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  • Valley Oaks Charter School 7th grader Briandria Starks successfully spelled the word "enatic" to win the 2017 Kern County Spelling Bee. She moves on to compete in the national competition in Washington, D.C. next month.

  • A student explains her science fair project to a judge during the 29th annual Kern County Science Fair held on March 14 at the Bakersfield Convention Center. More than 600 projects were entered this year.

  • Nearly 2,000 middle and high school students attended the annual Leaders in Life Youth Conference on March 9 in Bakersfield. The event is the largest event of its kind on the west coast and is completely organized for teens, by teens.

  • More than 250 students from 35 schools competed in the 34th annual Kern County History Day in downtown Bakersfield on March 4. Click the photo for the results.

  • Kern Youth @ Work students pose with their completed Little Library project. The Suess-themed library will be installed at a church in southeast Bakersfield to allow free access to books for children in the community.

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Science Fair Results

2016 Kern County Regional Science Fair results announced; projects with top scores now eligible for state science fair

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History Day Results

Results announced for 34th annual Kern County History Day; winners now eligible for state competition            

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Academic Decathlon Results

Stockdale High School named Academic Decathlon champs; will represent Kern County in the state competition next month

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Saturday March 25th

Great turnout for the 17th Annual Kern County Teacher Recruitment Fair. Onsite Registration going on from 11 to noon today (March 25). Come on down to 2000 K St. in Downtown Bakersfield. Districts hiring teachers, nurses and SLPS. ...

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