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

The first two words that Mickey Mouse uttered were the name of what food?
Hot dog. He said these in "Karnival Kid" in 1929.
When ancient Chinese courtiers had eaten too much garlic, they'd chew what spice before meeting with the Emperor?
According to celebrity chef Ina Garten, the perfect comfort meal is grilled cheese and what?
tomato soup
In 1984, Ronald Reagan declared July as the official month for what food?
ice cream
*All answers are items available at Giant!

2016 “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year" Award

We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year” Award:

  • Washington - Ryan Benjamin, Washington Latin Public Charter School
  • Baltimore - Lucy Wise Gladwell, C. Milton Wright High School
  • Special Lifetime Award - Father Kenneth Meehan, Gonzaga College High School.

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