Important Dates for 2014-2015 Battle of the Books

I’m sure everyone is getting ready for the end of school and is excited for summer! Here at the library we are gearing up for next years Battle of the Books season. That being said, the 2014-2015 schedule for Battle of the Books has been finalized.  Here are the important dates for you to know:

August 1: Book list is released
August 11: Books on the shelves
September 2: Contracts sent out
October 1: Contracts due
December 12: t-shirt orders due from schools
February 2 (week of): Battles start
March 2 (week of): Branch Quarterfinals
March 9 (week of): Branch Semifinals and Finals
March 18: BOTB District Competition

If you have any questions please contact your Battle of the Books representatives or local library.

Enjoy your summer and we will see you in the fall!!

 

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District Battle Results

It was a very exciting night at the District Battles held at the PACE Center in Parker. The winning teams from Parker, Castle Rock and Highlands Ranch came together tonight to participate in the battles that would determine the Douglas County District Champions.

Here are the results:

3rd/4th Grade Semifinal

Renaissance (48) v Pine Lane (43)

3rd/4th Grade Final

Renaissance (38) v Coyote Creek (51)

 

5th/6th Grade Semifinal

Parker Core Knowledge (35) v Heritage (44)

5th/6th Grade Final

Heritage (38) v Flagstone (51)

 

Congratulations to our District Champions:

Coyote Creek (Highlands Ranch) and Flagstone (Castle Rock)

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2014 Battle of the Books District Finals

Join us at the Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center (PACE) for the Douglas County Libraries District Finals

3/4 Grade Battles Start at 6:00 pm
Semifinal – Pine Lane v. Renaissance Magnet
Final – Coyote Creek v. Semifinal winner

5/6 Grade Battles Start at 7:15 pm
Semifinal – Heritage v. Parker Core knowledge
Final – Flagstone v. Semifinal winner

Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center (PACE)
20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 805-6800

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2014 LaRue Library Final Battle Pictures

All teams did an incredible job during the battles and are amazing.

Congratulations to the winners. We’ll be rooting for you on 3/19 at the District Finals at the Pace Center in Parker.

The 3/4 Grade winner was Coyote Creek and the runner up was Stone Mountain.

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The 5/6 Grade winner was Heritage and the runner up was Trailblazer.

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2014 Battle of the Books Schedule at James H. LaRue Library (Highlands Ranch)

2014 Battle of the Books Schedule
All Battle to take place at James H. LaRue Library, Highlands Ranch*

Inter-School Battles
WEEK 1
Tuesday February 4th

AFC
4:30 Heritage (41) vs Bear Canyon (28) (3/4)
5:00 Heritage (57)  vs Bear Canyon (20) (5/6)
5:30 Redstone (38) vs Platte River (41) (3/4)
6:00 Redstone (48) vs Platte River (23) (5/6)
6:30 Copper Mesa (52) vs Roxborough (18) (3/4)
7:00 Copper Mesa (44) vs Roxborough (23) (5/6)

Wednesday February 5th
Combo
4:30 Cougar Run (35) vs Coyote Creek (54) (3/4)
5:00 Cougar Run (54) vs Coyote Creek (13) (5/6)
5:30 Saddle Ranch (28) vs Lone Tree (23) (3/4)
6:00 Saddle Ranch (36) vs Lone Tree (46) (5/6)

Thursday February 6th
NFC
4:30 Stone Mountain (43) vs Acres Green (38) (3/4)
5:00 Stone Mountain (38) vs Acres Green (41) (5/6)
5:30 Trailblazer (49) vs Sand Creek (10) (3/4)
6:00 Trailblazer (48) vs Sand Creek (35) (5/6)
6:30 Eagle Ridge (15) vs Arrowwood (34) (3/4)
7:00 Eagle Ridge (63) vs Arrowwood (13) (5/6)

WEEK 2
Tuesday February 11th

AFC
4:30 Redstone (25) vs Coyote Creek (59) (3/4)
5:00 Redstone (33) vs Coyote Creek (43) (5/6)
5:30 Copper Mesa (40) vs Platte River (28) (3/4)
6:00 Copper Mesa (25) vs Platte River (44) (5/6)
6:30 Roxborough (41) vs Bear Canyon (23) (3/4)
7:00 Roxborough (24) vs Bear Canyon (45) (5/6)

Wednesday February 12th
Combo
4:30 Heritage (35) vs Cougar Run (46) (3/4)
5:00 Heritage (52) vs Cougar Run (31) (5/6)
5:30 Eagle Ridge (42) vs Saddle Ranch (5) (3/4)
6:00 Eagle Ridge (45) vs Saddle Ranch (23) (5/6)

Thursday February 13th
NFC
4:30 Stone Mountain (44) vs Trailblazer (30) (3/4)
5:00 Stone Mountain (38) vs Trailblazer (51) (5/6)
5:30 Sand Creek (15) vs Arrowwood (46) (3/4)
6:00 Sand Creek (35) vs Arrowwood (36) (5/6)
6:30 Acres Green (47) vs Lone Tree (20) (3/4)
7:00 Acres Green (25) vs Lone Tree (51) (5/6)

WEEK 3
Tuesday February 18th

AFC
4:30 Copper Mesa (28) vs Bear Canyon (45) (3/4)
5:00 Copper Mesa (32) vs Bear Canyon(26) (5/6)
5:30 Platte River Academy (35) vs Coyote Creek (59) (3/4)
6:00 Platte River Academy (41) vs Coyote Creek (33) (5/6)
6:30 Roxborough (18) vs Cougar Run (60) (3/4)
7:00 Roxborough (36) vs Cougar Run (33) (5/6)

Wednesday February 19th
Combo
4:30 Redstone (51) vs Heritage (33) (3/4)
5:00 Redstone (30) vs Heritage (49) (5/6)
5:30 Acres Green (49) vs Eagle Ridge (33) (3/4)
6:00 Acres Green (28) vs Eagle Ridge (44) (5/6)

Thursday February 20th
NFC
4:30 Arrowwood (53) vs Trailblazer (45) (3/4)
5:00 Arrowwood (33) vs Trailblazer (46) (5/6)
5:30 Stone Mountain (60) vs Lone Tree (20) (3/4)
6:00 Stone Mountain (40) vs Lone Tree (35) (5/6)
6:30 Saddle Ranch (35) vs Sand Creek (36) (3/4)
7:00 Saddle Ranch (23) vs Sand Creek (47) (5/6)

WEEK 4
Tuesday February 25th

AFC
4:30 Coyote Creek (60) vs Copper Mesa (20) (3/4)
5:00 Coyote Creek (41) vs Copper Mesa (43) (5/6)
5:30 Bear Canyon (20) vs Cougar Run (58) (3/4)
6:00 Bear Canyon (33) vs Cougar Run (57) (5/6)
6:30 Platte River Academy (49) vs Heritage (33) (3/4)
7:00 Platte River Academy (45) vs Heritage (53) (5/6)

Wednesday February 26th
Combo
4:30 Sand Creek (30) vs Acres Green (46) (3/4)
5:00 Sand Creek (42) vs Acres Green (29) (5/6)
5:30 Roxborough (23) vs Redstone (36) (3/4)
6:00 Roxborough (35) vs Redstone (44) (5/6)

Thursday February 27th
NFC
4:30 Lone Tree (33) vs Trailblazer (44) (3/4)
5:00 Lone Tree (48) vs Trailblazer (43) (5/6)
5:30 Arrowwood (21) vs Saddle Ranch (44) (3/4)
6:00 Arrowwood (34) vs Saddle Ranch (39) (5/6)
6:30 Stone Mountain (42) vs Eagle Ridge (31) (3/4)
7:00 Stone Mountain (56) vs Eagle Ridge (40) (5/6)

Quarter Finals
AFC
Wednesday March 5th

4:30 Coyote Creek (51) vs. Redstone (35) (3/4)
5:00 Heritage (51) vs. Redstone (35) (5/6)
5:30 Cougar Run (54) vs. Platte River (35) (3/4)
6:00 Copper Mesa (35) vs. Cougar Run (51) (5/6)

NFC
Thursday March 6th

4:30 Stone Mountain (51) vs. Trailblazer (35) (3/4)
5:00 Eagle Ridge (53) vs. Stone Mountain (45) (5/6)
5:30 Acres Green (54) vs. Arrowwood (28) (3/4)
6:00 Trailblazer (50) vs. Lone Tree (45) (5/6)

Semi Finals
Wednesday March 12th

5:30 Cougar Run (43) vs. Coyote Creek (48) (3/4)
6:00 Heritage (39) vs. Cougar Run (36) (5/6)
6:30 Acres Green (45) vs. Stone Mountain (48) (3/4)
7:00 Eagle Ridge (30) vs. Trailblazer (57) (5/6)

Branch Finals
Friday March 14th

6:00 Coyote Creek (57) vs. Stone Mountain (33) 3/4
6:45 Trailblazer (43) vs. Heritage (51) 5/6

*District Battle
Wed. March 19th at the Parker Arts Cultural and Events Center

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Parker Final Results

Congratulations to all the teams who have been battling with us the last few weeks.  Tonight two 3rd/4th and 5th/6th teams brought their all to the battle.    The winners were:

3rd/4th  – Pine Lane

5th/6th – Parker Core Knowledge

Congrats to all the competing schools.  We hope to see you again next year.

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Philip S. Miller Branch Final Battle Team Photos

Philip S. Miller 2014 BOTB runners up!

Philip S. Miller 2014 BOTB runners up!

 

Philip S. Miller 2014 3/4 Runners Up!

Philip S. Miller 2014 3/4 Runners Up!

2014 3/4 Branch Champions!

2014 3/4 Branch Champions!

2014 3/4 Philip S. Miller Branch Champs from Renaissance!

2014 3/4 Philip S. Miller Branch Champs from Renaissance!

2014 Happy Renaissance 3/4 Branch Champs!

2014 Happy Renaissance 3/4 Branch Champs!

2014 Runners Up 5/6 Grade Meadow View!

2014 Runners Up 5/6 Grade Meadow View!

Meadow View 2014 Philip S. Miller Branch Runners Up for 5/6

Meadow View 2014 Philip S. Miller Branch Runners Up for 5/6

2014 5/6 Philip S. Miller Branch Champs! Flagstone!

2014 5/6 Philip S. Miller Branch Champs! Flagstone!

Crazy 2014 Branch Champs, Flagstone!

Crazy 2014 Branch Champs, Flagstone!

Flagstone  Elementary: 2014 Philip S. Miller Branch Champs!

Flagstone Elementary: 2014 Philip S. Miller Branch Champs!

 

We are so proud of ALL participating teams! Thanks for a great Battle of the Books season. Good luck to our Branch Champs and see you next week at the District Battles. Good Luck!

See the rest of you next year!

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Philip S. Miller (Castle Rock) Branch Final Battle Scores (both grades)

Here are the scores for our Final Battles tonight, Tuesday,  March 11, 2014

3/4 Grade: Castle Rock 38, Renaissance 54

Castle Rock was undefeated up until this evening! You are a credit to your school! We hope to see you all next year!

We are excited to congratulate our 3/4 winners: Renaissance, who will go on to represent Philip S. Miller Library at the District Battle next Wed. March 19, 2014 at the Parker PACE Center. More detail to follow, keep posted!

5/6 Grade: Flagstone 53, Meadow View 35

Meadow View battled hard all season to make it to the Finals! Way to go! We’ll see some of you next year as well!

Congratulations to Flagstone who had never lost a battle all season! Amazing! Flagstone will also represent Philip S. Miller Library at the District Battles next week against Parker and James H. LaRue, Highlands Ranch Libraries.

Best of luck to both teams!

We’re proud of every team that participated this 2014 Battle of the Books season. Thanks for making this such a fun and successful program!

Please stay tuned for more information about battle times next week and for pictures of tonight’s event!

 

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Parker Semifinal Battle Results All Grades & Finals Schedule

It was an exciting night of battles at the Parker Library Semifinals! The scores were very close and Liz and I were very proud of all the competing teams.

The results of the Semifinals battles are below:

Frontier Valley (46) vs. North Star (43)

Cherokee Trail (30) vs. Pine Lane (49)

North Star (35) vs. Frontier Valley (56)

Challenge to Excellence (40) vs. Parker Core Knowledge (48)

 

The Finals will be on Wednesday, March 12th.

The schedule is below:

Time

Team

Team

6:00 – 6:30

Pine Lane

3rd/4th

Frontier Valley

3rd/4th

7:00 – 7:30

Frontier Valley

5th/6th

Parker Core Knowledge

5th/6th

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Philip S. Miller (Castle Rock) Semi Final Scores (both grades) and Finals times

Here are the scores from our Semi Final battles for the 3/4 teams today, Monday 3/10/14

Castle Rock 44, Buffalo Ridge 33

Renaissance 49, Flagstone 35

Congratulations to our teams that have worked so hard for a LONG time!

Teams that aren’t moving on, we hope to see you next year!

Our Finals for 3/4 grades will start at 6:00 PM Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Good luck to Castle Rock and Renaissance teams tomorrow!

Here are the scores from our Semi Final battles for the 5/6 teams today, Monday 3/10/14

Flagstone 54, Renaissance 38

Meadow View 44, Academy Charter 33

For teams not moving on, we hope you’ve enjoyed reading, team building and leadership.

We’re proud of ALL our teams!

Our Finals for the 5/6 grade teams will start at 7:00 PM tomorrow, Tuesday 3/11/14

Good luck to Flagstone and Meadow View!

 

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