January 25th: Battle of the Books! 8:05am – 10:10am
Jordan students have formed 68 teams for the Battle of the Books to compete for prestige and great prizes. Book checkouts start December 9th, and teams have 6 weeks to read all 8 books by the day of the battle. The books for this year’s battle are: Steelheart, Son of the Mob, Jackaby, Pax, Under a Painted Sky, The Unwanteds, Counting by 7s, and How to Train Your Dragon.
All participating students will receive prizes, and bigger prizes will go to the top five winning teams. All participants will also get extra credit from their English teachers. At the end of the battle participants will receive a certificate of participation, which you will then take to your English teacher to receive your extra credit.
There is a mandatory meeting for all participants on January 18th at lunch in the library.