Student ActivitiesStudent Activites covers the following programs: Career Exploration Days, Science Olympiad, Cloverleaf Spelling Bee, Rotary Essay Contest and International Science & Engineering Fair.
Middle/High School Science Olympiad
March 10, 2015
Middle/High School Science Olympiad is an opportunity for Berrien County students to compete using hands-on science skills and knowledge. Science Olympiad is hosted at Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, MI. Middle and high school Science Olympiad is a regional competition of which the winners for each division go on to compete at the state level. In order to compete in this event, schools must sign up a team with both the regional level and the state/national level.
Cloverleaf Spelling Bee Competition
February 24, 2015
The competition features Berrien and Van Buren county public and parochial school districts' top three middle school spellers in an individual spelling contest. Students will compete for numerous cash prizes with the top prize being admission to the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee held in Washington D.C. in the spring. In order to compete in this event, schools must sign up a team with both the regional level and the national level.
Rotary Essay Contest
Contest: February 18, 2015
Awards Luncheon: April 20, 2015
The collaboration between Berrien RESA and various Berrien County Rotary Clubs is designed to encourage student participation in an essay writing contest. One senior student from each high school in Berrien County will be selected to write an essay about a given topic derived from Grade Level Content Expectations in Social Studies. This student essay provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate what they know by synthesizing information and explaining their understanding of concepts and ideas with a specific purpose in mind.
Berrien County High School Science Fair
March 24-25, 2015
This event is open to high school students who conduct research either as a team or individually and prepare a "science board" display. Local professors, teachers, engineers and business people who serve as judges for the projects.