Academic Competitions

2024 Spelling Bee Elementary Division Winners

Santa Cruz County Spelling Bee Champions Crowned

SANTA CRUZ – The 2024 Santa Cruz County Spelling Bee is in the books. Aria Menon, a sixth-grader at Mountain Elementary School, was crowned champion ...
ISEF 2023 Picture

Local Students Attend International Science and Engineering Fair

Santa Cruz COE Science Coordinator Heather Wygant was thrilled to lead a team of students to Dallas, Texas, last week to attend the 2023 Regeneron ...

Showcase Your Writing Skills & Uncover the Unsung Heroes in Your Community

$500 Scholarships Available for High School Students Apply today and take the first step towards a scholarship and a brighter future! Lookout is offering their ...

COE announces 2023 Poetry Out Loud results

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education (Santa Cruz COE) is pleased to announce the results of the 2023 Santa Cruz County Poetry Out Loud ...
Elementary Division winners of 2023 Spelling Bee

Top Spellers Crowned at Santa Cruz County Bee

The 2023 Santa Cruz County Spelling Bee champions have been crowned, with Bayview Elementary student Liesl Hildebrand taking first place in the Elementary Division and ...

Save the Dates for our Spring Student Events!

The Educational Services team is getting ready for a lot of student events coming up in the spring! Check out some of the upcoming events ...
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Spellmaster Presides for 30th Year over Hotly Contested Spelling Bee

Over one hundred students in grades 4-9 gathered at the UCSC campus for the annual county-wide spelling bee.