ADNJ2018 Information

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Parsippany 43530.2 Region III - First
WWP-North 41092.1 Region I - First
Indian Hills 40202.3 Region II - First
Kinnelon 37915.8 Region II - Second
Westwood Reg. 37292.5 Region II - Third
Hackensack 36352.2 Region I - Second
WWP-South 35186.0 Region I - Third
Vernon Twp. 35054.9 Region II - Fourth
Clifton 34211.3 Region III - Second
Rutherford 33053.5 Region I - Fourth
Ramapo 32740.5 Region II - Fifth
Parsippany Hills 31690.3 Region III - Third
Donovan Catholic 31218.1 Region III - Fourth
Mahwah 31087.2 Region II - Sixth
Pascack Valley 31057.7 Region II - Seventh
Hanover Park 29555.5 Region III - Fifth
Bergenfield High School James Labayna
Bloomfield High School Alex Ryan
Morris Hills High School Brendon Gu
Ridgefield Memorial High School Justin Daeho Kim
Waldwick High School Ryan Griffin
Whippany Park High School David Su
Bloomfield High School Isabella Leus
Morris Hills High School Sanat Shajan
Ridgefield Memorial High School Ricardo Cantarero
Ridgefield Park High School  Claudia Smajlaj
Waldwick High School Danielle Villarosa
Whippany Park High School Brendan Doonan
Bloomfield High School Egoyibo Achilke
Cliffside Park High School Kleidon Ndreu
Emerson Junior Senior High School  Aesha  Falcon 
Fair Lawn High School Natalie Rodriguez
Pascack Hills High School  Melanie Meisner
Ridgefield Memorial High School Stanley Darko

USAD Curricular Topics for 2018! Image result for african graphics clip art

The U.S. Academic Decathlon is excited to announce that the overall curricular theme for 20172018 will be Africa. Following is some general information on the topics in each of the subject areas.


  • SCIENCE: The science topic will be an introduction to the biology of infectious diseases, with an emphasis on diseases that have had a significant impact on Africa.

  •  LITERATURE: The literature curriculum will include critical reading, one long work of literature, and selected shorter works. The long work of literature will be the novel Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.

  • Art: The art curriculum will include a section on art fundamentals and will largely focus on African art.

  • Music: The music curriculum will provide an introduction to the music of Africa.

  • sOCIAL Science: The social science curriculum will provide an introduction to the history of Africa, with an emphasis on West Africa.

  • Economics: The economics curriculum will cover fundamental economic concepts, microeconomics, and macroeconomics and will also include a thematic section on African economic history and development.

  • Mathematics: The mathematics curriculum will cover general mathematics, geometry, and an introduction to differential calculus.*

  • The full subject area outlines will be posted on the U.S. Academic Decathlon website <> on May 1 and will also be published in the U.S. Academic Decathlon Study Guide, which will begin shipping on May 15.

 * The 201718 mathematics curriculum and materials will be the same as were used for the 201415 U.S. Academic Decathlon.

The summary of the 20172018 curricular topics posted above is also available as a PDF for download.

ADNJThe Academic Decathlon of New Jersey
The Premier High School Scholastic Team Competition
62 Lincoln Avenue, Wood-Ridge, NJ  07075
Phone: 201-935-3096
Fax: 201-935-2970 
Glenn Koegel, State Director

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