Inderkum Hosts County’s AcaDeca Tomorrow

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The annual Sacramento County Academic Decathlon Competition will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4 at Inderkum High School.
Student decathletes participate as a nine-member team against other schools by taking 30-minute multiple-choice tests in the subjects of economics, language & literature, music, science, art, mathematics, and social science.
In addition, each team member gives a planned four-minute speech, a 2 minute impromptu speech, participates in a seven-minute interview, and has 50 minutes to write an essay. Each team consists of three honor students (grade point average 3.75-4.0), three scholastic decathletes (GPA 3.00-3.74), and three varsity decathletes (GPA 0.0-2.99).
The competition culminates in the high-energy team open relay event called the Super Quiz which is open to the public, which is scheduled to start at 3:45 p.m. in the school’s main gym.
Decathletes from approximately 25 local area schools, including host Inderkum, will battle it out in a test of wits.
Individual and team award medals are presented at an awards banquet and the overall winning team from the county competition is invited to participate in the statewide California Academic Decathlon. 
Academic Decathlon teams spend months preparing for this demanding competition. In addition to mastering the extensive academic content, students learn about teamwork, goal setting, planning and leadership.
Come show your support! Everyone is encouraged to attend and cheer on the decathletes as they participate in the final part of the competition.

Admission is free. 

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