The United States Academic Decathlon has announced the 2013-2014 Academic Decathlon theme is World War I. This year’s Super Quiz topic will include questions based on six subject areas including art, economics, literature, music, science and social science.
The Madera County Academic Decathlon will be held Feb. 1, 2014, with six high schools slated to participate: Chawanakee Academy, Chowchilla High, Liberty High, Madera High, Madera South High, and Yosemite High Schools. Team members will be announced in December.
Students will take tests in the areas of art, economics, essay, language and literature, math, music, science, and social science. Students will also participate in speech and interview events. As part of the literature test, participants will read the book “The Sun Also Rises” by Ernest Hemingway.
This will be Madera County’s 32st year participating in the Academic Decathlon hosted by Madera County Office of Education.