St. Augustin National Geographic Bee

January 21, 2020

St. Augustin Geography Bee

School Geography Bee

Congratulations to our overall school champion, Roan Milligan!

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Geography teacher, Mr. Grimm with grade-level finalists.

Each year St. Augustin is one of thousands of schools to participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society.  Fourth through eighth-grade students participate in trivia elimination rounds in their classrooms to establish grade level winners.  These winners move on to test their geographic knowledge in the fourth through eighth-grade school competition to become the overall school champion.  Congratulations to this year's winner seventh grader, Roan Milligan!

The overall school winner has a chance at qualifying for the Iowa State Geography Bee by submitting a State Bee Qualifying Test.  The field is narrowed to only 100 students from across the state that will compete in the Iowa State Geography Bee in the spring.

 A very special thank you to our Middle School Social Studies teacher, Mr. Grimm for coordinating this fun event for our students!

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Roan Milligan, St. Augustin Catholic School Geography Bee Champion with Mr. Grimm.

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School Geography Bee Finalists, Roan M.

and Nathan W. with Mr. Grimm

 Does your student want to brush up on their geography knowledge for next year's bee?  Find helpful resources and games in the National Geographic Study Corner.