Scholastic Games Archived radio high school quiz programs

May 26, 2021

21-17 Quiz Show – Championship: Amherst Steele vs. Lake Ridge Academy

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The championship has finally arrived and this is one whale of a competition, nip and tuck, at least through the first portions of the program. One thing for sure is that these are two exceptional academic teams, all having adapted well to the challenges of the “Zoom format” during this unprecedented academic year. Taken from screen shots the team members are: For Lake Ridge Academy in North Ridgeville, Ohio, left to right, Tyler Young, Finley Pasaatta, and Alex Masgras, and for Amherst Marion L. Steele High School, left to right, Donald Theisen, Grant Sooy, and John Perez Strohmeyer. Hear the show by clicking above, preferably where it indicates a separate window will be opened. If you can’t wait to read the final results, just click here to read our official news release. A “Dialogues” program interviewing the winning team and its advisor follows the quiz on this recording, by the way.

This program wraps it up for this year, folks. Thanks for following the broadcasts, and hopefully, we’ll see you next year with everything “back to normal.”

21-16 Quiz Show – SF2 – Amherst Steele vs. Avon HS

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Competition is tense as the winner advances to our 31st annual academic championship, to face Lake Ridge Academy in the one remaining program in the series this year. The team members are, as pictured left to right in screen shots, for Avon, Lindsay McKenna, Liam McCarthy and Sam Golik; and for Amherst Marion L. Steele High School, left to right, Donald Theisen, Grant Sooy, and John Perez Strohmeyer. Click above to listen to the program in a new window. To get a quick look at the final results, you can click here to check out our official news release. We recommend, however, that you listen for what might be a surprise outcome.

May 11, 2021

21-15 Quiz Show – SF: Lake Ridge Acad. vs. N. Ridgeville

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Ever closer to our 31st annual county championship, we have reached the first semifinal. Both of these schools have won Scholastic Games championships twice in the program’s history and both teams certainly believe their time has come to achieve it again, but only one of them will have the chance to advance. Representing Lake Ridge Academy are, as pictured left to right, Tyler Young, Finley Pasatta, and Alex Masgras; and North Ridgeville High Schooi is represened by , left to right, Vincent Kafer, Alex Wood, and Chris Stanulet. Captains Young and Kafer are both two-time “Standout Scholar” winners from their earlier competitions this year. Click above to hear the program (at theplace indicated to open it in a separate window) or click here to read the final results in our official news release.

May 5, 2021

Dialogues 21-12 NASA, Mars, & Education

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It’s a wonderful opportunity for students: a special free, science-space program being offered at Cleveland’s  NASA Glenn Research Center.  Students learn about space flight and apply what they learn to an actual device that was designed by NASA Glenn scientists for the  Mars landing of the Rover.  Educational Specialist Roger Storm describes the program to interviewer Bob Tayek and explains how local students can become involved.

April 30, 2021

Dialogues 21-11 Solutions to a Decline in College Enrollment

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New research indicates a drop in overall college enrollment numbers as well as in applications, particularly at Community Colleges. A disproportionate number in Black and Hispanic populations are affected, and the situation has been aggravated by the stress of the Covid-19 pandemic.   In this Dialogues interview, the Executive Director of the Higher Education Compact of Greater Cleveland, Maggie McGrath, discusses the problems that can result and offers advice on what can be done to refocus these students so they will be more likely to attend college.

21-14 Quiz Show -QF4- Lake Ridge Acad. vs. Oberlin

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The last of our quarterfinal competitions will round out our list of semifinalists, whose programs will upload in May. The team members representing Lake Ridge Academy are, as pictured left to right, Tyler Young, Finley Pasatta, and Alex Masgras, and representing Oberlin High School are, left to right, Sasha Chen, Zenobia Calhoun, and Marcus Bertoni. Click above to hear the program (we recommend opening a new window for the player), or to read the final results, click here to see our official news release.

April 22, 2021

Dialogues 21-10 Meet the President of Ursuline College

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Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, the Cleveland suburb, is ranked first in the country for student mobility, meaning that students from low income families are able to advance to middle and higher class positions with the jobs they obtain after graduation.  Find out much more from College President, Sister Christine DeVinne, in this interesting profile of the school, which is one of those participating in the Scholastic Games Tuition Credit program, in this episode of  Dialogues on Education.

21-13 Quiz Show -QF3-Amherst vs. Olmsted Falls

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We get closer each week to our 31st annual county academic championship as we present our third quarterfinal. The teams are as follows: Representing Amherst Marion L. Steele High School are, as pictured left to right, D. J. Theisen, Lia Morrison and John Perez-Strohmeyer; and the team from Olmsted Falls High School consists of, left to right, David Vidovich, Rachel Allen, and Elena Strozewski. Click above to hear the competition. We recommend opening the program in a separate window so you can keep browsing as you listen. For those who prefer spoilers, you can click here to read the final results from our official news release.

April 14, 2021

Dialogues 21-09 An Elyria Public Library Update

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  Now just past its 150th anniversary, the Elyria Public Library System is still going strong with services to the community, some in record numbers during this pandemic.  This is an interview with Adam Mathews, the library’s Marketing & Communications Director, who is charged with publicizing numerous events and programs throughout the year. Following a $16 million levy campaign in 2017, the system is currently designing three new library branches and renovation of an existing branch. Here he describes the new main branch being constructed in downtown Elyria and other facets of its operations.

21-12 Quiz Show-QF2-Brookside vs. N. Ridgeville

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Our quarterfinals, the preliminary portion of our playoffs leading up to our 31st annual county championship, feature academic teams from North Ridgeville High School and Brookside, in Sheffield Village, Ohio. Here are screen shots of the team members from our isolated “Zoom” broadcast: Representing North Ridgeville are, left to right, Vincent Kafer, Alex Wood and Chris Stanulet; and Brookside’s team consists of, left to right, Kassie Brooks, Nico Morello, and Chase Holm. Click above to hear the program, and we recommend the option of opening a separate window. For an instant spoiler, go ahead and click here to read the final results from our official news release.

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