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Battle of the Books

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The Battle of the Books competition, coordinated by Mesquite ISD Library Services, is designed to encourage students to read, discuss, and enjoy great literature in a team setting.

Registration for 22-23 is now closed. 

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Congratulations to the following teams who have made it to our 2023 district finals elementary competition. 

3rd/4th English Division

Austin ES– The Adventuring Lions

Achziger ES – B.O.B. Days

Gray ES – Sweatin’ the Small Stuff

Hanby ES – The Reading Huskies

McKenzie ES – Novel Explorers

Rutherford ES – Peace, Love & Books

Lawrence ES – The Lawrence Book Hunters

3rd/4th Bilingual Division

McKenzie ES – Pizza Readers

Achziger ES – The Mysterious Treasure Readers

Rutherford ES – Book-Busters

Galloway ES – Lit Lectores in the Multiverse of Books

Porter ES – Between the Covers

Gray ES – Gator Days: The Gray Chronicles

Tosch ES – Readatrons

5th Grade Division

Seabourn ES – The Novel (Pre)Teens

Smith ES – Literary Leopards

McKenzie ES – Detail Detectives

Galloway ES – Book Busters

Black ES – Blakley’s Legacy

Gentry ES – Gentry Book Clubs

Gray ES – Super Gators

Congratulations to the following teams for their awards at Prelims.3rd/4th English Division

Best Team Name – Galloway ES - Galloway Gator Girl Squad

Best Team Collaboration – Rutherford ES

3rd/4th Bilingual Division

Best Team Name – Galloway ES - Lit Lectores in the Multiverse of Books

Best Team Collaboration – Achziger ES

5th Grade Division

Best Team Name – McKenzie ES – Detail Detectives

Best Team Collaboration – Hodges ES

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