Take the It's Academic Weekly Quiz! in association with Giant

What food was once used for removing freckles and curing snake bites?
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Americans eat 7 billion of what food?
Hot dogs. That comes to about 818 a second.
In the 16th century, Aztecs used what food for currency?
Chocolate. A turkey cost 200 cacao seeds; a tamale cost one cacao seed; the average daily wage for a worker was 100 cacao seeds.
According to the author Cervantes, “all sorrows are less” if you have what food?
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2016 “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year" Award

We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year” Award:

  • Washington - Ryan Benjamin, Washington Latin Public Charter School
  • Baltimore - Lucy Wise Gladwell, C. Milton Wright High School
  • Special Lifetime Award - Father Kenneth Meehan, Gonzaga College High School.

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