Due to COVID-19, the Stanislaus County Academic Pentathlon was a virtual event. Speech presentations were conducted by Zoom, while essay and objective testing were completed online. Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education and the Education Foundation of Stanislaus County, the Pentathlon is modeled after the United States Academic Decathlon curriculum.
The Modesto Rotary Club and the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) announced the selection of four local educators as 2020-21 Stanislaus County Teachers of the Year at a Hybrid Rotary luncheon on May 4 held at the Modesto Centre Plaza, the Petersen Event Center, and via Zoom. In addition, a Jane Johnston Civility Award was presented to one of the 12 finalists for exemplifying the principles of civility. “Last year, before COVID took us all by surprise, SCOE rece
For the 16th consecutive year, the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), Stanislaus Charter, and the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) will honor students who have succeeded despite challenges through the “Every Student Succeeding Program.” The Award Celebration video is available for viewing online at https://www.stancoe.org/scoe/admin/ESS beginning on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
Today the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom announced new guidance for outdoor and indoor youth and recreational sports. The new guidelines now state that outdoor high-contact sports (which were formerly permitted only in the orange tier) can be played in the purple or red tier with an adjusted case rate of less than 14 cases per 100,000, with certain safety precautions. As of today, Stanislaus County’s current case rate is 25.9 cases per 100,000 per day.
Student teams from local high schools had their day in court. The annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials was virtual this year due to COVID-19. Virtual trials, via Zoom, took place on January 26, February 2, 9, and 11. The top two teams competed in the Championship Round on February 18.
Ten Stanislaus County high schools participated: Beyer, Davis, Downey, Enochs, Gregori, Hughson, Johansen, Modesto, Patterson, and Turlock.
Due to COVID-19, the Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon was a virtual event. Hailed as the biggest academic event for local high schools, the decathlon is a series of tests, speeches and interviews featuring this year’s theme, “The Cold War.” Speech and Interview presentations were conducted by Zoom, while essay and objective testing were completed online. Students continued their late-night study sessions and team practices remotely.
The Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) and the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region VII partnered to honor outstanding classified (non-supervisory) education employees in Stanislaus County.
The Stanislaus County Office of Education Prevention Programs (SCOE) will host a free virtual community presentation featuring Dr.