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Future Soldier program gets students Army-ready

The process to become a soldier in the U.S. Army is a long and oftentimes difficult journey, but young men and women who make the decision to serve their country are able to transition into the Army lifestyle with ease thanks to a program which helps them adjust before even stepping foot onto a training location.

December 26, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

Civil rights and labor activist Dolores Huerta to speak at Martin Luther King Commemoration

The keynote speaker for the 24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration AT Modesto Junior College is Dolores Huerta, an influential labor activist and leader of the Chicano civil rights movement who co-founded the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers.

December 26, 2017 | | Education

Denair enrollment slightly declines

Just one year after experiencing higher-than-expected enrollment numbers, Denair Unified School District is once again seeing a decline in the number of students anticipated to attend the town's schools.

December 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

Crowell students REACH news speeds through interactive program

Math, Science, English and History are all still subjects in school, but students at Crowell Elementary School are able to learn about their favorite topics through an exciting, hands-on approach.

December 15, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

Turlock schools’ innovation honored at awards ceremony

Turlock's schools have a lot to brag about, and that list was recently made even longer thanks to the innovative efforts of Walnut Elementary School and Dennis Earl Elementary School, which were both recognized by the California School Board Association Golden Bell Awards.

December 12, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

Pitman Madrigals selected to sing at Foster Farms Bowl

The Pitman High School Madrigals had just 20 minutes to rehearse before their final audition Monday, but that didn't stop them from winning the Foster Farms Bowl "Oh Say, Can You Sing?" contest. Thanks to their victory, the 22-member choir has been awarded the opportunity to sing the national anthem in front of 70,000 frenzied football fans before the upcoming bowl game at Levi's Stadium.

December 12, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

Little Lights shine with holiday spirit

Little Lights Preschool presented representatives from Sierra Vista Child & Family Services with Christmas present donations on Wednesday. The children spent three weeks taking shoe boxes around to friends and neighbors to collect items to donate to children in the Turlock community serviced by the nonprofit family support agency. Little Lights director, Carol Matzkind, said they plan to start collaborating with Sierra Vista every year. For information on how to donate to Sierra Vista, call (209) 523-4573.

December 08, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Education

Turlock students featured in Healthy Air calendar

Two Turlock students' artwork is featured in the 2018 Healthy Air Living Kids' Calendar, a bilingual, full-color wall calendar just released by the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District.

December 08, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Education

Stan State dedicates Diversity Center

After more than a year in concept and development, Stanislaus State unveiled its Diversity Center last week.

December 05, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

Tigers make tremendous donation

Just one of Turlock Together's iconic blue barrels can weigh up to 475 pounds when filled to the brim with canned food items, making Turlock Junior High School's recent donation of 31 containers all the more impressive.

December 05, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

Stanislaus State sets goals for transformative future

With a "sense of place, inclusion, transformation and future," Stanislaus State University has set a vision for 2025 with a new strategic plan to guide them there.

November 28, 2017 | BY ERIC ESCALANTE Turlock Journal | Education

Stan State shows Warrior spirit with donations to fire victims

Fires tore through Napa Valley in early October, devastating the region and destroying the lives of many who lost loved ones, homes and entire communities. Among those affected were students, faculty and staff at Sonoma State, and in solidarity with its fellow California State University, Stanislaus State is raising funds to help the campus community get back on its feet.

November 28, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

MJC ag student fundraiser benefits Westside 4-H

Modesto Junior College agriculture students felt compelled to give back to the community this season, so the Young Farmers Club organized a BBQ chicken meal on Nov. 1 that raised over $2,000 to benefit the Westside Ministries' Community Cultivators 4-H program.

November 24, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

White supremacy propaganda returns to Stanislaus State

Just over a year after alt-right messages displayed around campus raised concerns at Stanislaus State, the posters have appeared once again at the university.

November 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

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 elementary and high school campuses, and just over a year after the election which made them possible, projects funded by Measure N and O are beginning to take shape.

November 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

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TUSD students ‘walkout’ of class to protest gun violence

A month after students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ran for their lives from the hallways and classrooms where their peers were shot to ...

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Turlock students Go Green

Environmental education is important no matter what age you are, but Turlock's youngest residents this week are learning why conservation is key during the ...

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


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