3 Oct 2016

Curry and Quiz Night, first of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations

At the Quiz and Curry Night, 29th Sep, 11 teams had their trivia knowledge tested at one of Island School’s 50th anniversary celebrations._mg_8193edit

Mixed teams of students, teachers and parents competed in nine rounds of questions led by Quiz Maestros Jenny Hodson, Vice Principal and Rory Lonergan, Year 13. The rounds ranged from; Decades of Film, to Which Year.

In the end team ‘Mikapedia & Co.’ were crowned the champions – the only team to score over 100 points. The runners-up were Isle Ask Google, and in third place – Inner Huff.

Team member Head of English, Ms Hall said: “Our strategy was to construct a team which covered all bases. Students, teachers, Cantonese speakers – we wanted the full complement of skills and experience of Island School to bring home a victory.”

One of the Quiz organisers Senior Head of Wilberforce House, Kate Sommerville said; “Special thanks needs to go to Aleifiyah Ebrahim, Soundari Mukherjea, Sandra Logan, Julian Reed, Gareth Stevens and Manju Anand for their organisation of team sign- up ,banner design, food, tables, drinks, prizes and crowns for the winning team- Mikipedia.”

The next 50th anniversary event will be on Saturday December 3rd when the whole community will be celebrating at an arts festival – reserve the date!

The team_mg_8198edit
Bakhita Fung,
Gabriel Chan,
Mr Nason,
Mr Holliday,
Mr Turnbull,
Ms Peters,
Ms Hall,
Mr Atkinson,
Ms Marmagne
Mr Wong.

Article by Alice Zhang (Media Team)