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Academic Decathlon

Eligibility Requirements:
Three members of the team must have a GPA above 3.74, three members must have a GPA between 3.00-3.74 and three members must have a GPA below 3.00.  Teams are made of 10th-12th graders with preference for 11th and 12th graders. 

Description:
The Academic Decathlon is a national competition.  The team participates in the local competition in November by taking 6 tests.  The 6 topics are: Art, Math, Economics, Language and Literature, Social Science, and Music.  Each year the tests are built around a subject theme.  If the team advances, they move to the regional competition in January.  The Regional competition determines which teams advance to the state competition in March. 

Time Commitment:
1 to 2 hours per week. 

Procedures for Joining:
Students are selected based on appropriate GPA, good communication, presentation skills, good reading and test-taking skills, and willingness to learn material outside of required schoolwork.  Email gnkendall@gbaps.org or kckreuser@gbaps.org

Activity Time Period:
September through March 

Membership Limit:

Advisor:

Mr. Kendall Room 220

Ms. Kreuser Room 131

 

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