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Kingsford Park School Students Compete In Battle Of The Books

The winners of the third and fourth grade competition are from left: Evan Rando, Blake Uribe, AJ Blakeley and Michael Fierro.
The winners of the third and fourth grade competition are from left: Evan Rando, Blake Uribe, AJ Blakeley and Michael Fierro.

OSWEGO, NY – Students at Kingsford Park Elementary School in Oswego recently held their Battle of the Books competition.

The winners will now continue on to the district-wide event on March 4 at 6 p.m. at Oswego High School’s Ralph M. Faust Theater.

The fifth and sixth grade winners are from left:  Sydney DeLapp and Sofie Kristiansen.
The fifth and sixth grade winners are from left: Sydney DeLapp and Sofie Kristiansen.

Battle of the Books is a popular reading initiative that allows students to assemble teams to read a provided list of books, and then compete with others on their familiarity with the authors and readings.

The competition includes two age groups – third and fourth graders and fifth and sixth grade students.

The district winners will advance to the county-wide Battle of the Books competition planned for March 24 and hosted by the Fulton City School District.