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Annual Events
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Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Referral: CPS Annual Academic Decathlon 2020

Description The Annual Academic Decathlon is a nationwide competition that promotes academic excellence through teamwork. Students of all achievement levels are tested on various subjects, such as, Art, Economics, Music, Language Arts and Literature, Mathematics, Science, Social Science. We also include proficiency in Speech, Interview and Essay writing.  Students receive training and coaching throughout the school year in preparation to compete on a citywide and national stage. The specific content varies from year to year and is determined by the United States Academic Decathlon (USAD) Board of Directors. The 2019 topic is In sickness and In Health: An Exploration of Illness and Wellness. 

Impact Volunteers will help to ensure that students of the Chicago Public Schools have a successful and equitable competitions.  They will have the opportunity to give back to the community of inner city youth, while networking with people from other companies and organizations.

When & Where
January 25, 2020 – Several shifts beginning at 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Chicago Vocational Career Academy - 2100 East 87th St. Chicago, IL 60617

Volunteer Activity Type Youth Development

Great For

  • Individuals (people who come on their own)
  • New Volunteers (people who have neve volunteered before)
  • Groups (Volunteers who come in a group)

Partner Information At Chicago Public Schools, our mission is to provide a high quality public education for every child, in every neighborhood, that prepares each for success in college, career and civic life. To fulfill our mission, we make these three commitments to our students, their families and to all Chicagoans: academic progress, financial stability and integrity. 

Requirements for Service

Contact for more information or to serve Anthony Mosley at amosley@cps.edu 


***This is a Referral Opportunity through Chicago Cares. Chicago Cares does not manage the volunteer experience for these projects and volunteers are subject to each partner organization's volunteer protocol. Chicago Cares is not liable for injuries, loss, or damage at referral projects. No Chicago Cares staff will follow up with you about the logistics for this program, however a staff person from the managing organization will be responsible for doing

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