An academic decathlon in Butte County is putting high school students to the test. The academic decathlon is a team competition for high school students in grades nine through 12. It was held at pleasant valley high school February second. Students took a series of tests in language & literature, math, art, music, science, social science, essay, speech, interview, and economics. The competition ended with an oral super quiz, a fast-paced question and answer relay. 69 students from 5 area high schools participated. P.V High came in first in the competition.