Texas Quiz Bowl is happy to announce that in Fall 2017 we will offer our first ever Quiz Bowl Academy classes. The classes will be held on Sundays in the conference room at the La Quinta-Westchase (10850 Harwin Dr, Houston, TX 77072) near the corner of Beltway 8 and Westpark Tollway in West Houston.
There are three classes available: Science, History, and Humanities. Here is the schedule for these classes.
Science: 11:00 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. $405 (Limit: 12 students)
History: 01:00 p.m. t0 2:55 p.m. $405 (Limit: 12 students)
Humanities: 03:00 p.m. to 4:55 p.m. $405 (Limit: 12 students)
Each class period will include 50 minutes on instruction in a specific topic area (see below for samples), 50 minutes of targeted practice (with coaching on buzzer strategies), a 10 minute quiz to review from the previous weeks, and a short break. Students will be given a brief homework assignment each week. Sample topics covered in each class are listed below:
Science: Biological Processes, Electricity & Magnetism, Geology, Solar System
History: American States, Ancient Leaders, European Monarchs, Wars
Humanities: American Stories, Ancient Drama, Shakespeare, World Literary Classics
The classes will run 10 times between October 15th through December 18th. Fees must be paid in advance either via regular mail to the address below, via Chase Quick Pay (directed to email@example.com), or via Credit Card. Please note that you must email to schedule a phone call in order to use Credit Card. Additionally credit card payments require a $25 convenience fee.
Texas Quiz Bowl Academy
c/o Chris Romero
20754 Calloway Crest Court
Katy, Texas 77449