Contests & Events

 2018-2019

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Crime Stoppers Student
Poster Competition

TBD


 THEME:     TBA

WHO:         All 3rd, 4th & 5th grade SJCSD students

WHAT:       A celebration of history through student/school projects

WHEN:

WHERE:    Schools may submit the top three student entries from each category through interoffice mail

Deliver to: Elem. History Contest Department: Instructional Services

 

HOW:        All entries will be judged based on criteria described by the District

RECOGNITION:    Student projects will be recognized at a SJCSD school board meeting.  Prizes awarded in each category.


The St. Johns County Elementary Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Fair

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Florida Hispanic Heritage Month - A Celebration Of Innovative Hispanic-American Leaders

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH ESSAY AND ART CONTEST

Florida Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

September 15–October 15
“A Recognition of the Role of Hispanic-Americans in Shaping Florida Today”

Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott Invite K-12 Students to Participate in 2018 Hispanic Heritage Month Contests

~ Student winners will earn a four-year Florida College Plan scholarship ~

Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott announced the 2018 Hispanic Heritage Month contests for students and educators and invited Florida K-12 students to participate in the essay and art contests. Parents, students, teachers and principals are also invited to nominate full-time, outstanding educators for the Hispanic Heritage Month Excellence in Education Award.

 

The theme for this year’s essay and art contests is “A Celebration of Innovative Hispanic-American Leaders.” Students are asked to share how Hispanic Floridians have impacted our state’s history and culture. More information about the contests and Florida’s Hispanic Heritage Month is available at www.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com.  

This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month featured artist is Juan “One” Sepúlveda.

About the Student Contests

Art Contest for Grades K-3: The Hispanic Heritage Month art contest is open to all Florida students in grades K-3, and two winners will be selected.

Essay Contest for Grades 4-12: The Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest is open to all Florida students in grades 4 through 12. Three winners will be selected: one elementary school student (grades 4-5), one middle school student (grades 6-8), and one high school student (grades 9-12). Winners will receive a four-year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation.

 

All entry forms and guidelines for the contests, as well as additional information about Florida’s Hispanic Heritage Month and other related events, can be found at www.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com.

Contest Entries and Nominations

Student contest forms and educator nomination forms must be mailed to Volunteer Florida or submitted online at www.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com.  Please mail your forms to:

Volunteer Florida

3800 Esplanade Way

Suite 180

Tallahassee, FL 32311

All entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, October 15, 2018. Emailed, scanned, or faxed entries will not be accepted. Contestants are responsible for all shipping costs.

For additional information about Florida’s Hispanic Heritage, contests and other related events, please visit www.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com.


Art Contest K-3

(Grades K-3)

Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott’s Hispanic Heritage Month Art Contest is open to all K-3 students in the state of Florida. Two winners will be selected.

Entry Dates: Entries must be mailed to Volunteer Florida: Hispanic Heritage Month Committee, 3800 Esplanade Way, Suite 180, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. All entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, October 15, 2018. Emailed, scanned, or faxed entries will not be accepted. Contestants are responsible for all shipping costs.

Awards: Winners will be notified after October 22, 2018. Winners will receive a prize at Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration to be held in Tallahassee. Reasonable travel and lodging expenses will be paid for the winners and one immediate family member.

2018 Art Contest Rules, Guidelines & Waiver Form(.PDF)

2018 Art Contest Rules, Guidelines & Waiver Form (.PDF) – Spanish

 


Essay Contest

(Grades 4-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott’s Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest is open to all 4th through 12th grade students in the state of Florida. Three winners will be selected: one elementary (4-5) student, one middle (6-8) student, and one high school (9-12) student.

Entry Dates: Entries can be mailed to Volunteer Florida, Hispanic Heritage Month Committee, 3800 Esplanade Way, Suite 180, Tallahassee, Florida 32311, or submitted electronically. All entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, October 15, 2018. Contestants are responsible for all shipping costs. Entries submitted electronically will receive email confirmation.

Awards: Winners will be notified after October 22, 2018. Winners will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by Florida Prepaid College Foundation. Winners will receive awards at Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration to be held in Tallahassee. Reasonable travel and lodging expenses will be paid for the winners and one immediate family member.

Contact Volunteer Florida at (850) 414-7400 for any further questions.

Online Submission

2018 Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest Online Submission

2018 Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest Parent/Legal Guardian Waiver Form (required for Online Submission)

Paper Submission

2018 Essay Contest Rules, Guidelines & Waiver Form (.PDF)

2018 Essay Contest Rules, Guidelines & Waiver Form (.PDF) – Spanish


 


SPELLING BEE

ST. JOHNS COUNTY DISTRICT SPELLING BEE

January 23, 2019

9 a.m.

First Coast Technical College
2980 Collins Avenue
Building C
St. Augustine, FL  32084


 

science-fairRegional Science Fair
February 13, 2019

Awards Ceremony
February 14, 2019
6:30 p.m.

First Coast Technical College

2980 Collins Avenue

Building C

St. Augustine, FL  32084

Fair Information

Contact Marna Fox for more information.

State Science Fair
TBD

Additional resource:
International Science Fair Website


National History Day Competition

0919F7B8-0118C716History Fair / Project Judging
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
First Coast Technical College, Building C
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Public Viewing of Projects
Thursday, March 7, 2019
First Coast Technical College, Building C
6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Awards Ceremony
Thursday, March 7, 2019
First Coast Technical College, Building C
6:30 p.m.

Additional information:
Florida History Fair Website
National History Website

Project categories include: performance, paper, exhibit, website, and documentary.  Category placements (1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention) may be presented for each category, when appropriate. Category placements are not automatically awarded.  The county fair’s judging panel retains the option of determining if a project meets the requirements for competition at the state level. Special awards are also available—each of these has its own unique criteria.


 


 

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