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Nine Girls schools qualify for the National Prelims of The Sharks Quiz Challenge.

Nine all-girls’ schools made it through to the final stages of the all-round Sharks academic competition. This, after the schools went through a grueling Zonal prelims held online through Zoom courtesy the test platform, eCampus.

The zonal prelims which was initially scheduled to happen physically had to be moved online as a result of the increasing Covid-19 cases across the country. The Executive Director of Africa Schools Online, organizers of the competition, Abel Ohene Acquaye, stated how impressed he was with the turnout. But for a few technical challenges experienced by a few schools, the program went on rather smoothly. The teams had to answer fifteen questions on Literacy, Numeracy, STEM and Social Literacy under 5 minutes. The timed exams meant the schools had to have their skills, knowledge, strategy and temperament at the highest level.

At the end, Opoku Ware School came out tops with 11 points, followed by Ghana Christian International High and Kumasi Anglican Secondary School with 8 and 7 points respectively. St. Louis Senior High, Wesley Girls High School (Cape-Coast), Archbishop Porter Girls and Kumasi Girls Senior High were some of the high-scoring all girls’ schools that made it to the finals.

In all twenty four schools made it through the zonal qualifiers and will join the four ranked schools from last year: Presec – Legon, Mawuli School, Keta Senior High and St. Thomas Aquinas School who qualified courtesy placing top four in last season. The twenty eight schools will battle it out later in the National Prelims for the coveted trophy as Sharks champions.

The Sharks Quiz is brought to you by Kelloggs with support from Indomie Ghana. Ashesi University, Academic City, Family Health University College and Massachussets College of Pharmacy and Heath Sciences are the academic sponsors while Givers and Ecampus are the associate sponsors.

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REGISTER NOW – The Sharks Academic Challenge – Season 4

The Sharks is an Innovative High School Quiz Show for junior and senior high school students across the country that provides a platform that supports all-round learning among students at these levels. Students in this quiz are tested on these four core competencies:

– Literacy (English)
– Numeracy (Mathematics)
– Scientific and ICT Literacy
– Social and Civic Literacy (General Knowledge)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

– All public, private and international junior and senior high schools in Ghana are eligible to participate.
– Each team must be supervised by at least one (1) adult coach. (A maximum of two(2) coaches will be officially recognized on the television broadcast).
– Each team must include four (4) participating students and one (1) alternate.
– Participating students must be currently enrolled in the school they represent.
– Participating schools may register a maximum of one (1) team for Juniors and one (1)team for Seniors.

The Sharks Season 4(#Sharks4) has adapted to the times to cement it’s position as the leading edutainment program in Ghana. The prelims will be held online from November to December 2020 through our secured software. Qualified schools will progress to the knockout stages which will take place at the TV3 studios from January 2021 under full Covid-19 protocols.