ERIC Number: ED240134
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Burlingame Elementary School District, CA.
A program description and two booklets provide information about the May 1980 Schoolympics Games held at Burlingame Intermediate School (California). The description of the 10-day, schoolwide event includes: (1) the use of all areas of the curriculum in the competitive events; (2) the involvement of students, staff, parents, and community; (3) the selection and study of a country by each homeroom; (4) the opening day ceremonies; and (5) the special assembly for the awarding of medals. The booklets, providing information about the planning and organization of the event, contain goals and objectives; lists of participants, contests, and the country represented; the schedule of events; the opening day ceremonies; Schoolympic general rules; and descriptions of each contest including its requirements, rules, and the officials needed. Some of the competitive events are mathematics contests, a spelling marathon, a tug of war, track and field events, and gymnastics competitions. This document was selected by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Task Force on Public Confidence as descriptive of a promising practice or exemplary project worthy of highlighting for the California educational community. (EM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Burlingame Elementary School District, CA.
Identifiers: Contests; Olympic Games; PF Project