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Summer means construction projects for Turlock schools

With summer vacation in full swing, Turlock Unified School District is taking advantage of empty campuses to carry out a number of much-needed construction projects.

July 02, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Community connectivity top priority for new CSUS dean

Although Oddmund Myhre has only been recently appointed to the position of Dean of the College of Education, Kinesiology and Social Work at California State University, Stanislaus, the new title does not strike him as unfamiliar.

July 01, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Free meals address summer food insecurity

Although the beginning of summer vacation is welcomed by students throughout Turlock Unified School District, it also consequently marks the beginning of months of food insecurity for many students who consider the campus cafeteria as their only source for a nutritious meal.

June 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Summer courses teach meaning of hard work

While a majority of students are busy spending their summer vacation sleeping in or venturing out of town, ten students can be found working at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds.

June 23, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

NASA awards $5 million grant to UC Merced

Although the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is widely known for its missions in space, its next mission has touched down at University of California, Merced, where it recently awarded a group of researchers with a $5 million grant to establish a NASA-Affiliated Center.

June 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD revises salary schedules to reflect new positions

The approval of three new positions within Turlock Unified School District has prompted the Board of Trustees to update the salary schedules of certificated district and site administration and classified management positions.

June 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

DUSD to welcome two new principals

Denair Unified School District will not only welcome students back at the end of summer, but two new principals at Denair High School and Denair Charter Academy.

June 18, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Merced College offers community service classes, leisure activities for July

A wide array of life-long learning and leisure activity classes are available during in the month of July through Merced College's Community Services office.

June 18, 2015 | | Education

New partnership to make college a reality for all students

It's not often that representatives from the Stanislaus County Office of Education, California State University, Stanislaus, and Modesto Junior College aggregate into one room.

June 18, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Hollars leaves Pitman for District office

Pitman High School will lose its original principal next month as Rod Hollars is slated to move from the high school campus to the Turlock Unified School District office, where he will assume his new position as Director of Human Resources.

June 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Local ag family donates $250K for university endowment

California State University, Stanislaus is already off to a prosperous start for the second year of the One Purpose fundraising campaign, thanks to the Gemperle family.

June 12, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

Fusion Charter celebrates first graduating class

When Anthony Griffin first arrived at Fusion Charter, he admitted that he didn't have any hope for graduating.

June 11, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD finalizes move to by-trustee area voting

Turlock Unified School District's completed transition to by-trustee area voting could potentially see two incumbent trustees vying for the same seat during the Regular Board member biennial elections in November.

June 11, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD adopts budget with $5.2 million increase

Gov. Jerry Brown's May Revise brought good news to the thousands of school districts throughout California, one of which was Turlock Unified School District.

June 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

State law prompts DUSD administrators to relocate

A state law is requiring Denair Unified School District administrators and their respective staff to move out of their offices into three spare classrooms by the end of September.

June 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

TUSD continues to explore bussing options for Osborn sixth grade move to Dutcher

The uncertainty of whether or not transportation will be provided next year for Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders that will be relocated to Dutcher ...

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Stanislaus State program for underserved students to sunset this year

Although funding for the Program for Academic & Career Excellence program at Stanislaus State is slated to end this year, the success that it has helped ...

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Denair Unified opposed to boundary line change

A proposal by a Turlock housing developer to redraw the boundary line between Turlock Unified School District and Denair Unified School District has outraged the ...

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Meeting the next generation of leaders

Although they have yet to graduate high school, Turlock Unified School District students got a taste of what it takes to lead the City of ...

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Walnut fifth graders size up Monterey sand crabs for research project

Walnut Elementary School fifth graders in Bret Sutterley and Dave Sutton's classes were more than prepared to ditch their desks for the beach earlier ...

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD gives pay bump, increased benefit cap to employees

Despite a slightly lower salary increase from last year, many teachers and employees of Turlock Unified School District still rejoiced on Tuesday following the Board ...

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD narrows down candidates for vacant school board seats

After what can only be described as a nail-biting candidate filing process for Turlock Unified School District's Trustee Area 7, Board members will consider ...

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

A school meal worth waiting for

With cafeterias throughout Turlock Unified School District serving platefuls of rotisserie chicken, smothered burritos and barbecued tri-tip, one thing is for certain: the days of ...

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Science Saturday to blend art, chemistry for aspiring scientists

Stanislaus State will kick off National Chemistry Week by teaching sixth and seventh graders that the wonders of science are not only discoverable in the ...

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Annual conference to teach students how to be friends, leaders

Stanislaus County Office of Education's Prevention Programs Director Vicki Bauman believes that the best way to communicate with a student about mental health and ...

October 02, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Osborn parents begin preparations for sixth grade move to Dutcher

With the highly debated move of Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders to Dutcher Middle School less than a year away, principals from both sites ...

October 01, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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