The second round of the 2016-2017 season for the Firelands Challenge matches for 2016-2017 wrapped up on Thursday morning with a match between Port Clinton, South Central and Perkins high schools. Perkins needed a good performance to maintain its lead in the standings, but the team decided to put on a great performance in winning ints match by 38 points over Port Clinting.
William Muthig, Firelands Challenge Coordinator, commented, "It is clear the Perkins team was prepared for this match. Any time a team can pick up 14 bonus points from other teams' questions, you know that team has been thorough in studying the various categories."
Perkins also scored 11 points from Lightning Round questions on its way to a final score of 70. Port Clinton's final score was 32 and South Central earned 6 points.
Edison High School continues to hold on to second place in the standings; Huron High School stays in third place, and Norwalk St. Paul keeps its fourth place position. Monroeville High School replaces Danbury in the fifth spot.
At the conclusion of the second round of matches the top five (5) scoring schools are:
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The third round of Firelands Challenge begins with three (3) matches on November 30th. Norwalk, Norwalk St. Paul and Perkins will host matches at their schools in the third round.
Click on the link below to view the 2016-2017 Firelands Challenge schedule:
On August 4, 2016 North Point Educational Service Center hosted their annual one-day retreat for area school leaders at the Kalahari Resort/Convention Center. The event was attended by approximately 200 superintendents, principals, treasurers, coordinators, supervisors and directors from 27 school districts.
The Retreat marked the thirty-ninth (39th) year that the Center has organized and hosted the in-service. This event kicks-off the new school year. It affords school leaders the opportunity to come together and discuss plans for the upcoming school year and to interact with colleagues in other districts so they can collaborate on common programs and activities.