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Students competed individually by giving speeches and interviews, while teams competed in a super quiz competition. Categories included art, economics, language and literature, math, music, science, and the social sciences. The awards ceremony was
Academic Decathlon program saved from budget cuts Posted: 05/07/2012 05:24:35 PM PDT Updated: 05/07/2012 07:29:23 PM PDT Granada Hills Charter High School won the national Academic Decathlon in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday, April 28, 2012.
His feet were planted firmly, his back straight, his brow furrowed with a note of authority. But there was no camera rolling as the 17-year-old ad-libbed an impromptu speech on what it means to be an American overcoming adversity and pursuing big
39 PM Text Size: tool goes here University High School senior Ethan Peterson was psyched and ready to go minutes before the Super Quiz portion of the Fresno County Academic Decathlon on Saturday. "I'm feeling really good," Ethan, 17, said.
PST Updated: 02/04/2012 07:44:28 PM PST Narbonne High School in Harbor City and San Pedro High School finished in the Top 10 at the Los Angeles Unified's Academic Decathlon Super Quiz on Saturday. They were the only local schools in the district to
More than 200 students from sixth through eighth grades participated in the pentathlon, held Saturday at Golden Valley High and sponsored by the Merced County Office of Education. Teams competed in five tests to demonstrate their knowledge in
Joseph, a 16-year-old junior, said watching their older brother David win awards in the competition inspired him to join. David encouraged him, but -- in true fraternal taunting -- said he doubted that Joseph could outscore him. "I wanted to prove to
High school students from four counties will give their brains a strenuous workout during the two-day event, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 29, and Saturday, Feb. 5, at Rodriguez High School in Fairfield. The event is expected to draw more than 275
The team represented Arizona at the competition in Omaha, Neb. The national title was won by California’s El Camino Real High School. Mountain View’s nine-member team took third place in the Super Quiz Relay. Members won 18 medals total, with wins in
El Diamante and Redwood high schools will participate Friday and Saturday in the 2010 Tulare County Academic Decathlon. Teams of six to nine members will test their knowledge of economics, math, music, art, litera-ture and other sub-jects in 10