The main function of a County Office of Education is to support local school districts by providing services, leadership and oversight.
The VST was born from the will of Merced native Virginia Smith. Since its inception in 1976, the trust has benefited nearly 3,700 eligible students through nearly $6 million in scholarships.
Located just outside of Yosemite National Park, the outdoor school combines science education with outdoor adventure, allowing students to explore and discover the natural world around them.
A fully functional community cafe that offers internet access, light bites and coffee. The cafe also doubles as a training facility for students enrolled in MCOE’s special education program.
Students from across Merced County competed in National History Day on Saturday with 70 students from 15 categories going to the state finals.