 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 983 82% 7 7
13 32 Christ The King School Topeka, Kansas 979 79% 7 4
14 33 Sandy Creek Middle School Clay Center, Nebraska 952 80% 7 7
15 37 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 846 74% 7 5
16 38 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 804 69% 7 2
17 39 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 780 67% 7 3
18 40 Walnut Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 716 68% 7 5
8th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 1 Andover Middle School Andover, Kansas 1280 98% 8 15
2 2 Elkhorn Valley View Middle School Elkhorn, Nebraska 1272 96% 8 15
3 3 Holdrege Middle School Holdrege, Nebraska 1261 96% 8 14
4 4 Sandy Creek Middle School Clay Center, Nebraska 1247 94% 8 7
5 6 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1234 98% 8 4
6 7 Gretna Middle School Gretna, Nebraska 1232 94% 8 5
7 8 Norfolk Public Schools Norfolk, Nebraska 1228 94% 8 20
8 11 Kiewit Middle School Omaha, Nebraska 1195 93% 8 8
9 14 Christ The King School Topeka, Kansas 1157 88% 8 5
10 16 Aubry Bend Middle School Overland Park, Kansas 1140 91% 8 4
11 17 St. Stephen the Martyr Omaha, Nebraska 1131 88% 8 4
12 19 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1097 86% 8 2
13 20 Pleasant Ridge Middle OverlandPark , Kansas 1091 88% 8 20
14 22 Malcolm Jr/Sr High School Malcolm, Nebraska 1090 87% 8 10
15 23 South Sioux City Middle School South Sioux City, Nebraska 1087 87% 8 9
16 25 Bridgeport Public School Bridgeport, Nebraska 1070 87% 8 17
17 27 Walnut Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1041 87% 8 6
18 28 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1021 84% 8 6
19 30 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 986 83% 8 4
20 34 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 929 77% 8 4
21 35 Rawlins County School Atwood, Kansas 907 82% 8 4
22 36 Waverly Middle School Waverly, Nebraska 903 78% 8 17
Teams Not Reported
Team / School City, State
Gretna Aspen Creek Middle School #4 Omaha, Nebraska