Due to inclement weather, Fort Calhoun Schools are CLOSED, Friday, January 17th, 2020. All activities, games, meetings and practices are canceled. All school offices will be closed.

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Quiz Bowl


Capital Conference Champion — 2008, 2012, 2019

Capital Conference Runner-Up — 2013, 2014

Sponsor: Justin Shields –

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Quiz Bowl?

A: Using a buzzer system, teams of 4 students go head-to-head against students from other schools to see who can answer the most questions in 20 minutes.

Q: What kind of questions are asked?

A: Questions are random and cover a range of topics including math, biology, zoology, physiology, anatomy, chemistry, history, politics, literature, sports, and more.

Q: Do I need to be an expert in all those subjects?

A: No, students are often really knowledgeable about 1 subject area.

Q: When is quiz bowl practice?

A: Students practice once a week during their lunch period in Mr. Shields’ classroom (Room 1141). The weekly schedule can be found on the Google Classroom site.