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Photography students take their work to a new dimension

Kicking back and munching on some popcorn is all Pitman High teacher Will Creighton expected while being entertained recently by a 3-D movie. But the movie had more in store for him and his photography class.

November 06, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


On track at Keyes Elementary

Keyes Elementary School students were running circles Tuesday afternoon, struggling to complete a mile on the newly completed decomposed granite track.

November 03, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Education


‘Learning today... Leading tomorrow’ wins slogan contest

The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees and administration have been touting the benefits of their new strategic plan for months. The only thing missing was a slogan.

November 03, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


Halloween on parade

October 30, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


Former Stanislaus Nursing chair enters Hall of Fame

Nancy Clark, who served as Chair of the CSU Stanislaus Nursing Department for 29 years until her retirement in 2008, has been named to the Central San Joaquin Valley Nursing Hall of Fame.

October 30, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Stanislaus professor writes on “Hitler’s Ethic”

Adolf Hitler's immorality was inspired by evolutionary ethics to pursue the utopian project of biologically improving the human race, according to a new book by CSU Stanislaus History Professor Richard Weikart.

October 30, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Education


CSU Stanislaus grad student secures national scholarship award

Aerynn Dighton, a California State University, Stanislaus Master's candidate in History, was named a "Love of Learning" award recipient by the national academic honor society Phi Kappa Phi.

October 30, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Grand opening scheduled for Merced College academic building

An open house will be held at the Allied Health Center, the newest academic building at Merced College, at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 18. The Merced County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility, while faculty and students will lead tours.

October 30, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Elementary students take gardening to a new level

Second grader Amelia Boyd's favorite part of the Julien Elementary Garden Celebration is the taste testing. Along with tasting the variety of plants, she danced to garden songs, learned about nutrition, and studied the process of photosynthesis on Friday.

October 30, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


Education Notes

CSU Stanislaus application deadline nears

October 23, 2009 | ALEX CANTATORE acantatore@turlockjournal.com | Education


Mt. View gym construction delayed

The project to construct a new Mountain View Middle School gym, originally scheduled to open this month, has been beset by delays that will push the project back well into the new year.

October 23, 2009 | BY ALEX CANTATORE acantatore@turlockjournal.com | Education


DUSD board candidates answer tough questions

The six candidates vying for two available seats on the Denair Unified School District board gathered on Wednesday to debate the issues at hand in their Nov. 3 election.

October 17, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Parents learn how to support their child’s learning

The Turlock Unified School District is seeking parents' help in making sure their children are prepared for the rigors of school. In an effort to better cement the collaboration between parents and educators, the district is offering classes for parents through the Parent Institute for Quality Education.

October 14, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


School administrators, student leaders prepare for a ‘positive’ Harvest Bowl

The Harvest Bowl is a chance for the Pitman and Turlock high football teams meet in battle on the field with tackles, interceptions and touchdowns, but with local competition brewing, other problems often come to surface.

October 14, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


TUSD board candidates field questions on the budget and Joe Debely Stadium

The budget, accepting money from the city's Redevelopment Agency to refurbish Joe Debely Stadium and the achievement gap were all issues brought up by attendees of the second Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees candidate debate held on Monday at Turlock High School.

October 14, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


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New TUSD policy uses positive interventions to keep students in school

At their first scheduled meeting of the school year, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees established new policies and policy changes to increase overall student success, one of which will push back exclusionary discipline practices, such as suspension, in favor of positive interventions to correct misbehaving students.

August 23, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock High School adds more AP courses to benefit students

In order to fully prepare students for college, Turlock High School is now offering more Advanced Placement courses than ever.

August 21, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus back in session

Approximately 9,000 students converged at California State University, Stanislaus for the first day of classes Thursday and throughout the campus, from faculty to administration to knowledgeable seniors and excited freshmen, all had high expectations for the upcoming school year.

August 21, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Report reveals that California students better prepared for college

In its annual "Condition of College & Career Readiness" report released today, ACT found that California students taking the organization's college readiness test surpassed the nation's scores in English, reading, math, and science. The ACT assessment, which is administered to high school students, serves as a good indicator of how much a student is academically prepared to pursue a postsecondary education.

August 20, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students back in school with new schedule

For approximately 14,000 students throughout the Turlock Unified School District, the start of the new school year officially kicked off on Monday. At Brown Elementary, students, parents, and guardians alike shared the same optimistic vision and hopes for the upcoming school year.

August 19, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC offers county's first addiction counseling program

As the only community college in Stanislaus County that offers a Chemical Dependency Counseling Program, Modesto Junior College can fully prepare students academically to take the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Program's state licensing exam. Once licensed, students can apply their knowledge and expertise to help individuals who are battling addictions.

August 15, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DUSD hopes increased rate of pay will draw in more substitute teachers

At their first regular board meeting of the school year, the Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees approved an increase to the daily and long term rate of pay for substitute teachers in hopes of attracting more eligible educators to Denair schools.

August 14, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Trash goes high tech at UC Merced

University of California, Merced is taking trash collection to the next level by incorporating new high-tech, solar-powered receptacles onto their campus.

August 12, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Walnut teacher wins national Environmental Education award

Walnut Elementary teacher Bret Sutterly has taken the 'Go Green' message to heart in his classroom and his efforts have been recognized on a national level.

August 12, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Education


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