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January 30, 2023

Gray Stone Students Compete in The Great History Challenge

By Staff Reports
Gray Stone Day School

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Front row: Aaron Maynor; Middle row: Helen Klauder, Hena Patel, Josiah Tewmey, Michael Bristol, and Brooke Dennis; Back row: Taki Cook, Brady Lowe, Jeffrey Stephenson, Kynley Petrea, and Ruby Manus.

Gray Stone Day School middle school students recently competed in The Great History Challenge, a national academic competition where students are asked trivia-style questions allowing students to demonstrate their history knowledge. All questions come from the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) curriculum standards.

Eleven 7th and 8th graders competed in the Regional Championship held at Gray Stone Day School on January 26th. Qualifying for the National Championship are Aaron Maynor (6th grade), Jeffrey Stevenson (7th grade), and Constantine Cook (8th grade).

“It is exciting to be able to host academic competitions like this at Gray Stone. Students from around the region, including 11 of our own, were able to showcase their history knowledge in a fun way. These students represented Gray Stone well and I am so proud of their accomplishments.” Middle School Principal, Kristen Gray added.

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