Oregon Battle Of the Books (OBOB)

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

Teams for Grades 3-5 are forming now.

Learn about OBOB at their website

Cooper Mountain OBOB Timeline

Week of September 17th –  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.

Monday, October 1 –  OBOB team applications/parent permission slips will be put in teacher boxes, students may get them from their classroom teachers.

Tuesday, October 16 – **Extended to Monday, October 22nd** Applications for teams are due to Ms. Long, teachers will collect them in classrooms and put them in her box.

Wednesday, October 24 – 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.

Friday, October 26 – 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 14 – Optional team practice/meeting in Ms. Long’s classroom during their recess at lunch/recess time.

December 19 – Optional team practice/meeting in Ms. Long’s classroom during their recess at lunch/recess time.

January 16 – Required meeting to review rules and give out battle practice schedule/battle schedule.

Last week of January –  Practice battles during recess time after lunch, schedule TBA, school wide clap out for teams at the end of the day, teams may create t-shirts or banners for the clap-out.

“OBOBuary” (February) – Official battles take place, direct elimination format, one winning team for the school, dates and times TBA.

March 1 – Winning team will be introduced at assembly with trophy.

March – District competition for the winning team, date and time TBA.