It's Academic

Do you have a mind full of facts and trivia?

If you like Jeopardy... then you will probably like Carver Center’s It’s Academic.

You don’t have to be a genius to join.


Our group practices to compete on the It’s Academic show on WJZ.  We meet to answer questions and use buzzers similar to the type used in the TV show. It's Academic meets every Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:30 pm, in the Media Center. 



For more information contact Mrs. Allen.


Interesting Facts about the It’s Academic show

The Guinness Book of World Records has recognized It's Academic as the world's longest-running TV quiz show. Started in 1961 on NBC4 in Washington D.C., the program continues as America's foremost high school quiz. …, It's Academic is endorsed by the National Association of School Boards.  It showcases the achievements of teenagers from local schools.


Prominent It's Academic alumni include Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, New York Senator Charles Schumer, Maine Senator Angus King, best-selling mystery author Laura Lippman, former Washington Post Chairman Donald Graham, journalist and author David Ignatius, Oscar-winning producer Bruce Cohen, Tony-winning playwright Mark O’Donnell, harpsichord virtuoso Mahan Esfahani, internet pioneer Craig Partridge, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon, physicist Daniel Gottesman, TV anchor George Stephanopoulos, best-selling author Josh Foer, and Astronaut Tim Creamer.

(from the It’s Academic website)