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TUSD students welcome school year with high expectations

Whether it was validated by overflowing backpacks, carefully planned outfits, or the babbling of excited students and teachers, Thursday marked the beginning of yet another lively academic year for Turlock Unified School District.

August 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Internship program preps student for culinary career

Julia Johnson's internship at Lisa's Cookie Jar not only provided her with valuable work experience, it helped make her dream of becoming a pastry chef closer to reality.

August 11, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Local Kappa Sigma chapter recognized as top 3 percent in North America

To say that the Omicron-Omega Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity at California State University, Stanislaus made an impression at the 70th Biennial Grand Conclave in Las Vegas would be a tremendous understatement.

August 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus ranked among nation’s best colleges for 10th consecutive year

With the first day of classes kicking off in a couple of weeks at California State University, Stanislaus, incoming students can rest assured knowing they made the right decision as the university has earned a spot on the Princeton Review's list of nation's best 380 colleges for the 10th year in a row.

August 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TJHS students prepare for promising school year

With the beginning of school less than a week away, eighth graders at Turlock Junior High School traded in their summer gear for textbooks and schedules during Round-Up in order to equip themselves for success in the 2015-16 academic year.

August 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Local school districts to recruit at career fair

For those seeking employment or future employment in teaching and substitute teaching, the Stanislaus County Office of Education will be holding its very first Careers in Education Day and Substitute Teachers Recruitment Fair.

July 31, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Summit shows that teachers are better together

Teaching credential student Bailee Hobbs was just one of the approximately 300 participants at the Better Together: California Teachers Summit, held Friday at California State University, Stanislaus.

July 31, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus receives over $300K for student success

First-generation, low-income and disabled students will continue to receive the support services they need to ensure academic success at California State University, Stanislaus, thanks to a $368,056 grant from the United States Department of Education's TRIO Student Support Services Program

July 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Adult School: Helping students achieve their goals

Alma Orozco is hoping to improve her career options this year. The local woman is turning to Turlock Adult School to gain the knowledge she needs through the school's English as a Second Language course and the High School Diploma Program.

July 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DUSD splits management position to boost productivity

In an effort to increase operating efficiency, Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday on a district office restructure that eliminated one management position and established two confidential positions in its place.

July 21, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus named best value-added public university nationwide

In the past year alone California State University, Stanislaus has been lauded for its community engagement, economic mobility and volunteer efforts and now it can add best value to the list.

July 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD refinances bonds, saving taxpayers $4.24 million

Turlock Unified School District has excellent news for taxpayers: through three general obligation bonds, taxes will be lowered, saving an approximate $4.24 million.

July 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified to install AEDs at all school sites

Students at Turlock Unified School District will be a little safer come fall now that all school sites will have automatic external defibrillators installed in the event of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias.

July 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pitman students place fifth in national FBLA conference

It goes without saying that three students in Pitman High School's Future Business Leaders of America program have had a successful year.

July 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD fills two new positions, adds foster youth advocate

Following administrative changes made by Turlock Unified School District Interim Superintendent Dana Salles Trevethan in June, the Board of Trustees took action on Tuesday to appoint Marjorie Bettencourt to the position of interim Director of Assessment and Accountability.

July 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Adult Literacy Program seeks volunteer tutors

While the ability to read and write is often taken for granted by many, it is not a guaranteed skill set shared by everyone. With ...

March 28, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Education


New student apartment complex nears completion

College students on the hunt for housing next year will have another option to choose from with the construction of The Vista - right across the ...

March 28, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Life on the farm

For sisters Clarissa and Kai Bourchier, the Turlock Unified School District Farm represents much more than a plot of land. For the two Pitman High ...

March 28, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Education


University hopes to spark ‘The New Stan State’ with innovative center

Members of the University Student Union are anticipating that a $52 million renovation plan for a state-of-the-art University Student Center, which is slated to open ...

March 24, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Police chief maintains commitment to Turlock schools

When Nino Amirfar started with the Turlock Police Department in 1990, he said that it was clear to him even then that the students, schools ...

March 24, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stan State: Tuition increase threatens current, future students

For the first time since 2011, students attending Stanislaus State will have to fork over more money to fund their education after the California State ...

March 23, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD moves forward with nutrition center, roofing projects

Turlock Unified School District's vision of transforming a former car dealership into its new and innovative Child Nutrition Education Center is one step closer ...

March 23, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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