• 2016-2017 TOPIC:  World War II
     
    Academic Decathlon is an academic competition where the best and the brightest from Permian compete head-to-head in order to see which school will triumph as the champion.  The decathlon team is our varsity and is made up of Juniors and Seniors with A, B, and C GPAs.  They compete in all ten events in January.  Academic Octathlon is our JV team, made up of Freshmen and Sophomores with A, B, and C GPAs.  They compete in all eight events in April.
     
                   Academic Decathlon      
                Language and Literature            
                  Essay                                          
                  Social Science                            
                  Science                                       
                  Math                                           
                  Economics                                  
                  Art                                              
                  Music                                         
                  Interview                                    
                  Speech and Impromptu                                              
                  Super Quiz
     
                   
             Academic Octathlon      
              Language and Literature            
                 Essay                                          
                 Social Science                            
                 Science                                       
                 Math                                           
                 Economics                                  
                 Art                                              
                 Music
                   Super Quiz
     
    This is an amazing opportunity for ANY high school student interested in stretching himself/herself academically.  This weighted elective is a class period.  Only the best of the best make the team and are allowed the privilege of representing Permian at this prestigious competition.  Academic Decathlon/Octathlon is a national competition.  We compete in a Regional competition with the possibility of advancing to State and from their to Nationals.
     
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    Head Coach:  Kristen N. Vesely - kristen.vesely@ectorcountyisd.org 
    Asst. Decathlon Coach:  Eric Garcia - eric.garcia@ectorcountyisd.org
    Asst. Octathlon Coach: Karime Melendez - karime.melendez2@ectorcountyisd.org
                                 
    Special Coaches:   Art - Mrs. Burkhaulter
                                   Science - Mr. Atchley