In a penny-pinching economy where every cent matters, Turlock substitute teachers can enjoy the freedom that a few extra dollars affords them due to a recent pay increase.
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.
Sixth grade teacher Jaime Garner of Walnut Elementary missed school this week because she was busy shaking President Barack Obama's hand in Washington, D.C.
Too much of a good thing can exist, such as when classes at schools are overfilled with students which can impact the academic environment and the quality of learning. Fortunately, the Turlock Unified School District keeps track of trends and is planning for an increase in student enrollment in upcoming years.
Gov. Jerry Brown took a more literal approach to his latest state funding initiative, the Local Control Funding Formula which places more spending authority in the hands of local districts, by paying local public education officials a visit last week.
As Turlock Unified School District prepares for its first year under the new Local Control Funding Formula, 17 temporarily contracted teachers will be released from their positions at schools across the District.
The central quad of Turlock Junior High School was crowded with the school's student body of over 1,300 on Monday, who were joined by local and state dignitaries during a morning ceremony celebrating the selection of the local junior high school as a California 2014 School to Watch.
The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So they sat in the classroom all that cold, cold, wet day.
The past year has been a tumultuous one for the Denair Unified School District, and although it has narrowly avoided a state takeover, the difficult decisions are not over as the District has officially voted to cut several positions.
It's time to "go green" but not because Saint Patrick's Day is fast approaching. Rather, it is the City of Turlock's annual Go Green Week, the City's primary environmental educational campaign.
Qualified locals looking to make an impression on college students through instruction may have the opportunity to do so at Modesto Junior College, which is hiring full time faculty to accommodate the additions of hundreds of new courses.
Thirty children will have the opportunity to attend a summer session of Camp Taylor, a camp for children with heart disease, thanks to the efforts of the Turlock Unified School District students who raised $27,400 through a coin drive.
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