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‘There are no easy answers,’ CIA chief tells CSU Stanislaus grads

The future now awaits the hundreds of newly-minted college graduates who walked across the stage at California State University, Stanislaus, received their diplomas, and moved their tassels from right to left on Friday morning.

June 04, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


CSU Stanislaus faculty award $5,000 to student denied scholarship

Ripon Christian High School Valedictorian Courtney Jespersen, 17, had her life figured out - as much as any new high school graduate.

June 04, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Perfect attendance runs in Turlock family

Debbie Scott has always put an importance on attending school. As a student, her yearning for school led to a perfect attendance record. When Scott became a mother, she passed on her love of school to her girls, who attend school every single day.

June 01, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


TUSD turns old school site into eCademy

Another Crane School site transformation is under way. Crane has already been through three conversions, targeting a wide-range of students from Head Start preschool students to elementary school students to only focusing on kindergartners.

June 01, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


CSU Stanislaus science building to receive $18 million renovation

Since 1972 the Science I building has stood along the south side of the California State University, Stanislaus campus.

June 01, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


CSU leaders visit capitol to lobby for education funding

California State University, Stanislaus President Hamid Shirvani traveled to Sacramento this week to support Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed 2010-2011 budget for higher education.

May 29, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


OSBORN’S GOT TALENT

Hundreds of students from Osborn Elementary School show off their best talents on Thursday during the Osborn's Got Talent event. Students did everything from rapping to singing a variety of songs from "Esta Tierra" to "Buena Suerte."

May 28, 2010 | Photos Contributed | Education


District Attorney clears university of illegal dumping

California State University, Stanislaus has been cleared of illegally dumping documents related to Sarah Palin's upcoming June 25 appearance at the University Foundation's 50th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser.

May 28, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Love of robots leads TC senior to engineering

After spending seven months building a robot and helping his team earn 7th place in a national competition, Turlock Christian senior Casey Snyder decided engineering was his future career choice.

May 25, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Turlock Christian senior draws out her future

Last summer wasn't filled with memories of swimming and pool parties for Turlock Christian senior Morgan Andre. Instead the Turlock teen has memories of painting murals for those in the Dominican Republic.

May 25, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


School district employee negotiations stalled

Tough times call for tough cuts and these cuts are what most can't agree upon. Because the Turlock Unified School District, the Turlock Teachers Association and the California School Employees Association can't find a solution in their employee contract negotiations that will leave all parties satisfied, the district declared impasse on May 4.

May 25, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


No more cuts!

Over 100 Turlock classified employees held their heads and signs high in the air on Wednesday at Pitman High School to rally for the fight against more state education cuts. The Turlock employees were just one out of 34 groups that rallied state-wide to hold the California Legislator accountable for no more cuts to education. All groups took part in the California Advocates United to Save Education campaign making government officials sign a "Promise to Our Students" card to protect education funding from further cuts. State Assemblyman Bill Berryhill, State Senator Dave Cogdill and Jeff Denham have not signed the ...

May 21, 2010 | | Education


TUSD rescinds pink slips

For once there is some good news for school district employees in this down economy. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed his state budget revise on May 14 with additional cuts to education, specifically for child care, but those cuts will not affect the Turlock Unified School District's budget.

May 21, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


TUSD administrators, trustees take heat for Cunningham changes

A standing room only crowd kicked off Tuesday's Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees meeting, including over 125 Cunningham Elementary School teachers, parents and staff fighting for what they feel is right.

May 18, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Fatherly figures guide senior to future endeavors

Roselawn High senior Jonathan Lopez isn't just following in the footsteps of one of his family members, he is combining career paths from both his father and uncle to create his own path for the future.

May 18, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


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Young filmmaker attends White House screening

If asked one year ago whether or not she could imagine herself at the White House with President Barack Obama watching a short film she had made, Erin Benning would have most likely laughed.

March 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Panel addresses culture of violence in schools

Audience members waited with bated breath as Oakdale Police Chief Lester Jenkins carefully formulated his answer on whether or not he personally believed that security personnel should be authorized to carry concealed weapons on school campuses.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


University withdraws recognition of Christian student group

Stanislaus Christian Fellowship Chi Alpha is crying discrimination to a recently implemented open-membership policy, which has been enforced by the California State University system in an effort to eliminate discrimination in student organizations system wide.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC Speech and Debate team successful at State Championship competition

The Modesto Junior College Speech and Debate team returned with armfuls of awards from their performances at the California Community College Forensics Association State Championship.

March 19, 2015 | Staff Reports | Education


Budding math skills to be focus of spring camp

Opportunities that allow students to multiply their math expertise never take a break-not even during spring break.

March 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD revises final exam schedule

The Turlock Unified School District and Turlock Teachers Association has come to a settlement agreement regarding a disputed high school final exam week schedule.

March 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Grant to benefit CSU Stanislaus foster youth, veterans

Pursuing a college degree can be a financially exhausting investment-particularly for former foster youth and student veterans who are oftentimes left without reliable financial resources or dependable support systems to aid them on their academic journey.

March 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students go 'green' on St. Paddy's Day

City of Turlock Go Green Coordinator Toni Cordell and City employees visited various school sites on Tuesday to promote environmental conservation. Along with teaching the students about environmentally friendly techniques like how to compost, reduce waste, recycle and conserve water, the kids also got to help plant, water and name trees. The trees planted by Wakefield's 2nd grade classes on Tuesday were a Red Maple, October Glory and Cedrus Deodara (California Christmas tree). The city workers plan to visit various other schools throughout the week.

March 17, 2015 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Education


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