Directly from the Michigan Council for the Social Studies Website:
The Michigan Social Studies Olympiad is a fun and educational state-wide competition for students in grades 3 through 12. MCSS sponsors this great competition in order to increase student and teacher interest in social studies education and to provide opportunities for students and teachers to gain individual and team recognition for academic accomplishments. Social Studies Olympiad encourages the development of a strong social studies skill set, participatory experience, social and intellectual interactions, and strengthens personal confidence by through collaboration and competition. There are both Off-site events that do not require travel to the actual Olympiad site (mail-in submissions), as well as a variety of On-site events for those seeking the excitement of live competition! Please download the Handbook with descriptions and guidelines to see which events will work for you.
Date: Saturday May 14, 2016
Location: Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School (3200 E. Lafayette Street, Detroit MI, 48207)
Theme: America for All People