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TUSD enlists help of 10 East for pizza lunches

Turlock High School and Pitman High School students looking for an equally healthy and tasty alternative to their typical idea of lunch need not look further than a specialized brick oven set up by 10 East Kitchen & Tap House right on campus.

February 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus event to address first-generation students

New learning styles, rigorous expectations and all-night study sessions are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to concerns held by first-generation college students attending California State University, Stanislaus.

February 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


More school days for TUSD students, teachers next year

More is always better­­-at least when it comes to food, sleep and money.

February 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Rapping Mathematician delivers motivation at DUSD

Teacher Alex Kajitani is on a mission to make math cool.

February 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DHS named highest performing small school in decathlon

Despite its relatively smaller size, Denair High School definitely left an impression as it triumphed over larger competitors at the 35th Annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon last week.

February 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Parents weigh in on Osborn expansion options

The Turlock Unified School District's goal this month is to collect parent and community feedback about possible solutions to the overcrowding problem at Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy. District staff received plenty of comments, questions - and criticisms - at its first two public forums held at Osborn on Monday and Wakefield on Tuesday, and there's still one more forum scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dutcher Middle School.

February 10, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Creating 'minds that will innovate'

California State University, Stanislaus mathematics professor Dr. Viji Sundar has a mission: stimulate the next generation of problem solvers.

February 10, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Local dairy designates Hilmar Colony 4-H as recipient of $2,500

The Hilmar Colony 4-H Monday night meeting was a special one as the local chapter received $2,500 on behalf of the Martins Brothers Dairy furnished through the Monsanto Fund.

February 10, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Education


Grant to help University better prepare future teachers

For California State University, Stanislaus interim dean of College Education Oddmund Myhre, one year of teacher preparation is not enough.

February 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Music festival to showcase student talent

For many, Turlock Unified School District and Turlock Education Foundation's annual Festival on the Green is much more than the average school fair.

February 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Osborn expansion topic of upcoming public forums

A number of community forums next week will address eight proposals regarding the expansion of Turlock Unified School District's Dual Immersion Program at Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy - one of which faced backlash at a public discussion in January.

February 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus fraternity under investigation for hazing

For sophomore Julian Alvarez, joining Omega Delta Phi at California State University, Stanislaus took a dark turn when the normal initiation process he expected turned into a hazing nightmare.

February 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


University event to bring out the scientist in everyone

With an itinerary boasting electric orbs, tortoises, and zombie apocalypse preparedness, California State University Stanislaus' Fourth Annual Science Day is guaranteed to have something for everyone.

February 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


UC Merced receives $100K grant from Wells Fargo

A generous grant from Wells Fargo will go towards funding University of California, Merced students' efforts to devise technological solutions to water, energy, and food issues pertinent to the Central Valley.

February 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


ROP, CTE funds to expire, TUSD applies for grant funding

With Regional Occupational Program and Career Technical Education funding expiring at the end of the academic year, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees took action on Tuesday to apply for grant funding through the California Career Pathways Trust.

February 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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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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