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.
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 Unified School District's decision to enlist Turlock Pregnancy Center's Community Education Director Jeanette Fanconi for sex education has recently been met with mixed emotions from parents within the District.
When asked if she has received any kind of negative feedback regarding the potential formation of Denair Elementary Charter Academy next year, Sara Michelena was undoubtedly pleased as she struggled for a response.
Although there was a crisp bite to the early March morning air on Monday, Dennis Earl Elementary students did not appear to notice as they eased right up to the edge of the Tuolumne River at Fox Grove Park to release over 100 salmon they had raised in the classroom since January.
Only a week after Turlock Unified School District Superintendent Sonny Da Marto made an announcement revealing his intention to retire at the end of the school year, the TUSD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint Dana Salles Trevethan as new Interim Superintendent, effective July 1 to June 30, 2016.
Although a majority of community members only view the Stanislaus County Fair as a 10-day affair in July, those involved in Stanislaus County 4-H see it as a long term engagement in which they spend months preparing and anticipating for their chance to exhibit their animals.
Turlock Unified School District's Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday kicked off with an announcement by Superintendent Sonny Da Marto, who revealed his intention to retire at the end of this academic year.
Turlock Unified School District has temporarily halted the idea of moving Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders to Dutcher Middle School, despite the fact that the immersion school is projected to reach maximum capacity with upwards of 1,000 students next year.
Since 1974, donkeys in Hilmar have played basketball. The annual fundraiser pits members of the boys and girls basketball teams against each other in a game played atop nature's most stubborn four-legged beasts.
With graduation season in full swing, the Stanislaus County Office of Education wants to acknowledge seniors and juniors that not only achieve academic success throughout high school, but those who also go above and beyond through its Leadership Academy.
Times are tough and jobs don't grow on trees. These sentiments are something that many in the Central Valley know first-hand. When California State University, Stanislaus President Joseph Sheley echoed these hard truths on Thursday morning at the first of three ceremonies celebrating the university's 55th commencement, he did it not to discourage, but to inspire the recent graduates to stay focused on their goals.
When Dennis G. Earl Elementary School was originally built in 1997, a simple marquee supported by a backboard representing textbooks was placed next to the school's parking lot to alert students, parents and the community of news relating to the elementary site.
For special education students in the Turlock Unified School District's On Track Transitions Program, this year was full of significant milestones: learning how to tie shoes without help, completing a load of laundry, and performing tasks with multiple steps.