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Battle of the Books

The Bosco System offers the Battle of the Books.


The 2023 Battle of the Books is coming to Central Rivers on April 13th (Elementary) and April 14th (Middle School)!

The 2023 Battle of the Books will happen virtually. More information will be made available closer to the battle.



High School (Mrs. Rottink- advisor)

The Iowa High School Battle of the Books is a contest for 9th-12th graders across the state.

Student teams work together to read a list of 28 books.

The contest consists of a qualifying round, held online from March 20-March 31, 2023, and then an in-person Grand Battle in Marshalltown of the top sixteen teams on April 26, 2023.