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Meadow School tops Elementary Battle of the Books Competition

Meadow School was the first place winner of the Johnston County Public Schools Elementary School Battle of the Books Competition.

Students on Battle of the Books teams from several JCPS elementary schools participated in the competition held at Johnston Community College on March 3. 

Each team read a total of 15 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 Meadow School, the second place winner was Four Oaks Elementary, and the third place winner was Riverwood Elementary. 

The Meadow Battle of the Books team will move on to compete at the Regional Competition on April 4 at Polenta Elementary.