The Creswell Chronicle -

CHS wins 'OBOB' state championship


April 11, 2019

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From left are Creswell OBOBbers Brielle Brick, Raina Davis, Julianne Kersgaard, Emma Kersgaard and Coach Pam Kersgaard.

Brielle Brick, Raina Davis, Emma Kersgaard and Julianne Kersgaard have worked together for three years as a team and earned their first trip to the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) state competition - and won the title.

"OBOB is a fun quiz-type competition for kids who love to read. Students read books from a chosen list, 16 books in elementary and middle school and 12 books at the high-school level," Coach Pam Kersgaard said. "They form a team of four or five students who compete against other teams to determine who remembers the most details from each book."

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