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CSU Stanislaus event to address first-generation students

New learning styles, rigorous expectations and all-night study sessions are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to concerns held by first-generation college students attending California State University, Stanislaus.

February 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


More school days for TUSD students, teachers next year

More is always better­­-at least when it comes to food, sleep and money.

February 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Rapping Mathematician delivers motivation at DUSD

Teacher Alex Kajitani is on a mission to make math cool.

February 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DHS named highest performing small school in decathlon

Despite its relatively smaller size, Denair High School definitely left an impression as it triumphed over larger competitors at the 35th Annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon last week.

February 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Parents weigh in on Osborn expansion options

The Turlock Unified School District's goal this month is to collect parent and community feedback about possible solutions to the overcrowding problem at Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy. District staff received plenty of comments, questions - and criticisms - at its first two public forums held at Osborn on Monday and Wakefield on Tuesday, and there's still one more forum scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dutcher Middle School.

February 10, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Creating 'minds that will innovate'

California State University, Stanislaus mathematics professor Dr. Viji Sundar has a mission: stimulate the next generation of problem solvers.

February 10, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Local dairy designates Hilmar Colony 4-H as recipient of $2,500

The Hilmar Colony 4-H Monday night meeting was a special one as the local chapter received $2,500 on behalf of the Martins Brothers Dairy furnished through the Monsanto Fund.

February 10, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Education


Grant to help University better prepare future teachers

For California State University, Stanislaus interim dean of College Education Oddmund Myhre, one year of teacher preparation is not enough.

February 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Music festival to showcase student talent

For many, Turlock Unified School District and Turlock Education Foundation's annual Festival on the Green is much more than the average school fair.

February 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Osborn expansion topic of upcoming public forums

A number of community forums next week will address eight proposals regarding the expansion of Turlock Unified School District's Dual Immersion Program at Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy - one of which faced backlash at a public discussion in January.

February 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus fraternity under investigation for hazing

For sophomore Julian Alvarez, joining Omega Delta Phi at California State University, Stanislaus took a dark turn when the normal initiation process he expected turned into a hazing nightmare.

February 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


University event to bring out the scientist in everyone

With an itinerary boasting electric orbs, tortoises, and zombie apocalypse preparedness, California State University Stanislaus' Fourth Annual Science Day is guaranteed to have something for everyone.

February 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


UC Merced receives $100K grant from Wells Fargo

A generous grant from Wells Fargo will go towards funding University of California, Merced students' efforts to devise technological solutions to water, energy, and food issues pertinent to the Central Valley.

February 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


ROP, CTE funds to expire, TUSD applies for grant funding

With Regional Occupational Program and Career Technical Education funding expiring at the end of the academic year, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees took action on Tuesday to apply for grant funding through the California Career Pathways Trust.

February 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


More locally-grown produce coming to Turlock schools

Healthy school meals comprised of fresh, locally grown products are now more affordable thanks to California's participation in United States Department of Agriculture's Pilot Project for Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables.

February 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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TUSD presentation shines a light on autism

"Pick one goal and build success for you as well as your child with autism."

February 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSUS engages campus-wide writing program

Amidst the figurative whirlwind of essay prompts and research papers, any college student would agree with California State University, Stanislaus that greatness, especially at the university level, relies on writing.

February 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Sierra Yandell embodies respect, inspires others

Julien Elementary School sixth grader Sierra Yandell knows that it is just as important to respect oneself as it is to respect others.

February 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD passes on Common Core math text books

Common Core aligned math textbooks will still be missing from bookshelves in Turlock elementary schools as Turlock Unified School District has made the decision not to pilot math instructional material at this time due to significant curriculum gaps in available programs.

February 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Field trip makes dental health fun

Although a field trip to the dentist might seem like a less than desirable idea to most, those who were at First Step Dental on Friday would quickly disagree.

February 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


The show must go on: Student groups seek other venues for spring performances

It is a common saying in show business that-even faced with adversity-the show must go on.

February 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus to host Motley Fool co-founder, Title IX expert

California State University, Stanislaus is set to welcome two crowd-pleasing speakers next week that are guaranteed to present a new twist on finances and gender equality.

February 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DUSD approves layoffs, new graduation requirements

Reductions equivalent to two full time teaching positions at Denair High School are scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year due to less than expected enrollment.

February 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD approves significant raise for administration, management

In an effort to attract and retain the best possible employees for Turlock Unified School District, the Board of Trustees approved a salary schedule and supplementary raise for administrative positions on Tuesday-one of which was met with opposition among the Board and community members.

February 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Bleak enrollment puts NJROTC program in jeopardy

It goes without saying that the Turlock High School Navy Junior Reserves Officers Training Corps program provides nothing but rewarding experiences for all members.

February 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC hosts book reading featuring Author Alan Davis

As part of Modesto Junior College's Visiting Author Series, author of "So Bravely Vegetative" Alan Davis read selections of his book at no charge to the public.

February 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


“Dark Girls” documentary screening at MJC

The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project will present a screening of the documentary film "Dark Girls" as part of its Spring Film and Lecture Series.

February 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Merced College kicks off performance and lecture series

Merced College's spring semester Performance and Lecture Series will commence with "Dangerous History: Korea, Love, and the Japanese American Internment" with history professor Michael Lorenz.

February 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DUSD to consider layoffs for next year

Denair Unified School District will discuss potential layoffs for the 2015-2016 academic year, as well as provide an early notification incentive for veteran teachers considering retirement.

February 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD enlists help of 10 East for pizza lunches

Turlock High School and Pitman High School students looking for an equally healthy and tasty alternative to their typical idea of lunch need not look further than a specialized brick oven set up by 10 East Kitchen & Tap House right on campus.

February 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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