Madera County Academic Pentathlon

  • The 35th Annual Madera County Academic Pentathlon will be held on March 8 and 16, 2019. 

    The Pentathlon is a middle school competition consisting of five subject areas:  fine arts, essay, literature, science, and social science.  Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the 1960s throughout the day.  This year’s required novel for the literature test is The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano.

    On Friday, March 8, students will take all subject tests at State Center Community College District, Madera Center.

    On March 16, students will participate in the Super Quiz and Awards Ceremony.  The Super Quiz event starts at 9:00 a.m. and is open to the public.  The Awards Ceremony will begin immediately following the Super Quiz at 10:00 a.m. at Ranchos Middle School.

    Participating schools include:  Chawanakee Academy, Dixieland Elementary School, Eastin-Arcola School, Howard Elementary School, Jack G. Desmond Middle School, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, Mountain Home School Charter, North Fork School, Ranchos Middle School, Raymond-Knowles Elementary School, Rivergold Elementary School, Sherman Thomas Charter School, Sherman Thomas STEM Academy, St. Joachim School, Spring Valley School, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, and Wasuma Elementary School.

    For more information, please contact Kristi Winter, Coordinator, Student Events at (559) 662-3873.

Pentathlon logo in the shape of a pentagon with a lamp and books in the middle