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Denair Unified brings bilingual program to middle school

Following the formation of a dual-language immersion program for kindergarten students at the newly formed Denair Elementary Charter Academy, Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted on Thursday to approve a secondary Spanish curriculum pilot program for Denair Middle School.

August 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD students welcome school year with high expectations

Whether it was validated by overflowing backpacks, carefully planned outfits, or the babbling of excited students and teachers, Thursday marked the beginning of yet another lively academic year for Turlock Unified School District.

August 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Internship program preps student for culinary career

Julia Johnson's internship at Lisa's Cookie Jar not only provided her with valuable work experience, it helped make her dream of becoming a pastry chef closer to reality.

August 11, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Local Kappa Sigma chapter recognized as top 3 percent in North America

To say that the Omicron-Omega Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity at California State University, Stanislaus made an impression at the 70th Biennial Grand Conclave in Las Vegas would be a tremendous understatement.

August 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus ranked among nation’s best colleges for 10th consecutive year

With the first day of classes kicking off in a couple of weeks at California State University, Stanislaus, incoming students can rest assured knowing they made the right decision as the university has earned a spot on the Princeton Review's list of nation's best 380 colleges for the 10th year in a row.

August 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TJHS students prepare for promising school year

With the beginning of school less than a week away, eighth graders at Turlock Junior High School traded in their summer gear for textbooks and schedules during Round-Up in order to equip themselves for success in the 2015-16 academic year.

August 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Local school districts to recruit at career fair

For those seeking employment or future employment in teaching and substitute teaching, the Stanislaus County Office of Education will be holding its very first Careers in Education Day and Substitute Teachers Recruitment Fair.

July 31, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Summit shows that teachers are better together

Teaching credential student Bailee Hobbs was just one of the approximately 300 participants at the Better Together: California Teachers Summit, held Friday at California State University, Stanislaus.

July 31, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus receives over $300K for student success

First-generation, low-income and disabled students will continue to receive the support services they need to ensure academic success at California State University, Stanislaus, thanks to a $368,056 grant from the United States Department of Education's TRIO Student Support Services Program

July 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Adult School: Helping students achieve their goals

Alma Orozco is hoping to improve her career options this year. The local woman is turning to Turlock Adult School to gain the knowledge she needs through the school's English as a Second Language course and the High School Diploma Program.

July 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DUSD splits management position to boost productivity

In an effort to increase operating efficiency, Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday on a district office restructure that eliminated one management position and established two confidential positions in its place.

July 21, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus named best value-added public university nationwide

In the past year alone California State University, Stanislaus has been lauded for its community engagement, economic mobility and volunteer efforts and now it can add best value to the list.

July 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD refinances bonds, saving taxpayers $4.24 million

Turlock Unified School District has excellent news for taxpayers: through three general obligation bonds, taxes will be lowered, saving an approximate $4.24 million.

July 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified to install AEDs at all school sites

Students at Turlock Unified School District will be a little safer come fall now that all school sites will have automatic external defibrillators installed in the event of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias.

July 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pitman students place fifth in national FBLA conference

It goes without saying that three students in Pitman High School's Future Business Leaders of America program have had a successful year.

July 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Community demand prompts MJC to expand Medical Assisting Program

Students interested in the Modesto Junior College Medical Assisting Program will not only be able to enroll in the fall, but spring as well, following ...

August 27, 2015 | | Education


Truancy report reveals consequences of chronic absenteeism

For truant students, an unexcused absence not only jeopardizes one day of learning, but a lifetime of academic success.

August 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus student recognized for steadfast perseverance

California State University, Stanislaus chemistry student Jose Godinez has certainly come a long way since his childhood in Jalisco, Mexico.

August 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


New year, new brand for Stanislaus State

Although California State University, Stanislaus President Joseph F. Sheley admitted that it would not happen overnight, the University is undeniably on its way to becoming ...

August 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pitman viticulture students harvest grapes, awards for champion wine

Although Pitman High School viticulture students are not of drinking age yet, they already know how to make a good wine.

August 25, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus welcomes new, returning Warriors to dorms

Amidst the whirlwind of luggage carts and cars zooming in and out with dorm necessities for Move-in Day at California State University, Stanislaus, first year ...

August 21, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Community support continues to cultivate District Farm

As the construction of the District Farm continues to flourish with the help of community support, Turlock Unified School District took the time on Tuesday ...

August 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Cancellation of high school exam leaves students at a standstill

High school students who are currently ineligible to attend college solely because they have not passed the California High School Exit Exam are holding their ...

August 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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