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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

TUSD fills two new positions, adds foster youth advocate

Following administrative changes made by Turlock Unified School District Interim Superintendent Dana Salles Trevethan in June, the Board of Trustees took action on Tuesday to appoint Marjorie Bettencourt to the position of interim Director of Assessment and Accountability.

July 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Summer math camps to spark love of learning

Just like the temperature, math skills can also potentially warm up during summer vacation through a series of math camps made available to regional students at California State University, Stanislaus.

July 07, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Denair Unified revisits principal appointments at two campuses

The resignation of a middle school principal has prompted Denair Unified School District to once again rethink administrators at three of its campuses.

July 02, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

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

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Food fundraisers to make healthy comeback at Turlock schools

Raising money for school trips just got a little bit easier for Turlock Unified School District students as the Board of Trustees voted earlier this ...

November 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Stan State welcomes new club to support mental health of students

Although Stanislaus State senior Marnye Henry is set to graduate this semester, she said that she could not justify leaving without first starting a NAMI ...

November 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Ellie shares her diabetes story

Type 1 Diabetes has changed Ellie Hart's life forever. Until February she didn't know she had the disease. With November being National Diabetes ...

November 25, 2015 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Education

Denair mourns sudden loss of two educators

Although Denair Elementary Charter Academy was not in session this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday, a number of students still received calls from Principal ...

November 25, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

School district trustees bid farewell after years of service

Although Eileen Hamilton attended her last Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees meeting earlier this month, she assured everyone that she was not going ...

November 25, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Local BSU members make cultural connection at regional conference

As president of Turlock High School's Black Student Union, senior Alaya Hubbard said that she has received much more than she expected after joining ...

November 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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