Granada Hills Academic Decathlon champs bask in hero’s welcome on campus
By Antonie Boessenkool, Los Angeles Daily News
The rest of the campus cheered the Granada Hills Charter High School’s Academic Decathlon team Monday, April 24, 2017, after their weekend win at the National Academic Decathlon competition in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)
The victorious Academic Decathlon team from Granada Hills Charter High School got a hearty welcome home Monday morning, complete with bagpipes and cheerleaders, after snagging the national title for a third straight year in Madison, Wisconsin, last week.
Defending champ Granada Hills wins LAUSD academic decathlon
Howard Blume I Allen J. Schaben
Granada Hills Charter High School won the academic decathlon. District officials announced the results Friday night during a ceremony at Hollywood High. The winner of the 2017 academic decathlon has a familiar ring: Granada Hills Charter High School, which also is the defending national champion.
District officials announced the results Friday night during a ceremony at Hollywood High.
Granada Hills again wins LAUSD Academic Decathlon championship
Granada Hills Charter High School won the Los Angeles Unified School District Academic Decathlon for the sixth time in seven years, district officials announced Friday night, Feb. 10, 2017.
HOLLYWOOD >> Granada Hills Charter High School has won the Los Angeles Unified School District Academic Decathlon for the sixth time in seven years, district officials announced.
Granada Hills scored 59,864.7 points out of a possible 60,000. Marshall was second with 58,882.5 and Franklin third with 57,769.9. The top three finishers were the same as in last year’s decathlon.
Seven other teams also qualified for the California Academic Decathlon, which will be held March 23-26 in Sacramento: El Camino Real Charter; Garfield; Grant; Palisades Charter; Van Nuys; Bell; and North Hollywood.
Marshall High wins Super Quiz of Academic Decathlon
Before a cheering throng at a local campus gymnasium, a team from Marshall High School on Saturday won the Super Quiz portion of the Academic Decathlon for the Los Angeles Unified School District. The overall winner will be announced Friday.