The Turlock Unified School District welcomed the city's newest teachers on Monday at the annual New Teacher Orientation, giving the instructors a chance to become familiar with their new environment and meet one another.
Family, friends and many others who were touched by the legacy of Louise Marchant gathered outside the newly-renovated girls' gym at Turlock High School Saturday morning, eager to see the unveiling of its new name: the Louise Marchant Gymnasium. A special dedication ceremony was held, formally naming the campus' renovated building after a former Bulldog who truly bled blue and gold.
While many high school students have been enjoying their vacation at the beach or hanging out with friends, Pitman High School junior Sophia Guerino decided to spend the summer chasing her dreams at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Mach III Aviation Challenge.
The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees took action Tuesday to update its policy on religious expression in the district's schools, ensuring consistency with recommended policy language used in other California schools while also supporting activities conducted by faith-based organizations on school campuses.
Students within the Turlock Unified School District will continue to have cutting edge technology at their fingertips thanks to action taken Tuesday by the Board of Trustees, unanimously approving a subscriber agreement between the District and Discovery Education, Inc.
Back-to-school festivities began this week as incoming high school students attended Round Up events at Turlock and Pitman high schools, braving the summer heat to collect their books and schedules for the quickly-approaching school year.
Nearly 300 teachers flooded into the Snider Music Hall at Stanislaus State on Friday morning for the second annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, eager for a day of learning and networking.
The state of California is in the midst of a teacher shortage. Enrollment in educator preparation programs dropped more than 70 percent over the last decade and has fallen below the number of estimated hires by school districts around the state, according to a report by the Learning Policy Institute. Meanwhile, all of the state's programs to recruit teachers have disappeared in earlier budget cuts. One area school district, however, is using housing incentives to attract and retain teachers.
Thanks to recently approved social studies curriculum framework, students in California public schools will soon learn about the evolution of gay rights and the contributions of lesbian and gay figures in history.
Denair High students interested in ag or drama will have new electives from which to choose in the upcoming school year, Denair Unified School District trustees decided Thursday night. Adjustments also were made to math and English curriculum, and a second piece put in place for a criminal justice pathway for students interested in law enforcement as a career.
After nine years of teaching students, Brian LaFountain will now lead them as the new principal of Denair Charter Academy.
In order to address a shortage in the nursing workforce, the Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded Stanislaus State funding to help ensure the availability of partial loan forgiveness for eligible students.
What started out as curiosity for Turlock High School student Elisha Coleman resulted in the trip of a lifetime when he and 13 other THS students embarked on a journey across the globe to Germany this summer, attending classes, sightseeing and forming new friendships.
While the calendar may show it's still the middle of summer, for many children it's time to prepare for the next school year. Schools across Stanislaus County are starting their academic year in the next few weeks - including Turlock Unified, whose first day of school is Aug. 11 - and families are stocking up on school supplies. For some families, however, the financial burden of purchasing the required pencils, notebooks, binders and other supplies a student needs to succeed is out of reach.
The University of California, Merced, received final approval from the UC Board of Regents Thursday for an expansion plan that will nearly double the physical capacity of campus by 2020, enabling enrollment growth to 10,000 students after the project is completed.
The initial hesitation felt by Brown Elementary School fifth-graders as they dipped chunks of homemade whole wheat bread into garlic, lime or basil olive oil ...
Following the announcement of Turlock Unified School District's first and only facilities planner and safety coordinator Roger Smith's retirement earlier this month, the ...
A small coalition of Stanislaus State students are doing their part to help in the fight against pediatric cancer with "Love Your Melon," an apparel ...
The Stanislaus County Office of Education announced Monday the purchase of a 155,000 sq. ft. facility on H Street in downtown Modesto, the current ...
University of California, Merced graduate student Lorenzo Booth is hoping that his water footprinting research will help local growers find ways to use water more ...
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