GAD

PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon (GAD)

USAD Announces ALL Events Online The good news for the 2020-21 Academic Decathlon season is that it can be hosted exclusively online. Tests for the majority of the events are already set up on an online platform and USAD is working diligently to bring...
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Record-Tying Win for Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe

RECORD-TYING WIN FOR CATOOSA COUNTY’S LAKEVIEW-FORT OGLETHORPE AS 2018 PAGE GEORGIA ACADEMIC DECATHLON STATE CHAMPION Click here for a printable press release. Catoosa County’s Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School, coached by Lisa Beck, Ian Beck and...
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About . . . GAD

The PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon, which began in 1987, focuses on the importance of developing well-rounded individuals and provides an antidote to intellectual apathy and underachievement. This program provides incentive for average students, underachieving...
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GAD Coaches’ Manual

The Coaches Manual has undergone extensive revisions and is now updated for the 2020-21 school year. Additional information regarding this year’s virtual competitions will be communicated via email instead of adding those revisions to the coaches...
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GAD Curriculum

ATTENTION USAD PARTICIPANTS: The U.S. Academic Decathlon® is excited to announce that the overall curricular theme for 2020–2021 will be The Cold War. Following is some general information on the topics in each of the subject areas. Please visit...
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GAD Dates and Registration

2020-2021 Calendar September 18 – GAD Fall Workshop – Virtual (Password to access online presentations will be emailed to registrants.) October 9 – GAD Staff Competition Coordinators’ planning meeting October 15 – District...
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GAD as an Elective Course

High schools and/or school districts wishing to offer the decathlon curriculum in an academic elective course can do so through courses approved by the Georgia Board of Education. These courses are listed in Rule 160-4-2-.03. A review of this rule and...
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GAD Fall Workshop

Every year the PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon holds a Fall Workshop to kick off the decathlon season. The workshop is designed to provide information on the program and insights into the year’s curriculum for GAD Coaches, Coordinators and Decathletes....
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GAD Frequently Asked Questions

      Q: Is it OK to offer Academic Decathlon as a class? A: Several Georgia schools do and have very successfully offered the decathlon curriculum as an elective course in the last few years. The number of schools offering the curriculum as an elective...
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GAD Forms

District Season Registration Forms (due by October 15) Both of the below forms must be submitted to complete your District Registration for the 2020-21 Decathlon season. District Registration Form – online form Test Dates Notification Form –...
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