Students prepare for annual It’s Academic event, will air live on CCPS website

Students prepare for annual It’s Academic event, will air live on CCPS website

The annual Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) It’s Academic tournament will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 at North Point High School in Waldorf. Teams from the seven Charles County Public high schools will compete in rounds and answer questions in a quiz-style format. Topics range from history, literature, science, math and mythology to sports, general information and current events.

The tournament will air live on, starting at 6 p.m. Viewers can also access the live feed on the CCPS YouTube channel at

The first-place team from Wednesday’s event will compete against Bethesda-Chevy Chase and Centreville high schools in a match set to air April 7 on NBC4. The second-place team earns a spot to compete in fall 2019. 

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 36 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial M. Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.

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