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CSU Stanislaus hires first confidential sexual assault victim advocate

California State University, Stanislaus did not wait until the last minute to hire its first confidential sexual assault victim advocate.

March 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Parent disputes TUSD's choice for sex education

Turlock Unified School District's decision to enlist Turlock Pregnancy Center's Community Education Director Jeanette Fanconi for sex education has recently been met with mixed emotions from parents within the District.

March 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DUSD gets public approval for proposed charter

When asked if she has received any kind of negative feedback regarding the potential formation of Denair Elementary Charter Academy next year, Sara Michelena was undoubtedly pleased as she struggled for a response.

March 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC event to give matriculating students a head start

For many high school seniors poised to receive their long-awaited and well-deserved diplomas in May, the academic journey is far from over.

March 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus education named ‘best bang for the buck’

There is no denying that California State University, Stanislaus has been making positive headlines this year.

March 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Classroom-raised salmon make splashing entrance in Tuolumne

Although there was a crisp bite to the early March morning air on Monday, Dennis Earl Elementary students did not appear to notice as they eased right up to the edge of the Tuolumne River at Fox Grove Park to release over 100 salmon they had raised in the classroom since January.

March 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD appoints Dana Salles Trevethan as Interim Superintendent

Only a week after Turlock Unified School District Superintendent Sonny Da Marto made an announcement revealing his intention to retire at the end of the school year, the TUSD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint Dana Salles Trevethan as new Interim Superintendent, effective July 1 to June 30, 2016.

March 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Community unites to support future ag ambitions

A veterinarian, an agricultural teacher, a forestry specialist, an animal geneticist.

March 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


THS student exhibits cattle, benefits of hard work

Although a majority of community members only view the Stanislaus County Fair as a 10-day affair in July, those involved in Stanislaus County 4-H see it as a long term engagement in which they spend months preparing and anticipating for their chance to exhibit their animals.

March 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


UC system to adopt enrollment cap for in-state students

The University of California website states, "UC undergraduates come from all over California, and they work hard to make it to college."

March 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD superintendent announces retirement

Turlock Unified School District's Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday kicked off with an announcement by Superintendent Sonny Da Marto, who revealed his intention to retire at the end of this academic year.

March 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Osborn expansion delayed as district explores further options

Turlock Unified School District has temporarily halted the idea of moving Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders to Dutcher Middle School, despite the fact that the immersion school is projected to reach maximum capacity with upwards of 1,000 students next year.

March 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Donkeys take over court at Hilmar High

Since 1974, donkeys in Hilmar have played basketball. The annual fundraiser pits members of the boys and girls basketball teams against each other in a game played atop nature's most stubborn four-legged beasts.

March 03, 2015 | Eddie Ruiz | Education


School employees protest administrators' salary increase

California School Employees Association members expressed their opinions of a recently approved salary increase for Turlock Unified School District administration and management with signs of protest -

March 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Medeiros students celebrate Dr. Seuss, reading

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

March 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

What do robots, fashionable clothing, and flowers all have in common?

March 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Young filmmaker attends White House screening

If asked one year ago whether or not she could imagine herself at the White House with President Barack Obama watching a short film she had made, Erin Benning would have most likely laughed.

March 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Panel addresses culture of violence in schools

Audience members waited with bated breath as Oakdale Police Chief Lester Jenkins carefully formulated his answer on whether or not he personally believed that security personnel should be authorized to carry concealed weapons on school campuses.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


University withdraws recognition of Christian student group

Stanislaus Christian Fellowship Chi Alpha is crying discrimination to a recently implemented open-membership policy, which has been enforced by the California State University system in an effort to eliminate discrimination in student organizations system wide.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC Speech and Debate team successful at State Championship competition

The Modesto Junior College Speech and Debate team returned with armfuls of awards from their performances at the California Community College Forensics Association State Championship.

March 19, 2015 | Staff Reports | Education


Budding math skills to be focus of spring camp

Opportunities that allow students to multiply their math expertise never take a break-not even during spring break.

March 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD revises final exam schedule

The Turlock Unified School District and Turlock Teachers Association has come to a settlement agreement regarding a disputed high school final exam week schedule.

March 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Grant to benefit CSU Stanislaus foster youth, veterans

Pursuing a college degree can be a financially exhausting investment-particularly for former foster youth and student veterans who are oftentimes left without reliable financial resources or dependable support systems to aid them on their academic journey.

March 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students go 'green' on St. Paddy's Day

City of Turlock Go Green Coordinator Toni Cordell and City employees visited various school sites on Tuesday to promote environmental conservation. Along with teaching the students about environmentally friendly techniques like how to compost, reduce waste, recycle and conserve water, the kids also got to help plant, water and name trees. The trees planted by Wakefield's 2nd grade classes on Tuesday were a Red Maple, October Glory and Cedrus Deodara (California Christmas tree). The city workers plan to visit various other schools throughout the week.

March 17, 2015 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Education


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