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Academic Teams

Elementary Academic Team, Grades 3-5

Practice begins in the fall for the Governor’s Cup* competition held each spring. The Academic team competes in the area of Quick Recall.

Wednesdays 5:00-6:30

Advisor: Andy Strange

Elementary Future Problem Solvers (FPS), Grades 3-5

Practices begin in early January for competitions in February and March. FPS competes in the Governor’s Cup* competition area of Future Problem Solving.

Advisors: Ms. Ruwe and Mrs. Schreiber

Middle School Academic Team, Grades 6-8

The Academic Team practices and competes in the Quick Recall of the Governor’s Cup* competition.

Advisors: Andy and Melissa Strange

Middle School Future Problem Solvers (FPS), Grades 6-8

FPS competes in the Governor’s Cup* competition area of Future Problem Solving.

Advisors: Ms. Downs and Mrs. Stover

 

*The Governor’s Cup is an academic competition that promotes and recognizes outstanding academic achievement featuring the following events:

Quick Recall – a team of four students listens to questions read by a moderator in various subject areas and tries to beat the clock and the opposing team with the correct response

Future Problem Solving (FPS) – a team of four students investigate a problem and use critical thinking skills and creative think to discern challenges, solutions, and develop an action plan to solve the problem.

Composition – individual students participate in on-demand writing activity and defend a position.

Written Assessment – students compete in the following subject areas: math, science, social studies, language arts, and arts and humanities by answering multiple choice questions.

2015 Governor's Cup Results:
District Middle School
Overall Champion
Quick Recall – 1st
Future Problem Solving – 1st

2014 Governor's Cup Results:
District Middle School
Overall Champion
Quick Recall –1st Place
Future Problem Solving – 2nd Place

Regional Middle School
Overall – 2nd Place
Quick Recall – 2nd Place
Future Problem Solving – 2nd Place

St. Joseph School
2474 Lorraine Avenue
Crescent Springs, Kentucky  41017
Phone (859) 578-2742
Fax (859) 578-2754