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National Geographic Bee

We are proud to announce that Chadbourne School has registered for the National Geography Bee contest this year. It is a parent driven event and volunteers are needed for it to be successful. There was an interest form during Back to School night so now is the time to register.  Please register if your child plans to prepare for the contest to make this Geography Bee a success. We can have a maximum of 30 students.

This program is open to Chadbourne students from Grades 4, 5 and 6.

What is the National Geo Bee?
The contest is designed to spark student interest in geography. Students in grades four through eight are eligible for this challenging test of geographic knowledge.

How to register and volunteer
  • Volunteer: Fill out this form
    • Need 8 volunteers- 3 scorekeepers, 1 time keeper & 4 to setup
  • Register:
    • Limited to 30 students (if you are past 30, you will be on wait list)
    • Fill out this form (will open November 1 at 8pm).
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Dates to know

  • School Preliminary Bee: Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015 at 1:15 pm in MPR
  • School Wide Final Bee: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 1:15 pm in the MPR
  • State Bee:  April 1, 2016
  • National Level: May 23–25, 2016, Washington D.C.
Parents are responsible to help prepare their child

  1. The Geography Bee Complete Preparation Handbook: “1001 Questions & Answers to Help You Win Again and Again” By Matthew T. Rosenberg, Jennifer E. Rosenberg
  2. “National Geographic Bee Official Study Guide” By Stephen F. Cunha
  3. Geography Bee Simplified - By Ram Iyer
Website & other study links