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2018-2019 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.  Below are the 2018-2019 offerings.

Summer 2018

July 30 - August 3

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8:00AM - 12:00PM

Columbia College

Mad About Science

Grades 3-8

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

Fall 2018

October 18, 2018

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5:00PM - 8:00PM

Columbia College

Dinner with a Scientist is an event for 5th – 12th grade students and their teachers to learn more about the career opportunities in STEM fields from local professionals.

FALL, 2018

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Engaging Girls in STEM

Grades 3-8

The Engaging Girls in STEM symposium will bring together professional women to share their stories of persistence and accomplishment as they pursue their goals in a STEM field.

Winter 2018-2019

December 3-9, 2018

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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.

December 6, 2018

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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.

February 2, 2019

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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.

February 13, 2019

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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.

February 18-22, 2019

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Tuolumne County Schools

Engineering Week

Grades K-12

Students will work on various engineering challenges, often with a visiting professional.

February, 2019

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Columbia College

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

February 28-March 1, 2019

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The Elementary Honor Music Festival is an annual event that features both choir and band students. It honors the memory of long-time music educator Bruce Paxton.

Spring 2019

March 1, 2019

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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.

March 11-13. 2019

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Mother Lode Fairgrounds

STEM Expo

Grades K-12

The bi-annual STEM Expo allows students to enter projects in categories including Scientific Inquiry, Robotics, Inventions, Science Fiction Writing, Scientific Drawing, Cardboard Challenge, and Rube Goldberg Creations.

3rd Week in April, 2019

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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.

For further information

Contact:

Glen White
Student Events Coordinator
209.536.2038
gwhite@tcsos.us