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Glenn County Elementary Track & Field Meet    Glenn County Writer's Showcase    Glenn County Elementary Science Fair    Glenn County Spelling Bee    Glenn County Academic Decathlon    For More Information   

Glenn County Elementary Track & Field MeetTop of Page

May 13, 2014

The Glenn County Elementary Track & Field Meet will be held at the Orland High School Track. Registration is online only.

The deadline to register is April 29th.

Announcement will begin at 9:00 a.m. Field and running events will begin at 9:30 a.m. The meet is set to end around 2:00 p.m.

Events for boys and girls include:
  • One Mile Run
  • 50 Meter Run
  • 100 Meter Run
  • 200 Meter Run
  • 400 Meter Run
  • 800 Meter Run
  • 4 X 100 Meter Relay
  • Softball Throw
  • Long Jump
  • Sit Ups
  • Shot Put
Ribbons are given out to each age level (10 – 14 years) in each event.

To register online:

Glenn County Writer's ShowcaseTop of Page

February 27, 2014

More information is coming soon! Call Anna Lane 865-1267 x.2104 with questions.

Glenn County Elementary Science FairTop of Page

March 31-April 3, 2014
The Glenn County Science Fair is for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.  Teachers are limited to selecting FIVE outstanding projects to register for their class/period. Projects may be entered as an individual project, a group project (2 or more students), or a whole class. There are two categories in which projects may be entered: 1) Scientific Experiment; or 2) Scientific Demonstration. Ribbons are awarded in each category at each grade level. Winning projects are eligible to be entered at the Glenn County Fair.

Monday, March 31     10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Set-up Science Projects at Glenn County Fairgrounds-Flaherty Hall (Orland)

Tuesday, April 1     8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.             
Judging of projects (only judges are allowed in the building)

Wednesday, April 2                                          
Awards Ceremony and Public Viewing (Open to all students, family and the public)
 3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. -Public Viewing
 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. -Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 3    8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.           
School Field Trips & "Mad Science Student Assembly"
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. -Mad Science Student Assembly
11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. -Mad Science Student Assembly

12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. -Projects must be taken down during this time. Any projects not picked up by 4:00 p.m. will be put in the dumpster. Schools may NOT take their projects before 12:30.

Display Boards
Science Fair Handbook 2014
Science Fair Project Rubric 2014

Registration Information
Registration is online this year for projects, classroom visits, and the Mad Science Assembly. Registration will open on February 5th. The deadline to complete project registration or sign-ups is March 18th.
Registration links will be e-mailed to the schools.

Science Project Registration:  

Classroom Visits and Mad Science Assembly Sign-ups:
(Teachers and School Personnel are the only people who may access this link and sign classes up.)

Results and Awards for the 2014 Science Fair
Click on this link to download the report with scores sorted by school site.

(Please note that not all student names will be listed on group projects. The primary student name listed on project will be determined by how the registration was entered by teacher.)

Glenn County Spelling BeeTop of Page

October 22, 2013

 Schools from Glenn County are invited to participate in the Glenn County Spelling Bee, which is held at the Memorial Hall in Willows, CA.  Students in grades 5 through 8 are eligible to participate.  The Glenn County Spelling Bee is an oral competition.  Each student receives a Certificate of Participation, and the winner in each grade level receives a trophy.
 Winners in grades 5-8 are eligible to participate in the California State Spelling Bee competitions.

Rules and Regulations for Glenn Spelling Bee

Glenn County Academic DecathlonTop of Page

February 1, 2014
Glenn County High Schools are invited to participate in the Academic Decathlon. The Decathlon is an academic competition in which 9th through 12th grade students compete as individuals and as team members in a series of ten tests and demonstrations. This year's event will take place at Orland High School.
The makeup of each of the nine-member teams include:
  • Three “A” students
  • Three “B” students
  • Three “C” students
Academic Decathletes take 30-minute multiple-choice tests in:
  • Economics
  • Art
  • Music
  • Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science or Social Science
  • Super Quiz
In addition, each team member:
  • Gives a prepared 4-minute speech
  • Gives an impromptu 2-minute speech
  • Sits through a 7-minute interview, and
  • Has 50 minutes to write an essay

The only event open to the public is the last event of the day – the Super Quiz Oral Relay, which deals with either a Science or Social Science topic.
Glenn County is one of 42 counties and districts in California participating in the California Academic Decathlon. The winner of the Glenn County Academic Decathlon is eligible to go to the state competition in Sacramento.
For further Academic Decathlon information, please check the following web site: www.academicdecathlon.org

For More InformationTop of Page

Please call Shirley Diaz, 530-865-1267, ext. 2100, Cinnamin Morton, ext. 2108.
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