Academic Decathlon

2018-2019

The 1960s:

A Transformational Decade

Artwork credit: Peter F.

Meetings

Meetings will be held in Mrs. Okolicsanyi's room

(Ward 201) on the following dates:


September

-17 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

Special Guest Speaker: Mr. Servidio

-24 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

Special Guest Speaker: Mrs. Utley


October

-1 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

Special Guest Speaker: Mr. Servidio

-15 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

Special Guest Speaker: Mrs. Utley

-22 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

The Topic for our Symposium: The artist as Social Critic & Social Activist in the 1960s. Bob Dylan and Joan Baez & Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried

-29 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

Symposium topics: Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol. Plus preparing for Godot


November

-5 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

Special Guest Presenters: Mr. Zemanek and Ms. Barnhart

Discussing two different interpretations of Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

-19 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

Monday, November 19

Symposium- group study on Economics in the 60s including:

President Johnson's Great Society and the War on Poverty

The Economic Impact of the Vietnam War

-26 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

December

-3 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

Symposium: Economic Redux

Algebra & Statistics

Guest Presenter: Salome

-10 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

-17 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm


January

-5 (Saturday) 10:30-1pm

The Performances of Rosencrantz & Guildenstern and Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet

-7 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

-14 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

-28 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm


February

-4 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

Work on Speeches

-11 (Monday) 2:00-3:00 pm

-22 (Friday) Flexible Friday- Advisory

-23 (Saturday) 10:00-1:00 pm

Field Trip & RIAD Permissions

R & G Pirandello, Speeches

-25 (Monday) 2:00-3:330 pm

Special Guest Presenter- Mrs. Utley

Lazers Revisited

-26 (Tuesday) 2:00-3:330 pm

Room: Ward 224

Online Essay


March

-4 (Monday) 2:00 -3:30 pm

Super Quiz and Beyond

RI Academic Decathlon State Competition:

Sunday, March 10, 2019

hosted by the Community College of RI