Battle of the Books



James River Elementary Battle Winners

Do you like to flex your intellectual muscle?  Try our Battle of the Books program for 4th-5th and 6th-8th graders.  Students from area schools read 12 books, and then test their knowledge of the books in local and regional competition.  It's lots of fun!

2019 Battle Book List for 4th-5th Grades
2019 Battle Book List for 6th-8th Grades

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Local Battle Championships!

Grades 4-5
Winner:  James River Elementary
Second:  Norge Elementary
Third:  DJ Montague Elementary
Also competing:  Clara Byrd Baker, Walsingham Academy, Matoaka, J. Blaine Blayton, Williamsburg Christian Academy and Matthew Whaley


Toano Winners

Grades  6-8
Winner:  Toano Middle School
Second:  Hornsby Middle School


Toano Middle School went on to finish second in the Regional Battle Finals.  Congratulations!

2018 Regional Results were as follows:

1st  Newport News, Hampton Roads Academy
2nd  Poquoson Elementary
3rd  York County, Mt. Vernon Elementary

1st  York County, Yorktown Middle
2nd  Williamsburg, Toano Middle
3rd  Hampton, Spratley Gifted Center