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Application period opens for school garden program

Local schools looking to cultivate their own garden - but don't know quite where to start - are invited to receive the financial and curriculum assistance they need by applying for Tractor Supply Company's school garden program "Dig It" through Oct. 15.

September 20, 2016 | | Education


Turlock school goes behind the camera to promote anti-bullying efforts, welcoming atmosphere

Cunningham Elementary School is going above and beyond to create a safe and welcoming environment for students and their families with catchy videos that promote the campus' bullying prevention efforts and daily attendance.

September 20, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Christian shows Chinese students agriculture of the Valley

Turlock Christian Elementary School welcomed a group of Chinese students to their campus this week, sharing with them the surrounding agricultural sights and sounds of the Valley and even giving them their first glimpse of a cow.

September 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Joe Debely Stadium to reopen this week

After weeks as "stray dogs" the Turlock High School football program can once again count on playing at Joe Debely Stadium just in time for their Friday night home game against Golden Valley High School.

September 20, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Warriors explore downtown

While many Stanislaus State students are familiar with the city's north side, Warriors got a chance to discover the south side's downtown sights and sounds Wednesday thanks to the second annual Warriors Explore Downtown event.

September 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


UC Merced ranked among nation’s best colleges

At just over a decade old, the University of California, Merced is making headlines as the youngest campus to rank among the best public universities in the nation, according U.S. News & World Report.

September 15, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock High unveils new pool awning

For the first time in two years, Turlock resident John Johnson did not have to resort to standing against the wall at Turlock High School's Steve Feaver Aquatic Center to stay cool during his grandson's water polo game.

September 13, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Warrior events to draw Stan State students, alumni to Downtown Turlock

Downtown Turlock will paint itself red and gold Wednesday as local businesses and restaurants welcome Stanislaus State students back for the second annual Warriors Explore Downtown event.

September 09, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Increased enrollment at Denair Unified to result in higher pay for employees

With this year's enrollment numbers coming in higher than expected, Denair Unified School District is looking to provide salary restoration to employees who were dealt 8 percent pay cuts three years ago in the midst of a district-wide financial crisis.

September 09, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Neighboring schools offer fields for free during Joe Debely Stadium closure

Although the unavailability of Joe Debely Stadium has placed extra transportation expenses on Turlock Unified School District, neighboring schools are trying to mitigate costs by offering their stadiums to Turlock High School and Pitman High School football programs for free.

September 08, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State, California lawmakers hope to help students graduate on time

At both statewide and local levels, steps are being taken to ensure that California State University students graduate in four years.

September 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


TUSD employees receive pay raise, increased benefit cap

The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve amendments to the 2014-2017 agreements with both the California School Employees Association and the Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers, effectively giving both groups an annual increase to their salaries and an increase in benefits.

September 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Fusion Charter welcomes new principal

Fusion Charter has found a new leader in Susan Nisan, a 19-year charter school veteran whom the school recently selected as its new principal.

September 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Fundraising event calls on community to drive for a purpose

Community members will soon have the chance to test drive some of Ford's newest vehicles, all while contributing to a good cause.

September 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Pitman student rewarded by university for good deed

Stanislaus State Interim Dean of the College of Science Mark Grobner frequently has to call the university's public safety department to report the various poachers that illegally fish the ponds of the Turlock college campus. This week, however, Grobner was made aware of a different kind of presence around the Naraghi Hall of Science's Willow Lake.

September 02, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Oregon Shakespeare Festival actors put a modern twist on The Bard

Turlock High School students probably never envisioned Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and William Shakespeare together - that is, until Christiana Clark and Jeremy Gallardo from the ...

December 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TJHS students give back to community

After a six-week collection period, Turlock Junior High School students donated 22 barrels of non-perishable food to Turlock Together on Friday. Assistant Principal of Student ...

December 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State nursing students spark healthy eating habits in Turlock fifth-graders

The initial hesitation felt by Brown Elementary School fifth-graders as they dipped chunks of homemade whole wheat bread into garlic, lime or basil olive oil ...

December 01, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified hires new facilities planner, safety coordinator

Following the announcement of Turlock Unified School District's first and only facilities planner and safety coordinator Roger Smith's retirement earlier this month, the ...

November 29, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Love Your Melon: College students give hats to kids battling cancer

A small coalition of Stanislaus State students are doing their part to help in the fight against pediatric cancer with "Love Your Melon," an apparel ...

November 29, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus County Office of Education purchases downtown Modesto building

The Stanislaus County Office of Education announced Monday the purchase of a 155,000 sq. ft. facility on H Street in downtown Modesto, the current ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


UC Merced grad student works towards more efficient ag water use

University of California, Merced graduate student Lorenzo Booth is hoping that his water footprinting research will help local growers find ways to use water more ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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