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Scholastic Hi-Q
Sundays at 9:30 a.m. (repeats from last week) | New Episodes at 5:30 p.m.

The quest for knowledge is an enriching and lifelong endeavor. Scholastic Hi-Q is a fun and exciting way of demonstrating the importance of a broad-based education that also exemplifies the public educational and informational mission of WSIU Public Broadcasting and SIU. The program provides area schools an excellent opportunity to display their academic skills while promoting school spirit.

Scholastic Hi-Q is sponsored locally by Southern Illinois University.

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Produced by WSIU Television since 1985, Scholastic Hi-Q is an academically-based game show featuring high school teams from the Southern Illinois region. It's a single elimination tournament in which 32 teams compete.


Episodes are taped at the beginning of the school year and then shown on a weekly basis throughout the spring. Each season consists of 31 episodes. The Hi-Q production staff is composed mainly of Southern Illinois University student employees and volunteers who gain valuable professional experience working with the WSIU Television production staff.


For more information about Scholastic Hi-Q, please contact Abby Asher at 618-453-5888 or call toll free at (866) 498-5561.

RULES: Eligibility & Entry Procedures
BRACKETS: 2022-2023 Tournament Bracket
SCHEDULE: 2022-2023 Schedule

Scholastic Hi-Q Episodes