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Fires prompt Brown, Crowell elementary to reschedule Outdoor Ed

Sixth grade students at Brown Elementary School and Crowell Elementary School will have to wait a few more months before they can explore the central Sierra at Foothill Horizons Outdoor School, after ongoing fires caused both schools to reschedule their trip to January.

September 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pledges start amassing for One Purpose

One Purpose, the annual fundraising campaign for California State University, Stanislaus has raised $87,500 in pledges in their first two weeks of the campaign.

September 17, 2015 | | Education


Hilmar High rallies to aid rival football team

Hilmar High School set aside rivalry and competition last Friday to demonstrate good sportsmanship and assist in providing relief for those affected by the Butte Fire.

September 15, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Education


Turlock FFA wins big at county, state fairs

Turlock FFA students have a lot to be proud of for their summer fair activities. From the early days to the long nights of hard work, Turlock FFA members were exhilarated to find out that they had won the John Thurman award. The Thurman award is given to the FFA chapter that has the most points out of all exhibits over the two-week span of the Stanislaus County Fair. Students of Turlock FFA, motivated by their leaders to work together and accomplish their goals, ended up going home more motivated and determined to work harder than before to keep progressing ...

September 11, 2015 | BY BOBBY MARCHY Community contributor | Education


Free tutoring program provides priceless support to local students

The success of the free one-on-one tutoring program at the First Presbyterian Church of Turlock can best be exemplified by Denair Elementary Charter Academy third grader Elijah Medeiros' spelling homework.

September 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD begins general obligation bond process for 2016 election

The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees authorized administration during a special workshop on Wednesday to begin developing school facilities general obligation bond measures for the November 2016 election.

September 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Test scores show local school districts, state off to rough start with Common Core

The results from the first year of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, which were released by the California Department of Education on Wednesday, painted a bleak picture as to how students throughout the state are adapting to new Common Core State Standards.

September 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students perk up Pitman teachers, staff with mobile coffee shop

Pitman High School special education students trekked across the campus on Friday morning to provide a much-needed caffeine boost to teachers and staff as part of "Pride Perk," a newly implemented on-site vocational education program.

September 04, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Hometown hero: Chatom elementary welcomes Purple Heart recipient

Chatom Elementary School students donned red, white and blue on Friday morning to celebrate former Chatom student and hometown hero Tyler Cook, who was injured when his convoy was hit by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device this past summer.

September 04, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


County initiative keeps students on track to graduate

Stanislaus County Office of Education Superintendent of Schools Tom Changnon said that contrary to popular belief, students don't necessarily drop out in high school. They drop out before they even start school.

September 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD at odds with parents, students over bus stop change

The relocation of a bus stop that drops Pitman High School students a mile away from their original stop has left students disgruntled and parents concerned, prompting Turlock Unified School District to explore options for a potential change in location.

September 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD looks to replace trustee, fill vacant seat in upcoming election

Deborah Martin attended her last meeting as a Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustee member on Tuesday, following her announcement to resign earlier than her term expiration date in 2017.

September 01, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Community demand prompts MJC to expand Medical Assisting Program

Students interested in the Modesto Junior College Medical Assisting Program will not only be able to enroll in the fall, but spring as well, following the college's decision to expand the program to help meet the community's growing demand for highly-skilled, credentialed medical assistants.

August 27, 2015 | | Education


Truancy report reveals consequences of chronic absenteeism

For truant students, an unexcused absence not only jeopardizes one day of learning, but a lifetime of academic success.

August 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus student recognized for steadfast perseverance

California State University, Stanislaus chemistry student Jose Godinez has certainly come a long way since his childhood in Jalisco, Mexico.

August 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Congressional competition gives students chance to display art at U.S. Capitol

Local students with an artistic ability fit for the United States Capitol will have the opportunity to showcase their talent during the 2016 Congressional Art ...

February 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified appoints Trevethan as Superintendent

Turlock Unified School District is positioned to continue the success seen in a new era of leadership following the Board of Trustees' decision to remove ...

February 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock High NJROTC cadet receives $180,000 scholarship

Within months of graduating Turlock High School, senior Colby McCann has two dreams he aims to pursue, and thanks to a four-year $180,000 Navy ...

February 09, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pitman business leaders advance to state competition

Nearly 500 students from the Future Business Leaders of America met at Pitman High School on Saturday for the Central Section FBLA Leadership Conference, an ...

February 09, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


The Pride Awakens

Pitman High School students celebrated not just winter sports, but all extracurricular clubs on campus this week during the fifth annual Hoopscoming that culminated on ...

February 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock coaches voice concerns over proposed Facility Use Fee

Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees President Frank Lima described the annual review of the District's Facility Use Fees perfectly when he called ...

February 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Academic decathlon to put local students to the test

Known as the "biggest academic event for local schools," the 36th annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon will kick off this weekend with a two-day series ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State begins search for new president

Following current Stanislaus State President Joseph F. Sheley's retirement announcement in November, the California State University Board of Trustees will hold an open forum ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified approves salary increase, greater benefits cap for teachers

After months of negotiations that at one time ended in an impasse, Turlock Unified School District has officially reached an agreement with the over 700 ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Senator Bill Bradley to speak at Stanislaus State

A United States Senator, Olympic gold medalist, Rhodes Scholar, two-time NBA champion and former presidential candidate will speak at Stanislaus State this month as part ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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