Student teams from all seven CCPS high schools go head-to-head in three round competitions. In an effort to score the highest points, they have five seconds to answer short-answer questions from all academic subject areas. Academic Challenge is based on the long running quiz show It's Academic. Many CCPS high schools travel to Baltimore to participate on It's Academic, competing against other schools from around Maryland. WMH is working toward joining the competitors of It's Academic. 

Coaches: Gail Faust -
                  Brad Davidson -

Competition Dates/Locations 2018-2019:

  • October 22nd, Monday, at Manchester Valley High
  • November 29th, Thursday, at Winters Mill High
  • January 10th, Thursday, at South Carroll High
  • March 7th, Thursday, at Carroll County Tech Center (Championship Event)

Competition Times:

  • Team members arrive at match location at 3:30pm
  • Regular competitions begin at 4:00pm
  • Regluar competitions are over around 6:00pm

Practice Times:

  • Team members are to attend one practice per week
  • Practice times are Mondays during Flex and Thursdays 2:30-3:30
  • Practices take place in the WMH Media Center

We encourage spectators to attend our matches. Please arrive by 4:00. Spectators cannot enter matches after they have begun. They may go in between matches, however.