Press Releases

Below is a list of news items issued by the County Office of Education. For more information about any item please contact the Public Information Office at (209) 468.4802.

Surplus Bus For Sale
Bids accepted until Aug. 31

Notice of Student Nondiscrimination/Title IX
SJCOE dedicated to providing safe environment for students

SJCOE Announces its Breakfast and Lunch Program
Annual Statement of SJCOE nutrition-program policy includes eligibility guidelines

SJCOE to Livestream 2017 Solar Eclipse
View from solar telescope will provide live footage of eclipse from SJCOE Campus

Friedberger Scholarship Awards $61,000 to Graduating Seniors
Fund named for pioneer family has helped San Joaquin County students attend college for 53 years

Manteca Unified Educator Named STEM Teacher of the Year
Stagg High School student also recognized by North Central Valley STEM Center

Results for the 2017 San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon


Raffle Raises Money for Outdoor Education
$121,000 raised to pay for trips to Science Camp and other programs

Head Start San Joaquin Holding Community Forums in May
Families and organizations invited to lend their voice to improve communities

SJCOE Announces Results for County Math Competition
Two San Joaquin County schools tie for first place in seventh- through eighth-grade tournament

Redwood Greenhouse Sale
Sale provides opportunity for students with disabilities to learn vocational skills

Grades 6-8 to Compete in County Academic Pentathlon
Pentathlon highlights student leadership and teamwork on April 22

Students to Receive State Seal of Biliteracy Awards
Students who master more than one language to be recognized at awards ceremony

Public Invited to Free Screening of "Listen" Movie
Local film part of day devoted to preventing child abuse in San Joaquin County

SJCOE Selects New Deputy Superintendent of Business Services
Scott Anderson to replace Deputy Superintendent Jim Thomas, who is retiring after 26 years in that position

Mock Trial Champions Offer Two-Day Academy for Students
Venture Academy presents third annual Mock Trial Academy for Middle School Students

Results for 7th Annual Math Tournament
Discovery Charter School wins first place in fourth- through sixth-grade competition

Team from Tracy High Wins H20 Hackathon
High School students use technology to tackle state’s water problems at the daylong Hackathon at the San Joaquin County Office of Education

Elementary students to show science skills at competition
San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Comes to McNair High on March 18

San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Division B/C Results
Tokay High and Wicklund Elementary teams take first in their divisions

Science and Engineering Fair Results


Science Olympiad Comes to McNair on Saturday
Middle- and high-schoolers to show off science skills at competition

San Joaquin County Mock Trial Ends with Championship Round
The verdict is in: Venture Academy wins Mock Trial and heads to state competition

San Joaquin County Middle School Honors Concert Performance


SJCOE Holding Warehouse Sale for Surplus Items
Furniture, office supplies, and more available for purchase

2017 Annual San Joaquin County Science and Engineering Fair


SJCOE Welding Teacher Receives CTE Excellence in Education


Students Will Compete in 2017 San Joaquin County Mock Trial
Eleven high schools will debate the fictional trial of People v. Awbrey

Second-Annual Jingle Bell 5K Fun Run at Venture Academy
All proceeds will go to the Women’s Center Youth & Family Services

Students and Teachers to Dine with Scientists and Engineers
The San Joaquin County Office of Education to Host Annual Dinner with a Scientist Nov. 4

Greater Valley Conservation Corps Recognizes Greatness
Corpsmembers and supporters honored at first annual recognition lunch

San Joaquin County Teacher Job Fair is on March 11
School districts from across the county will be there to fill teaching positions

Press Release: Academic Decathlon Results


SJCOE to Host 36th Annual Academic Decathlon
San Joaquin County high school students compete Feb. 4 at Lathrop High School

California Health Care Facility Staff Supports one.Program
Donation from CHCF staff helps SJCOE reward one.Program students with perfect attendance

Third Annual Welding Showdown


SJCOE Seeks Judges for Science Fair


SJ County Honors Concert


San Joaquin County Spelling Bee Comes Dec. 7
Top San Joaquin County spelling champs compete for slots in state competition

New Discovery ChalleNGe Academy Accepting Cadets
Third National Guard Youth ChalleNGe academy in California opens in January

Holiday Boutique Offers Gifts Made by Special Ed. Students
Students gain valuable skills making, selling holiday gifts and décor

The SJCOE Announces Mini-Grant Winners
Eight grants totaling $7,888 benefit students in SJCOE programs

CEDR's 9th Annual Tech Conference Draws State Educators
Conference from SJCOE department behind educational software used statewide continues to grow

Educators Help Guide Policy to Teach Tomorrow’s Engineers
Three STEM educators from Stockton to join national dialogue in Washington D.C.

Auditions for SJ County Middle School Honor Choir in October
Open auditions held on Tuesday in sites across San Joaquin County

Science Experts Needed to Volunteer in the Classroom
TOPS program taps schools into science expertise in local community

Math Tutors Needed
SJCOE seeks retirees, students, and other community members with a knack for math to volunteer

SJCOE Announces its Breakfast and Lunch Program for 2016-17