At a luncheon to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Stanislaus State's Promise Scholars program, which aims to help former foster youth create a better future for themselves through post-secondary education, Promise Scholar alumni Jordan Elzie told audience members that he never thought he would go to college.
As the demand for extended day kindergarten continues to make Wakefield Elementary School more and more of an option for students in Turlock Unified School District, the Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to move forward with a project that will help accommodate more students and create an appearance similar to other kindergarten programs throughout the district.
More than ever, college-aged students are using media to stay up-to-date on this year's election, whether it be through social media, television or, thanks to student media at Stanislaus State, podcasts. KCSS 91.9 and The Signal, the student-run radio station and newspaper at Stanislaus State, have created Central Valley Politics – a political podcast produced by students, for students.
While the number of chronically absent students at Turlock Unified School District has been on a steady decline over the past few years, Student Services Director Gil Ogden said there are no plans on the horizon to stop efforts to keep students in school and on time.
Nine Stanislaus County high schools will perform in Modesto Junior College's High School Orchestra Day from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. The performance is free and open to the public and parking is free during event hours in the lots immediately surrounding the Auditorium.
October 27, 2016|
Denair High School graduate Kenneth Carder definitely made an impression during the 89th National Future Farmers of America Convention & Expo in Indianapolis last week when he was awarded the American FFA Degree - the organization's highest honor and an accomplishment not seen at DHS in six years.
Turlock High School's Navy JROTC program hosted its 4th annual Bulldog Challenge Field Meet on Saturday. Thirteen Central Valley schools from Dinuba to Stockton converged at THS for an all-day athletic, academic and air rifle competition. Over 700 students competed in various events such volleyball, soft ball, tug-o-war, mile relay and the very tough SEAL challenge or Ironman/Ironwoman competition. Ten of the schools competed in a Brain Brawl academic competition and cardboard boat race. THS' NJROTC brought home the first place trophy in academics, and the Bulldog air rifle team remains undefeated in competitions for the 2016-2017 season ...
Exemplary community service programs and strong community partnerships have earned Stanislaus State a place on the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Roll, marking nearly a decade that the local university has made the list.
Stanislaus State is hoping to inspire hundreds of prospective students to attend next year as they welcome them to the college campus Saturday for the Admissions and Outreach Services Department's annual preview day and open house.
The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve a salary increase and higher uniform benefit cap for a number of positions Tuesday evening in order to continue attracting and retaining the best employees for the district.
The three candidates vying for the District 3 seat on the Yosemite Community College District's Board of Trustees discussed a number of issues, including campus safety, improving graduation rates and providing more jobs, during a forum hosted Thursday by the Stanislaus County League of Women Voters.