OAAC

Gail Bliss

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Carnegie, Oklahoma 73015

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Upcoming Events

Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Camp July 22-26, 2018

2018 Summer Coaches Conference @ RCC July 24

2018-2019 Competition Dates

July 1 - Enrollment for 2018-2019 opens

September 20 - Academic Bowl Entry is Due

November 1 - Academic Bowl Competitions begin

December 1 (or 15) OKC Blue Tournament

January 26 (t) Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl

February 23 - Challenge of the Champions

March 2 - Froshmore Championship

April 5 & 6 - Tournament of Champions

May 3 - 4 - High School Tournament of Champions

July 21 - 25 2019 Summer Quiz Bowl Camp

July 23 - 2019 Summer Coaches Conference

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2018-19 Enrollment Form

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OAAC Competitions

Academic Bowl teams compete using buzzers. A moderator
reads the questions and students buzz in to answer

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Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Camp

Online teams compete at their own school.

Multiple choice questions are presented using an online site.

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An individual competition for students in grades 6-8.

Students qualify to attend the championship in April.

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An individual competition for students in grades 9-12.

Students qualify to attend the championship in May.


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OAAC

 

2018-19 Humanities and Fine Arts focus period
1945 - Present
Underlined means that grades 4, 5, and UEL should focus here first.
Midlevel and Froshmore should focus on all, but especially the non-underlined. 
Including, but not limited to:

~ Art ~ 

Modern Native American Art – Harvey Pratt, Allan Houser, Enoch K. Haney, Blackbear Bosin, TC Cannon, Benjamin Harjo, Horace Poolaw, Kiowa 6, Woody Crumbo, Mike Larsen, Jerome Tiger, Jeri Redcorn, Martha Berry; Photography – Margaret Bourke-White, Annie Leibovitz, Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson; Graphic Art – Saul Bass, Otl Aicher, Paul Rand, Paula Scher, Stefan Sagmeister, Milton Glaser; Street Art – Keith Haring, Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat,Edgar Müller; Abstract Expressionism, Mobiles, Stabiles, Hard Edge, Minimalism, Action Painting, Pop Art, Op Art, Victor Vasarely, Bridget Riley, Alexander Calder, Frank Stella, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, Alberto Giocometti, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenberg, Marc Chagall, Willem de Kooning, Marc Rothko, Andrew Wyeth, Grandma Moses, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Giorgio de Chirico, George Segal, Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Dale Chihuly, Romare Bearden, Kehinde Wiley


~ Literature ~ 

Newbery and Caldecott Award Winners from 1945-Present, Sequoyah Award Winners (4th, 5th, & UEL only Children’s Winners 1959-Present; 7th, 8th only Young Adult and Intermediate Winners from 1988-Present; Froshmore only High School Winners 2010-Present); Graphic Novel - Art Spiegelman, Frank Miller, Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, David Lloyd; Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alex Haley, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Rachel Carson, Ken Kesey, William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Isaac Asimov, Kurt Vonnegut, Ray Bradbury, Douglas Adams, Sylvia Plath, David Mamet, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee, August Wilson, Tony Kushner, Neil Simon, Robert Frost, J.D. Salinger, John Updike, Cormac McCarthy, Amy Tan, N. Scott Momaday, Sherman Alexie, Truman Capote, Harper Lee, Flannery O’Connor, Joseph Heller, E.B. White, Shirley Jackson, Maya Angelou, William Inge, Tom Wolfe, Richard Adams, Samuel Beckett, Anthony Burgess, Ian Fleming, William Golding, Seamus Heaney, Kazuo Ishiguro, V.S. Naipaul, Harold Pinter, J.K. Rowling, Salman Rushdie, Dylan Thomas, Roald Dahl, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, T.H. White, Anne Frank, Boris Pasternak, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Elie Wiesel, Chinua Achebe, Khaled Hosseini,  Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Pablo Neruda

~ Music ~

Instruments of the orchestra, Broadway 1945-Present, The Rat Pack, Bluegrass Music, Soul Music, Rock and Roll Music, Funk music, Disco Music, 80s Pop Music, Contemporary Christian Music, Heavy Metal Music, Punk & Alternative Rock Music, Hip Hop Music, Ray Charles, B. B. King, Sam Cooke, James Brown, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams, Sr., Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, The Beatles, The Bee Gees, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, DJ Kool Herc, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, N.W.A., The Ramones, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Nirvana; Native American Music – Louis Ballard, Jerod Tate; Leonard Bernstein, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Anton Webern, Hanns Eisler, Arnold Schoenberg, Samuel Barber, Electronic Music - Karlheinz Stockhausen, Edgard Varése, Pierre Boulez Luigi Nono and Milton Babbitt, Paul Hindemith, Carl Orff, Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev, Dimitri Shostakovich, Benjamin Britten(post-war opera), John Cage, Minimalist Music, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, Phillip Glass, John Adams

~ Dance ~ 

Bob Fosse, Twyla Tharp, Agnes de Mille, Alvin Ailey, Jerome Robbins, Gregory Hines, Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, Maria Tallchief, Mikhail Baryshnikov

~ Architecture ~

Frank Lloyd Wright, Eero Saarinen, I.M. Pei, Maya Lin, Frank Gehry, Jørn Utzon, Mies van der Rohe, Buckminster Fuller, Philip Johnson, César Pelli, Minoru Yamasaki, Daniel Libeskind, Michael Graves, Robert Venturi

~ Philosophy ~ 

Bertram Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Existentialism (concepts of Angst, the Absurd, and Authenticity), Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Albert Camus, Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Feminist philosophy: Iris Marion Young – Throwing Like A Girl; Betty Friedan – The Feminine Mystique