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Social Studies Calendar

2015-2016 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 2015. School based test week of 9/14/15  

Golden Horseshoe

Grade 8

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

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

Essay Test - February 10, 2016

Essay Test Due in WVDE Office - February 19, 2016

Exams - February 23-25, 2016 and March 1-3, 2016

Golden Horseshoe Practice Tests - TBA

For additional Information please visit the Golden Horseshoe webpage.

February 23-25, 2016 and March 1-3, 2016 May 6, 2016

National History Day

Grades 6-12

National History Day

Question to: Melissa Bingmann (Melissa.Bingmann@mail.wvu.edu)

TBD

 

 

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 Day to Hold a RESA Fair March 30, 2016

 

WV State Social Studies Fair

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

 

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 31, 2016

April 15, 2016

National Geographic State Bee

Grades 4-8

All information and deadlines posted on http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/ April 1, 2016  
National History Teacher of the Year

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

 

Nomination Deadline  

Youth in Government

Grade 8

Contact Dough Wetsch

Phone:  304-675-5899

Email:  doug@yla-youthleadership.org

2016 dates:

Feb 1-3, Feb 10-12, Feb 22-24, Feb 29-Mar 2, and Mar 7-9

 
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

 

 

Contact Information

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

Assistant, Veronica Barron (vbarron@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