The Merced College Electronics Technology program will be adding a solar panel installation class to its curriculum next fall with hopes of eventually creating an entire certificate or degree program in coming years.
Walnut Elementary third grader Julianna Cole, 8, received national recognition recently for an essay she wrote about when her grandmother and grandfather first met and fell in love.
When Stephanie Scott was in kindergarten she almost missed a day of school. Her mother, Debbie, was leading her out of the house when Stephanie got sick all over the floor. Debbie told her she needed to stay home but Stephanie insisted she go to school, and she did.
Though K-12 education funding earned some reprieve in Gov. Jerry Brown's May budget revision, California's college systems are left wanting.
The Turlock Unified School District Board of Directors will likely make a decision regarding 10 layoffs to state preschool teacher aides and para-professionals during Tuesday's board meeting at the Performing Arts Building at Turlock High School.
Denair students got a better look at the agriculture industry and related businesses on Friday. A variety of organizations had exhibits including a FFA petting zoo, Foster Farms chicks and a roping demonstration by Frank Ford.
May Character Counts Student: Mareena Daleth, Crowell Elementary
Current Georgia College and State University President Dorothy Leland has been recommended as the future chancellor of the University of California Merced, UC President Mark G. Yudof announced Tuesday.
Any historian will tell you that the best way to get the most accurate account of a story is straight from the horse's mouth - the people that lived it. For hundreds of Pitman High School students history came alive Thursday during a special visit from World War II and Vietnam veterans promoting peace, historical awareness and appreciation of the United States.
One second grade class at Julien Elementary School had a unique visitor on Friday morning. Marti Brown's students have been corresponding with U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Charles Hernandez since around Thanksgiving, and on Friday he came to meet them all in person.
A group of about a dozen parents protested Friday outside the Cunningham Elementary Head Start preschool.
Several hundred teachers from Stanislaus County school districts rallied Monday afternoon outside California Assembly member Kristin Olsen's office and on the corner of Standiford and Tully Road in Modesto.
With the state budget still unresolved, the California State University system is planning for the worst with a "scorched earth budget that would devastate the institution," according to CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed.
Crowell Elementary School raised $3,000 this year at their annual jog-a-thon, which will go toward enrichment programs, student activities and assemblies. Last year's fundraiser helped buy a new 1/8-mile dirt track at Crowell.
Modesto Junior College President Gaither Loewenstein resigned Wednesday, following the revelation that a website had songs he wrote, which contained potentially offensive imagery.
Lunchtime on Fridays at Dehi High isn't just for eating. The break in between classes has become a time for different student groups to mix and mingle, especially with the special education students. The junior varsity and varsity squads of the Delhi High School cheerleaders are working to bridge the gap between special education and traditional education at their school. Special educations classes at DHS are self contained, which naturally leads to a ...
Across the country teachers have felt the pinch of a tight economy as they aim to provide a quality education for their students but often lack the necessary fiscal support. The Turlock Education Foundation is aiming to alleviate this stress by endowing 12 local teachers with a total of over $10,000 this school year. Founded in 2011 by local parents, businesses and community members, the Turlock Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that ...
How similar are major league baseball and the military? While the stakes may be different, both require one thing: discipline. On Tuesday afternoon students of the Stanislaus Military Academy were visited by former American League professional baseball pitcher Brian Fuentes. Originally from Merced, Fuentes retired in 2012 after 17 years in the major leagues pitching for teams such as the Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals. Fuentes has ...
Middle and high school students from Northern and Central California will descend upon Modesto Junior College (Mary Stuart Hall, 2200 Blue Gum, Modesto) on Saturday for the 3rd Annual VEX Toss Up Robotics Competition. Seventy teams will come together for a non-stop, action packed day of competition where they will battle against each other with robots created from the VEX Robotics Design System. Co-sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education and Modesto Junior ...
Junior high is often a transitional time for students as they become acclimated to heavier workloads and face new challenges, but Renee O'Connor of Dutcher Middle School has been well versed in balancing activities for years. Receiving a Reflections award for her poetry in the 3 grade confirmed Renee's aptitude for English reading and writing. Renee said that the award was encouraging and Language Arts has since become her favorite subject where she ...
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