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MJC president resigns

Modesto Junior College President Gaither Loewenstein resigned Wednesday, following the revelation that a website had songs he wrote, which contained potentially offensive imagery.

May 06, 2011 | | Education

Preschool literacy event

The Kiwanis Club of Turlock hosted a literacy day event for the Cunningham School Head Start preschool classes on Friday. Along with providing learning activities, the club gave each student two books to take home.

May 06, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education

Layoffs hit home for Head Start

The Turlock Unified School District officially laid off eight Head Start preschool teacher aides and four family service workers at Wakefield, Osborn and Cunningham sites on Friday.

May 06, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education

Technology survey reveals inconsistency at TUSD schools

Teachers in the Turlock Unified School District recently responded to a statement made by district superintendent Sonny Da Marto that every class has all the tools they need by conducting a technology survey.

May 03, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education

Pitman senior awarded music scholarship

Brandon Crawford, a senior at Pitman High School, was recently awarded a $2500 scholarship from the Modesto Symphony Guild. The scholarship is to be used to further his college education when he attends the University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC) next fall.

May 03, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education

Osborn among state’s top 10 most active schools

Osborn Elementary School in Turlock was recently announced as one of the top 10 schools in California for the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness.

May 03, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education

TUSD makes cuts to Head Start preschool

The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to reduce the workforce at the district's Head Start preschool program at their Tuesday meeting.

May 03, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education

Physics students bring medieval weapons to life

"Three, two, one," the countdown commenced.

April 29, 2011 | | Education

Earl teacher nominated for County Teacher of the Year

Danyelle Gonzalez, a teacher at Earl Elementary in Turlock, was announced as a finalist for the Modesto Rotary and the Stanislaus County Office of Education's Teacher of the Year award.

April 29, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education

California preschool education not up to standards, finds report

The future of preschool education in California is in dire straits, according to the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), which just released its "State of Preschool 2010" report.

April 26, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education

Every 15 Minutes hits home

An emotional campus-wide funeral was held Thursday at Turlock High School to remember three students who passed away Wednesday in a violent alcohol-related collision at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds.

April 22, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education

Día del Niño

Hundreds gathered at Osborn Elementary School on Thursday for the Día del Niño celebration. The festival included free food, drinks, entertainment, activity stations and information booths from local community organizations.

April 22, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education

Students organize career fair at Pitman High

Pitman High School students took a look into their futures on Thursday with a Career Day in the quad. Students still have a few years to figure out what career field they want to enter, but the information fair gave them a few more options to consider.

April 22, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education

Civil War Day at Dutcher

A living history event at Dutcher Middle School in Turlock featured numerous Civil War reenactors, who gave 8th grade students a better understand of U.S. History.

April 22, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education

Foster Poultry Farms donates $1 million to UC Merced

A $1 million donation from Foster Poultry Farms will establish a new, University of California, Merced scholarship fund.

April 22, 2011 | | Education

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Meeting the next generation of leaders

Although they have yet to graduate high school, Turlock Unified School District students got a taste of what it takes to lead the City of ...

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Walnut fifth graders size up Monterey sand crabs for research project

Walnut Elementary School fifth graders in Bret Sutterley and Dave Sutton's classes were more than prepared to ditch their desks for the beach earlier ...

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD gives pay bump, increased benefit cap to employees

Despite a slightly lower salary increase from last year, many teachers and employees of Turlock Unified School District still rejoiced on Tuesday following the Board ...

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD narrows down candidates for vacant school board seats

After what can only be described as a nail-biting candidate filing process for Turlock Unified School District's Trustee Area 7, Board members will consider ...

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

A school meal worth waiting for

With cafeterias throughout Turlock Unified School District serving platefuls of rotisserie chicken, smothered burritos and barbecued tri-tip, one thing is for certain: the days of ...

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Science Saturday to blend art, chemistry for aspiring scientists

Stanislaus State will kick off National Chemistry Week by teaching sixth and seventh graders that the wonders of science are not only discoverable in the ...

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Annual conference to teach students how to be friends, leaders

Stanislaus County Office of Education's Prevention Programs Director Vicki Bauman believes that the best way to communicate with a student about mental health and ...

October 02, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Osborn parents begin preparations for sixth grade move to Dutcher

With the highly debated move of Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders to Dutcher Middle School less than a year away, principals from both sites ...

October 01, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Pool chemical mishap brings hazmat team to Turlock High

A pool chemical supplier accidently pumped acid into the chlorine tank at the Turlock High Pool on Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of nearby classrooms.

September 29, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


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