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Dutcher students play fair at school, in life

January Character Counts Profile: Fairness

January 15, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Time right to spend on school projects, says TUSD staff

The Turlock Unified School District is moving forward with a list of potential one-time expenditures for the 2013-14 school year, despite uncertainty from a few of its board members.

January 15, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Parents voice concern about school safety

Concern about the safety of school campuses continues to mount nationally and locally as parents hope to avoid shootings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and more recently, Taft Union High School in Southern California.

January 15, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Walnut students build city of the future

Across the nation, teams of middle school students are working to imagine, design, and build cities of the future, a task that 6th grade Walnut Magneteers are familiar with.

January 11, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


More cuts for Denair schools

The Denair Unified School District continues to make cuts in order to avoid a state takeover.

January 11, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Local students prepare for Mock Trial

Students from Turlock and Pitman high schools will soon have their day in court.

January 08, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Merced College to offer Customer Service Academy

Merced College, in partnership with the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce, will offer a professional development training program through the college's Customer Service Academy.

January 04, 2013 | Alex Cantatore | Education


CSU Stanislaus professor studies gangs

Hung Gao, a criminology professor at California State University Stanislaus, is beginning research on juvenile gang activity in the Central Valley.

January 04, 2013 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Culinary Arts classes cook up interest

Preparing canapés for 80 isn't such an easy task when the clock is ticking and newly learned skills are put to the test.

January 04, 2013 | BY DAWN M. HENLEY Turlock Journal | Education


Turlock native speaks at Berkeley graduation

While a sense of pride and accomplishment were felt throughout the assembly of graduates at UC Berkeley, the bonds of the Davoodian family were particularly meaningful during the Dec. 16 commencement ceremony. Bianca Davoodian, an alumna of Turlock Christian High, was honored by her peers and professors as the commencement student speaker.

December 31, 2012 | Nancy Angel | Education


Denham nominates Turlock High grad for military academy

The new year will bring exciting changes for Turlock High graduate Bryce Brenda. He was recently announced as a 2012 service academy nominee from California's 19th Congressional District.

December 24, 2012 | Nancy Angel | Education


New UC Merced Provost talks vision

Tom Peterson has been in his new post of University of California, Merced Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for less than a month, but already has a plan laid out for the college.

December 21, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Turlock High students win spot in Honor Band

Martin Acosta and Rachel Hawkes of Turlock High School both auditioned and were accepted into the prestigious All-Northern California Honor Band. The regional honor band, which serves students north of Bakersfield to the Oregon border, is a highly competitive, audition only ensemble. Under the direction of THS band director Daniel Baudino, Acosta, clarinet, and Hawkes, oboe, are both excited by the opportunity to perform in the weekend long event. The concert will take place at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Atherton Hall on the Delta College Campus in Stockton. Admission is free.

December 21, 2012 | | Education


Hilmar wins $10,000 math, science grant

Hilmar High School students will now be developing a stronger proficiency in science and mathematics for the upcoming New Year, thanks to local farmers.

December 21, 2012 | Brooke Borba | Education


One seam at a time

Twice a year, at Christmas and Easter, little girls in the Turlock area are gifted holiday dresses hand-made by students at Pitman High School. On Tuesday, the Pitman High fashion class once again collaborated with the Kiwanis Club of Turlock for the 10th year in a row to make dresses to donate for the Salvation Army.

December 18, 2012 | Brooke Borba | Education


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Report reveals that California students better prepared for college

In its annual "Condition of College & Career Readiness" report released today, ACT found that California students taking the organization's college readiness test surpassed the nation's scores in English, reading, math, and science. The ACT assessment, which is administered to high school students, serves as a good indicator of how much a student is academically prepared to pursue a postsecondary education.

August 20, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students back in school with new schedule

For approximately 14,000 students throughout the Turlock Unified School District, the start of the new school year officially kicked off on Monday. At Brown Elementary, students, parents, and guardians alike shared the same optimistic vision and hopes for the upcoming school year.

August 19, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC offers county's first addiction counseling program

As the only community college in Stanislaus County that offers a Chemical Dependency Counseling Program, Modesto Junior College can fully prepare students academically to take the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Program's state licensing exam. Once licensed, students can apply their knowledge and expertise to help individuals who are battling addictions.

August 15, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DUSD hopes increased rate of pay will draw in more substitute teachers

At their first regular board meeting of the school year, the Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees approved an increase to the daily and long term rate of pay for substitute teachers in hopes of attracting more eligible educators to Denair schools.

August 14, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Trash goes high tech at UC Merced

University of California, Merced is taking trash collection to the next level by incorporating new high-tech, solar-powered receptacles onto their campus.

August 12, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Walnut teacher wins national Environmental Education award

Walnut Elementary teacher Bret Sutterly has taken the 'Go Green' message to heart in his classroom and his efforts have been recognized on a national level.

August 12, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Education


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