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AcaDeca team competes in Regionals, adapts to online platform

Highlights January 30, 2021

Defne Onal staff writer The Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) Regional competition is taking place over the dates of Jan. 23 to Feb. 6 with Zoom links provided by Los Angeles County. AcaDeca competitions are a...

Academic Decathlon presents itself as a place for students to find comfort if they suffer from social anxiety. “A few weeks ago, we were given the opportunity to practice giving our speeches and I volunteered first and confidently delivered my speech, which is something I don’t think I could have done a year ago without experiencing anxiety,” AcaDeca member Georgia Evensen said.

Students with social anxiety find haven in AcaDeca, public speaking

Highlights October 22, 2020

  Defne Önal staff writer Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) engages its students with public speaking as a part of its competition. The public speaking portion of the competition includes a prepared speech...

Photo courtesy of Kate Kotlyar. AcaDeca members study for the upcoming regionals using their guides. I like to just sit down with the material that Ive studied. Read it once or twice or three times, as many times as I need to fully understand everything, Nick Walker said.

AcaDeca adjusts study methods for COVID-19

Highlights September 30, 2020

Defne Önal staff writer Despite the pandemic, Academic Decathlon( AcaDeca) has been preparing for regionals since the start of summer. AcaDeca’s two presidents, junior Aghigh Banitaba and senior Nick...

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