BMS ACE Team News



On Monday, September 25, 2017, ten schools participated in the Southside Middle School Conference ACE Meet at Amelia County Middle School. ACE is an academic quiz bowl competition in which teams compete in  both toss-up (general knowledge) rounds and written vocabulary rounds. 


Bluestone won four out of five matches, winning against Prince Edward, Central, Halifax, and Lunenburg. The BMS team is currently in second place in terms of points, trailing the defending champions, Lunenburg, by only fifty-three points.


BMS eighth grader, John Johnson, led the BMS team, scoring 240 points during the meet, followed by Lane Sandifer with 185 points and Layne Jones with 150 points.


Bluestone Middle School’s ACE team, coached by Gina Thomasson, includes the following students: Lane Sandifer (captain), John Johnson (captain), Layne Jones, Ethan Nipper, Brandon Campbell, Landon Green, Janie Pennington, Hannah Johnson, and Danella Davis.


The next ACE Meet will be held at Amelia County Middle School on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4:30PM.