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Northridge's Rachel Balmer (left), Jack Hesser (center) and Kiera Miniger compete in the Area Academic Super Bowl contest at Northridge High School in Middlebury in April 2012. Northridge, along with a host of other area schools, will compete again in spring 2014. (Delayna Earley/The Elkhart Truth)
Academic and musical competitions on the calendar for spring semester

Posted on Feb. 7, 2014 at 3:04 p.m.

ELKHART — A variety of academic and musical competitions are coming up over the next several months.

The Indiana Academic Super Bowls, Elementary M.A.T.H. Bowl and a variety of ISSMA events are scheduled to take place at schools across Elkhart and St. Joseph counties.

To submit your school or organization's upcoming event or competition, email education reporter Lydia Sheaks at

Upcoming events include:

Indiana Academic Super Bowl: Junior Division
When: Invitationals, March 24-April 12; Area contest, May 3
Concord Junior High School, Discovery Middle School, Elkhart Christian Academy, Goshen Middle School, John Young Middle School, LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School, New Prairie Middle School, Northridge Middle School, Northside Middle School, Pierre Moran Middle School, Schmucker Middle School, Virgil I. Grissom Middle School, Westside Middle School
Location(s): TBA

Indiana Academic Super Bowl: Senior Division
When: Invitationals, March 3-29; Area Contest, April 22; State finals, May 10
Clay High School, Elkhart Christian Academy, Goshen High School, Jimtown High School, LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School, Mishawaka High School, New Prairie High School, Northridge High School, NorthWood High School, Penn High School
Location(s): TBA

Elementary M.A.T.H. Bowl
When: Invitationals, Jan. 27-Feb. 8; Area Competitions, Thursday, Feb. 27
Who (Elkhart County):
Chandler Elementary School, Cleveland Elementary School, Eastwood Elementary School, Mary Beck Elementary School, Mary L. Daly Elementary School, Pinewood Elementary School
Location: Pinewood Elementary, 3420 E Bristol St, Elkhart

Who (St. Joseph County I): Battell Elementary School, Beiger Elementary School, Emmons Elementary School, Fred J. Hums Elementary School, LaSalle Elementary School, Liberty Elementary School, Twin Branch Elementary School
Location: Beiger Elementary School, 1600 E. Third St., Mishawaka

Who (St. Joseph County II):
Lakeville Elementary School, North Judson-San Pierre Elementary School, North Liberty Elementary School, Olive Township Elementary School, Oregon-Davis Elementary School, Prairie View Elementary School, Renaissance Academy Charter School, Rolling Prairie Elementary School, Walkerton Elementary School, LaVille Elementary School, Lake Hills Elementary School,
Location: Walkerton Elementary School, 797 Walkerton Trail, Walkerton

ISSMA Solo and Ensemble: District vocal and piano
When: Saturday, Feb. 8
Locations: Clay High School, 19131 Darden Road, South Bend; Fairfield Junior-Senior High School, 67530 U.S. 33, Goshen

ISSMA Organizational Festivals: Elementary and junior high school
When: Saturday, March 22
Locations: Penn High School, 56100 Bittersweet Road, Mishawaka; Goshen Middle School, 1216 S. Indiana Ave., Goshen

ISSMA Organizational Festivals: Senior high school
When: Saturday, April 26
Locations: Concord High School (Choirs on Thursday 4/24), 59117 Minuteman Way, Elkhart; Northridge High School (Friday 4/25 instrumental only), 56779 Northridge Drive, Middlebury; Elkhart Memorial High School (Instrumental Only), 2608 California Road, Elkhart

Locations, dates and participating schools are subject to change. For more information on state-sponsored academic competitions, visit For more information about ISSMA events visit