Tiger Quest Program Options

  • Program Options are subject to change. Some activities require teacher recommendation and/or high test scores for participation.
     
    Elementary School

    History Fair (grades K-5)-
    Students research topics of historical significance and create projects to showcase what they've learned.

    Math Masters (grade 5) - Students develop team problem solving strategies and work on fact drills. Teams of five compete at the Math Masters Competition in the spring.

    Geography Group (grade 3) - Students work in teams and individually to develop their map skills while learning about the geography of the United States. 

    Geography Bee (grades 4-5)-
    This competition challenges students' geography skills. The school Geo Bee is held in January.

    Battle of the Books (grades 4-5) - Students work in teams to read selected book titles and compete in a school wide challenge. Winners can advance to regional competitions. (Starts in October)

    P.E.T.S: Primary Education Thinking Skills grades (grades K-2)- A enrichment program that focuses on developing thinking skills in the early grades. 

    MathQuest (grade 4)- Teams of students work together to develop their mathematical problem solving skills. 

    Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl (Grade 5)- Teams of students work together to get the best score on questions in varying categories. 
     
    Nanowrimo (grade 5)- a challenging opportunity to write a novel in the month of November.  Completed novels earn free published copies of their books.  
     
    Future Problem Solvers (Grade 4-5)-  Students work in teams using the problem solving process to solve future scenarios.  Students develop critical and creative thinking skills. 
    Middle School

    Battle of the Books (grades 6-7-8) - Students work in teams to read selected book titles and compete in a school wide challenge. Winners can advance to regional competitions.  (Starts in Oct.)
     
    Model United Nations (6-7-8)  Learn about the United Nations while representing a country's point of view regarding world issues.  (Starts in Oct.)
     
    Math Counts (grades 7-8)- Motivated Math students will enjoy the challenge of this math competition. Meets weekly prior to competition day.  (Starts in Sept.)

    Math Masters (grade 6) - Students develop team problem solving strategies and work on fact drills. Teams of five compete at the Math Masters Competition in the spring. (Starts in Oct.)

    Geography Bee  - This competition challenges students' geography skills. (Starts in Nov.) The school Geo Bee is held in January.

    Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl - This trivia contest is held twice yearly. Teams of students work together to get the best score on questions in varying categories.  Held 2x per year.

    Book Groups - Students can participate in book groups throughout the year.

    Computer Programming Exploration - Students can develop games and animations through SCRATCH and ALICE during available WINN times.

    Letters for Literature - Students can enter this writer's contest once yearly by writing a letter to a favorite author. The letter must convey how the book has had an impact on his/her life.

    National History Day - Students can work on projects to submit to the National History Day Competition in the spring. Students research topics of historical significance and create projects to showcase what they've learned. (Starts in Oct.)

    WINN Enrichment - Students can utilize WINNs to enrich coursework or participate in enrichment activities online in the Tiger Quest Resource Room.

    Science Olympiad - Students work as a team to test their knowledge of various science topics as well as their engineering abilities. (Starts Oct.)