Homeschoolers are dominant in annual reading competition
The team of homeschooled students who won the annual Battle of the Books contest last year came in second this year, bested by another team of homeschooled students they practiced with.
Since November, the teams of eight students each from grades 4 to 6 have been reading 20 books supplied by the Washington County Free Library. Twenty teams competed in a written competition in early March, with eight teams advancing to Saturday’s oral competition.
Last year, the Patriots won the contest, in which teams are asked questions about the 20 books. Members of that team returned this year as Patriots Return. Read more…