Academic Decathlon

The Cold War

The United States Academic Decathlon is a ten-event scholastic competition for teams of high school students.

Each high school enters a team of twelve students: 3 Honor students (3.80 - 4.00 GPA), 3 Scholastic students (3.20 - 3.799 GPA), 3 Varsity students (0.00 - 3.199 GPA), and 3 alternate students. GPA for Academic Decathlon is calculated based competition parameters and does not follow the Sheldon ISD GPA calculation.

Each year the competition is based on a predefined theme. The theme for 2020 is The Cold War. This theme will be based around events and related topics that occurred during the Cold War, 1947-1991. Regional competition will held on January 29 and 30. Must be able to compete on both days.

 

If you are interested in becoming a part of this amazing team, please email Mr. Luna at michaelluna@apps.sheldonisd.com or Ms. McFadyen at cynthiamcfadyen@apps.sheldonisd.com for application and additional information. Study material is already available so the sooner you connect with us the better!

 

For more information, please visit the Texas Academic Decathlon website, http://www.txacadec.org/.

 
Regional Competition 2020
Congratulations to Cindy Cavazos, Amir Jackson, and Emily Cervantes for being the top KHS scorers for their category at the 2020 Regional Competition. A special congratulations to Pete Saeed for winning 3rd place out of 17 teams in the Mathematics event.
Regional Competition 2019
Congratulations to Michell J., Mayra D., and Erick V. for being the top KHS scorers for their category at the 2019 Regional Competition. A special congratulations to Pete S. for winning 3rd place out of 24 teams in the Interview event.
Regional Competition 2018

Regional Competition 2017