Judging Information

Information for science fair judges

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We are in need to at least 30 volunteers to be a guest judge at our annual science fair and we really could use your help!


For the past 4 years we have had all of our 3rd and 4th grade students create amazing presentations to show off their creative side to discovering more about the world we live in and unique ways to improve it. We have approximately 10 spots reserved for our students to compete at the regional level hosted by the University of Notre Dame , and if they qualify, they could even advance on to the state level of competition.

Could you help us?  

We have approximately over 250 individual projects to evaluate within a short period of time.  

You DO NOT need to be an expert in the field of science by any stretch. In the past we have had college students, retired teachers, and community volunteers join us. There is a rubric to help judge each presentation to see if it meets the basic criteria of what we are looking for in a student’s project. Below are the following dates and a timeline for each day:

                           Wednesday, November 30th     3rd grade

    Thursday, December 1st                 4th grade

While it would be amazing to have the same judges for both days, we completely understand that whatever time you are able to give us would be very much appreciated. One day is perfectly fine. We would just need to know which day would be the best for you so that we can plan accordingly.

For further information or any additional questions please contact Lisa Artusi at 574-283-7435. If you are already ready to register to be a guest judge, please visit https://goo.gl/forms/0mN7ooixwnFKbVmo1

Kennedy Primary Academy

609 N Olive Street

South Bend,  IN 46615