Stanislaus Military Academy prides itself on teaching students honor, respect and maturity. However, recently an almost ironic tension can be felt at the Turlock campus as some parents claim the school has dishonored the students by not holding staff up to the highest standards, while others believe some parents have merely overreacted to their strict code.
With a black belt in Taekwondo and a penchant for theater, Liam Wickstrom is not your average 13-year old.
Agriculture, the economic backbone of the Central Valley, is heavily dependent on the pumping of massive amounts of groundwater from the aquifer system, especially during dry years. This vital resource - and its management- is the topic of the next Modesto Area Partners in Science event.
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California State University, Stanislaus honored the 2013-14 recipients of the Mary Stuart Rogers Scholarship on Friday, formally recognizing a group of 13 students who have demonstrated strong academic performance along with a commitment to personal growth and a desire to serve others.
Dr. Victor DeNoble used to help promote cigarettes as a scientist for a tobacco company. Today, he spends his life educating young people on the dangers of tobacco addiction.
As the Turlock Unified School District prepares to implement Common Core Standards in classrooms throughout the district, a group titled Citizens of Stanislaus County Against Common Core Coalition has formed to educate parents about what they say are adverse effects of the new standards.
While most people prefer to keep their distance from crime, Amy Nelson has plans to dive in head first and become familiar with the criminals themselves.
Despite a slight spattering of rain, hundreds of students from Walnut Elementary made a one mile trek to campus Wednesday to boost their overall health.
Local students from Modesto and Turlock were joined by Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) last Friday as they took tours of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
For the 18th consecutive year, California State University, Stanislaus has earned a spot on the U.S. News & World Report's annual list of best colleges in the west.
California school districts lost out on $1.4 billion in one year because of a rising tide of truant elementary school students, according to a new report from the state Attorney General's Office.
Over the past 20 years, the highly-successful bilingual immersion program at Osborn Elementary has helped thousands of young students become fluent in both Spanish and English – a skill that is becoming increasingly valuable in California.
In his youth, Benjamin Martins of Turlock had always been fascinated with aircraft and how they function, and he knew he wanted to be an engineer.
Distinguishing students and staff members from visitors on school campuses is a whole lot easier this year, as the Turlock Unified School District implemented one of its new safety protocols - required identification badges.
Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy hosted its annual Dia del Niño celebration on Friday, where students and their families participated in various activities, ate food, and explored the campus. According to Principal Ed Ewing, the purpose of the event is to give parents the opportunity to celebrate their children and show them that they care.
The students have voted, the results are in, and Turlock High School has officially named new Associated Student Body President Andy Orozco, Vice President Chris Silva, Spirit Leaders Payton Steeley and Jojo Cippioneri, School Board Representative Patrick Shields, Treasurer Colby McCann and Secretary Taylor Jordao.
For nearly a decade, Turlock Unified School District Head Start Program family service workers have partnered with Brett Forray and Julie Fox from the CSU Stanislaus Office of Service Learning and Larry Reynolds from the CSU Stanislaus Athletic Program to host the annual Family Fitness Day. According to Head Start coordinator Judy Huerta, the purpose of this event is to inform and educate parents on the importance of their children's health and to encourage the incorporation of physical activity at home.
When sitting down at a formal dining event, it can be overwhelming trying to remember all of the proper etiquette-especially if the formal dining event also happens to be a job interview.
When Turlock Unified School District officially made the decision in March to consider moving dual immersion sixth grades to Dutcher Middle School as part of Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy's expansion, it became clear that the middle school needed to make some room.
Year after year, Love Turlock aims to help those in need in meaningful and practical ways throughout the community, but this year a new partnership will allow the event to take it one step further.
Just as Turlock Unified School District was getting accustomed to fervent discussions regarding the upcoming expansion of the Dual Immersion Program at Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy, an informational update encompassing the expansion's timeline was quietly met without protest during Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting.
Graduation is just around the corner and if this year is anything like the past five years, more and more students will be receiving their diplomas to reflect the rise of graduation rates seen throughout California.
With other Future Business Leaders of America programs throughout the state boasting upwards of 300 members, some might be quick to dismiss Pitman High School's smaller FBLA program with just over 100 members as insignificant in comparison.
Instead of glossing over miscellaneous status updates or "liking" funny videos on Facebook last week, former Keyes Parent Teacher Club President Sandy Yoppini's scrolling came to an abrupt halt in response to a picture posted by a Pitman High School student who resides in Keyes.
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