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Keyes Elementary breaks ground for new classrooms

Third grade students learned a new vocabulary word for the week, "concrete," as the foundation for the new classroom buildings was being set on Tuesday.

November 13, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


TUSD pursues funding for sidewalks, safety training

Students who walk to school in the Turlock Unified School District could soon be a little bit safer, thanks to the Safe Routes to School program.

November 13, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


Budget forces CSU enrollment cut despite increase in applications

Even as the California State University system receives more applications than ever before, CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed announced Tuesday that ongoing budget cuts will force a 40,000 reduction in students, system-wide, over the next three years.

November 10, 2009 | | Education


Faculty to hold no confidence vote for university president

A question now lies before the more than 300 members of the California State University, Stanislaus general faculty: 'Do you have confidence in CSU Stanislaus President Hamid Shirvani?'

November 10, 2009 | | Education


Turlock Christian embraces new online trend in journalism

Students in Lynne Thompson's journalism class at Turlock Christian High School recently took a step into the current media trend, converting their paper and ink TCS Tribune into a news Web site.

November 10, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


First place for MJC speech and debate

The Modesto Junior College speech and debate team claimed first place among community colleges in the Kevin Towhy Memorial Speech Tournament, held Oct. 23-25 at Diablo Valley College. MJC defeated 14 Northern California community colleges for the honor.

November 06, 2009 | | Education


Legless CSU Stanislaus student author to celebrate Veterans Day

CSU Stanislaus Social Work grad student Derek McGinnis lost his left leg and suffered serious brain and hand injuries, shrapnel wounds, and burns when a suicide bomber attacked his Naval unit in Iraq. From 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the veteran, author, and student will participate in the "Support Our Troops" information table program at CSU Stanislaus, at the "Thank a Veteran" booth in front of the Vasche Library Building.

November 06, 2009 | | Education


More students want to attend Turlock schools, fewer students are leaving

With school district funding dependent upon the number of students attending school, inter-district transfers can be quite troublesome when a large number of students elect to go to school in a town other than where they live.

November 06, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Education


CSU Stanislaus to offer Degree Completion Program in Tracy

To help working professionals earn their degrees, CSU Stanislaus will begin a Tracy-based Bachelor's Degree Completion Program in January 2010, through their College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Office of Extended Education.

November 06, 2009 | | Education


Stanislaus seeks applicants for Stockton-based Educational Doctorate Program

The California State University, Stanislaus Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program will soon accept its third cohort of doctoral candidates. Classes will be held at the CSU Stanislaus-Stockton Center, beginning in June 2010. The priority deadline for applications is Feb. 15, 2010.

November 06, 2009 | | Education


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 | | 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 | | Education


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School district presents plans for priority bond projects

A new football field, bigger parking lots and a state-of-the-art science building are just a few developments in store for Turlock Unified School District's ...

November 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Pride serves up tasty thank you

Students in the Culinary Arts program at Pitman High School put their talents toward a worthy cause on Thursday, hosting a luncheon for eight veterans.

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


TUSD considers westside school boundary change

The Turlock unified School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday received an update on a potential boundary change for students at Wakefield Elementary upon the ...

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


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