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.
Returning in 2021
December 9, 2020, 6pm
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.
December 7-11, 2020
Tuolumne County Schools
Competition will be held virtually
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 6, 2021
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.”
February 17, 2021, 6pm
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.
March 8-12, 2021
During School Hours
Tuolumne County Schools
Students will work on various engineering challenges, often with a visiting professional participating in a virtual format.
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.
March 2, 2021
Tuolumne County Schools & Libraries
Read Across America
March 22-26, 2021
Science Fair / STEM Expo
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.
Virtual Music Showcase
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.
Returning Spring, 2022
Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools
National History Day
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.
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.
Mother Lode Robotics Challenge
For further information
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services