The Turlock Unified School District's plan to implement a program that will give students the leg-up they need in science and technology was approved by the Board of Trustees.
One local student imagined how an ordinary egg journeys to the supermarket and eventually the breakfast platter. Another taught a city girl what it takes to live on a farm. Still another explained the importance of barn owls during harvest season.
California State University, Stanislaus opened its doors and knowledge to the public on Saturday in a celebration of science. Hundreds of families explored the wonder and diversity of life at all levels, as well as physics and geology. Science Day featured themed activities for kids like kitchen chemistry and the Six-Legged Zoo, along with open labs and guided tours of the university's science facilities that included the campus planetarium.
The Turlock Unified School District is looking to bring even more fresh fruits and vegetables to its students through a U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to School grant.
Dozens of schoolchildren entered the First Step Dental office Friday morning; for some a first-time dental experience. The purpose of annual field trip day: make children more comfortable with going to the dentist and teach important dental hygiene skills.
When Turlock High School yearbook advisor Virginia Barr entered her classroom one morning in December 2011, she was surprised to learn that a flood had destroyed her entire classroom from the inside.
As parishes across the nation celebrate Catholic Schools Week, students at Sacred Heart School in Turlock marked the annual event with a jog-a-thon, open house, and musical presentation.
With the onset of the recession and high unemployment rates, education is fundamental in succeeding in today's economy. The Turlock Unified School District is looking to offer a program that will give students the leg-up they need to compete in high-demand science and technology fields.
Turlock High School students began 2013 with a few changes, as longtime principal Dana Salles Trevethan moved into a position at the district office and assistant principal Marie Peterson stepped up to lead in her place.
Anthropology research at California State University, Stanislaus will soon get a technological upgrade thanks to a quarter million dollar grant.
LIVINGSTON - A rooftop in Merced County might be the last place you'd think high school students would find an education. But that's where 10 students of the Ceres High School Manufacturing Academy were two days last week, receiving instruction on installing solar panels on the roof of a low-income Livingston homeowners.
From a very early age, Karen Souza felt a special connection to her fellow students who didn't quite fit in. Souza eventually turned her passion for inclusion into a career as a teacher's aide in special education.
A community-wide celebration of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is planned for the day before he makes his debut in the Super Bowl arena.
In a special board meeting held Thursday night, the Denair Unified School District continued to process cuts for the 2013-14 school year in an effort to avoid financial insolvency.
Walnut Elementary students took fourth place in the Future City Competition, held Saturday, with their design for "Garnicia." Modesto Girl Scout Troop #2225 took first place and will be representing Northern California at the National Engineers Week Future City Competition Feb. 15-20 in Washington, D.C.
University of California, Merced took another step toward environmental stewardship with the opening of its new Science and Engineering 2 Building set for Wednesday.
Stanislaus Military Academy has made the administrative decision this year to shift its focus towards academic quality by decreasing class sizes, implementing class periods, and increasing educational instruction.
At their first scheduled meeting of the school year, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees established new policies and policy changes to increase overall student success, one of which will push back exclusionary discipline practices, such as suspension, in favor of positive interventions to correct misbehaving students.
In order to fully prepare students for college, Turlock High School is now offering more Advanced Placement courses than ever.
Approximately 9,000 students converged at California State University, Stanislaus for the first day of classes Thursday and throughout the campus, from faculty to administration to knowledgeable seniors and excited freshmen, all had high expectations for the upcoming school year.
In its annual "Condition of College & Career Readiness" report released today, ACT found that California students taking the organization's college readiness test surpassed the nation's scores in English, reading, math, and science. The ACT assessment, which is administered to high school students, serves as a good indicator of how much a student is academically prepared to pursue a postsecondary education.
For approximately 14,000 students throughout the Turlock Unified School District, the start of the new school year officially kicked off on Monday. At Brown Elementary, students, parents, and guardians alike shared the same optimistic vision and hopes for the upcoming school year.
As the only community college in Stanislaus County that offers a Chemical Dependency Counseling Program, Modesto Junior College can fully prepare students academically to take the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Program's state licensing exam. Once licensed, students can apply their knowledge and expertise to help individuals who are battling addictions.
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