Transfiguration Elementary School
Academic Junior High Decathlon Team
This year Transfiguration School will compete for the fifth year in the 2017 California Academic Junior High Decathlon. The Academic Junior High Decathlon is a competition designed to promote academic excellence, and logical and critical thinking skills while celebrating the diversity and tradition of Catholic Schools. There are a total of ten events, two are collaborative team efforts – a Logic Quiz with 20 rigorous thinking problems, and a Super Quiz with 50 multiple choice questions on five broad academic themes, namely Religion, Art, Social Studies, Science, and Literature. The remaining eight events test individual knowledge of the Roman Catholic doctrine, English, Literature, Science, Mathematics, Current Events, Social Studies, and Fine Arts (Art and Music). This year’s local competition will take place at California State University, Long Beach.
The following students are members of this year’s Academic Decathlon team:
Head Coach: Mrs. Hughes
Subject Coaches: Mr. Polio and Mrs. Atkins