Starting a                       Program

Things To Do During the Practice Right Before the Contest

Do a complete practice contest

Make sure the students get a good night's sleep

Make sure the students eat good meals the night before and the morning of the contest

Remind students when and where to meet

Be sure the students know what to bring

Have field trip permission slips signed by parents including Phone numbers

Emergency contacts


Make sure the students and parents know how to contact you (phone number) in case of emergencies or last minute change of plans

Bring extra calculators, batteries, pencils, and paper

Review "Forms of Answers" from the handbook

Have students set goals for themselves Have Fun

Have a good attitude

Discuss how your school has preformed in the past (if this isn't your first year)

Making scores that they can be proud of!

Remind them not to expect more than the preparation that they made