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Academic Decathlon

Advisor: Mr. Pechanach

The Academic Decathlon is a team competition wherein students match their intellects with students from other schools. Students are tested in ten categories: Art, Economics, Essay, Interview, Language and Literature, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Science, and Speech.

Academic Decathlon is a ten-event scholastic competition for teams of high school students. Like the decathlon athletic contest, the Academic Decathlon does not permit participants to specialize, but rather encourages academic versatility by requiring students to prepare for all ten events. Each high school enters a team of nine students: 3 “A” or Honor students, 3 “B” or Scholastic students, and 3 “C” or Varsity students.  Winning teams advance through the local, regional, and state levels of competition. The state champions compete at the national finals. Activity fee required.