Congratulations to our two 5th grade teams that battled yesterday afternoon and into the evening during Ames Public Libraries, Battle of the Books competition.  Our 8 5th graders represented Gilbert Intermediate so well, we are so proud of them.  They were determined to read many books and challenge each other to remember specific details.
We had one team get 1st place. Congratulations to team Hot Potatoes- Emma Deal, Emma Warme, Aliyah Gamblin, Eleanore Castellano.
Our other team finished 4th and we are also SO proud of them. Congratulations to team The Book Boys- Elijah Dahlstrom, Gabe Charlson, Owen Dear & Neil Cardoso
Other teams/schools that competed were from Boone, Collins-Maxwell and North Polk.