Battle of the Books
Students from Daniel Wright Junior High School participate in a friendly reading competition between various schools in Lake County, IL. Student teams compete in "Jeopardy" style. The competition questions are based upon the current year's Rebecca Caudill nominated books.
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Team News for 2017
Tryouts for the award-winning Daniel Wright Battle of the Books team were held on Monday, January 23, 2017!
Thank you to the 75+ students who participated in tryouts! Congratulations to the students who will be representing Daniel Wright Junior High School for 2017!
- This year's one and only Battle of the Books competition will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Highland Middle School in Libertyville, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Another Successful Season (2016)!
Congratulations to our Battle of the Books teams for capturing 1st, 2nd, and 4th places at the Lake County competition on March 10, 2016, in Lake Forest! Three Daniel Wright teams battled seven rounds against Deer Path Middle School, Woodland Middle School, Beach Park Middle School, and Highland Middle School.
- When these battles finished, it was a tie for 2nd place, for which Daniel Wright Team #3 and Woodland Green battled to establish 2nd and 3rd places. When DW Team #3 was victorious, it was then pitted against DW Team #1 for 1st or 2nd place!
- Capturing 1st Place (Team #1): Aarush A., Anish A., Anmol D., Aayush D., Aditya M., Meehir D. (Captain), Healey K. (Co-Captain), and Gabi S.
- Taking 2nd Place (Team #3): Glenna W., Kayla C. (Captain), Michael K. (Co-Captain), Hannah M. L., Rohit N., Ethan S., Arnav S., and Starla W.
- Securing 4th Place (Team #2): Kate A., Anika K., Anastasia L., Ananya T., Amelia A., Sadie G. (Co-Captain), Hannah K., and Emery E. (Captain).
This was the fourth consecutive year a team from Daniel Wright has finished in 1st place! Wow!