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Stanislaus State lauded for low-income student success

Stanislaus State has once again received national recognition – this time, from the Obama administration.

March 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Turlock students visiting Capitol are safe, says school official

As news spread of a shooting at the U.S. Capitol on Monday, many local parents frantically called school administrators to check on the welfare of their children who are currently in Washington , D.C. on field trips.

March 28, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Spring camp aims to make math fun for students

Stanislaus State's Mathematic Grants department will be providing an opportunity for students to improve their math skills over spring break with the fifth annual Spring Math Camp. At the camp, students will be provided with an interactive learning experience where they will put their math expertise to the test with fun games and puzzles.

March 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


New hoop barn houses first animals at school farm

While a new sign is the first indication that things are progressing at the Turlock Unified School District Agricultural Farm, donations from generous community members have been put to good use and those driving by the Taylor Road property can now see the beginnings of a working farm.

March 25, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Local students shine at Occupational Olympics

Future fashion designers, firefighters and business leaders were among the hundreds of students who gathered at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock on Wednesday to compete in the 31st annual Occupational Olympics and Career Exposition.

March 24, 2016 | | Education


TUSD seeks input for future LCAP initiatives

The Turlock Unified School District is currently seeking input on the focus of initiatives for the 2016-2017 Local Control Accountability Plan.

March 24, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Election fever at THS

Turlock High School held their annual election convention Wednesday with students vying for student government positions and a representative seat on the Turlock Unified School District's Board of Trustees. The event, which began in 1990, gives students a chance to participate in a simulated election process.

March 24, 2016 | | Education


Ag students get real-world farmers market experience

The next generation of farmers' market operators are learning the ins and outs of what it takes to successfully run a market through Stanislaus State's field to market program, StanFresh.

March 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


CSU Chancellor talks innovation, student food insecurity during Stanislaus State visit

California State University Chancellor Timothy White shared his vision for the future of Stanislaus State - as well as answered to angry faculty who argued in favor of a five percent pay increase - during his visit to the Turlock campus on Tuesday.

March 23, 2016 | | Education


Turlock Unified to appeal boundary line decision

The Turlock Unified School District plans to appeal the Stanislaus County Committee on School District Organization's decision to deny a proposal that would have transferred approximately 92 acres of currently uninhabited land in north east Turlock from the Denair Unified School District to the Turlock Unified School District.

March 18, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Audit seeks to open books on school libraries

The California Joint Legislative Audit Committee has approved an audit request by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 11 to 0 vote that seeks to determine whether California's K-12 schools are providing the mandated services to students, and if those services are being provided by fully-trained, credentialed teacher librarians.

March 17, 2016 | | Education


School district celebrates music programs at annual festival

The talent and hard work of Turlock music students will be on display Saturday at the annual Festival of the Green.

March 17, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Chamber Ag Committee awards scholarships

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee awarded $25,300 in scholarships on Monday to 22 local students during its 16th annual luncheon at the Turlock Turf Club.

March 16, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Denair Middle School celebrates ‘Pi Day’ with pie and math, of course

Pie is sweet. It's even sweeter when one gets to smash it into someone's face. A pie to the face was how Denair Middle School kicked off its celebration of "Pi Day." Pi Day commemorates the most recognizable mathematical constant in the world. Pi is the ratio of any circle's circumference to its diameter. Its value is approximately equal to 3.14159265 - with the beginning numbers, 3.14, making March 14 the perfect day to honor the constant.

March 16, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Denair teachers seek promised salary restoration

With over 60 members, the Denair Unified Teachers Association is hoping that relatively brighter financial conditions will soon lead to the restoration of 8 percent salary cuts that were dealt three years ago during a time when the District was threatened with a potential State takeover.

March 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


STREAM Academy to be held at Stanislaus State

The Department of Mathematics Grants at Stanislaus State is once again providing an opportunity for local students to enhance their academic skills with its HiMAP ...

August 30, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Stan State president shares vision for the future at Fall Convocation

A week after introducing herself to Stanislaus State's Class of 2020, President Ellen Junn shared what she's accomplished during her first 60 days ...

August 30, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


TUSD partners with university to jump-start college educations

Following the Turlock Unified School District's success with the program during the previous two school years, the district is once again partnering with Stanislaus ...

August 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Test scores show improvement in state, TUSD

The results from the second year of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress were released by the California Department of Education this week ...

August 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Donations help THS generate increased interest in STEM program

A recent donation to the Turlock High School Engineering Technology/STEM Program has provided both state-of-the-art 3D printers and has boosted students' interest in the ...

August 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Stanislaus State welcomes incoming freshmen

In preparation for the beginning of the fall semester today, Stanislaus State held its first Freshman Convocation since 2004 on Monday, welcoming 800 incoming freshmen ...

August 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Turlock stadium out of commission as football season begins

The Pitman High football team has a lot more to worry about than just putting in a good performance for their season opening game on ...

August 23, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


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