Academic Decathlon Teams compete in a national scholastic competition that fosters academic growth, challenges multidisciplinary learning, requires team work and self-knowledge, assures honesty and integrity and strives for excellence at all levels of achievement.
This year, the team that is currently forming will learn a vast amount of information through curriculum, talks, seminars and self-learning on the topic of New Alternatives in Energy: Ingenuity and Innovation. There are many exciting aspects to this competition and if you are very interested, interested, or remotely interested for this challenge, please make a point to contact Mrs. Keller at HKeller@cbhs-sacramento.org immediately. This team will have fun, learn a lot and be challenged to excel and promote themselves.
There are many sections to this competition; all levels of students from all GPA’s are required from a team. It is not just for the top students. The subjects that are studied are: Speech, Essay, Art, Music, Language & Literature, Economics, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. The curriculum is provided for all students and there will be weekly meetings and information sessions from various teachers and guest lecturers.
If you are interested in building your college resumes and are up for the six-month challenge please contact HKeller@cbhs-sacramento.org immediately. We are really looking forward to having a great year getting involved in this event. It is so worth your time and effort, don’t hesitate, just do it!