Episode Guide - Reach for the Top (Series) (1961- )

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Reach for the Top
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Nov 15, 1962 (MB-Winnipeg) A quiz game for high-school students. This week Windsor Park play against the winners of the November 1 program. Producer: Jean Mackay. (AB-Edmonton) Colin MacLean introduces a fast-paced quiz game that is both interesting and informative when Edmonton high-schoolers match knowledge for scholarship prizes. This week Queen Elizabeth Composite and Jasper Place Composite play against Eastglen Composite and St. Joseph's Separate.

Mar 6, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) Ross Sheppard Composite High and 0'Leary Separate High meet Eastglen Composite High and St. Joseph Separate High. Colin MacLean is the quizmaster.

Apr 10, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) Colin MacLean moderates as two panel teams compete in this quiz game. This week the Devon and Leduc high schools compete with Fort Saskatchewan and Horse Hill high schools.

Apr 17, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) Colin MacLean moderates as two panel teams compete in this quiz game for high school students. This week, Devon and Leduc high schools compete against St. Albert high school. Producer, Armand Baril.

Apr 24, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) Fort Saskatchewan and Horse Hill High Schools compete with St. Albert High School. Host is Colin MacLean, Producer is Armand Baril.

May 22, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) Stony Plain and Calmar schools vs. Alberta College and Concordia College. Colin MacLean is the host.

May 29, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) Quiz master Colin MacLean moderates as eight youngsters representing Edmonton and district high schools form two panels in a quest for the grand award of $1,000. This week, the teams with highest number of points in section eight compete against each other.

May 30, 1963 (MB-Winnipeg) A special 45-minute show in which the finalists compete for the grand prize of a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to the winning school. Only two of the three finalist teams are eligible to compete, one of them being eliminated in the quiz on the May 23 show. They are: Elmwood High School; Daniel McIntyre; and the combination of St. Paul's-Joseph Wolinsky High Schools. Host is Warren Davis. Producer, Jean Mackay.

Jun 5, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) This week, the Section 7 winner competes against the Section 8 winner. Quizmaster is Colin MacLean.

Jun 12, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) This week the winning team of Flight One competes against the winning team of Flight Three. Quizmaster is Colin MacLean.

Jun 26, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) Calmar High and Stony Plain High compete against St, Mary's High and Strathcona Composite in the final playoff for the grand championship. Host is Colin MacLean. Producer, Armand Baril.

Sept 16, 1963 (MB-Winnipeg) Beginning another series in the exciting quiz game in which teams of students from Winnipeg high schools compete for prizes. Produced by Jean Mackay. Teams on this first program of the season are from Selkirk Collegiate and Miles Macdonell.

Oct 21, 1963 (MB-Winnipeg) The schools competing this week are Grant Park Collegiate and Churchill High Collegiate. Both teams are up for the second time in the playoffs.

Oct 23, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) Quizmaster Colin MacLean moderates as teams from two Edmonton district high schools compete by answering questions that challenge their academic knowledge and mental dexterity. This week, the two schools with the highest total scores in Section One will play off. Producer Don McRae.

Nov 11, 1963 (MB-Winnipeg) The teams competing this week are Elmwood High School and Vincent Massey Collegiate.

Nov 13, 1963 (AB-Edmonton) Quizmaster Colin MacLean moderates as eight youngsters representing Edmonton and district high schools form two panel teams in a quest for prizes and awards. This week, Eastglen Composite High School takes on Salisbury High School.

Oct 18, 1965 (MB-Winnipeg) Sisler High School vs. River East Collegiate. Moderator: Bill Guest.

Nov 14, 1966 (MB-Winnipeg) Windsor Park Collegiate meets the winner of the Gordon Bell High School vs. Margaret Barbour (The Pas) contest. Moderator for this high school quiz competition is Bill Guest. Produced by Dave Robertson.

Nov 16, 1966 (AB-Edmonton) A high school panel quiz. Competing this week are teams from Victoria and Bonnie Doon high schools. Quizmaster is Colin MacLean.

Mar 25, 1968 (MB-Winnipeg) Tonight, the winner of Game 1 of Flight 4. Windsor Park Collegiate, v. the winner of Game 2 of Flight 4, St. John's Collegiate, in Game 5. Bill Guest is moderator.

Mar 27, 1968 (AB-Edmonton) Host and moderator Colin MacLean welcomes students from Leduc and Wetaskiwin high schools for important section finals.

Sep 13, 1971 (MB-Winnipeg) Manitoba vs. Montreal.

Oct 23, 1972 (SK) Kenaston High School and Davidson High School compete for a win In the second game of the season. (MB) Kelvin High vs. Glenlawn Collegiate.

Jan 8, 1973 - (MB) Transcona meets Westwood

Jan 15, 1973 - (MB) Garden City meets Sisler.

Jan 22, 1973 - (MB) Gordon Bell meets Steinbach

Jan 29, 1973 - (MB) Fort Richmond vs. Silver Heights.

Feb 5, 1973 - (MB) Transcona versus Sisler

Feb 12, 1973 - (MB) Gordon Bell versus Fort Richmond.

Feb 19, 1973 - (MB) Gordon Bell versus Sisler.

Feb 26, 1973 - (MB) Hapnot (Flin F!on) versus Sturgeon Creek (Winnipeg).

Mar 5, 1973 - (MB) Margaret Barbour (The Pas) versus Carman, Man.

Mar 12, 1973 - (MB) Morden versus Selkirk.

Mar 19, 1973 - (MB) Altona versus Portage la Prairie

Mar 26, 1973 - (MB) Flin Flon versus The Pas.

Apr 2, 1973 - (MB) Selkirk versus Altona

Apr 9, 1973 - (MB) Selkirk versus Flin Flon.

Apr 16, 1973 - (MB) Grant Park High versus St. Paul's High.

Apr 23, 1973 - (MB) Daniel McIntyre versus Tuxedo Shaftsbury,

Apr 30, 1973 - (MB) John Taylor versus St. Jean, Man.

May 7, 1973 - (MB) Nelson MacIntyre versus Windsor Park.

May 14, 1973 - (MB) Grant Park versus Tuxedo-Shaftsbury.

May 21, 1973 - (MB) John Taylor vs. Windsor park

Jun 4, 1973 - (MB) Flin Flon versus Grant Park. (CBWT Regional Finals)

Jun 11, 1973 - (MB) Gordon Bell versus Grant Park (Winner of Jun 4 match) (CBWT Regional Finals).

Jun 18, 1973 - (MB) River East versus Charleswood (CBWT Regional Finals).

Jun 25, 1973 - (MB) Gordon Bell (Winner June 11) versus River East (Winner June 18) (CBWT Regional Finals).

Jul 2, 1973 - (MB) Manitoba Provicial Finals. CBWT winner vs CKX Brandon winner

Jul 23, 1973 - Nova Scotia meets Alberta in the national series.

Jul 30, 1973 - Saskatchewan meets Ontario, (Nationals)

Aug 13, 1973 - The national finals continue with Nova Scotia vs British Columbia

Aug 20, 1973 - Quebec vs Newfoundland

Aug 27, 1973 - Manitoba vs Saskatchewan

Sep 3, 1973 - Southern Ontario meets Alberta in the national competition.

Sep 10, 1973 - B.C. meets Quebec in the national competition.

Sep 17, 1973 - Manitoba meets Alberta in the national competition.

Sep 24, 1973 - The finals in the National competition will be seen tonight.

Oct 8, 1973 - (MB) Westgate Mennonite Collegiate meets Altona Collegiate.

Oct 15, 1973 - (MB) Sisler versus Daniel McIntyre.

Oct 22, 1973 - (MB) Miles MacDonell versus Westwood

Oct 29, 1973 - (MB) Grant Park versus Altona

Nov 5, 1973 - (MB) Sisler versus Westwood.

Nov 19, 1973 - (MB) Garden City versus Carman

Nov 26, 1973 - (MB) Portage la Prairie versus Silver Heights.

Dec 3, 1973 - (MB) St. Jean versus Nelson McIntyre.

Dec 17, 1973 - (MB) Garden City versus Silver Heights.

Dec 24, 1973 - (MB) Fort Richmond versus Nelson McIntyre

Dec 31, 1973 - (MB) Fort Richmond versus Garden City

Sep 9, 1974 - National finals between Alberta and Northern Ontario.

Oct 4, 1976 - (MB) Crocus Plains vs. Killarney

Oct 11, 1976 - (MB) Glenboro vs. Rossburn

Oct 18, 1976 - (MB) Souris vs. Gladstone

Oct 25, 1976 - (MB) Virden vs. Carberry

Nov 8, 1976 - (MB) Strathclair vs. Treherne

Nov 15, 1976 - (MB) Reston vs. Shoal Lake

Nov 22, 1976 - (MB) Rivers vs. Neepawa

Nov 29, 1976 - (MB) Boissevain vs. MacGregor

Dec 6, 1976 - (MB) Deloraine vs Hartney

Dec 13, 1976 - (MB) Crystal City vs Shilo

Dec 20, 1976 - (MB) Neelin vs. Russell

Dec 20, 1976 - (Newfoundland) Tonight: Goose High, Goose Bay versus St. Michael's High, Grand Falls. With Quizmaster Bob Cole and hostess Patricia White.

Dec 27, 1976 - (MB) Melita vs. Wawanesa

Jan 3, 1977 - (MB) Elphinstone vs. Minnedosa

Jan 15, 1977 - (SK) O'Neill High vs. Vanier Collegiate. (Saskatoon) Radisson vs. Kindersley.

Jan 17, 1977 - (MB) Transcona vs. John Taylor Senior Secondary.

Feb 21, 1977 - (Newfoundland) Tonight: E.J. Pratt Central High, Brownsdale versus St. Pius X High School, Baie Verte. Quizmaster is Bob Cole and hostess is Patricia White.

Apr 2, 1977 - (SK) Mt. Royal vs. Holy Cross. (Saskatoon) City Park vs. Mount Royal.

Apr 4, 1977 - (MB) Swan Valley and Oak Park Senior Secondary compete.

Oct 31, 1977 - (MB) Glenlawn High School vs. St. Paul's High School.

Jan 12, 1976 - (Newfoundland) Gander Collegiate, Gander, vs Grant Collegiate, Springdale. Quizmaster Bob Cole and host is Art Andrews.

Jan 26, 1978 - (Newfoundland) Gander Collegiate, Gander vs. Inglis Memorial, Bishop's Falls. Quizmaster Bob Cole, Host Art Andrews.

Mar 30, 1978 - (Newfoundland) Laval High, Placentia vs St. Francis High. Harbour Grace. Quizmaster Bob Cole, host Art Andrews.

May 4, 1978 - (Newfoundland) Inglis Memorial High School, Bishop's Falls vs Integrated High School, Clarenville. Quizmaster is Bob Cole. Host is Art Andrews.

Oct 26, 1978 - (Newfoundland) Goose High School vs. Gonzaga High School.

Dec 18, 1978 - (MB) River East vs. Pinawa.

Dec 25, 1978 - (MB) Gordon Bell High School vs. Westwood Collegiate.

Dec 29, 1978 - (Newfoundland) Botwood vs. St. Paul's High.

Jan 12, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Holy Heart Of Mary's vs. St. Paul's.

Jan 26, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Pearce Regional vs. Dunne Memorial.

Feb 2, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Lady Of Mount Carmel vs. Marystown Central.

Feb 9, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Fortune Collegiate vs. Regional High.

Apr 13, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Holy Spirit School, Manuels vs. Holy Trinity School, Norman's Cove.

Mar 12, 1979 - (SK) Sheldon-Williams Collegiate vs. Peacock High School. (MB) St. Paul's High School vs. Sturgeon Creek Secondary School.

Apr 5, 1979 - (MB) Lord Selkirk Collegiate vs. St. Paul's High School.


Apr 23, 1979 - (MB) Sisler High School vs. Garden City Collegiate.

Apr 30, 1979 - (MB) Steinbach Collegiate takes on Morden Collegiate.

May 25, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Final. Live from Holy Heart of Mary Auditorium, St John's the final game in the series. Holy Heart of Mary Regional High School, St John's vs. Gonzaga High School, St. John's

Jul 20, 1979 - Nationals.

Aug 31, 1979 - Nationals.

Oct 11, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Season Debut Reach For The Top returns for a new season with host, Peter Miller and Quizmaster, Art Andrews Tonight Berney Memorial High School, Burin vs St Joseph's Academy, Lamaline

Oct 18, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Mountain Feild High, Forteau vs. Harriot Curtis, St. Anthony. With host, Peter Miller and Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Nov 22, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Berney Memorial High, Burin vs J.R. Smallwood Collegiate, Wabush. Host Peter Miller, Quizmaster Art Andrews

Dec 13, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Holy Cross Central High School, Eastport vs James Moore, Carbonear. Host Peter Miller, Quizmaster Art Andrews.

Dec 19, 1979 - (MB) Joseph Wolinsky Collegiate vs. Kelvin High School.

Dec 27, 1979 - (Newfoundland) Dover Senior High, Drover vs Integrated High, Clarenville. Host Peter Miller, Quizmaster Art Andrews.

Jan 3, 1980 - (Newfoundland) James Moore, Carbonear vs St. Francis, Harbour Grace. Host Peter Miller, Quizmaster -Art Andrews.

Jan 16, 1980 - (MB) St. Paul's High School vs. St. John's High School.

Jan 19, 1980 - (Newfoundland) Holy Trinity, Hearts Content vs Corpus Christi, Northern Bay. Host - Peter Miller, Quizmaster — Art Andrews.

Feb 2, 1980 - (Newfoundland) Dunne Memorial, St. Mary's vs. Booth Memorial, Windsor. Host - Peter Miller, Quizmaster - Art Andrews.

Feb 9, 1980 - (Newfoundland) Cabot Collegiate, Bonavista vs Jackson-Walsh, Western Bay. Host - Peter Miller, Quizmaster - Art Andrews.

Mar 26, 1980 - (MB) Churchill High School vs. Carman Collegiate in this week's match.

Apr 5, 1980 - (Newfoundland) Bishop's College, St. John's vs Gonzaga High, St John's. Host Peter Miller, Quizmaster Art Andrews.

Apr 12, 1980 - (Newfoundland) Baltimore High School, Ferryland vs Booth Memorial, St. John's. Host — Peter Miller, Quizmaster — Art Andrews.

Apr 23, 1980 - (MB) Gimli Collegiate and Springfield Collegiate compete.

Apr 30, 1980 - (MB) Dakota Collegiate vs. Windsor Park Collegiate.

May 17, 1980 - (Newfoundland) Championship Game, Gonzaga High School, St. John's vs Stephenville Integrated, Stephenville. Host -Peter Miller. Quizmaster - Art Andrews

Jun 26, 1980 - (MB) Vincent Massey vs. Dakota Collegiate.

Aug 2, 1980 - National finals.

Oct 14, 1980 - (MB) Portage La Prairie and St. James Collegiate compete.

Nov 6, 1980 - (Newfoundland) Holy Heart of Mary, St. John's vs Menihek High, Labrador City.

Nov 11, 1980 (MB) J.H. Bruns Collegiate vs. Miles MacDonnell Collegiate

Dec 9, 1980 - Charleswood Collegiate vs. Carman Collegiate.

Dec 16, 1980 - St. Pauls High School vs. Pierre Radisson Collegiate.

Jan 8, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Pearce Regional High, Burin vs Marystown Central High, Marystown. With host Peter Miller and Quizmaster Art Andrews.

Jan 15, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Dover High School, Dover vs St. Clare's Central High, Carbonear. With host Peter Miller and Quizmaster Art Andrews.

Jan 22, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Botwood Senior High, Botwood vs St. Francis Central High, Harbour Grace. With host, Peter Miller and Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Jan 29, 1981 - (Newfoundland) St. Paul's High, Gander vs Enright Memorial High, St. Joseph's. With host, Peter Miller and Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Feb 5, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Stella Maris High, Trepassey vs E.J. Pratt Central High, Brownsdale. With host, Peter Miller and Quizmaster Art Andrews.

Feb 12, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Dover High School, Dover vs Botwood Senior High, Botwood. With host, Peter Miller and Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Feb 19, 1981 - (Newfoundland) St. Paul's high, Gander vs E.J. Pratt Central High, Brownsdale.

Feb 26, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Botwood Senior High. Botwood vs St. Paul's High, Gander With host, Peter Miller and Quizmaster. Art Andrews.

Mar 12, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Prince of Wales Collegiate, St. John's
vs Holy Trinity, Torbay. With host,Peter Miller and Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Mar 18, 1981 - (Newfoundland) St. Paul's High School, Harbour Grace vs Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Mount Carmel. With host, Peter Miller and Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Apr 9, 1981 - (Newfoundland) St. Paul's High School, Harbour Grace vs Ascension Collegiate, Bay Roberts.

Apr 23, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Botwood Senior High School, Botwood vs Menihek Integrated High School, Labrador City. With host, Peter Miller and Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Oct 6, 1981 - (MB) Dakota Collegiate and Lord Selkirk Collegiate compete.

Oct 9, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Debut New Season. John Burke High School, Grand Bank vs St. Lawrence Central High School, St. Lawrence. Host, Richard Beaton, Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Nov 3, 1981 - (MB) Dakota Collegiate and St. John's High School compete

Nov 20, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Roncalli High, Avondale vs. Persalvic High, Victoria. Quizmaster - Art Andrews. Host - Peter Miller.

Dec 1, 1981 - (MB-Brandon) Elkhorn meets MacGregor (MB-Winnipeg) Westwood Collegiate takes on Morden Collegiate.

Dec 4, 1981 - (Newfoundland) James Moore, Carbonear vs Holy Trinity High, Heart's Content. Quizmaster, Art Andrews - Host, Peter Miller.

Dec 8, 1981 - (MB) Kelvin High School meets West Kildonan Collegiate.

Dec 11, 1981 - (Newfoundland) St. George's High School, New Harbour vs. St. Paul's High School, Harbour Grace. Quizmaster, Art Andrews. Host, Peter Miller.

Dec 18, 1981 - (Newfoundland) Cabot Collegiate. Bonavista vs. Persalvic High, Victoria. Quizmaster, Art Andrews - Host, Peter Miller.

Dec 26, 1981 - (Newfoundland) James Moore, Carbonear vs St. George's High, New Harbour Quizmaster, Art Andrews, Host, Peter Miller.

Jan 2, 1982 - (Newfoundland) Cabot Collegiate, Bonavista vs. James Moore, Carbonear. Quizmaster, Art Andrews. Host, Peter Miller.

Jan 8, 1982 - (Newfoundland) Gander Coliegiate. Gander vs. Grand Falls Academy. Grand Falls. Quizmaster. Art Andrews - Host, Peter Miller


Feb 25, 1982 - (Newfoundland) Bishop's College, St John's vs Brother Rice High School, St. John's Quizmaster, Art Andrews — Host, Peter Miller.

Mar 5, 1982 - (Newfoundland) Gonzaga High School, St. John's vs. Mount Pearl Central High, Mount Pearl. Quizmaster, Art Andrews. Host, Peter Miller.

Mar 12, 1982 - (Newfoundland) Booth Memorial High, St. John's vs. Holy Cross School, Eastport. Quizmaster, Art Andrews - Host, Peter Miller.

Mar 19, 1982 - (Newfoundland) Mobile Central High School, Mobile vs T.A. Lench School, Catalina Quizmaster Art Andrews. Host is Peter Miller.

Apr 23, 1982 - (Newfoundland) Labrador City Collegiate, Labrador City vs. Dunne Memorial High, St. Mary's. Quizmaster, Art Andrews - Host, Peter Miller.

Jul 1, 1982 - BATTLE OF THE BEAVER (Special). In this 5th Annual quiz battle of wits, top bilingual students from Reach For The Top meet and compete against players from Genies En Herbe. Quizmaster is Jean Moreau, a senior professor at the University of Ottawa.

Nov 19, 1982 - (Newfoundland) Fortune vs. Menihek

Dec 2, 1982 - (MB) Tonight: Morris Collegiate vs. Joseph Wolinsky Collegiate.

Dec 20, 1982 - (MB) Tonight: Murdoch MacKay Collegiate vs. Sisler High School.

Dec 21, 1982 - (MB-Brandon) Elphinstone vs. Reston.

Dec 27, 1982 - (MB) Tonight: Shaftsbury Collegiate vs. Joseph Wolinsky High School.

Dec 28, 1982 - (MB-Brandon) Carberry vs. Neelin.

Feb 3, 1983 - (Newfoundland) Our Lady Of Mount Carmel vs. St. Francis High

Mar 3, 1983 - (Newfoundland) Grant Collegiate vs. St. Francis

Mar 10, 1983 - (Newfoundland) Holy Spirit School, Manuels vs Mobile Central High, Mobile. Host, Peter Miller. Quizmaster, Art Andrews

Mar 24, 1983 - (Newfoundland) Holy Heart of Mary High School, St. John's vs St. Pius X High School, Baie Verte Host Peter Miller, Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Dec 13, 1984 - (Newfoundland) Gonzaga High School, St. John's vs St. John Central High School, Burgeo. Host, Peter Miller, Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Jan 3, 1985 - (Newfoundland) E.J. Pratt Central High School, Brownsdale vs Inglis Memorial High, Bishops Falls. Host, Peter Miller, Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Jan 5, 1985 - (Newfoundland) Gonzaga High School, St John's, vs. Pearce Regional High School, Burin.


Jan 26, 1985 - (Newfoundland) Holy Trinity Regional High School, Torbay, vs. Mary Queen of the World, Mt. Pearl. Host, Peter Miller. Quizmaster, Art Andrews.

Apr 27, 1985 - Nationals

Jul 29, 1990 - (Hamilton) St. Patrick's vs. Waterloo Oxford.

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