Academic Decathlon

Students have the opportunity to be part of an award winning Academic Junior High Decathlon team.  This event celebrates the academic excellence in the Catholic Schools.  Decathletes compete in ten events, two of which are collaborative team efforts in Logic and Super Quiz, and eight others test individual knowledge in the areas of English, Literature, Science, Mathematics, Current Events, Social Sciences, Religion and Fine Arts. 

The Academic Decathlon team competes amongst 100 other Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  Awards are given for individual and team performance.  The top two winning schools compete in a state championship.

The event is held in March of each year at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. 

Phone: (818) 501-4155

Email: ldecarteret@stcyril.net, mfreeman@stcyril.net, schanduri@stcyril.net

Moderator: Mrs. Liliana deCarteret, Mr. Mike Freeman, and Mrs. Sabitha Chanduri (science support)

Grade Levels: Ten students and several alternates will be selected from grades 6th through 8th (5th graders are encouraged to participate on a "prep team" to help better prepare them for competition in the 6th grade

Practice Sessions: Tuesday & Thursday nights from 6:00 - 7:30pm

Costs: $50 registration fee (one time; non-refundable)