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.
July 30 - August 3
8:00AM - 12:00PM
This week-long science camp is held at Columbia College and allows students to experience hands-on STEM activities.
October 18, 2018
5:00PM - 8:00PM
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.
Engaging Girls in STEM
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.
December 3-9, 2018
Tuolumne County Schools
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 5, 2018
Mother Lode Robotics Challenge
Students will attempt to complete a challenge course using Lego Robots that they’ve built and coded themselves.
February 2, 2019
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
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
Tuolumne County Schools
Students will work on various engineering challenges, often with a visiting professional.
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
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.
March 1, 2019
Tuolumne County Schools & Libraries
Read Across America
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
Mother Lode Fairgrounds
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
In the Nature Bowl, two division teams, 3/4 and 5/6, work together to find answers to environment-related questions.
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