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TUSD subs receive unexpected pay raise

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.

October 24, 2013 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Education


A QUESTION OF HONOR

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.

October 24, 2013 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Education


Hilmar student champions black belt title, pursues drama

With a black belt in Taekwondo and a penchant for theater, Liam Wickstrom is not your average 13-year old.

October 22, 2013 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Education


Groundwater expert to visit MJC

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.

October 22, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Queen candidates vie for THS crown

TURLOCK HIGH SCHOOL

October 18, 2013 | | Education


Stanislaus honors Mary Stuart Rogers scholarship winners

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.

October 18, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Roselawn students get DeNoble lesson in tobacco addiction

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.

October 18, 2013 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Education


Coalition speaks out against Common Core

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.

October 15, 2013 | BY ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN Turlock Journal | Education


Amy Nelson plans to fight crime at federal level

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.

October 15, 2013 | BY ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN Turlock Journal | Education


Walnut Elementary walks for health

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.

October 10, 2013 | BY ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN Turlock Journal | Education


Denham gives local students tour of U.S. Capitol

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.

October 07, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Education


Stanislaus gets top marks for value, veteran services

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.

October 04, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Truancy levels hit school districts' funding

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.

October 04, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Osborn celebrates 20 years of bilingual education

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.

October 01, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Education


Turlock native interns at NASA flight research center

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.

September 27, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


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Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

What do robots, fashionable clothing, and flowers all have in common?

March 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Young filmmaker attends White House screening

If asked one year ago whether or not she could imagine herself at the White House with President Barack Obama watching a short film she had made, Erin Benning would have most likely laughed.

March 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Panel addresses culture of violence in schools

Audience members waited with bated breath as Oakdale Police Chief Lester Jenkins carefully formulated his answer on whether or not he personally believed that security personnel should be authorized to carry concealed weapons on school campuses.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


University withdraws recognition of Christian student group

Stanislaus Christian Fellowship Chi Alpha is crying discrimination to a recently implemented open-membership policy, which has been enforced by the California State University system in an effort to eliminate discrimination in student organizations system wide.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC Speech and Debate team successful at State Championship competition

The Modesto Junior College Speech and Debate team returned with armfuls of awards from their performances at the California Community College Forensics Association State Championship.

March 19, 2015 | Staff Reports | Education


Budding math skills to be focus of spring camp

Opportunities that allow students to multiply their math expertise never take a break-not even during spring break.

March 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD revises final exam schedule

The Turlock Unified School District and Turlock Teachers Association has come to a settlement agreement regarding a disputed high school final exam week schedule.

March 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Grant to benefit CSU Stanislaus foster youth, veterans

Pursuing a college degree can be a financially exhausting investment-particularly for former foster youth and student veterans who are oftentimes left without reliable financial resources or dependable support systems to aid them on their academic journey.

March 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students go 'green' on St. Paddy's Day

City of Turlock Go Green Coordinator Toni Cordell and City employees visited various school sites on Tuesday to promote environmental conservation. Along with teaching the students about environmentally friendly techniques like how to compost, reduce waste, recycle and conserve water, the kids also got to help plant, water and name trees. The trees planted by Wakefield's 2nd grade classes on Tuesday were a Red Maple, October Glory and Cedrus Deodara (California Christmas tree). The city workers plan to visit various other schools throughout the week.

March 17, 2015 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Education


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