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Agriculture teacher, program win top honors

The California Agriculture Teachers Association has named Modesto Junior College professor Steve Amador as a Teacher of Excellence and MJC's Agriculture Department as the 2009 Outstanding Community College Agricultural Education Program.

July 03, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


OLYMPIC DAY

June 27, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Grant to boost science, math education at CSU Stanislaus

A grant of nearly $1 million to use in the recruitment of math and science teachers for "high need" schools was awarded to California State University, Stanislaus.

June 27, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Move for nursing doctorate at CSU gains momentum

The push for instituting a doctorate program in Nursing at the California State University campuses moved one step closer to realization earlier this month when the State Assembly overwhelmingly passed the needed bill.

June 27, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Earl students learn about their neighbors on Exploration Days

Students at Dennis Earl Elementary School got a taste of Mexican culture on Friday when they participated in Exploration Day. The kindergarten through sixth grade classes watched Aztec dancers and did classroom activities such as making tortillas, ponchos, and paper flowers.

June 27, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


CSU Stanislaus class of 2009 encouraged to take risks

On a day that felt and looked more like the beginning of the fall semester, about 600 California State University, Stanislaus students walked across the stage, moved their tassels from the left to the right, and became college graduates.

June 27, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


TUSD trustees approve budget, await further state cuts

After months of slashing expenses, negotiating new contracts, and cutting services and programs, the Turlock Unified School District finally has a budget for the 2009-10 school year ... at least for a few weeks.

June 09, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Retiring teachers honored, voice their appreciation for district

Marsha Memmott has spent the last 30 years teaching English to Turlock eighth graders. She has spent 30 years correcting grammar, grading essays, and explaining when to use "who" and when to use "whom." After all of those years of dedication to Turlock students and their education, Memmott is retiring from her job at Turlock Junior High School.

June 09, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


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Denair Unified moves to even year election cycle

The Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees voted last week to transition from odd to even year elections, meaning the two candidates elected to ...

October 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Rare condition doesn’t hold Denair student back

For most girls, a nomination for their high school's homecoming court brings with it a myriad of decisions to be made: Flats or heels ...

October 13, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Pride culinary program gets taste of downtown

Though students in Pitman High School's culinary program are used to creating new recipes and whipping up dishes in the classroom, they still have ...

October 13, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


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