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Walnut students take fourth in Future City competition

Walnut Elementary students took fourth place in the Future City Competition, held Saturday, with their design for "Garnicia." Modesto Girl Scout Troop #2225 took first place and will be representing Northern California at the National Engineers Week Future City Competition Feb. 15-20 in Washington, D.C.

January 23, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Denair students prepare for Super Bowl of academics

Months of preparation will soon be put to the test as students from Denair High School compete in the 2013 Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon.

January 22, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


TUSD taking steps to improve school safety

Parents who were outraged at the lack of security at their child's elementary school site in December are now working with the district to create a school safety plan.

January 22, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Four local school employees receive accolades

A desire to help people succeed in education is the reason Beverly Cullum wakes up every day.

January 18, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Dutcher students play fair at school, in life

January Character Counts Profile: Fairness

January 15, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Time right to spend on school projects, says TUSD staff

The Turlock Unified School District is moving forward with a list of potential one-time expenditures for the 2013-14 school year, despite uncertainty from a few of its board members.

January 15, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Parents voice concern about school safety

Concern about the safety of school campuses continues to mount nationally and locally as parents hope to avoid shootings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and more recently, Taft Union High School in Southern California.

January 15, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Walnut students build city of the future

Across the nation, teams of middle school students are working to imagine, design, and build cities of the future, a task that 6th grade Walnut Magneteers are familiar with.

January 11, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


More cuts for Denair schools

The Denair Unified School District continues to make cuts in order to avoid a state takeover.

January 11, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Local students prepare for Mock Trial

Students from Turlock and Pitman high schools will soon have their day in court.

January 08, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Merced College to offer Customer Service Academy

Merced College, in partnership with the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce, will offer a professional development training program through the college's Customer Service Academy.

January 04, 2013 | Alex Cantatore | Education


CSU Stanislaus professor studies gangs

Hung Gao, a criminology professor at California State University Stanislaus, is beginning research on juvenile gang activity in the Central Valley.

January 04, 2013 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Culinary Arts classes cook up interest

Preparing canapés for 80 isn't such an easy task when the clock is ticking and newly learned skills are put to the test.

January 04, 2013 | BY DAWN M. HENLEY Turlock Journal | Education


Turlock native speaks at Berkeley graduation

While a sense of pride and accomplishment were felt throughout the assembly of graduates at UC Berkeley, the bonds of the Davoodian family were particularly meaningful during the Dec. 16 commencement ceremony. Bianca Davoodian, an alumna of Turlock Christian High, was honored by her peers and professors as the commencement student speaker.

December 31, 2012 | Nancy Angel | Education


Denham nominates Turlock High grad for military academy

The new year will bring exciting changes for Turlock High graduate Bryce Brenda. He was recently announced as a 2012 service academy nominee from California's 19th Congressional District.

December 24, 2012 | Nancy Angel | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Denair Unified to expand tobacco-free policy

Denair Unified School District is taking steps to expand its tobacco-free policy to include the prohibition of electronic hookahs and other vapor-emitting devices, with or without nicotine content.

August 29, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Cunningham principal takes ice bucket challenge to motivate students

At Cunningham Elementary's "Friday Morning Opening" Principal Tami Truax challenged students to work hard and be respectful every day and then had a bucket of ice water dumped on her head.

August 29, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


President Sheley’s annual address highlights campus challenges, successes

The campus community gathered at California State University, Stanislaus for President Joseph Sheley's annual address, which ranged from the university's financial situation, the collaborative need for a school signature and identity, and the increased health and safety efforts of campus.

August 28, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Former POW Jessica Lynch coming to Turlock

Although only two weeks into the new school year, Turlock High School has already lined up high-profile motivational speaker and former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch to speak to students on Nov. 7.

August 28, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC awards $250,000 in scholarships

Modesto Junior College awarded over $250,000 in scholarships to 246 students for the fall 2014 term at their recent annual scholarship ceremony.

August 28, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


UC Merced opens new 'green' building

University of California, Merced took another step toward environmental stewardship with the opening of its new Science and Engineering 2 Building set for Wednesday.

August 26, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus Military Academy decreases drill instruction, increases academic quality

Stanislaus Military Academy has made the administrative decision this year to shift its focus towards academic quality by decreasing class sizes, implementing class periods, and increasing educational instruction.

August 26, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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


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