The Zumbro Education District competes in the Academic Triathlon Meets, so Blooming Prairie 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade students can take part in this activity.
Academic Triathlon is a creative thinking competition that teaches and rewards creative and divergent thought processes, cooperative brainstorming, general intellect, leadership and creative dramatics. The students in grades 5 & 6 (Challenger Division) and grades 7 & 8 (Cross-Trainer Division) compete with many other teams from 7 schools. The competitions run from December - April meeting once per month.
December 8, 2017 @ Kasson-Mantorville Middle School
January 12, 2017 @ Stewartville
February 9, 2018 @ Pine Island
March 9, 2018 @ Byron (Regional Meet)