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Application for 2022-2023 Black History Bowl Team

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Thank you for your interest in Lost Mountain Middle School’s Black History Academic Bowl Team! We are so very excited to get started for the 2022-23 school year and to start practicing together. Please use this packet as a resource to inform you about our program. This will be Lost Mountains 2nd year participating in the Black History Academic Bowl, LMMS placed 3rd during the 2021-22 school year! We are looking to take 1st place this year!!

What is the Black History Academic Bowl?

The Black History Bowl is a fun, competitive and educational event for middle school students. Teams will have an opportunity to compete in three rounds of competition that begin in January and end with the Championship Series in February. Teams compete by answering a variety of black history-related questions in science, the arts, education, sports, entertainment, civil rights, politics and more in a fast-paced game show format. The Bowl seeks to raise and deepen the awareness of the vital role played by African Americans in the rich history of our country. 

When are practices for the Black History Academic Bowl?

Practices will be held every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 4:30 to 5:30 in Ms. Martinez’s room 823, starting on Tuesday, August 23rd. Please be sure that you can secure transportation for these days if you plan to apply for Black History Academic Bowl Team. As we get closer to competition dates weekly practices times will increase to 4 days a week (Monday-Thursday).

What supplies do I need for the Black History Academic Bowl practice?

Please bring your laptops, note cards, highlighter, and pencil or pen. Also bring afternoon snack with you. We will be answering practice questions using shared buzzers that I will provide.

Who is the main contact for the Black History Academic Bowl?

The Black History Academic Bowl Team will be coached by Ms. Carmela Martinez

Email: carmela.martinez@cobbk12.org