With the passing of two local bond measures and consequently $88.8 million in funding for school safety and modernization projects, Turlock Unified School District is working to ensure all bond funds are spent as promised with the expected formation of two citizen oversight committees early next year.
Peyton Bruce didn't have a typical sixth birthday.
Two years before she could actually participate in the Stanislaus County Elementary Spelling Championship, seven-year-old Alisha Chakravarty was sitting in the back row of the auditorium, writing down each word.
Denair Unified School District employees will see the beginning of long-awaited salary restorations just in time for the holidays, following the Board of Trustees' approval of a 4 percent salary restoration Thursday evening.
Vietnam War veteran Ernie Conner was noticeably touched Wednesday morning following Stanislaus State's eighth annual "Thank A Veteran" event as he and four other members of the Merced County Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard were recognized not only for their service during times of conflict, but also for their time spent honoring the lives of other veterans.
The race for the Yosemite Community College District Area 3 seat was too close to call based on preliminary results Tuesday evening, with just over 500 votes separating incumbent Abe Rojas and challenger Billy Holly.
A number of school safety and modernization projects are within reach at Turlock Unified School District after preliminary results from Tuesday's election showed that a majority of votes cast were in support of two general obligation bond measures that will provide necessary funds to address educational and facility needs throughout the district.
As Wakefield Elementary School sixth grader David Palomino pressed "publish" on his computer screen Monday, he watched in astonishment as the beginnings of his very own website came to life.
Although only in its second year, the dual immersion program at Denair Elementary Charter Academy is already setting students up for bilingual and biliterate success with two kindergarten classes and two first grade classes this year.
At a luncheon to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Stanislaus State's Promise Scholars program, which aims to help former foster youth create a better future for themselves through post-secondary education, Promise Scholar alumni Jordan Elzie told audience members that he never thought he would go to college.
As the demand for extended day kindergarten continues to make Wakefield Elementary School more and more of an option for students in Turlock Unified School District, the Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to move forward with a project that will help accommodate more students and create an appearance similar to other kindergarten programs throughout the district.
More than ever, college-aged students are using media to stay up-to-date on this year's election, whether it be through social media, television or, thanks to student media at Stanislaus State, podcasts. KCSS 91.9 and The Signal, the student-run radio station and newspaper at Stanislaus State, have created Central Valley Politics – a political podcast produced by students, for students.
While the number of chronically absent students at Turlock Unified School District has been on a steady decline over the past few years, Student Services Director Gil Ogden said there are no plans on the horizon to stop efforts to keep students in school and on time.
Nine Stanislaus County high schools will perform in Modesto Junior College's High School Orchestra Day from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. The performance is free and open to the public and parking is free during event hours in the lots immediately surrounding the Auditorium.
Students throughout Turlock converged at City Hall Thursday morning to find out just what it takes to be a leader from Mayor Gary Soiseth himself during the second annual Mayor's Youth Conference.
The Yosemite Community College District is moving forward with its second chance at finding a new Chancellor.
Stanislaus State has launched an investigation into a video which surfaced over the weekend, seemingly showing one of their students, Nathan Damigo, punching a woman ...
There is more than one goal of Brown Elementary School's color run later this month. According to principal Nicole Aviles, the event hopes to ...
Barbeque grills and a deep-rooted crosstown rivalry are expected to heat up later this month during the Turlock Education Foundation's fourth annual Iron Chef ...
Turlock Unified School District not only saw a modest increase in graduation rates from previous years with the Class of 2016, but the school district ...
As Denair Elementary Charter Academy third graders Brynn Spencer and Avery Haden sat on the grass near the Denair High School gym to pet a ...
Alleged threats on social media endangering the safety of students at Pitman High School were found to be uncreditable by both the Turlock Unified School ...
With an undeniable sense of confidence that can only come from decades of bolstered courage and self-validation, actress Erika Ervin, who is also professionally and ...
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