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RMS tops Middle School Battle of the Books Competition

The Riverwood Middle Ravens were the first place winner of the Johnston County Public Schools Middle School Battle of the Books Competition.

Students on Battle of the Books teams from each of the traditional middle schools in JCPS participated in the competition held at the district’s AG Glenn Building on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Each team read a total of 22 books and answered questions to show their overall knowledge of the novels. The competition encourages a love of reading in students by exposing them to high quality literature in a variety of genres.

The first place winner of the competition was Riverwood Middle, the second place winner was Swift Creek Middle, and the third place winner was Cleveland Middle.

The team will move on to compete at the Regional Competition on April 3rd in Lillington, NC.