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Local teacher honored for sparking student interest in earth sciences

Students who take one of Ryan Hollister's classes at Turlock High School do not just get a run-of-the-mill science lesson.

September 18, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Christian gives Chinese elementary students a taste of Turlock

A group of Chinese elementary students got a first-hand look at Turlock and surrounding areas this week and Turlock Christian International Program Coordinator Vicki Harmon hopes it will not be the last.

September 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Warriors march on downtown Turlock

Downtown Turlock was all red and gold on Wednesday evening as Stanislaus State students mingled in local businesses during the Warriors Explore Downtown event hosted by the university, the City of Turlock and the Turlock Downtown Property Owners Association.

September 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

December 05, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


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