TUOLUMNE COUNTY BOARD TO MEET:
The Tuolumne County Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Monday in Room 217 of the county schools office, 175 S. Fairview Lane, Sonora. The board will consider approving materials and resources for the Instructional Media Center.
YOUNG MERCED WRITERS:
More than 1,000 awards were given out this week to Merced County students for achievements in writing. Entries will be on display through Sunday at the Merced Mall as the 2013 Merced County Writing Festival wraps up. The writing festival, established in 1984, has 20 categories and is judged by a panel of teachers.
The Central Valley Dual Language Consortium will hold a Spanish spelling bee from 9 to 11:30 a.m. May 21 in MSR 130, California State University, Stanislaus, 1 University Circle, Turlock. Some 14 dual-language schools from Hollister to Livingston are expected to participate. For more, see www.csustan.edu/TeacherEd/Bilingual.html.