No finer school facility is offered in California for severely disabled students than the newly remodeled John F. Kennedy School. That is the assessment of the new $16.3 million, 34,000-square-foot facility on Stonum Road in Ceres made by Tom Changnon, the superintendent of Stanislaus County schools.
Over 500 Walnut Elementary Magneteers and their families opted to walk instead of ride to school on Wednesday in recognition of International Walk to School Day, part of an effort to promote youth exercise. Public safety personnel escorted students and their families from Cornerstone Church on the corner of Christoffersen Parkway and Crowell Road to the Walnut campus.
The Turlock Unified School District saw a continued growth in test scores, as the newest Accountability Progress Report was released by the state on Thursday.
For the seventh consecutive year, California State University, Stanislaus has been listed as one of "The Best 377 Colleges," by The Princeton Review, and one of the Best Western Colleges.
The Modesto Junior College Engagement Project Fall Film and Lecture Series will offer a free showing of the documentary film "American Teacher," at 7 p.m. on Thursday in Forum 110 on East Campus.
Timothy P. White, the current chancellor of the University of California, Riverside, has been named the next chancellor of the 23-campus California State University system.
Should Proposition 30 fail in November, Merced College will potentially reduce about 100 class sections from spring 2013 semester to balance its budget.
The University of California, Merced has posted an all-time high in enrollment once again in this, its eighth academic year.
Teachers and employees of Turlock Unified School District got some rare good news on Tuesday, as the Board of Trustees approved salary schedules without any pay cuts for the year.
Young students at Dennis Earl Elementary were given the gift of time this school year by getting a head start on their education before they reach kindergarten.
Delhi Unified School District now has the funds it needs to make sure every teacher and administrator has the educational support and training to make a difference in their students' achievement.
Hilmar High celebrated its Homecoming Friday night with a video game themed float contest, the crowning of the 2012 Homecoming Court and a nail-biting victory over Orestimba High on the football field.
Powder Puff football made a comeback Friday at Turlock High School after a 25 year hiatus. The Turlock Bulldogs juniors and seniors girls weren't afraid to get down and dirty when they faced each other for the first time on the gridiron at Joe Debely Field. The juniors' efforts weren't enough against the wrath of the seniors, who claimed a 12-0 victory.
Walnut Elementary Education Center and the City of Turlock are hoping to raise awareness about energy conservation with the 3rd Annual Energy Faire, set for Oct. 6.
Two weeks after parents and community members voiced their concerns about the Turlock Unified School District's lack of an accelerated math course at the junior high level, TUSD has Common Core Math 7 Honors and Common Core Math 8 Honors courses in the works.
Crowell Elementary School's Head Start Program has not only prevailed through recent budget cuts, it has thrived. According to coordinator of Turlock Unified School District Early Education Programs Judy Huerta, whatever funding they lost due to budget cuts, they have gotten back in recent years.
The feeling of frustration was palpable at Turlock Unified School District's meeting on Tuesday as the Pitman High School Band and the Board of Trustees attempted to meet each other halfway regarding transportation usage within the district.
Pitman High School English teacher Joni Busby can personally testify that kissing a pig is not as bad as it might seem. However according to Busby, it did not hurt that she did the oink-worthy task all for the school's Kiss the Pig Contest, which benefitted the American Cancer Society of Modesto.
With elections just around the corner, tension is building between community members and Delhi Unified School District Board member Jesus Rodriguez.
Those looking for a scary good time before Halloween need not look further than Turlock, thanks to Pitman High School's Athletic Booster Club, Drama Club, and collaborating art students.
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