Bach School Knowledge Master Open takes first place

A team of 19 Bach Elementary fourth and fifth graders placed first of eight Michigan teams in the Knowledge Master Open Competition on March 19.

The K.M.O. is a team academic contest that tests students’ ability to answer questions about all school subjects. The Bach K.M.O. team scored 642 out of a possible 1000 points.  The mean nationwide was 534. Nationally, Bach placed in the top 19% of all teams.

Burns Park and Pattengill also participated in the March K.M.O.

The members of the Bach K.M.O. team were: fourth graders Molly O’Connor, Jonah Nunez, and Kenji Wagner; and fifth graders Alex Easter, Noah Weiner, Pranav Suresh, Carter Phillips, Keith Kozma, Victor Oswald, Jeffrey Brooks-Conrad, Sonja Mittlestat, Robert Malcolm Jr., Jackson Roberts, Charlie Anderson, John Allen Sam Ciesielski, Zain Smith, Kelman Wolfkostin, and Audrey Huizenga.

Congratulations on a fine cooperative effort. The Bach School Community is proud of you.  Mrs. Ezekiel is the coach of the Bach KMO team. You can learn more about the KMO at

–News brief courtesy of Tina Ezekiel

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