Riverview teacher Tyler Gruett shakes hands with Elsa Boxrucker, winner of the 2020 Riverview Geography Bee.
Posted January 27, 2020
Elsa Boxrucker, a sixth-grade student at Riverview Middle School, has won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship.
This first round of competition was open to all Riverview students, and more than 500 took a preliminary test. The top 30 qualifiers advanced to the school bee, held Jan. 16 in the Riverview Auditorium, with each contestant answering one question orally per round for seven rounds.
Qualifiers for the Riverview Geography Bee were:
Eight contestants correctly answered six of seven questions to advance to the Championship Round. Elsa Boxrucker and Silas Dailey advanced to become the final two. Elsa eventually won on a fifth Championship question about China’s largest city, Shanghai.
The 32nd annual National Geographic Bee includes thousands of schools around the United States and its territories. School winners, including Elsa, now take a written test; up to 100 of the top scorers in each state will be eligible to compete in their state Geography Bee, which in Wisconsin will be March 27.
Marta Rubenis won the Riverview Spelling Bee, held Dec. 16 in the school library.
Posted January 13, 2020
Marta Rubenis, a sixth-grader at Riverview Middle School, won the school-level competition of the National Spelling Bee.
Marta now will represent Riverview in regional competition, set for Jan. 27 at Acuity in Sheboygan.
The Riverview Spelling Bee, organized by Riverview teacher Jessica Barrington, was held Dec. 16 in the school library. Others competing in the bee were:
Posted November 25, 2019
Two members of the Riverview Math Club received honorable mention at the recent Lakeland University Middle School Math Meet.
Silas Dailey and Emmitt Huhn each scored 29 of the possible 40 points and received a medal at the meet, held Nov. 11. Also competing for Riverview were Emily Chen, Sawyer Dailey, Erynn Kletzien, Chloe Krebsbach, Will Krebsbach, Andrew Rau, Vincent Reysen, Devin Shircel, Cora Steiner, and Marco Troka.
The Riverview Math Club, coached by teachers Jessica Barrington and Billie Rau, meets from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays in Mrs. Rau’s room. Students in grades six to eight are welcome to participate; they do not need to attend every practice to be part of the team. The team also participates in the UW-Oshkosh Math Meet and Math Counts competitions.
Posted November 25, 2019
Members of the Riverview Cross Country team, coached by Jessica Barrington, Kamie Gritt, and Taylor Praeger, were awarded medals for their performance this fall.
Honored students were Boden Budrecki, Kade Burdick, Aidan Cohn, Hannah Downs, Clarie Nelson, Claire Poppe, Andrew Rau, Ethan Rau, Wyatt Rodgers, and Megan Schuenemann.