The 4th Annual TechTest Jr. Math/Science Competition

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SESF TechTestJr_4thAnn

Download the flyer here: TechTest Jr Flyer – 2015

Please share the flier with friends and family.

TechTestJr Results

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The TechTestJr Results are posted under the TechTestJr Navigation Tab above.  If you would like to support TechTestJr 2015, please use the Amazon button on this page when shopping at Amazon.  SESF receives 2.4% of the purchase price, with no additional cost to the user. This is a great way to support STEM education in Nevada County.  The more clicks on the button, the more money we have for TechTest2015 merit scholarships.

TechTest Jr Awards


Below are some of the prizes that students competing in the TechTestJr can win. The Top scoring students can chose which high tech kit or processor they would like to have. Not shown are Tickets to Summer Science Camp  and a professional microscope.



Programmable robotic arm kit

WooWee Robot Kit

IPhone and Android Phone controlable robot

raspberry Pi starter kit

Raspberry Pi Starter Kit

Arduino Starter Kit

Arduino Starter Kit



The 3rd Annual TechTest Jr., 2014 Math and Science Competition

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TechTest Jr Flyer - 2014


More in formation in this Press Release: TechTest Jr Final Press Release

Nevada County Republican Women Donate to TechTest

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Nevada County Republican Women Federated donated $500 dollars in support of SESF’s merit scholarship programs TechTest and TechTestJr. Below is a picture of the Executive Director Russ Steele accepting the check from Vice President Jo Ann Rebane, while  Kim Pruett, the President observes the transfer.

Republican Donation

Russ thanked the Republican Ladies for their much appreciated donation on behalf of the Board of Directors and the students who will benefit.

TechTestJr2013 Results Posted

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The scoring for TechTestJr 2013 are available under the TechTestJr Navigation Tab.


TechTest2012 Survivors Breakfast (Updated)

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Russ Steele

The TechTest2012 Survivors Breakfast was held on the 25th of May at Tofinelli’s in Grass Valley.  Students, Parents, Teachers and SESF Board Members gather to celebrate the completion of TechTest2012.  A special guest this year was Joe Fenner who was the top TechTestJr performer, from the Seven Hills Middle School.

Here are some picture of the event starting with the TechTest Junior Survivors, who took the test for practice.

Here are is a picture the Senior Survivors who competed for the top scholarship grants in 2012.

The three top TechTest2012 performers are shown here, who was the top winner will be announced at Award Night in June.

Finally here is Joe Fenner in the blue shirt and his parents Greg and Sue Fenner, Nancy Knaus wife of Board Member Ron Knaus listening to the author tell Nevada County economic war stories.

Update 05-27-12, 20:00)  Board Member George Rebane has posted more photos and additional commentary at Rebane’s Ruminations. (Photos by Jo Ann Rebane)

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