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TUSD receives millions in federal jobs grant

Cuts, cuts everywhere and not a penny to spend is how most people feel with this down economy. But on Monday, the Turlock Unified School District was able to get a few extra pennies - $2.37 million - to help save jobs.

September 28, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Pennies for School

Cunningham Elementary School kicked-off a new fundraising project on Friday with just a few pennies. The school hopes those few pennies will grow into one million pennies by the end of the year during their Million Penny Challenge.

September 24, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Food program expands in Merced, Stanislaus counties

More than 30 elementary school students struggled under the weight of bags packed with groceries in the multipurpose room of El Capitan Elementary School on Friday. Each kid was hauling more than 15 pounds of food home thanks to a recently expanded after-school program named Food 4 Thought.

September 24, 2010 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Stanislaus student earns prestigious scholarships

California State University, Stanislaus student Sherry G. Hill has been homeless. At 49, she's been divorced and mothered five children – whom she was separated from, for a time. She's been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder. She's also an honors student.

September 24, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Turlock teachers take on life of 1800s settlers

Dressing as a soldier, taking part in the Witch Trials and learning to make bricks with their feet were just a few of the things that three Turlock teachers experienced this summer in an effort to bring back a better understanding of their history lesson plans.

September 24, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


High school dropouts costing state over $2 billion, report finds

California high school drop outs are not only hurting themselves but costing the state billions of dollars, according to the California's High School Dropouts: Examining the Fiscal Consequence report released on Sept. 15 by the Foundation for Educational Choice.

September 21, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Crane to become one-stop shop for non-traditional students

Non-traditional students will now have a place to work on their education at the Crane School site, which will be transforming into Turlock's eCademy starting with the 2011/2012 school year.

September 21, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


UC Merced Chancellor to leave post, return to teaching

University of California, Merced Chancellor Sung-Mo "Steve" Kang announced earlier this month he will relinquish the title of chancellor on June 30, 2011. Kang has served as chancellor since March 2007.

September 17, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


UC Merced medical school to accept first students in fall 2011

A new partnership between the University of California, Merced and the University of California, Davis School of Medicine will begin training medical students next fall.

September 17, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Turlock teachers dance to their own mariachi music

Singing in a noodle factory in Kurume, Japan was a different experience for Walnut Elementary Education Center teacher Angelica Grishaw and Pitman High School teacher Don Grishaw. But they weren't the only ones taking on a different cultural experience.

September 17, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


University offers music, art, sports, family festival in Founders Week event schedule

As the first 50 years of California State University, Stanislaus comes to an end, a new tradition is getting its start.

September 14, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Turlock schools see dramatic improvement in test scores

The Turlock Unified School District is doing something right. This is evident after the 2010 Accountability Progress Report released on Monday showed significant improvements across the board.

September 14, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Schools, students go online for instruction

Sitting at a desk in a lecture hall is rapidly on its way to becoming an obsolete method of learning. Online classes are increasing in popularity as students look for a more convenient way to get an education.

September 10, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Stanislaus president asks faculty, students to work with administration on plan for future

In his State of the University address given on Thursday, California State University, Stanislaus President Hamid Shirvani expressed concern about the college's budget while lauding successes and laying out a vision for the future.

September 10, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


TUSD, unions come to pay agreement

All three unions reached an agreement with the Turlock Unified School District on Tuesday that will see employees taking an on-going two percent pay cut.

September 10, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


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Donkeys take over court at Hilmar High

Since 1974, donkeys in Hilmar have played basketball. The annual fundraiser pits members of the boys and girls basketball teams against each other in a game played atop nature's most stubborn four-legged beasts.

March 03, 2015 | Eddie Ruiz | Education


School employees protest administrators' salary increase

California School Employees Association members expressed their opinions of a recently approved salary increase for Turlock Unified School District administration and management with signs of protest -

March 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Medeiros students celebrate Dr. Seuss, reading

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

March 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Career Day event gets students excited for future

Students at Roselawn Continuation High School traded in their textbooks and pencils for pamphlets and presentations during the school's annual Career Day on Friday.

February 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD presentation shines a light on autism

"Pick one goal and build success for you as well as your child with autism."

February 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSUS engages campus-wide writing program

Amidst the figurative whirlwind of essay prompts and research papers, any college student would agree with California State University, Stanislaus that greatness, especially at the university level, relies on writing.

February 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Sierra Yandell embodies respect, inspires others

Julien Elementary School sixth grader Sierra Yandell knows that it is just as important to respect oneself as it is to respect others.

February 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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