Results are in! Thirty-six teams signed up for the 2017-18 GREAT PLAINS 7th/8th THINKING CAP QUIZ BOWL so we are awarding 1 place in each grade level. Teams from Kansas and Nebraska participated. 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 St. Margaret Mary Catholic School in Omaha, Nebraska with their awesome 1240. The top 8th grade score, a super 1237, was earned by the team from Andover Middle School in Andover, Kansas.

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 9 – April 20, 2018. 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 1 St. Margaret Mary Catholic School Omaha, Nebraska 1240 93% 7 32
2 3 Gretna Middle School Gretna, Nebraska 1225 93% 7 5
3 9 Kiewit Middle School Omaha, Nebraska 1105 90% 7 8
4 11 Andover Middle School Andover, Kansas 1098 90% 7 17
5 15 Aspen Creek Middle School Omaha, Nebraska 1032 79% 7 5
6 16 St. Margaret Mary Catholic School Omaha, Nebraska 1031 86% 7 32
7 20 Rawlins County School Atwood, Kansas 964 84% 7 7
8 22 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 924 76% 7 7
9 24 St. Stephen the Martyr Omaha, Nebraska 909 81% 7
10 27 Logan Fontenelle Middle School Bellevue, Nebraska 893 77% 7 12
11 28 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 885 75% 7 4
12 29 Waverly Middle School Waverly, Nebraska 882 73% 7 26
13 30 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 873 75% 7 4
14 31 Christ The King School Topeka, Kansas 858 73% 7 5
15 33 Walnut Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 780 72% 7 10
16 34 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 749 69% 7 4
17 35 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 706 63% 7 5
8th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 2 Andover Middle School Andover, Kansas 1237 94% 8 19
2 4 Holdrege Middle School Holdrege, Nebraska 1180 96% 8 10
3 5 Aspen Creek Middle School Omaha, Nebraska 1160 91% 8 5
4 6 St. Margaret Mary Catholic School Omaha, Nebraska 1144 89% 8 27
5 7 St. Margaret Mary Catholic School Omaha, Nebraska 1129 86% 8 27
6 8 Kiewit Middle School Omaha, Nebraska 1120 90% 8 8
7 10 Gretna Middle School Gretna, Nebraska 1102 90% 8 5
8 12 Logan Fontenelle Middle School Bellevue, Nebraska 1071 88% 8 10
9 13 Christ The King School Topeka, Kansas 1068 85% 8 4
10 14 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1062 85% 8 7
11 17 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1018 82% 8 6
12 18 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 987 83% 8 4
13 19 Bridgeport Public School Bridgeport, Nebraska 982 80% 8 16
14 21 Rawlins County School Atwood, Kansas 949 84% 8 8
15 23 St. Stephen the Martyr Omaha, Nebraska 912 79% 8 4
16 25 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 907 81% 8 4
17 26 South Sioux City Middle School South Sioux City, Nebraska 904 79% 8 6
18 32 Circle Middle School Benton, Kansas 840 72% 8 6
Teams Not Reported
Team / School City, State
Walnut Middle School #4 Grand Island, Nebraska