Academic Decathlon

Academic Decathlon has a different theme every year where students have the opportunity to showcase their knowledge in Music, Art, Social Science, Math, Speech, Economics, Writing, Science, Language & Literature and Interview Skills.  Students compete in three different groups based on their GPA's (A, B, or C).  The Regional contest takes place the last weekend in January.  State contest takes place the first weekend in March.  
Kennedy has qualified for State every year they have participated.  

Sponsor: Ms. Ashby, dashby@crschools 

Team Leader: Abigail Pape,

The theme for 20-21 is the Cold War.

2020-2021 Team:

Seth Andrus
Keaton Buhrmester
Raafa Elsheikh
Rahma Elsheikh
Ross Finneman
Ethan Head
Isaac Hofferber
Daniel Juarez
Abigail Pape
Maria Shaikh
Ashanti Wyatt

Congratulations to Abigail and Ashanti for participating in the State Academic Decathlon.  Abigail received a silver medal in the honors category for math.


The Academic Decathlon Team is organizing for the 2021-22 school year, and now is YOUR chance to join the fun! The Team studies Art, Economics, Language and Literature, Math, Music, Science, and Social Science, and also does Speeches and Interviews. The topic will be "Water: A Most Essential Resource". The Team studies the materials throughout the year in preparation for competition. The camaraderie of the group is another key feature of Academic Decathlon. Fill out the linked form today to show your interest!

Interest Form: 

If you have any questions please email Mrs. Ashby @ or stop by Room 56.


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