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Hoover AcDec Goes to State

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Hoover’s Academic Decathlon team is going to State!  At the regional competition last week, the team qualified to compete against 11 other large school teams from around the Iowa.  In preparation for competition, students study subjects related to this year’s topic – Africa – in seven different areas, while also delivering a speech, face-to-face interview and writing an essay.  Academic Decathlon is a national organization, which also sponsors a national competition that invites teams from around the world to compete.  Hoover’s team is proud to represent its school and ready to bring home the gold!