Social Studies Calendar

2013-2014 School Year

 Event

 Calendar Date

Test/Info Due to WVDE

 Final Event Date

U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship Test

Grades 11-12

Information will be mailed to High School Counselors in mid-August 2013. September 9

Interviews November 12 in the WV Supreme Court

Golden Horseshoe

Grade 8

Test is online and available to all 8th grade student of WV Studies who are interested.

County Contact Webinar - October 3.  Instructions for accessing webinar will be emailed out to the county contacts.

Essay Test - February 12, 2014

Exams - March 11-26, 2014

Student Programs Webinar October 3, 2013

Golden Horseshoe Practice Tests - mid-January 2014

For additional Information please visit the Golden Horseshoe webpage.

March 11-12

March 18-19

March 25-26

May 1

National History Day

Grades 6-12

National History Day will be held in conjunction with the State Social Studies Fair.

Question to rjwisma@access.k12.wv.us

Projects must be registered March 25th

April 11 at Charleston Civic Center

RESA Regional Social Studies Fairs And National History Day Competitions

Grades 3-12

All information and deadlines are posted on the www.wvssfair.com and on this calendar as the information is provided by each RESA district.

Online registration process has not changed from previous years. County coordinators register on the State Social Studies Fair webpage at www.wvssfair.com.

Last date to hold RESA regional fairs is

March 22

RESA Regional Social Studies Fair Dates:

RESA V - Parkersburg High School - March 21, 2014

Registration Deadline 3/1/14

 

WV State Social Studies Fair

Grades 3-8

All information and deadlines are posted on the www.wvssfair.com.

Changes are coming please check back in August before beginning projects.

Fair Coordinator Webinar - October 3.  Instructions for accessing webinar will be emailed out to the county contacts.

Online registration process has not changed from previous years. RESA coordinators register on the State Social Studies Fair webpage at www.wvssfair.com.

State Fair registration from RESAS is due

March 25

April 11 at Charleston Civic Center

National Geographic State Bee

Grades 4-8

All information and deadlines posted on http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/ Online on National Geographic webpage. April 4 at Concord University
National History Teacher of the Year

All information and deadline on https://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-exhibitions/national-history-teacher-year

Open to: Secondary Teachers in 2013-2014

Nomination Deadline  

Youth in Government

Grade 8

Contact Dough Wetsch

Phone:  304-675-5899

Email:  doug@yla-youthleadership.org

County Registration Deadline:  
GIS

http://wvde.state.wv.us/socialstudies/gis.html

Project Coordinator: Erike Klose, ekloseschool@gmail.com

   
We the People Program

All information posted at http://new.civiced.org/programs/wtp

Contact: Rebecca Tinder, rtinder@bowlesrice.com

   
The WV History Bowl

http://www.wvculture.org/history/historybowl.html

 

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Regional Competitions

Region I
Saturday, February 8, 2014 – Summers Middle School

Region II
Saturday, February 22, 2014 – Milton Middle School

Region III
Friday, February 14, 2014 -- The Culture Center

Region IV
Friday, February 7, 2014 – Summersville Middle School

Region V
Saturday, February 1, 2014 – Pleasants County Middle School

Region VI
Friday, January 31, 2014 – West Virginia Independence Hall

Region VII
Saturday, March 1, 2014 – Bridgeport Middle School

Region VIII
Friday, February 28, 2014 – Romney Middle School

April 29

 

Contact Information

Social Studies Coordinator, Robert “Joey” Wiseman (rjwisema@access.k12.wv.us)

Assistant, Veronica Barron (vbarron@access.k12.wv.us)

Office of Secondary Learning

Phone:  304-558-5325                 FAX:  304-558-1834

1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Building 6 Room 603, Charleston, WV  25305