Thompkins State Champions in Jr. Academic Super Bowl


For the second year in a row, Thompkins Middle School earned the highest score in the state in the area of social studies in the Indiana Junior Academic Super Bowl competition. In addition, in Class 1, North Junior High School placed in the top 10 in the state in the area of science and in Class 4, Glenwood placed in the top 10 in science and social studies. The competition is supported by the Public Education Foundation and facilitated by the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation.

The teams earned the rankings after competing in the Junior Area Academic Super Bowl Competition last Saturday at Helfrich Park Stem Academy. The state classification is based solely on the total scores received by each school and then are compared to other scores from across the state.

Middle School Academic Super Bowl competitions are composed of four subject matter rounds – English, science, social studies and mathematics – and a sixth interdisciplinary round in which questions may come from any and all of the subject areas. This year’s theme was “Colonial and Revolutionary America.