Peaks Mill Elementary School: 100 Peaks Mill Road, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-875-8450 | Fax: 502-875-8452


2017-2017 Battle of the Books Avaiable! 

Battle of the Books is a 4th and 5th grade reading competition.
Students choose from a grade level list of high quality literature. They read as many of the books as they can by early Spring. A quiz is given to all students about the books. The students in each class with the 6 highest scores become the class team.

The classes in each grade play each other in a bracketed double-elimination tournament. Rules are based on the Kentucky Governor's Cup Academic Team Quick Recall rules. A buzzer scoring system is used as students ring in when they know an answer. The winning class team becomes the Peaks Mill Elementary School winner for their grade.

Teachers and the library media specialist choose the 6 best competitors from all classes in the grades. These students become the school's superstar team and play against their grade group winners from other schools in a special District Battle of the Books Tournament held during the last few weeks of school. Other participating schools are Elkhorn Elementary, Hearn Elementary, Collins Lane Elementary, Bridgeport Elementary, and Westridge Elementary. The school that wins the district takes the coveted plaque home to their school for the following school year.
4th Grade Battle Books                                      5th Grade Battle Books
Reading Aloud to your Children  

Reading aloud to children is one of the best ways to help them discover the joy of reading. And it’s never too early—or too late—to start. All children, even infants and teens, can benefit from listening to you read aloud. This Reading Is Fundamental guide is filled with tips and strategies for reading to and with your children as they grow. Click on read more to download the guide.

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