From Austin Daily Herald: Ed briefs: Geography bee slated for Dec. 5; Pacelli Honor Roll announced
Local fourth- through eighth-grade students at Ellis Middle School,
Banfield Elementary, Neveln Elementary, Southgate Elementary and Sumner
Elementary will compete Dec. 5 to test their knowledge of the world’s
geography and cultures. The students took a qualifying test the first
week of November.
The contest is designed to encourage teachers to
include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest and
increase public awareness about geography. For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee.
David Wolff at 507-460-1600 or 507-1912 with questions. For specific
times and locations, call the site coordinators: Ellis Middle School,
Derik Gustafson, 460-1500; Banfield Elementary School, Karla Carroll,
460-1200; Neveln Elementary School, David Wolff, 460-1600; Southgate
Elementary School, Sherrie Voigt, 460-1300; Sumner Elementary School,
Megan Higgins, 460-1100.