Bedford student wins state geography bee

Bedford student wins state geography bee

KEENE – For the third year in a row, a Bedford student has won the New Hampshire National Geographic Bee.   Kevin Owens, a seventh grader at the Ross A. Lurgio Middle School, took first place at the 2014 New Hampshire state-level Geographic Bee at Keene State College Friday afternoon....
Last call for National Geographic Bee school registration

Last call for National Geographic Bee school registration

LAST CHANCE FOR SCHOOLS TO REGISTER FOR THE 2013 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE The National Geographic Bee is a school competition for students in any grades four through eight. Excite your students about the world around them and reward those who excel in their knowledge of geography by giving them a chance to compete in a school geographic bee. The final deadline for registration has been extended to December 14, 2012. After October 15, the registration fee increased to $120. School level Bees can be held up to January 15, 2013. Go to www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee  to get complete information and other dates and deadlines. Principals must register their schools to receive the contest materials necessary to conduct a school level Bee. All we need is a letter on school letterhead, signed by the principal, with the $120 registration fee (check or purchase order made out to National Geographic). The registration is not refundable, so make sure the school registers only once. If paying by purchase order, note that when the school sends payment on the PO it must be clear that the check is payment on a PO that was sent earlier so that the school will not be entered twice in the system. You can go online and check to verify the school registration has been received and processed. Mail the registration letter and fee, in the same envelope, to National Geographic Bee, National Geographic Society, 1145 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-4688. We must receive this in our hands by December 14, 2012. We look forward to many more schools giving their students the opportunity to excel and also...

2013 GeoBee

The GeoBee is open to schools and homeschool associations with students in grades four through eight. Registration is not open to individual students. Schools that register by October 15, 2012 with the $100 registration fee will receive a contest packet in mid-November. Schools may register from October 15 to December 14 for a fee of $120. School Bees may be held anytime between November 12, 2012 and January 15, 2013. The school Bee winners complete a written test that determines the top 100 students in each state. These students are invited to attend the state competition on Friday, April 5, 2013. The national competition is May 20-22, 2013 in Washington, DC. Registration forms are available from: National Geographic Bee C/o National Geographic Society PO Box 98196 Washington, DC 20090-8196 Or www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee Or (202)...

2012 NH Geographic Bee

NEELAM SANDHU FROM BEDFORD WINS 2012 NEW HAMPSHIRE GEOGRAPHIC BEE KEENE, NH (March 30, 2012)—Neelam Sandhu, a 13-year-old seventh-grader from Ross A. Lurgio Middle School, Bedford, NH, took top honors at the 2012 New Hampshire state-level Geographic Bee held today at Keene State College. She received $100, the “Complete National Geographic on DVD” and a trip to Washington, D.C., where she will represent New Hampshire in the national finals of the Bee at National Geographic Society headquarters, May 22-24, 2012. The National Geographic Bee is organized by the National Geographic Society. This year’s state sponsors are Google and Plum Creek. Up to 100 fourth- to eighth-graders in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Atlantic and Pacific territories, and Department of Defense Dependents Schools took part in today’s state-level Bees. First prize in the national competition is a $25,000 college scholarship and lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society. Second- and third-place finishers receive $15,000 and $10,000 college scholarships. The national winner will also travel (along with one parent or guardian), all expenses paid, to the Galápagos Islands. The winner will experience geography firsthand through up-close encounters with the wildlife and landscape of Galápagos. Travel for the trip is provided by Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic. For additional information on the National Geographic Bee, visit www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee. National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD will air the final round of the 2012 National Geographic Bee, moderated by “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, on Thursday, May 24, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. It will be aired later on public television stations; check local television listings for date and time in your...

2012 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE

LAST CHANCE FOR SCHOOLS TO REGISTER FOR THE 2012 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE The National Geographic Bee is a school competition for students in any grades four through eight. Excite your students about the world around them and reward those who excel in their knowledge of geography by giving them a chance to compete in a school geographic bee. The final deadline for registration has been extended to December 9, 2011. After October 15, the registration fee increased to $110. School level Bees can be held up to January 13, 2012. Go to National Geographic Geobee to get complete information and other dates and deadlines. Principals must register their schools to receive the contest materials necessary to conduct a school level Bee. All we need is a letter on school letterhead, signed by the principal, with the $110 registration fee (check or purchase order made out to National Geographic). The registration is not refundable, so make sure the school registers only once. If paying by purchase order, note that when the school sends payment on the PO it must be clear that the check is payment on a PO that was sent earlier so that the school will not be entered twice in the system. You can go online and check to verify the school registration has been received and processed. Mail the registration letter and fee, in the same envelope, to National Geographic Bee, National Geographic Society, 1145 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-4688. We look forward to many more schools giving their students the opportunity to excel and also be encouraged to know more about the world in...