The Los Angeles Unified School District Academic Decathlon has become a showcase for achievement in the community
This is the winning team from El Camino Real
Rachel Markenson, Nolan Origer, Maya Teitz, Inesh Ahuja, Matthew Fitzmorris, Avery Tamura, Ashtar Fayoumi, Briana Lincoln, Trevor Winnard,
Coach Stephanie Franklin, Principal David Hussey
PURPOSES OF THE ACADEMIC DECATHLON
Academic Decathlon Competition--Day 2 (Seven objective exams + Oral Super Quiz) Site: Roybal Learning Center
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Each school is to have a team consisting of nine members, all of whom are to be full-time students (four or more classes) from the ninth, tenth, eleventh, and/or twelfth grades. The members are to include three students from each of the categories listed below.
Grade Point Average
3.75 - 4.00
3.00 - 3.74
2.99 or below
For details see Attachment 2: 2017-2018 Academic Decathlon Selection Process
All nine team members will compete in all of the following academic events:
If a Decathlete does not compete in the essay, interview, and speech events on Day 1 of the competition, he/she will not be eligible to compete in the objective tests and Super Quiz on Day 2. The only exceptions will be granted for illness or family emergency. A written excuse from the parents/guardians and signed by the Coach will be required.
The Los Angeles Unified School District will conduct the Thirty-seventh Annual Academic Decathlon as a two-day event on Saturday, January 27, and Saturday, February 3, 2018. Also, a practice scrimmage will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017, which is optional for schools. Each high school is eligible to sponsor a nine member team of 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students to compete in the Decathlon. Please complete and return the form below by October 12, 2017, to register for the competition.