Oregon Battle Of the Books (OBOB)

Oregon Battle Of the Books (OBOB) is at Cooper Mountain Elementary!

Teams for Grades 3-5 are formed and preparing for the 2020 battle!

Check out the full battle schedule below

Learn about OBOB at their website

Cooper Mountain OBOB Timeline

Mid September –  Ms. Long (our fearless Literacy Specialist) will come in and do a short classroom introduction to OBOB.

September and October – Students will be given short trailers on the books during their library time.

Early October –  OBOB team applications/parent permission slips will be put in teacher boxes, students may get them from their classroom teachers.

End of October – Applications for teams are due to Ms. Long, teachers will collect them in classrooms and put them in her box.

Late October – Team pictures will be taken, students will come to Ms. Long’s classroom during their recess time after lunch to get their picture taken,  the students will then be sent out to recess.

Early November – Teams will be introduced at the morning assembly.

November and December – Teams will be reading books and having team practices outside of school hours.

November TBD – Optional team practice/meeting in Ms. Long’s classroom during their recess at lunch/recess time.

December TBD – Optional team practice/meeting in Ms. Long’s classroom during their recess at lunch/recess time.

January TBD – Required meeting to review rules and give out battle practice schedule/battle schedule during lunch/recess.

Late January- Practice battles in Ms Long’s room during lunch/recess, students can attend any or all days.

January 28th 6pm AND January 29th 3:30pmVolunteer training sessions for being an OBOB moderator/scorekeeper in Ms. Long’s room. Training will last 30-45 minutes, volunteers need only attend one.

February 3rd- First official battles take place, see full schedule below.

February 28, 8:35am- Final battle in the gym. 3rd, 4th, and 5th are invited to watch.

March – Regional competition for the winning team, time and location TBA

April – State tournament at Chemeketa Community College.