DECEMBER 21, 2016 ---On Dec. 7, the Newcomerstown High School Academic Challenge Team traveled to News Channel 5 in Cleveland to compete on the show "Academic Challenge." Members were (from left) Austin Gano, Daniel Russell, and Sarah Romer. They competed against Crestview and Pymantuning Valley. With a final score of 430, Newcomerstown emerged victorious! The win qualifies the Academic Challenge Team for a high score in the Academic Challenge season. If their score of 430 points places them within the top 10 of all schools, the Academic Challenge Program will award NHS $1,500 dollars. The program will air on March 11, 2017, on Channel 5.