Eight teams. Seven Matches. One champion. Who will bring home the High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island® trophy?
Congratulations to Bishop Hendricken High School – you are one step closer to the championship title. Many thanks to the team and coaches from the Lincoln School. We hope to see your school back for season 2!
This week, it’s Academy vs. Academy as traditional intrastate rivals LaSalle Academy in Providence and Mount St Charles Academy in Woonsocket meet in the last quarterfinal round on High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island April 21 at 6 p.m. Follow us on Twitter @HSQuizShowRI, Instagram @ HSQuizShowRI, and Facebook @HighSchoolQuizShowRI.
In the semifinals, Barrington High School faces Lincoln Senior High School on April 28, and Bishop Hendricken plays the winner of game 4 on May 5.
The championship match airs on May 12.
The High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island State Champions advance to the Interstate Invitational in a competition among state championship teams from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. The Interstate Invitational semifinal matches will be televised back-to-back on May 19 at 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.; the finals will air May 26 at 6 p.m.
High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island is hosted by award-winning television and Broadway actor, voice-over talent, musical composer, and best-selling author John O’Hurley. Best known for his wry and witty portrayal of J. Peterman on Seinfeld, he hosted Family Feud for four seasons, and was a celebrity contestant in the first season of Dancing with the Stars. Mr. O’Hurley is a graduate of Providence College.
High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island is a team-based single-elimination competition among qualifying public and private high schools in Rhode Island.
Each week, the 30-minute multi-round matches of High School Quiz Show: Rhode Islandtest the teams’ cold hard knowledge of facts in 10 categories, including math, geography, science, literature, history, and the arts, as well as their awareness of current events, sports, and popular culture. The winner of each match advances to the next round in bracket-style play.
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