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12 LAUSD teams compete in 2014 California academic decathlon

Aaron Stella | March 19, 2014

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California Academic Decathlon 2014

Teams from a dozen LAUSD high schools will test their mettle in the 2014 California Academic Decathlon Contest as they compete against more than 50 teams from throughout state. The competition will take place tomorrow through Sunday in Sacramento, and the winner will represent California in this year’s United States Academic Decathlon competition, April 24-26 in Honolulu.

Students will compete in 10 categories: art, economics, essay, interview, language and literature, mathematics, music, science, social science and speech. This year’s study topic is World War I.

The competing LAUSD schools goes as follows:

Marshall High School (winner of the the District’s 2014 Academic Decathlon contest)
Granada Hills Charter
El Camino Real Charter
Taft Charter
Van Nuys
North Hollywood high school

The state winner will be announced at noon Sunday in Sacramento.


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