Take the It's Academic Weekly Quiz! in association with Giant

What food was first introduced to Canada exactly 100 years ago?
Kelloggs Corn Flakes
Cucumbers were the favorite vegetable of what US General?
Ulysses S. Grant, who often had a meal consisting of just sliced cucumbers and coffee
"That's My Jam" and "Candy Bar Pie" are new flavors of what food?
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
If you had strung all the cranberries sold in one recent year, how far would they have stretched?
From Boston to Los Angeles--565 times
*All answers are items available at Giant!

2015 “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year Award”

To honor the memory of It's Academic's creator and long-time producer, Sophie Altman, Giant Food is presenting the 2015 “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year Award.” This Award is intended as a tribute to all It's Academic coaches for whom Sophie Altman had so much respect.

To nominate your school’s It's Academic coach, just send us an e-mail telling us why you would like to honor your coach. Length is optional, and coaches may be nominated by individuals or by groups, as long as those making the nominations are members of the school community.

The email address for award nominations is itsacademicaward@aol.com.

  • Deadline for nominations is April 10, 2015.

The winner will be announced on the Championship show in June.

Show Highlights

Other Announcements

  • The Washington, D.C. taping scheduled for December 13, 2014 has been postponed until January 10, 2015
  • TV Guide released their list of the "Fifty Greatest Game Shows of All Time." The only local show included was It's Academic - Read the article »
  • Washington Post survey declares It's Academic the #1 greatest high school TV series! Read the article »
  • After 50 years, ‘It’s Academic’ is still getting it right - Read the article »