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The three members of Churchill’s It’s Academic Team, after they won the first round of It’s Academic, competed against Watkins Mill High School and Sherwood High School.

CHS students represent school on television

By Caitlyn Jennings, Assistant Observations Editor December 17, 2018

Have you ever thought, “I can do that,” while watching Jeopardy? On Nov. 10, three WCHS students participated in the first round of the It’s Academic quiz show for the 2018-2019 school year. Sponsored...

It's Academic undefeated

It’s Academic undefeated

By Alissa Li, Observations Editor November 21, 2014

It’s Academic, the longest-running television quiz show in the world, hosts high school students all around the country to play trivia. CHS students senior Michelle Yuen, senior Yash Nigam, junior John...

It’s Academic reaches final round of tournament

By Sammi Silber, Observations Editor May 29, 2013

Congratulations to the It’s Academic team for advancing to the final round of the It’s Academic TV show. The team has a regular season from August until May and competes against the top academic high...

It's Academic Wins County

It’s Academic Wins County

By Nicole Malament, Senior writer April 25, 2013

Congratulations to the It’s Academic team for winning the county championship March 13. To win the competition the team had to correctly answer the most questions of teen-based trivia. The final competition...

It’s Academic defeats rivals to win competition

It’s Academic defeats rivals to win competition

By Emma Crutchfield, Production Editor January 4, 2013

Congratulations to the It’s Academic team for defeating St. Anselm’s in Washington D.C. and Dominion High School from Virginia. The program will air on television Saturday, Jan. 19, at 10:30 a.m. on...

It’s Academic victorious in competition, seeks coach

It’s Academic victorious in competition, seeks coach

By By Julie Kracov, Online Arts Editor December 21, 2011

 The CHS It’s Academic team started off the year with a 200-point win over McLean HS and Osbourn Park HS Nov. 12 and another win over Blair, Bullis and Richard Montgomery Dec. 8.  The team is comprised...

It’s Academic team earns spot in semifinals

By Dana Youngentob, Staff Writer March 22, 2010

What is the smallest of seven consecutive odd integers that add up to 105? Most people would probably take a few minutes to figure out the answer, but for the CHS It’s Academic team only needs a few...

Congrats It’s Academic

By Bobby hirsch, Observations Editor March 1, 2010

Congratulations to the CHS It’s Academic Team for defeating Wheaton HS in an opening round match on Quizmaster Challenge by a score of 580 to155. The team is coached by AP Statistics teacher Doug...

It’s Academic team earns victory

By Bobby Hirsch, Observations Editor October 28, 2009

Congratulations to the It’s Academic Team and its victory over Stonewall Jackson High School of Manassas and Washington-Lee High School of Arlington. The team is comprised of senior captain Geoffrey...

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