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Southeastern hosts 104th Curriculum Contest on March 30

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host the 104th Inter-High School Curriculum Meet on Thursday, March 30.

The day begins with an 8:30 a.m. sign-in for school sponsors on the second floor of the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.

Testing will cover such subjects as Science, Psychology, Computers, Music, Government & Politics, Mathematics, Finance and History.

 

Curriculum Contest director Dr. James Britton said, “This is a big event and an exciting time for the high school students. We’re expecting about 1,500 students from 70 schools and really looking forward to seeing so many visitors on our campus.”

Southeastern hosts Curriculum Contest on March 31

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host the 103rd annual curriculum contest on Thursday, March 31.

Curriculum Contest Coordinator Dr. James Britton said, “It looks like we will have about 70 schools and approximately 1,800 students. Southeastern is looking forward to having all of these high school students on our campus for this academic competition.”

Students will compete in subjects from accounting to trigonometry with 41 contests overall covering a full spectrum of academic studies.

Britton said, “We want to wish each student the best and hope that all of the schools and sponsors enjoy their time on our campus. I am indebted to all of the school sponsors, our University faculty and staff and everyone else whoworks to make this day special.”

There will be three test periods: 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

There will be tuition-waiver scholarships for seniors who place in a contest. High school seniors may apply for admission and enrollment at Southeastern on the day of the contest.

Winners announced in Curriculum Contest

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Students competed in a number of events Thursday at the 101st Curriculum Contest at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University hosted the 101st edition of the Oklahoma Inter-High School Curriculum Contest on Thursday.

Dr. James Britton, Professor in the Chemistry, Computer and Physical Sciences Department, served as director of the event.

The contest involved more than 1,600 students from 68 area high schools, who participated in 41 contests with trophies and medals presented to winning schools and individuals.

Exams covered numerous subjects, including art, accounting, speech, journalism, literature, drama, modern languages, mathematics, science, English, social science, music, and computers.

The winning schools, by division, are listed below:

Division 1

1.    Kiowa Public Schools

2.    Coleman High School

3.    Smithville High School

Division 2

1.    Latta High School

2.    Rock Creek High School

3.    Silo Public Schools

Division 3

1.    Plainview High School

2.    Dickson High School

3.    Lone Grove High School

Division 4

1.    Durant High School

2.    McAlester High School

3.    Ardmore High School

 

Southeastern hosts Curriculum Contest

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host the annual Curriculum Contest Thursday (March 27) on the Durant campus.

One of the oldest events of its kind in the state, the first Curriculum Contest was held at Southeastern in 1910.

Contest director Dr. James Britton said, “The curriculum contest offers an opportunity for high school students in southeastern Oklahoma to demonstrate their proficiency in a broad range of subjects as they compete against their peers.       Thus far, we have more than 1,600 students from 68 schools who will participate in 41 contests.”

Students will also be offered entertainment, several lunch options, and the opportunity for advisement and enrollment if they wish.

“Southeastern is proud to be able to present this contest for high school students who wish to compete academically and we are grateful to the sponsors who make this possible,’’ Britton said.

The day’s activities will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.

Southeastern to host centennial edition of “Curriculum Contest’’ March 28

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host the centennial edition of the Oklahoma Inter-High School Curriculum Meet on Thursday, March 28.

Dr. James Britton, Professor in the Chemistry, Computer and Physical Sciences Department, will serve as coordinator of the event.

The contest will involve 2,000-plus students from area high schools. They will participate in 42 contests with trophies and medals awarded to winning schools and individuals.

Exams will cover numerous subjects, including art, accounting, speech, journalism, literature, drama, modern languages, mathematics, science, English, social science, music, and computers. Along with the academic competition, there will be many other activities and seniors will have an opportunity to enroll while on campus.

The first Inter-High School Curriculum Meet, then known as the Southeastern High School Track Meet, was held May 7, 1910. By the spring of 1913, the event had expanded and the name was changed to “The Southeastern Oklahoma Inter-High School Track and Field Meet – Piano, Declamation and Oratorical Contest.’’

Britton said, “We expect another good turnout from the area high schools. The contest begins at 9:30 a.m. and should be competed by 12:30 p.m. This is a tremendous opportunity for the students to compete and be introduced to Southeastern at the same time.’’

99th-annual Curriculum Contest scheduled for March 29

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host the 99th-annual Curriculum Contest on Thursday, March 29.

Dr. James Britton, Professor in the Chemistry, Computer and Physical Sciences Department, is in his second year as coordinator of the curriculum contest.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for our area high schools and for Southeastern,” Britton said. “It’s a chance for the students to compete and be introduced to Southeastern at the same time.”

“The contest will be all computerized this year. We’ve been working on this project for almost a year now. It should be easier for everybody involved.”

The curriculum contest will feature approximately 2,500 students from 70 area high schools participating in 40 contests with trophies and medals awarded to winning schools and students.

Exams will cover numerous subjects, including mathematics, science, English, foreign language and computers.

Along with the academic competition, there will be lots of fun activities and seniors will have the opportunity to enroll while on campus.

Southeastern hosts 98th Curriculum Contest on March 31

Southeastern hosts 98th Curriculum Contest on March 31

Press Release Date: 3-28-2011

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host the 98th annual Curriculum Contest on Thursday, March 31.

Dr. James Britton, Professor in the Chemistry, Computer and Physical Sciences Department, is the curriculum contest coordinator.

The contest will feature approximately 2,500 students from 70 area high schools participating in 40 contests with trophies and medals awarded to best schools and students.

Exams will cover numerous subjects, including mathematics, science, English, foreign language, and computers.

Along with lots of fun activities, seniors will have the opportunity to enroll while on campus.