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Battle of the Books

Ankeny Southview, Northview, and Parkview students in grades six through nine competed in the first-ever Ankeny Battle of the Books. Two Southview Middle School teams claimed second and third place. 


First Place

Kairie Call, Elizabeth Deng, Aidan Matney, and Abigail Fickbohm (Prairie Ridge)


Second Place

Natalie Phillips, Sydney Madetzke, Livia Routson, and Abigail G. Johnson


Third Place

Sydney Weaverling, Emma Anderson, and Annabel Chavez


Author Jenny Moyer was the guest author for Ankeny Battle of the Books. Below, she shows the students a laminated list of rejection letters she received prior to her first acceptance. 


Author Jenny Moyer showed a list of rejection letters