Denair High School graduate Kenneth Carder definitely made an impression during the 89th National Future Farmers of America Convention & Expo in Indianapolis last week when he was awarded the American FFA Degree - the organization's highest honor and an accomplishment not seen at DHS in six years.
Turlock High School's Navy JROTC program hosted its 4th annual Bulldog Challenge Field Meet on Saturday. Thirteen Central Valley schools from Dinuba to Stockton converged at THS for an all-day athletic, academic and air rifle competition. Over 700 students competed in various events such volleyball, soft ball, tug-o-war, mile relay and the very tough SEAL challenge or Ironman/Ironwoman competition. Ten of the schools competed in a Brain Brawl academic competition and cardboard boat race. THS' NJROTC brought home the first place trophy in academics, and the Bulldog air rifle team remains undefeated in competitions for the 2016-2017 season ...
Exemplary community service programs and strong community partnerships have earned Stanislaus State a place on the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Roll, marking nearly a decade that the local university has made the list.
Stanislaus State is hoping to inspire hundreds of prospective students to attend next year as they welcome them to the college campus Saturday for the Admissions and Outreach Services Department's annual preview day and open house.
The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve a salary increase and higher uniform benefit cap for a number of positions Tuesday evening in order to continue attracting and retaining the best employees for the district.
The three candidates vying for the District 3 seat on the Yosemite Community College District's Board of Trustees discussed a number of issues, including campus safety, improving graduation rates and providing more jobs, during a forum hosted Thursday by the Stanislaus County League of Women Voters.
Denair Unified School District teachers are saying that a modest one-time payment approved by the Board of Trustees last week is just not enough to heal the financial wounds they received nearly four years ago when they were dealt 8 percent pay cuts in the face of a potential State takeover.
Posters at Stanislaus State have raised concerns on and off campus as they accuse a student of leading an extremist hate group that is responsible for propagating white-supremacist messages at college campuses across the nation.
Modesto Junior College Workforce Development has scheduled a Pharmacy Technician Training Program information meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 in John Muir Hall, room 260, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue.
With the help of two grants totaling $7.2 million, Stanislaus State is hoping to increase the number of students in science, technology, engineering and math fields and help high-achieving, low-income students complete degree programs.
American Medical Response paramedics and local firefighters spent all day Friday at Turlock Junior High School teaching 1,400 seventh and eighth graders Compression-Only CPR Training during physical education classes. Students not only learned the three C's of CPR: Checking responsiveness, Calling 9-1-1 and Compressions, but they were also told how important it is to perform CPR as soon as someone stops breathing since chances of survival go down 10 percent every minute that passes.