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2015 Mock Trial Kickoff

Collaborate with other teams on the new case this year! We will work on the pre-trial cases in the packet, the witnesses, and an overall timeline for the facts of ...

Don't Miss the New Issue of Outlook!

The new Outlook has a focus of including more stories about the nearly 250 schools and charter schools in San Joaquin County. In this issue you will learn about ...

Updates from the San Joaquin Regional Conservation Corps

 

New Melones Tire Collection

In July, SJRCC retrieved 497 tires from the expanding shores of New Melones Reservoir. Currently, New Melones is under 15% water capacity and is exposing ...

State to Release New Test Scores in September

 

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) summative assessments in English language arts/literacy and mathematics are part of the state’s California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP).

The new test assesses ...

YouthBuild San Joaquin Awarded for Fiscal Prudence

 

YouthBuild San Joaquin  (YBSJ) returned from a national conference with an award recognizing the strength of the program, both in its fiscal management and its ability to help the young ...

Lessons from Colonial Williamsburg

Fifth grade teachers from our region participated in the 2015 Summer Teacher Institute at Colonial Williamsburg.  They have returned and are anxious to share lessons and activities that ...

Math Tutors Needed!

The Math Smart Tutoring program provides free tutoring to any 6th through 12th grade student needing help with math.  Tutors share their enthusiasm and expertise and offer individual ...

Registration Open for "edcamp" Collaboration

Teachers can enjoy a day with colleagues from across California and beyond at "edcamp" on Sept. 12 at Teachers College of San Joaquin.

Arrive with an idea for a ...

Math Professional Learning Opportunities 2015/2016 at SJCOE

SJCOE Math Department offers professional learning opportunities for teachers, coaches, and administrators of K-12.  These sessions will help bring you up-to speed in the math-world.

Please sign up as soon as possible as the ...

San Joaquin Regional Conservation Corps Works

 

Concerts in the park this summer were clean events with help from the employees in the San Joaquin Regional Conservation Corps.

This story and more in the latest newsletter from the ...

Substitute Toolbox Seminar

Register now! 

Historic Durham Ferry Equestrian Drill team places first

Weeks of practice paid off for the Historic Durham Ferry (HDF) Equestrian Drill team. The team brought home a first place trophy for the Novice Division from The California ...

SJCOEEF Raises Money at 27th Annual Golf Tournament

 

 

It was all smiles and high-fives at the 27th Annual San Joaquin County Office of Education Educational Foundation (SJCOEEF) Golf Shootout on Aug. 7. 

This year the ...

Students Getting Free Back-to-School Haircuts

Career Academy of Cosmetology students volunteer at Community Partnership for Families event

Children Get Free Back-to-school Haircuts

 

 

Kourtney Hughes worked her clippers and scissors on one child after another while volunteering at a Stockton community center to provide free back-to-school haircuts.

One boy squirmed in his chair while ...

Math Battle

 

Students in Darrell Wildt’s class at one.Lodi used rubber band-powered catapults to hurl tiny beanbags across their classroom at castles made from construction-paper building blocks.

Each team of four had its ...

Advanced Film Students Shine at Spotlight Festival

 

“We have a shot at this!” were the thoughts of Conrad Sylvester as he listened to the announcers describe the award for Best Use of Visual Effects. 

Sylvester, ...

Students Look for DNA in a Doritos Corn Chip

 

High school students from around the county isolated and located genetically modified DNA in a Doritos corn chip at the Biotechnology Bootcamp for Kids, at the San Joaquin ...

Head Start Program Continues in San Joaquin County

 

Head Start will continue to prepare children from low-income families in San Joaquin County for educational success through an annual $20,109,294 grant awarded by the federal Office of Head Start ...

By Design

 

When Graphic Arts student Raul Gurrola designed the artwork that emblazoned a T-shirt for a local school district’s environmental celebration – he did more than just ...

Free E-waste Collection at SJCOE

 

The San Joaquin Regional Conservation Corps (SJRCC) can help you get rid of unwanted computers, cell phones and other electronic equipment at a free e-waste collection July 10-11 at the ...

Close-reading Strategies Training for TK-2nd-grade Teachers

 

Space is still available for teachers interested in learning more about strategies to help teach literacy for students in transitional kindergarten through second grade.

The training is offered through the San ...

Students Face Off in Welding Showdown

The San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) hosted its First Annual Welding Showdown before the end of the school year.

In total, 12 welders from SJCOE’s Venture Academy ...

Got Mosquitoes? Need Mosquitofish?

Summer is the time when mosquitoes multiply, increasing the risk of mosquito-borne illnesses.

The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control Distrcit will be handing out free mosquitofish at different locations ...

SJCOE part of Stockton, an All-America City

 

When a delegation from Stockton went to Denver to make its case that Stockton deserved the distinction as an All-America City, the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) was ...

SJCOE in the News

 

Sixth- through eighth-grade students get a crash course in coding at a two-day camp, one of the summer enrichment programs provided by the Office of Science and STEM Integration/Innovation ...

Science Teacher Named SJC Teacher of the Year

 

The San Joaquin County Office of Education would like to congratulate Cassandra deWood, the 2015-16 San Joaquin County Teacher of the Year.

Video profiles of all five Teacher of ...

2015 Friedberger Scholarship Awards $65,000 to Graduates

 

Twenty outstanding graduating seniors from San Joaquin County high schools have been awarded a total of $65,000 in scholarships from the Friedberger Educational Fund to continue pursuing their education.

For more ...

National Guard Program Heading to San Joaquin County

 

A military-style residential program designed to help at-risk teens receive a quality education stayed on track with the announcement of a lease agreement between the U.S. Army and the California ...

2015 Venture Academy’s Largest Graduating Class

 

Friends, family and supporters of the Class of 2015 turned out to wish their graduates well at the Venture Academy Family of Schools (VAFS) Commencement Ceremony.

The Wednesday, June 3, 2015 ...

Business Awards Scholarships to Business-Minded Graduates

Graduating high school seniors receive scholarship from CB Merchant Services

 Please see the attached press release.

New Framework Brings California Educators to SJCOE

 

Educators from across California came to Stockton for the launch of the 2014 English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) Framework at an event organized by the California Department of Education ...

Business Awards Scholarships to Business-Minded Graduates

 

Twenty-two graduates interested in pursuing careers in business have help obtaining their goals with the 2014-2015 CB Merchant Services Business Scholarship.

CB Merchant Services donated $11,000 for the scholarships paid out ...

Fifth Annual Migrant State Speech and Debate Tournament

On May 16th, eleven of our Migrant students grades 6-12 had the opportunity to participate in the Fifth Annual Migrant State Speech and Debate Tournament. Our students returned home having placed as ...

e-Chalkboard: May Issue

Find out what’s going on in San Joaquin County schools by reading May’s issue of e-Chalkboard. Published by the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE), e-Chalkboard is ...

A Special Graduation

 

STOCKON – Tethered balloons hovered over uncut celebratory cake in a large conference room at the San Joaquin County Office of Education as the Class of 2015 lined up outside, ...

BrainworX Student National Merit Scholar

 

Not many students have what it takes to become a National Merit Scholar, but Jasper Gebhardt is one of them.

The graduating senior from BrainworX at San Joaquin County Office of ...

Outstanding Career Technical Education Students Recognized

 

STOCKTON – If there was one theme at the Outstanding Student Awards celebration for the San Joaquin County Office of Education Career Technical Education (CTE) programs it was what brought ...

SJCOE Head Start Web Page Available

 

The new Head Start San Joaquin Web page is now live on the San Joaquin County Office of Education website. It will be updated with latest information about Head Start ...

New Skills and a New Test

 

This spring, students in San Joaquin County joined students across the state taking the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) summative assessments in English language arts/literacy and mathematics. ...

Measure J Bond Brings Big Changes to Jefferson Elementary

 

By James Bridges, Superintendent, Jefferson Elementary School District

Jefferson Elementary School District is in the midst of a $26 million modernization project.

The current projects include the complete modernization of Jefferson School, ...

Honoring Classified Employees and Teacher of the Year

The San Joaquin County Office of Education and Premier Community Credit Union announce the Fifth Annual San Joaquin County Classified Employee and Teacher of the Year ...

The Power of one.

STOCKTON – As a student singer-songwriter from one.Charter Douglas sang and strummed her guitar, the crowd pouring into the County Operated Schools and Programs Student Awards Night continued to grow.

Since ...

SJCOE Cuts Back on Landscaping Irrigation

The San Joaquin County Office of Education plans to do its part to conserve water during California’s historic drought.

So brown will be the new green with the grounds crew cutting ...

Honoring Classified Employees and Teacher of the Year

The San Joaquin County Office of Education and Premier Community Credit Union announce the Fifth Annual San Joaquin County Classified Employee and Teacher of the Year Awards Celebration Dinner.

Classified Employees ...

"The World Gets Bigger"

STOCKTON – It takes more than one language to describe the world.

That’s something that more than 234 graduating seniors from across San Joaquin County learned as they did the hard ...

SJCOE in the News

 The Record Editorial Board praised the 2015 Pinnacle team in the May 12 edition of the newspaper.

 For the past 20 years, the San Joaquin County Office of Education and The ...

Mock Trial Academy for 6th-8th grade students

Venture Academy Family of Schools'(VAFS) Mock Trial team is hosting 2-day sessions for students to learn about the justice system and hone their skills in preparation for future Mock Trial ...

2-1-1 San Joaquin

The purpose of 211 San Joaquin (211SJ) is to make it easy for people to find the help they need when they need it. 

211 San Joaquin:

- Helps organizations ...

SJCOE Administrators Honored by Peers

Three San Joaquin County Office of Education employees were honored by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA).

 Congratulations to the following 2015 award recipients for their admirable leadership in public ...