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TUSD schools spread drug free awareness through Red Ribbon Week

Back in 1985, Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena was kidnapped, tortured and murdered because of his efforts to end illegal drug operations.

October 29, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


EDUCATION: A STICKY SITUATION

Students at Sacred Heart School were rewarded for their fundraising efforts with a special assembly on Friday. Students who sold the most for the school fundraiser helped tape their principal to the wall of the multipurpose room. The duct tape held, and she was stuck about 1 foot off the ground, where she was pied in the face by a Sacred Heart teacher.

October 29, 2010 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


County spelling bee contest starts buzzing in November

Students from all over the county are starting to practice their I before E except after C's to gear up for the Stanislaus County Spelling Championship next week.

October 26, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Target donates money to Turlock schools

With education being shortchanged in the recent down-economic years, funding has become a major problem at many local schools. Some businesses are stepping in to fill the gap left by an ever-shrinking budget, including Target's Take Charge of Education program.

October 19, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


‘I can’ new mentality at Lloyd G. Cunningham

In giant letters on a white board in Al Silveira's office the words "I can't" are crossed out. That message seems to be the whole mentality shift at Lloyd G. Cunningham Elementary School.

October 19, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Superintendent asks county residents to ‘Choose Civility’

Last spring Stanislaus County Superintendent of Schools Tom Changnon received numerous phone calls from school district administrators asking him to come speak at their local public meetings about the budgetary process. While attending these meetings, the superintendent noticed an alarming trend.

October 19, 2010 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Gas leaks at Turlock High cause for emergency repair

After the huge gas explosion in San Bruno last month, when someone smells the hint of gas there is no hesitation to call for an inspection by PG&E.

October 19, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Keyes Elementary moves out of program improvement

College connections, a new belief system and working together are just a few things that helped Keyes Elementary School move out of program improvement, but all their efforts and programs put together is what made the big change at the school.

October 15, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


TUSD expects additional $3.5 million from state

After the state budget was finally passed last week, education looks like they will be getting more money from the state, but district staff are cautious of the risky state budget.

October 15, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Students sing their hearts out in THS Idol contest

Turlock High School took on the traditional "American Idol" scene, but they made it their own with some Bulldog flare.

October 15, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Turlock High School 2010 Homecoming Queen Nominees

Turlock High School 2010 Homecoming Queen Nominees

October 15, 2010 | | Education


Dennis Earl principal shares love for animals with students

Ducks and horses and sheep, oh my! And that's not the end of it for Dennis Earl Elementary School Principal Tami Truax and her traveling petting zoo.

October 15, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


EDUCATION: AMERICAN HISTORY

Ken Hawks from Ancient Artifacts gave a presentation to Kristen Norman's class at Dutcher Middle School on Tuesday about the American Revolution. He demonstrated to the class how the British soldiers would use the homes of those living in the American colonies because of the Quartering Act. He also showed the students authentic artifacts from the American Revolution from the buttons on the soldiers' uniforms to muskets strapped with bayonets.

October 13, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Julien’s Pod progam: Learning together to achieve more

Most students get one teacher each grade level, but students in the Julien Elementary School Pod program learn from a group of teachers starting in kindergarten and going through third grade.

October 12, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


CSU Stanislaus awarded $5.8m in grants

California State University, Stanislaus was awarded $5.8 million in federal grants on Friday to offer additional services to underserved Hispanic students.

October 08, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


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