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Stanislaus State to review over 100 pay raise requests following settlement

Stanislaus State is required to reevaluate all salary increase applications that date back to March 2012 as a result of a settlement agreement that was reached earlier this year with the California State University Employees Union.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD appoints two new trustees to fill vacant school board seats

The decision-making process to determine who would represent Trustee Area 2 came down to the gender of each candidate on Tuesday as the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to appoint Lori Carlson to carry out the remainder of Deborah Martin's term until 2017.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


UC Merced to open doors to future Bobcats, community

Prospective students will get a chance to find out just what it is like to be a Bobcat at the University of California, Merced on Saturday during the university's Preview Day, an annual event that invites the community to the research university campus.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD continues to explore bussing options for Osborn sixth grade move to Dutcher

The uncertainty of whether or not transportation will be provided next year for Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders that will be relocated to Dutcher Middle School has not only frustrated parents, but some Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustee members as well.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State program for underserved students to sunset this year

Although funding for the Program for Academic & Career Excellence program at Stanislaus State is slated to end this year, the success that it has helped Hispanic and underserved first-generation college students achieve over the past six years is far from over.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair Unified opposed to boundary line change

A proposal by a Turlock housing developer to redraw the boundary line between Turlock Unified School District and Denair Unified School District has outraged the latter, which says that the new boundary line will send what would be future Denair students to Turlock schools instead.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Meeting the next generation of leaders

Although they have yet to graduate high school, Turlock Unified School District students got a taste of what it takes to lead the City of Turlock from Mayor Gary Soiseth during the Mayor's Youth Conference on Thursday.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Walnut fifth graders size up Monterey sand crabs for research project

Walnut Elementary School fifth graders in Bret Sutterley and Dave Sutton's classes were more than prepared to ditch their desks for the beach earlier this week during their field trip to Monterey Bay, where they participated in a Long-term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students program.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD gives pay bump, increased benefit cap to employees

Despite a slightly lower salary increase from last year, many teachers and employees of Turlock Unified School District still rejoiced on Tuesday following the Board of Trustees' approval of agreements that included a significantly higher District contribution towards the cost of health benefits.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD narrows down candidates for vacant school board seats

After what can only be described as a nail-biting candidate filing process for Turlock Unified School District's Trustee Area 7, Board members will consider candidate Anthony Silva to fulfill the four-year term during a special Board meeting next week.

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


A school meal worth waiting for

With cafeterias throughout Turlock Unified School District serving platefuls of rotisserie chicken, smothered burritos and barbecued tri-tip, one thing is for certain: the days of unappetizing and flavorless school meals are long gone.

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Science Saturday to blend art, chemistry for aspiring scientists

Stanislaus State will kick off National Chemistry Week by teaching sixth and seventh graders that the wonders of science are not only discoverable in the confines of a laboratory.

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Annual conference to teach students how to be friends, leaders

Stanislaus County Office of Education's Prevention Programs Director Vicki Bauman believes that the best way to communicate with a student about mental health and wellness is to connect them with another student.

October 02, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Osborn parents begin preparations for sixth grade move to Dutcher

With the highly debated move of Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders to Dutcher Middle School less than a year away, principals from both sites met with affected parents on Wednesday to discuss preliminary plans and solicit ideas regarding the upcoming transition.

October 01, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pool chemical mishap brings hazmat team to Turlock High

A pool chemical supplier accidently pumped acid into the chlorine tank at the Turlock High Pool on Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of nearby classrooms.

September 29, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Pride trio make history with three-way valedictorian tie

Around this time each year, hundreds of seniors from multiple high schools in the area prepare for graduation: the culmination of years of studying and ...

May 23, 2017 | Frankie Tovar | Education


Pitman to offer Sports Medicine course

The Turlock Unified School District has always emphasized its Career Technical Education programs by providing high school courses related to professions students may take an ...

May 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


School district plans for track renovations at Turlock, Pitman high schools

Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees committed $1 million during their last meeting for anticipated improvements to both the Pitman High School track and ...

May 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Turlock student places in top five at state spelling bee

Alisha Chakravarty isn't your average sixth grader. When the rest of her family is watching movies, she would rather write an essay, and even ...

May 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


On Track program prepares graduates for bright futures

Four special education students in the Turlock Unified School District's On Track Transitions Program walked the stage at Wednesday morning's graduation ceremony, concluding ...

May 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


MJC Irrigation Technology Program celebrates industry placements and first graduates

The Irrigation Technology Program at Modesto Junior College marked a milestone on April 28, as the first graduates participated in the Commencement Ceremony. Upon completion ...

May 18, 2017 | | Education


Stanislaus Military Academy instructor named Teacher of the Year

Stanislaus Military Academy's Ron Kunnen may be relatively new to the education field - he's only been teaching for five years - but he's ...

May 16, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Education


A dream fulfilled: Connie Valverde set to graduate from Turlock Adult School

As a teenager growing up in the 1960s, Connie Valverde had dreams of earning an education, starting a family and making a life for herself ...

May 16, 2017 | Frankie Tovar | Education


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