2021-2022 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. Due to public health and safety concerns, many of our events may need to be held virtually.
August 2-5, 2021
Date & Time TBD
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.
December 6-10, 2021
Tuolumne County Schools
December 2021 & February 2022
Poetry Out Loud
Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of poetry by offering education and a dynamic recitation competition to high schools across the country.
Mock Trial Tuolumne County
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.
February 5, 2022
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 2021-2022 is “Water: An Essential Resource.”
February 16, 2022
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 25, 2022 & March 4, 2022
Students, teachers, and staff take part in an event designed to provide students with skills to identify bullying behaviors and learn about prevention strategies.
March 2, 2022
Tuolumne County Schools & Libraries
Read Across America
March 7, 8, 9, 2022
This year’s theme is “Debate and Diplomacy.” 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.
March 21-25, 2022
During School Hours
Tuolumne County Schools
Students will work on various engineering challenges, often with a visiting professional participating in a virtual format.
Honor Music Showcase
The Honor Music Showcase for 2022 will be a showcase video that features both choir and band students. It honors the memory of long-time music educator Bruce Paxton.
March 16, 2022
This is a community-based prevention program involving various agencies aimed at educating students through a drug, alcohol, and tobacco prevention program.
April 21, 2022
In the Nature Bowl, two-division teams, 3rd-4th grades and 5th-6th grades, work together to find answers to environment-related questions and challenges.
Mother Lode Robotics Challenge
For further information
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services