Your results for the 2016-2017 GREAT PLAINS 5TH/6TH 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 51 takers but especially to our winners! Based on enrollment, a team trophy and individual ribbons will be sent to the top 2 teams in each grade level. We try to mail out the trophies the week after the contest.

The 5th grade trophy winner is the team from Wheatland Elementary School in Wichita, Kansas for their fantastic 1178 score. Second place was won by the team from Meadowlark Elementary School in Andover, Kansas for their fine 1174.

A super 1277 secured 1st place in 6th grade for Gretna Middle School in Gretna, Nebraska. Holdrege Middle School in Holdrege, Nebraska will be the home for the 2nd place trophy and ribbons for their great 1263.

If you enjoy computer quiz bowls, we remind you can still register for our spring nationwide contest called America Answers which is held April 17 – April 28. Thank you very much for your participation—past and present!


5th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 7 Wheatland Elementary School Wichita, Kansas 1178 91% 5 18
2 9 Meadowlark Elementary Andover, Kansas 1174 95% 5 8
3 15 Morley School Lincoln, Nebraska 1090 87% 5 12
4 16 EISENHOWER ELEMENTARY NORTON, Kansas 1072 91% 5 12
5 18 Robert Martin Elementary Wichita, Kansas 1066 90% 5 17
6 20 C. Ray Gates Elementary Grand Island, Nebraska 1051 83% 5 8
7 21 Cottonwood Elementary Andover, Kansas 1047 87% 5 16
8 22 Shoemaker Elementary Grand Island, Nebraska 1042 85% 5 1
9 30 Chadron Middle School Chadron, Nebraska 978 82% 5 7
10 32 Sunflower Elementary Andover, Kansas 972 77% 5 7
11 33 Aurora Elementary Aurora, Nebraska 968 88% 5 8
12 36 Prairie Creek Elementary Andover, Kansas 919 78% 5 10
13 37 Engleman Elementary Grand Island, Nebraska 912 74% 5 11
14 38 Southern Elementary Blue Springs, Nebraska 897 75% 5 2
15 40 Circle Greenwich Elementary Benton, Kansas 892 76% 5 4
16 41 A.B. Newell Elementary School Grand Island, Nebraska 890 80% 5 12
17 42 Dodge Elementary Grand Island, Nebraska 872 74% 5 10
18 43 Seedling Mile Elementary Grand Island, Nebraska 841 76% 5 10
19 44 Stolley Park Elementary Grand Island, Nebraska 827 75% 5 5
20 45 West Lawn Elementary School Grand Island, Nebraska 815 72% 5 12
21 47 Winside Public Winside, Nebraska 762 67% 5 13
22 49 Jefferson Elementary Grand Island, Nebraska 738 71% 5 10
23 50 Lincoln Elementary Grand Island, Nebraska 672 58% 5 12
6th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 1 Gretna Middle School Gretna, Nebraska 1277 95% 6 5
2 2 Holdrege Middle School Holdrege, Nebraska 1263 96% 6 13
3 3 Andover Middle School Andover, Kansas 1233 91% 6 15
4 4 Kiewit Middle School Omaha, Nebraska 1217 89% 6 8
5 5 Norfolk Middle School Norfolk, Nebraska 1214 98% 6 12
6 6 St. Paul Public School ST Paul, Nebraska 1206 94% 6 8
7 8 EISENHOWER ELEMENTARY NORTON, Kansas 1175 100% 6 12
8 10 Norfolk Middle School Norfolk, Nebraska 1130 87% 6 11
9 11 West Ridge Middle Sch. - Team 2 Grand Island, Nebraska 1119 87% 6 6
10 12 Chadron Middle School Chadron, Nebraska 1113 94% 6 5
11 13 Winside Public Winside, Nebraska 1101 85% 6
12 14 Andover Central Middle School Andover, Kansas 1097 87% 6 8
13 17 Norfolk Middle School Norfolk, Nebraska 1067 87% 6 8
14 19 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1055 86% 6 2
15 23 Silver Lake elementary School Bladen, Nebraska 1037 84% 6 10
16 24 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1022 84% 6 5
17 25 Marysville Elementary Marysville, Kansas 1020 82% 6 3
18 26 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 1005 83% 6 8
19 27 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 991 84% 6 6
20 28 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 987 80% 6 3
21 29 Westridge Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 986 84% 6 5
22 31 Norfolk Middle School Norfolk, Nebraska 977 86% 6 6
23 34 Circle Towanda Elementary Benton, Kansas 956 83% 6 3
24 35 Douglass Schools Douglass, Kansas 954 80% 6 7
25 39 Walnut Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 893 74% 6 12
26 46 R. J. Barr Middle School Grand Island, Nebraska 772 68% 6 4
27 48 Winside Public Winside, Nebraska 739 73% 6 7
Teams Not Reported
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