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Granada Hills school Academic Decathlon team preparing for national competition

4/23/19 11:59AM
GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Granada Hills Charter High School's Academic Decathlon Team is headed to the National Competition in Bloomington, MN on April 25 - 27. Right now, they are using their spring break from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every weekday to prepare, and the topic for the event is the 1960s. Watch video..

Student Salute: Marathon High School Academic Decathlon

4/11/19 4:30PM
This year marks the 30th straight year for the school Academic Decathlon to make it to the state competition. No other school has done this. It also marks the final year for Brad Ness the current coach as he is retiring. Watch video..

Granada Hills school wins California Academic Decathlon, advances to U.S. finals

3/29/19 9:20AM
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Granada Hills Charter High School students are celebrating a big win in the Academic Decathlon. The San Fernando Valley school took top honors in the California Academic Decathlon in Sacramento, reclaiming the title after losing to El Camino Real Charter School in Woodland Hills last year. Watch video..

Las Plumas High Students to Compete in State Academic Decathlon

3/11/19 8:47AM
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Las Plumas High School students came away with a first place victory in a "battle of the minds" between Butte County High Schools. Watch video..

KCRG TV-9: CR Jefferson Academic Decathlon

3/8/19 2:26PM
Cedar Rapids Watch video..

Join Academic Decathlon

3/8/19 2:21PM
Just join it Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Regionals 2018-2019: The 1960s

3/8/19 2:19PM
Video took place at Cesar Chavez High School in Laveen, Arizona. The Regionals competition was held at my high school from Friday February 1, 2019 to Saturday February 2, 2019. Ms. Rowley helped organize this event and made it happen... Watch video..

From smartest of Valley high school minds, here are the Academic Decathlon winners

3/7/19 9:09AM
Hundreds of central San Joaquin Valley high school students spent the weekend showing just how smart they are for their age. Watch video..

2019 Academic Decathlon Awards Ceremony

2/25/19 1:12PM
VCOE Live Watch video..

2019 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon Banquet Video

2/25/19 1:09PM
The Sacramento County Academic Decathlon, held the first Saturday in February each year, is an academic competition open to high school students from all school districts in Sacramento County. Watch video..

King High School takes gold in regionals for Academic Decathlon

2/18/19 11:13AM
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — For the 20th year in a row, King High School has received top honors in the Academic Decathlon. Watch video..

2019 Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon

2/14/19 10:17AM
Highlights Watch video..

Butte County students compete in Folsom decathlon

2/14/19 9:55AM
FOLSOM, Calif. (KCRA) — More than 400 students from more than two dozen schools filled the Folsom High School gym on Saturday for the Sacramento County Academic Decathlon. Among them were students from Butte County whose lives were changed forever by the Camp Fire in November. Advertisement Students had 10 seconds to answer each question of a 12-question round during the Super Quiz. The event had three rounds. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon 2019

2/11/19 12:47PM
How this year's Fresno County Superintendent of Schools Academic Decathlon marked the return of Kingsburg High School after a more than 30-year absence. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon 2019 - Super Quiz Highlights

2/11/19 12:43PM
Watch highlights from our first countywide student competition of the year, Academic Decathlon #AcaDecRivCo. Top honors at the 2019 Riverside County Academic Decathlon went to the Elsinore High School team. Watch video..

Sam Houston takes First Place — 2018 SAISD Academic Decathlon Competition

1/15/19 2:32PM
Great way for Hurricanes to demonstrate that Academic Excellence Matters on the first day of December! Congratulations, Hurricanes! Watch video..

Your Character Matters: Harmony Magnet Academy's Asiary Palacios

1/10/19 10:21AM
At Harmony Magnet Academy in Strathmore the academic decathlon team is studying hard and preparing for their upcoming competition. "They cover such categories as economics, social science, language and literature, art, music, speech, and essay," said Academic Decathlon Coach, John De Nicola. Being on this team -- takes a unique kind of athlete. Watch video..

Scholastic Sports

12/31/18 11:16AM
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Sam Houston takes First Place — 2018 SAISD Academic Decathlon Competition

12/31/18 11:15AM
Great way for Hurricanes to demonstrate that Academic Excellence Matters on the first day of December! Congratulations, Hurricanes! Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Nationals Speech at the Speech Showcase 2018

12/19/18 5:40PM
Phyllis Zhang's speech taken from the Nationals Decathlon Awards Banquet after winning the speech event. Watch video..

Truth and Forgiveness

10/19/18 8:14AM
Maggie Reed ‘20 Academic Decathlon Speech Watch video..

Casey Boland - 2018 STARS Teacher - Lake Highlands HS

10/4/18 4:25PM
Congratulations to Richardson ISD's 2018 STARS Teacher of the Year Casey Boland! Ms. Boland teaches AP US History, Academic Decathlon, Peer Helpers and Economics at Lake Highlands High School. Watch video..

Spurs Recognize SHHS Academic Decathlon Team

9/12/18 10:13AM
The San Antonio Spurs recognized the Sam Houston High Academic Decathlon Team during halftime of the February 3 game. The Hurricanes placed first in SAISD district competition in December and first place, Region IV Medium Schools, during the Regional Competition in January. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon 2015

9/12/18 10:09AM
University High School's Academic Decathlon 2015 Trifecta. Watch video..

2018 USAD Nationals

8/27/18 11:30AM
United States Academic Decathlon National Competition Watch video..

Academic Decathlon

7/25/18 11:16AM
Coppell High School Watch video..

Road To A Better Community

7/25/18 11:05AM
Safe Credit Union | Academic Decathlon Watch video..

Join EDC Academic Decathlon

4/16/18 9:40AM
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UHS Academic Decathlon

4/12/18 10:13AM
Interview Watch video..

Academic Decathlon team gears up to compete across the country

3/12/18 10:57AM
JACKSON, Tenn. — Meet the Madison Academic 2018 Academic Decathlon team. They have dominated regional and statewide competitions, and now they are getting ready to take their talents to the national stage in Dallas. Watch video..

Sam Houston academic decathlon team advances to state competition

2/20/18 10:48AM
SAN ANTONIO -- Students from Sam Houston High School are gearing up to represent their school at a state competition. Watch video..

El Dorado County Academic Decathlon 2018

2/16/18 1:54PM
Student reflections on Academic Decathlon Watch video..

LS 2018 26 Academic Decathlon Super Quiz

2/13/18 8:48AM
On your mark. Get Set. Think! 57 Teams and over 500 students gather for the Academic Decathlon Super Quiz! Watch video..

Academic Decathlon 2018 Final

2/13/18 8:39AM
L. A. County Watch video..

Paradise High Wins Big at Butte Co. Acdec

2/13/18 8:27AM
Put on your thinking caps! Butte County high school students fought hard for the chance to be in a state-wide scholastic competition. Watch video..

Competition News from Arizona

2/8/18 8:51AM
CDO Academic Decathlon sets record Watch video..

2018 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon Banquet Video

2/8/18 8:45AM
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..

Upper Lake Wins Academic Decathlon 2018 Upper Lake, California

2/8/18 8:44AM
award presentation Watch video..

Academic Decathlon 2017-18

1/31/18 1:30PM
An inside look into the AcademicDecathlon class and team. Watch video..

2014 USAD National Competition

12/21/17 9:22AM
Looking back to 2014 Nationals. Watch video..

Academic Decathlon Gold Medal Speech: Perspective

12/12/17 8:47AM
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 (Fillmore High School)

10/18/17 9:19AM
...this is a video explaining what Academic Decathlon is from Fillmore High School students. Watch video..

[USAD 2017] Speech by top decathlete, Koki Ajiri

8/14/17 9:01AM
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..

China Ross: 2017 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon Speech

8/14/17 8:58AM
China Ross from Bella Vista High School presents her Sacramento County Academic Decathlon speech at the Awards Banquet. Watch video..

Chase Bowker: 2017 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon

8/14/17 8:56AM
Chase Bowker from Folsom High School presents his Sacramento County Academic Decathlon speech at the Awards Banquet. Watch video..

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
posted by CA Academic Decathlon Watch video..

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: http://www.vcoe.org/Communications/VCOE-News/ArticleID/1392/Calabasas-High-School-Wins-2017-Ventura-County-Academic-Decathlon 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 www.CESA7.org 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..

ACADEMIC DECA 2016

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 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..

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