Tune in tonight at 6:30 on WGBH Ch. 2.
High School Quiz Show
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Acton-Boxborough will face off with Hingham on Jan. 26. in the first round.
High School Quiz Show, WGBH’s Emmy-Award winning fast-paced academic game show, announced the taping schedule for the 2012 tournament bracket for the 16 Massachusetts public high school academic teams competing on season three of the show. Acton-Boxborough will take on Hingham in the first round, and taping is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 26, at 11:15 a.m. The show will aire Feb. 17, at 6:30 p.m. on WGBH 2. WGBH’s award-winning academic show is hosted by Billy Costa. All shows are taped in front of a studio audience at WGBH, One Guest Street in Brighton. This season will culminate with the inaugural Bay State vs. Granite State Showdown, pitting WGBH’s High School Quiz Show state champion team against New Hampshire Public Television’s …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Acton-Boxborough faces Hingham on Feb. 17.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following was submitted by Regina Daley.) High School Quiz Show, WGBH’s award-winning academic show, presents the official 2013 tournament bracket for the 16 qualifying teams with corresponding episode broadcast dates. All episodes premiere Sundays at 6:30pm, repeating Saturdays at 6pm, on WGBH 2: · Hopkinton vs. North Quincy February 10 · Acton-Boxborough vs. Hingham February 17 · Advanced Math and Science vs. Brookline February 24 · Lincoln-Sudbury vs. Somerville March 3 · Chelmsford vs. Wellesley March 10 · Rockport vs. Sharon March 17 · …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
WGBH’s award-winning academic High School Quiz Show premieres Sunday, Feb. 10.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following was submitted to Acton Patch.) Sixteen Massachusetts public high school academic teams have advanced to compete on season four of High School Quiz Show, WGBH’s academic quiz show hosted by Billy Costa, premiering Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. on WGBH 2. The show’s production team announced the 16 schools on High School Quiz Show’s Facebook page earlier today. Teams qualified by earning top scores on “Super Sunday,” an event at which registered school teams each took an identical 100-question oral quiz at WGBH Studios in Brighton. The 16 high school academic teams that will appear on season four of High School Quiz Show are (in alphabetical order): The 2013 tournament bracket, featuring the season four…
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
After being eliminated in the first round of competition last year, the current team made it to the quarterfinals before falling to their counterparts from Rockport High School in a match televised on April 15, 2012.
Senior John Russell is one of nine ABRHS students who joined a school organization that, by its nature, demanded that they perform voluntary academic work each week. In addition to homework assigned by their teachers, John and fellow Acton-Boxborough Trivia Team members researched facts about a wide range of topics and brought related questions to twice-weekly group meetings. There, they tested one another’s knowledge about a wide range of subjects including literature, history, science, sports, and film. “It may sound like work, but it’s really a minimal time commitment,” John said of the hour-long, rapid-fire quiz sessions. The group’s initial focus was preparing a strategy for WGBH’s annual High School Quiz Show competition. The contest…
Thursday, March 8, 2012
A number of ABRHS teams and clubs have been competing against their peers from other schools and emerging victorious. Read on for the latest news from the MIAA tournaments, METG Festival, and more.
ABRHS Principal Dr. Alixe Callen could use a clone about now. Despite being out six of seven evenings last week, she wasn’t able to witness all the athletic match-ups and competitions on her calendar. In an email to parents this past Monday, Callen called her students’ success “unbelievable” and explained why it was just too much to ask her overscheduled staff to provide bus transportation and supervision to students who want to see their peers compete at out-of-town locations. “I do hope that families will consider attending together,” she wrote. Here is the latest information on the aforementioned competitions: Festival Play, Fuenteovejuna Proscenium Circus’ rendition of the Spanish classic, adapted for festival by ABRHS Spanish teacher …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Acton-Boxborough aim to revenge last year's loss.
Monday, February 27, 2012
AB moves on to the second round on WBGH's 2012 High School Quiz Show.
Sunday, Feb. 26, the WGBH High School Quiz Show matchup between Acton-Boxborough and Beverly High School aired. Acton-Boxborough beat Beverly and moved on to the second round and will face the winner of Rockport and Somerville High, which will air Sunday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m. on WGBH 2. Click here to watch the full episode of the matchup between Acton-Boxborough and Beverly High School. Click here for the updated 2012 High School Quiz Show Tournament Bracket.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Four seniors and two sophomores make up this year's Acton-Boxborough WGBH High School Quiz Team. Tune in tonight at 6:30 p.m. to see if AB beat Beverly.
Acton-Boxborough vs. Beverly will air at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26 on WGBH 2.
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Acton-Boxborough vs. Beverly will be broadcast on February 26.
High School Quiz Show, WGBH’s Emmy-Award winning fast-paced academic game show, announced the 2012 tournament bracket for the 16 Massachusetts public high school academic teams competing on season three of the show. The 2012 qualifying team matchups and episode broadcast dates are: Brookline vs. Seekonk – Feb. 12 Hamilton-Wenham vs. Sharon – Feb. 19 Acton-Boxborough vs. Beverly – Feb. 26 Rockport vs. Somerville – March 4 Milton vs. Hingham – March 11 Lincoln-Sudbury vs. Lexington – March 18 Arlington vs. Belmont – March 25 Weston vs. Shrewsbury – April 1 All episodes premiere Sundays at 6:30 p.m. (repeating Saturdays at 6 p.m.) on WGBH 2. Hosted by Billy Costa, High School Quiz Show is a single-elimination bracketed academic tournament, …