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A look at Season 5 of High School Quiz Show in the press



Somerville Neighborhood News #14 - May 6, 2014
Somerville Neighborhood News, 5/6/14

Somerville Neighborhood News #13 - April 22, 2014

The news goes with the Somerville High School Quiz Team to the quarter-finals of "Quiz Show" at WGBH.
Somerville Neighborhood News, 4/22/14

Sharon High wins Quizbowl

A team from Sharon High School won the state Quizbowl championship April 5 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sharon began participating in the Quizbowl about 4 years ago after first fielding a team for WGBH's High School Quiz Show.
Boston Globe, 4/13/14

Swampscott helps team win 'Baseball Edition' of 'High School Quiz Show'

Answering "I don't know" on nearly any quiz will get you zero points for that question. For Swampscott High senior Chris, it was not only the right answer but it helped his "National League" team win the Baseball Edition of WGBH's High School Quiz Show.
Swampscott Reporter, 4/9/14

Critic's Corner: What's on TV this weekend

This special edition of the WGBH competition pitting local high schools against each other in a showdown of smarts has a Red Sox theme.
Boston Globe, 4/5/14

Holbrook student tests baseball knowledge on Channel 2 Saturday
Holbrook Junior-Senior High School sophomore Brian will particpate in a special baseball edition of High School Quiz Show.
Holbrook Sun, 3/31/14

AHS on "High School Quiz Show" Saturday

Thanks to the volunteer leadership of Latin teacher Ed Foley, this new Arlington High School team has grown over the past two years...The 2013-2014 team retained the full roster and recruited five additional underclassmen members who practice with the team.
YourArlington.com, 3/24/14

5 things to do this weekend

A team from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School will compete on the WGBH program, 'High School Quiz Show.'...The team takes on Longmeadow High School in a first-round match Saturday, March 22 at 6p.m. on WGBH 2.
Acton Beacon, 3/20/14

Westford students test knowledge in WGBH quiz show

After making it into the top 16 qualifying teams, the team spent countless hours practicing by watching re-runs of the quiz show.
Westford Eagle, 3/17/14

High School Quiz Show team advances to quarterfinals
After defeating Westford Academy in the first round of High School Quiz Show March 1, this school's team will face Rockport.
TheNewtonite.com, 3/14/14

High-school quiz team loses in overtime
After the heated 30-minute round that ultimately ended in a tiebreaker, a rarity for the show, the team of four wasn't quite fast enough to buzz in their answer to: "On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching the play 'Our American Cousin' at what Washington, D.C. theater?" (The answer: Ford's Theatre).
The Inquirer and Mirror, 3/14/14

Somerville Neighborhood News #10 - March 11, 2014

How did the Somerville High School Quiz Show team do against Nantucket High?
Somerville Neighborhood News, 3/11/14

Island students will compete on 'quiz show'

Nantucket High School will compete against Somerville High School on "High School Quiz Show," airing at 6 p.m. Saturday on WGBH, Channel 2. It is the first time Nantucket High has appeared on the academic quiz show.
Cape Cod Times, 3/7/14

NHS "Quiz Show" episode airs this weekend
The island community and beyond will have a chance to watch a group of Nantucket High School students compete Saturday in a televised round of WGBH's "High School Quiz Show."
The Inquirer and Mirror, 3/3/14

High School Quiz Show team to compete Saturday

This school's High School Quiz Show team will compete against Westfor Academy in the first round of WGBH's annual High School Quiz Show competition.
TheNewtonite.com, 2/27/14

Holbrook student takes his cuts at quiz show

When Holbrook Junior/Senior High School Principal Vincent Hayward received an email about possible participants for the baseball edition of WGBH's "High School Quiz Show," he immediately knew who to nominate.
Holbrook Sun, 2/26/14

Somerville Neighborhood News #9 - February 25, 2014

"Everyone knows Somerville kids are really smart, but did you know how smart? The Somerville High School quiz team beat out 80 teams from across the state to win a spot to compete on the WGBH High School Quiz Show."
Somerville Neighborhood News, 2/25/14

Rising stars aim for their dreams

Though Jack Libresco's driving passion is theater, the 16-year-old from Arlington participates in a range of activites from music and poetry to sports...He's the president of the poetry club and the editor of the literary magazine at Arlington High. He's also on a team that is competing this season on WGBH's "High School Quiz Show."
Boston Globe, 2/23/14

RHS battles CHS on 'GBH

How did they do? Well, you'll have to tune in this weekend to find out what happened when Rockport High School took on Chelmsford in a first-round match on "High School Quiz Show."
Cape Ann Beacon, 2/19/14

Newton North Seniors compete on WGBH's High School Quiz Show

Four Newton North students are more than just everyday whiz kids - they get to play whiz kids on TV.
Newton Tab, 2/15/14

'High School Quiz Show' returns Saturday; Notable guests test students

The Emmy and Parent's Choice Award-winning show will feature notable guests, such as famed "Jeopardy!" winner Ken Jennings, who will kick off the season this Saturday, Medford native and TV personality Maria Menounos, Mayor Marty Walsh, Governor Deval Patrick and Olympian Hannah Kearney.
Boston.com, 2/7/14

Dover-Sherborn Students on WGBH Quiz Show
This was the first time in school history that D-S has made it to the TV round after repeated attempts and preliminary elmination.
Hometown Weekly, 1/29/14

Nantucket High School Team Competes on "High School Quiz Show"

This year, Nantucket High School was selected for the first time, and they recently traveled to Boston to tape the show.
WCAI, 1/26/14

AMSA team heading to TV quiz show

For the second year in a row, a team of students from the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School will test their academic chops against some of the other best and brightest high school quiz teams in the state, all in front of a television audience.
MetroWest Daily News, 1/25/14

Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter to Compete on WGBH's 'High School Quiz Show'

Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School will square off with Melrose-based Mystic Valley Regional Charter School on Saturday during the preliminary round of WGBH's "High School Quiz Show" state tournament.
Marlborough Patch, 1/24/14

Sharon vs. Hingham on 'High School Quiz Show'

In an episode to be aired at 6 p.m. on March 15 on WGBH 2, Sharon High School will take on Hingham High School in its first round contest.
Sharon Advocate, 1/24/14

High school selected to compete on quiz show

Rockport High School has again been selected to compete on the WGBH "High School Quiz Show."
Boston Globe, 12/12/13

DHS team to compete on High School Quiz Show

The schools that will compete for the state title include Dartmouth High School, Hingham High School (fifth time in tournament), and Kongmeadow High School, the season one state champion
SouthCoastToday.com, 11/20/13

Hingham High earns spot in WGBH High School Quiz Show for fifth year
Hingham High School will return to the WGBH High School Quiz Show for the fifth consecutive year, becoming the longest-running team in this year's competition.
Boston.com, 11/18/13

Mystic Valley Charter School makes 'Sweet 16' for High School Quiz Show Season 5

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School is among the schools in the competition.
Medford Transcript, 11/17/13

Sharon qualifies for 'High School Quiz Show'

Sharon is among the 16 Massachusetts public high school academic teams - from a pool of more than 95 public high schools throughout Massachusetts - advanced to compete on season five of  "High School Quiz Show."
Sharon Advocate, 11/14/13


SB's best get quizzed

Students from Somerset Berkley Regional High School who are among the top in the different academic areas competed in the qualifying round for the WGBH High School Quiz Show on Nov. 3.
SouthCoastToday.com, 11/13/13

Hingham team returning to 'High School Quiz Show'
A team from Hingham High School will compete once again in WGBH-TV’s “High School Quiz Show.”
Patriot Ledger, 11/12/13

AHS academic team to compete in season five of WGBH's High School Quiz Show
Sixteen Massachusetts public high school academic teams, including one from Arlington High School advanced to compete on season five of High School Quiz Show
Arlington Advocate, 11/12/13

Hingham High to Compete on WGBH's High School Quiz Show

Students from Hingham High School will join 15 other Massachusetts schools in WGBH's High School Quiz Show, in its fifth season and premiering in February.
Hingham Patch, 11/12/13

NRHS Juniors Participate in WGBH High School Quiz Show
North Reading High School participated in the WGBH High School Quiz Show on Sunday, November 3, 2013.
North Reading Patch, 11/11/13

South Shore teams try for spots on ‘High School Quiz Show'
Teams from 11 local high schools are waiting to find out if they will be TV contestants in the fifth season of “High School Quiz Show."
Patriot Ledger, 11/5/13

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