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Arizona Academic Decathlon Region IV 1st place speech

7/12/17 10:38AM
Published on Feb 4, 2017 Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Gold Medal Speech

7/12/17 10:36AM
Published on Jan 10, 2016 Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Champions 2016 Modoc County California

7/12/17 10:27AM
Tulelake High School competed in the Modoc County competition at Modoc High School in Alturas, California. Kaitlin Hartung was the high scoring student for Tulelake. The team also won the Super Quiz. Watch video..

2017 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon Banquet Video

6/27/17 3:49PM
My Edited Video Watch video..

Academic Decathlon (2016 - 2017: World War II)

6/2/17 4:45PM
A slide-show of Shaw High School's 2016-2017 Academic Decathlon team throughout the season. This year's topic was the study of World War II. Watch video..

April 2017 Board Recognition | 2017 Texas Academic Decathlon

6/2/17 4:38PM
Students from Hebron, Marcus and The Colony High Schools were recognized for placing in the top three at the 2017 Texas Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

Ryan Brady, Bishop Hendricken - Academic Decathlon

6/2/17 4:36PM
Interview Watch video..

Elisabeth Nations: 2017 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon Speech

5/4/17 11:13AM
Elisabeth Nations from Folsom High School presents her Sacramento County Academic Decathlon speech at the Awards Banquet. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Presentation

5/4/17 11:11AM
Academic Decathlon Watch video..

[USAD 2017] Speech by top decathlete, Koki Ajiri

4/11/17 10:50AM
In his speech, Koki Ajiri a top decathlete at the Shanghai High School International Division shares his love for the Academic Decathlon and about his experiences of launching the first ever USAD scrimmage in China (a fully student led initiative in motivating other students to participate in Academic Decathlon). Watch video..

[USAD 2017] Judges sharing

4/11/17 10:38AM
Judges at the USAD China Finals share their thoughts and impressions about the Speech & Interview events. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Results

3/14/17 1:19PM
Updates of Lakeside High School events ... Watch video..

Academic Decathlon

3/14/17 1:10PM
California Academic Decathlon Watch video..

Academic Decathlon ~ Thank You Volunteers!

3/14/17 1:08PM
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Calabasas High School Wins 2017 Ventura County Academic Decathlon

2/27/17 10:27AM
See the reaction as students from Calabasas High School find out they won. This is the school's first year participating in the competition. More info: Watch video..

Academic Decathlon: 2017

2/27/17 8:56AM
L.A. County Watch video..

2017 International In-Country Competition

2/17/17 12:13PM
Check out this video! Watch video..

Lubbock ISD High School Academic Decathlon Qualify for State

1/30/17 2:40PM
Twins Share How They're Keeping Acadec Success in the Family Watch video..

Today's Google doodle features an unsung hero

1/30/17 2:31PM
It features a cartoon image of Fred Korematsu, an activist who fought against the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II... Watch video..

Teams Qualify for State Decathlon

1/27/17 11:26AM
This past weekend all five Lubbock ISD high schools' academic decathlon teams qualified for the state meet. It's a big accomplishment for the district, but especially for Monterey High who is setting school records. Watch video..

Oakwood High School Academic Decathlon

1/26/17 12:34PM
Academic Decathlon is featured in Wright Memorial Public Library's meeting room video Watch video..

Wisconsin Academic Decathlon Profile

1/20/17 9:33AM
Wisconsin Academic Decathlon is a non-profit, extra-curricular, high school program and charter member of the United States Academic Decathlon. Please visit for more information Watch video..

Holocaust Museum visit Preps El Paso ISD Students for Academic Decathlon

12/6/16 10:16AM
EPISD high-school students spent Tuesday morning touring the El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center... Watch video..

Canyon High School

11/8/16 3:57PM
Acadec Nationals (Anchorage, Alaska) April 28-30, 2016 Watch video..

Academic Decathlon

11/8/16 3:35PM
Good Morning Waukesha West Watch video..

Looking Back - SECA Academic Decathlon 2013

10/3/16 8:23AM
Footage from the Academic Decathlon that took place on Jan. 26 and Feb. 2. Watch video..


9/23/16 8:54AM
Students compete for academic success. Watch video..

A different way of seeing the world

9/22/16 8:53AM
Just ten percent of foster youth make it to college, but Malcolm Rashid is used to beating the odds. Diagnosed with autism at age three, the Merced native also overcame learning difficulties to graduate at the top of his high school class. Watch video..

City Council Recognition of the Oakwood High School Academic Decathlon Team

8/22/16 8:48AM
June 6, 2016 Watch video..

Alaska Hiking Trip

7/5/16 8:28AM
My Arizona 2016 Academic Decathlon team hikes through a trailhead in Eagle River, Alaska, a truly beautiful and experience. Wish my camera was a bit better to capture how amazing this was. (Oh the Places You Can Go - Academic Decathlon Nationals) Watch video..

Souderton Academic Decathlon

7/5/16 8:22AM
Presented by Soudy AcaDec Watch video..

2016 US Academic Decathlon Montage Video - Nationals in Alaska

6/20/16 8:27AM
Montage video of the students throughout the week. This video was shown during the Awards banquet while the meal was being served. Watch video..

UHS Academic Decathlon Interview

6/15/16 9:57AM
Education Matters - an interview with University High Academic Decathlon Coach Sean Canfield and team member Fayyaz Ahamed. Watch video..

Cambridge High's Academic Decathlon Team

6/9/16 10:56AM
Education Matters spotlights Fresno's Cambridge High AcaDec Team Watch video..

Senate Honors Granada Hills Charter High School Academic Decathlon team, May 23, 2016

6/9/16 10:55AM
Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, honors the Granada Hills Charter High School Academic Decathlon team with a Senator resolution for winning the 2016 United States Academic Decathlon championship. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon (2015-2016: India)

6/9/16 10:29AM
A slideshow of Shaw High School's 2015-2016 Academic Decathlon team throughout the season. This year's topic was the study of India. Watch video..

2016 US Academic Decathlon Awards Banquet

5/2/16 9:49AM
Takes place in Anchorage, Alaska. Watch video..

West Ranch High School at Sacramento

4/18/16 8:42AM
2016 California Academic Decathlon Watch video..

Woodbridge High School

4/18/16 8:40AM
Academic Decathlon 2015-16 Watch video..

Souderton Academic Decathlon

4/4/16 9:40PM
An Opportunity for Greatness Watch video..

Granada Hills Charter Declared Champs Of State Academic Decathlon

4/4/16 9:39PM
Granada Hills Charter High School has won the California Academic Decathlon for the fifth time in six years. Rick Garcia and Sharon Tay report Watch video..

WHS OCAD State Championship Journey 2015-2016

4/4/16 9:29PM
A documentation of Westminster High School's Academic Decathlon team in Sacramento as they represented Orange County at the California Academic Decathlon 2016 competition. Filmed and edited by our team members. Watch video..

Madison Academic Decathlon team prepares for state championship

3/6/16 12:06AM
Madison Academic Magnent High School's Academic Decathlon team held a light practice, Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016 in preparation for the 2016 Tennessee Academic Decathlon State Championship Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Speech Showcase

2/26/16 8:33AM
Austin Kuhn Watch video..

2016 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon Banquet Video

2/26/16 8:31AM
Video played during awards banquet. Features team photos and footage from the "Super Quiz." Watch video..

L.A. County Academic Decathlon: 2016

2/26/16 8:29AM
It's time for competition. Watch video..

2016 Ventura County Academic Decathlon Winner Announced

2/22/16 11:00AM
Major excitement as County Superintendent of Schools Stan Mantooth announces the winner of the 2016 ?Ventura County Academic Decathlon last night in Oxnard. Congratulations to Westlake High School on their 5th straight victory and to Oak Park High School for placing second. Watch video..

Education Matters - Cambridge High's Academic Decathlon Team

2/22/16 10:43AM
Published on Feb 9, 2016 Watch video..

Academic Decathlon 2016: Making History

2/19/16 12:27PM
Sweetwater Academic Decathlon! Making History! First time to reach State! Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Gold Medal Speech: Perspective

2/18/16 9:31AM
This speech, given by Kollin Grunberg, won a gold medal at the regional Decathlon. It recounts an encounter with a homeless man who was able to find true happiness. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon 2016 Upper Lake wins

2/18/16 9:30AM
LC News Watch video..

Nimitz Academic Decathlon (Beyond the Competition)

2/16/16 8:46AM
A short documentary featuring Nimitz High School's very own academic decathlon. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Interview

2/16/16 8:43AM
Education Matters - Fresno COE Watch video..

The Meaning Of Academic Decathlons

2/15/16 8:20AM
Fresno, Calif. It was a busy weekend for hundreds of students across Fresno County, as they took part in an Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

University High wins Academic Decathlon competition

2/8/16 8:51AM
Scenes from the 34th Annual Fresno County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Central East High School in Fresno. Fresno County’s winning team, University High School, will compete in the California State Decathlon March 17-20 in Sacramento. The state championship team will advance to the National Decathlon April 28-30 in Anchorage, Alaska. Watch video..

Westover takes Academic Decathlon crown

1/26/16 9:16AM
Undeterred by the addition of some new events, Dougherty County School students competed for the district-wide academic decathlon title recently with one school standing out as the clear front-runner. Watch video..

academic decathlon

1/26/16 9:15AM
Maynard H. Jackson Students finding out they placed 1st in Academic Decathlon 2015-2016. Watch video..

California Academic Decathlon 2014

12/30/15 3:00PM
This is Academic Decathlon! Watch video..

El Rancho High School ERHS 2015 Academic Decathlon Team

11/13/15 9:42AM
Academic Decathlon Team appreciated during ERHS Night Pep Rally 2015 Watch video..

Holmes/ BC Academic Decathlon Alumni

10/19/15 9:18AM
Holmes Academic Decathlon over the years - with a few musical selections. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon - Solano County Office of Education

9/28/15 10:13AM
Since 1981, the Solano County Office of Education has sponsored the Academic Decathlon, a competitive event, modeled after the Olympics, designed to stimulate academic achievement and honor "athletes of the mind". The competition provides students the opportunity to participate in an educational forum, which fosters a deep respect for knowledge, cooperation, and self-esteem. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon

9/23/15 9:27AM
Athletics for the mind Watch video..

Sacramento County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz 2015

8/19/15 9:49AM
Super Quiz, check it out at the Sacramento County Academic Decathlon, held the first Saturday in February of each year, is an academic competition open to high school students from all school districts in Sacramento County. Watch video..

Looking Back - GCI Alaska Academic Decathlon 2009

7/20/15 8:28AM
Welcome to the 2009 GCI Alaska Academic Decathlon Watch video..

Spotlight on Academic Decathlon 2015

7/17/15 8:54AM
FHS chemistry teacher, Scott Greenwood, and students reflect on the benefits of participating in Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

Looking Back - Academic Decathlon - 2008-05-01

7/6/15 8:47AM
About 360 participants from 41 states will compete in two days of high-stakes exams, speeches, interviews and a "Jeopardy"-style quiz show. Video by Maria Garcia Published on 2008-05-01 Watch video..

Senator Hertzberg honors Granada Hills High School students

7/2/15 9:06AM
The Granada Hills High School Academic Decathlon team was honored with a resolution for winning the city, state, and national Academic Decathlon Championship.The Granada Hills Charter High School Academic Decathlon team competed with over 500 students from 50 states on 10 events... Watch video..

The New Kid

6/5/15 8:32AM
Sarah, the new kid, finds an unexpected group of friends when she joins the "elite" Academic Decathlon team at Arlington High. Watch video..

GHCHS 2015 Academic Decathlon National Championship Rally

6/3/15 10:50AM
The Granada Hills Charter High School Academic Decathlon team brings home the gold and wins the National Championship for the fourth time in five years. Watch video..

2014 Capital Region Scrimmage - Take 1

6/3/15 10:20AM
Looking back. Watch video..

Pinoy history teacher makes LA County academic decathlon history

5/28/15 9:22AM
South Pasadena High school teacher Oliver Vilacorza usually teaches history, but he recently just made history. Watch video..

Wilmot UHS academic decathlon proclamation

5/28/15 9:21AM
The Wilmot Union High School Academic Decathlon national champions were honored with a proclamation from the Twin Lakes Village Board Watch video..

Spotlight on Academic Decathlon 2015

5/28/15 9:03AM
Frisco HS chemistry teacher, Scott Greenwood, and students reflect on the benefits of participating in Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

California high school shines at academic decathlon

4/30/15 8:26AM
Students from California’s Granada Hills Charter High School continued an academic dynasty, which started in 2011. Carter Evans shows what these dedicated students do in order to become national champions. Watch video..

Joshua Oakes Academic Decathlon Speech 2015

4/30/15 8:19AM
Joshua Oakes performing his Academic Decathlon Speech to at Madison Academic Magnet High School. Watch video..

Study Tips from Granada's Academic Decathlon Team

4/30/15 8:14AM
Granada Hills Charter High School's record-breaking National Champion Academic Decathlon team gives study tips of their own to students who want to improve their study habits. Read more about Granada's Acadeca team at: Watch video..

Academic Decathlon 2015

4/27/15 5:43PM
The Glendale Union High School District hosted the final round of the Academic Decathlon 2015. The Arizona Academic Decathlon gives high school students a chance to compete with other schools in ten subject areas. Watch video..

California high school shines at academic decathlon

4/27/15 8:54AM
Students from California's Granada Hills Charter High School continued an academic dynasty, which started in 2011. Carter Evans shows what these dedicated students do in order to become national champions. Watch video..

Marathon Academic Decathlon Coach to Retire After 30 Year Career

3/23/15 8:41AM
A Marathon High School Academic Decathlon coach is about to call it a career after more than 30 years of leading the team. Scott Schutte has spent the past three decades preparing students to take part in the academic competitions. Watch video..

Wilmot High School wins back-to-back state academic decathlon titles

3/23/15 8:36AM
TWIN LAKES, Wis. —A Kenosha County high school is celebrating back-to-back state championship wins. Watch video..

State Academic Decathlon 2015

3/19/15 10:46PM
Mount Vernon, IA March 6-7, 2015 Watch video..

Local high schoolers compete in the Oklahoma Academic Decathlon

3/2/15 8:50AM
LAWTON, Okla._Students from Lawton High and Duncan competed Thursday afternoon in the Oklahoma Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

2015 NorthBay Video

3/2/15 8:41AM
2015 North Bay Region Academic Decathlon Watch video..

Academic Decathlon, L.A. - 2015

3/2/15 8:39AM
Highlights of the 2015 Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

Digital Story: Academic Decathlon

2/25/15 12:34PM
Look back to 2013. Watch video..

'Super Bowl' of academic competition for local high schools competing in Academic Decathlon

2/16/15 9:30AM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Saturday afternoon the final event in the Kern County Academic Decathlon took place inside the gymnasium at Bakersfield High School. Nearly 200 high school students from 19 local high schools competed in what has been called the 'Super Bowl' of scholastic competitions. Watch video..

Wasco High Academic Decathlon 2015

2/16/15 9:26AM
Short clip of Wasco being announced third place winners for overall (Kern County). Watch video..

Are you smarter than a high schooler?

2/13/15 10:12AM
Can you answer this question? The greenhouse gas with the highest atmospheric concentration is methane or carbon dioxide? Stumped? The answer is carbon dioxide. Our morning anchor crew put their skills to the test by answering some sample questions from the Sacramento County Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

Education Matters - Academic Decathlon

2/9/15 10:11AM
Academic Decathlon is not just a competition, it changes lives. Watch video..

Region IX Ac Dec Nimitz HS 2nd

2/9/15 10:06AM
Nimitz getting 2nd place at the Large School Region IX Academic Decathlon 1/31/15 Watch video..

Academic Decathlon

2/9/15 10:00AM
Marysville High's Academic Decathlon team receive their medals after winning the competition on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the school. Watch video..

Actor and cook win Distinguished Student Award

2/4/15 10:22AM
Sugar-Salem High School senior Collin Cronin plays the roll of the tax man in Sugar-Salem's production of "You Can't Take It With You." Cronin also competes in the academic decathlon. Watch video..

Nebraska Academic Decathlon

1/20/15 10:39AM
A view of the statewide educational program Watch video..

Award winning mathmetician wins Distinguished Student Award

1/19/15 8:39AM
One of the amazing things about Sugar-Salem senior Ben Goff is that he largely taught himself to play the piano... Goff seems equally passionate about an extracurricular activity called the Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

ICOE Academic Decathlon

1/5/15 11:45AM
The Imperial County Academic Decathlon is a 10 event competition in which high school teams of three “A” students, three “B” students and three “C” students compete in exams, speeches, interviews and essays around a central theme. Watch video..

2014 California Academic Decathlon

1/2/15 10:59AM
2014 - Year in Review Watch video..

33rd Annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon

12/18/14 8:34AM
Teams are currently preparing for the 35th Annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

Madera County Academic Decathlon 2014

12/16/14 9:41AM
A look at Madera County's 2014 Academic Decathlon. High school students are tested in the areas of art, economics, math, music, language, literature, science and social science. Yosemite High School was the overall winner of this year's competition. Chawanakee Academy High placed second and Chowchilla High School was third. Watch video..

2014 Capital Region Scrimmage in Sacramento

12/15/14 10:17AM
It's a great day! Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Speech 2014

12/8/14 9:00AM
Reilly Clark Art History Watch video..

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