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2020-2021  Student Events

The Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools partners with local businesses and schools to put on a wide variety of events for the students of Tuolumne County.  In 2020-2021, events will be held virtually. 

Summer 2020

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Returning in 2021

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Columbia College

This week-long science camp is held at Columbia College and allows students to experience hands-on STEM activities.

Fall 2020

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December 9, 2020, 6pm

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Evening with a Scientist

Grade levels to be determined

Evening with a Scientist is an event for students and their teachers to learn more about the career opportunities in STEM from professionals in the field.  This year, students will also participate in hands-on activities led virtually by presenters.

Winter 2020-2021

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December 7-11, 2020

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All Week

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Tuolumne County Schools

The Hour of Code

Grades K-12

The ‘Hour of Code’ is a nation-wide initiative by the Computer Science Education Week and Code.org to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming.
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January, 2021

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Competition will be held virtually

Mock Trial Tuolumne County

Grades 9-12

High School teams will work with attorneys to prepare for a case created by the Constitutional Rights Foundation.  They will then compete against each other by arguing the case in front of a Tuolumne County Judge at the Courthouse.

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February 6, 2021

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Academic Decathlon

Grades 9-12

The Regional Academic Decathlon is open to teams in Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne counties. Winning teams from each county are eligible to compete at the State level.  The theme for 2020-2021 is “The Cold War.”

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February 17, 2021, 6pm

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The Junior High Spelling Bee provides an opportunity for participating schools to send their top three students to this annual event to compete for one of the two spots at the state level.  This year’s event will be held virtually.

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March 8-12, 2021

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During School Hours

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Tuolumne County Schools

Engineering Week

Grades K-12

Students will work on various engineering challenges, often with a visiting professional participating in a virtual format.

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March, 2021

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Students, teachers, and school administrators will take part in a virtual conference-style summit designed to provide students with skills to identify bullying behaviors and learn about strategies to prevent bullying.

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March 2, 2021

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All Day

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Tuolumne County Schools & Libraries

Read Across America

Grades K-12

Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Suess.
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March 22-26, 2021

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Virtual

Science Fair / STEM Expo

Grades 5-12

The Biannual Expo allows students to enter projects in traditional science fair categories, as well as participate in a variety of STEM activities. This year the fair will be held virtually.

Spring 2021

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Spring, 2021

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Virtual Music Showcase

Grades 5-12

In 2021, music students in Tuolumne County will present a virtual music showcase. The Elementary Honor Music Festival is an annual event that features both choir and band students, and will return in March, 2022.  It honors the memory of long-time music educator Bruce Paxton.

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Returning Spring, 2022

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All Day

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Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools

National History Day

Grades 6-12

 Students participate by submitting a paper, an exhibit, a performance, a documentary or a website.  Schools may hold local competitions to determine who advances to county level.

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April, 2021

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Nature Bowl

Grades 3-6

In the Nature Bowl, two division teams, 3/4 and 5/6, work together to find answers to environment-related questions in a virtual event.

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May, 2021

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Mother Lode Robotics Challenge

Grades 4-8

Students will attempt to complete a challenge course using Lego Robots that they’ve built and coded themselves.

For further information

Contact:

Diana Harford
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
209.536.2074
dharford@tcsos.us