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Welcome to the heart of all that is inspiring, innovative, and extraordinary within the Stanislaus COE community! Our news page is a vibrant hub where we celebrate the achievements, talents, and remarkable journeys of our students and educators. 

two students complete science test

Budding young scientists from throughout the region are gearing up to participate in the 39th Annual Stanislaus County Regional Science Olympiad on March 9, 2024, at Modesto Junior College (West Campus Science Center).

Photo of Oakdale High School Academic Decathlon winning team.

The 2024 Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz and Awards Presentation was held in person on Saturday, February 3, 2024, from 1:15-5:00 p.m. at Johansen High School gymnasium (641 Norseman Drive, Modesto).  Following are the results of the event.

photo of honor orchestra

Community members are invited to attend the Stanislaus County Music Festival on Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27, 2024, at Modesto Junior College Auditorium with performances by the honor choir, honor orchestra, and honor band. There is no charge for admission.

boy and two girls holding their trophy

Top spellers from area schools competed in the Stanislaus County Junior High Spelling Championship on December 5, 2023. The Junior High Spelling Championship, sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, is for students in grades 7-8. The Junior High Spelling Championship took place at the Martin G. Petersen Event Center in Modesto. 

three elementary student winners of the Elementary Spelling Championship November 9.2023

Top spellers from area schools competed in the Stanislaus County Elementary Spelling Championship on November 9, 2023. Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, the Elementary Spelling Championship for children in grades 4-6 took place at the Martin G. Petersen Event Center in Modesto. Stanislaus County Office of Education’s Chief of Staff, Jason Maggard, served as the Spelling Master, and volunteers from each school site served as proctors.

four people holding trophies in between two balloon pillars

The Modesto Rotary Club and the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) announced the selection of four local educators as 2023 Stanislaus County Teachers of the Year at a Rotary luncheon on May 2 at the Doubletree Hotel in Modesto.

list of teacher of the year with their pictures and schools they work at

The Modesto Rotary Club and the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) will honor the 12 Stanislaus County Teacher of the Year Finalists and announce the selection of four as 2023 Stanislaus County Teachers of the Year at a Rotary luncheon on May 2 at the DoubleTree Hotel.

students in a classroom working on a science experiment at their desks

Approximately 275 elementary school children from throughout the county are gearing up for the 25th Annual Elementary Science Olympiad - slated for Saturday, April 29, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Walnut School, 4219 N. Walnut Road in Turlock. The awards ceremony begins at 3:15 p.m. in the Walnut School outdoor amphitheater.

kids sitting around a table

The Stanislaus County Office of Education Prevention Programs Department, in partnership with the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency and Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center, will host the 17th Annual PHAST Tobacco Slam Training on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the Martin Petersen Event Center, 720 12th Street Modesto 95354.