Contact: Xanthi Soriano, Executive Director, Communications
Phone: (279) 789-1601 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, February 1, 2023
WHEN: Super Quiz starts at 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2023
WHERE: Folsom High School Gymnasium, 1655 Iron Point Road Folsom, CA 95630
WHO: Scholastic competition featuring 15 local school district teams
WHY: To prepare for this academic competition, students devoted months of study to this year’s theme, which is “The American Revolution and the New Nation.” In addition to mastering the extensive academic content, students learn about teamwork, goal setting, planning and leadership. An awards ceremony announcing individual and team medalists will be held Wednesday, February 8. The winning team will advance to the statewide California Academic Decathlon, which will be held in March. The winning California team moves on to the national competition.
Details about the Sacramento County Academic Decathlon are available online: www.scoe.net/ad
PRE-EVENT INTERVIEW INFORMATION: Interviews with team coaches, students, and the program coordinator will be available in the gymnasium from 2:30–3:30 PM. Contact SCOE Communications Manager Charlene VanAllen to make arrangements: (916) 807-4727.
About the Sacramento County Office of Education
The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE), plays a leadership role in the delivery of quality education to the students in Sacramento County, which is home to the California state capital comprising 1.4 million residents and seven cities. SCOE directly educates more than 30,000 children and adults each year—including thousands of district teachers who attend training sessions and workshops. It provides support services to more than 247,000 students in 13 school districts, four of which are some of the state’s largest. SCOE provides technical assistance, curriculum and instructional support, staff development, legal and financial advice, and oversight to Sacramento County school districts. Its programs and services are available to schools, districts, and other county offices of education across the region.
Considered a leader of the Capital Service Region—a 10-county area consisting of Alpine, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba Counties—SCOE is one of 58 county offices of education in California. Approximately 650 regular and more than 950 temporary and substitute SCOE staff work year-round providing services which complement and supplement those offered by public school districts in Sacramento County.
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