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Hollars leaves Pitman for District office

Pitman High School will lose its original principal next month as Rod Hollars is slated to move from the high school campus to the Turlock Unified School District office, where he will assume his new position as Director of Human Resources.

June 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Local ag family donates $250K for university endowment

California State University, Stanislaus is already off to a prosperous start for the second year of the One Purpose fundraising campaign, thanks to the Gemperle family.

June 12, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Fusion Charter celebrates first graduating class

When Anthony Griffin first arrived at Fusion Charter, he admitted that he didn't have any hope for graduating.

June 11, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD finalizes move to by-trustee area voting

Turlock Unified School District's completed transition to by-trustee area voting could potentially see two incumbent trustees vying for the same seat during the Regular Board member biennial elections in November.

June 11, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD adopts budget with $5.2 million increase

Gov. Jerry Brown's May Revise brought good news to the thousands of school districts throughout California, one of which was Turlock Unified School District.

June 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


State law prompts DUSD administrators to relocate

A state law is requiring Denair Unified School District administrators and their respective staff to move out of their offices into three spare classrooms by the end of September.

June 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Hilmar grads buzz with anticipation for future

After having been told that her valedictory address was full of clichés and empty messages, Hilmar High School Class of 2015 Valedictorian Whitney Williams admitted on Thursday that she had almost entirely changed her speech just before the school's commencement ceremony.

June 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Dutcher honored for aiding academic success of all students

A new title awarded to Dutcher Middle School shows that the road to achieving academic success is not bolstered, and especially not hindered, by the socio-economic status of a student.

June 04, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock teachers triumph over former Crowell principal

It has been over a year since six teachers filed contract grievances against former Crowell Elementary School principal Linda Alaniz after they were involuntarily reassigned to teach different grade levels, but their efforts have finally seen a result.

June 04, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock grads culminate with outstanding year

To say that Turlock High School's Class of 2015 just met graduation requirements would be am immense understatement.

May 29, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pitman grads celebrate the past, look towards the future

Pitman High School Principal Rod Hollars defined the 2015 graduating class of more than 400 students simply as a class of champions and scholars.

May 29, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


County students graduate from Leadership Academy

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.

May 28, 2015 | | Education


'A region's dream'

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.

May 28, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Earl Elementary unveils new electronic marquee

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.

May 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Henna Hundal heads to Harvard

Turlock High School senior Henna Hundal is no ordinary teenager.

May 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Community demand prompts MJC to expand Medical Assisting Program

Students interested in the Modesto Junior College Medical Assisting Program will not only be able to enroll in the fall, but spring as well, following ...

August 27, 2015 | | Education


Truancy report reveals consequences of chronic absenteeism

For truant students, an unexcused absence not only jeopardizes one day of learning, but a lifetime of academic success.

August 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus student recognized for steadfast perseverance

California State University, Stanislaus chemistry student Jose Godinez has certainly come a long way since his childhood in Jalisco, Mexico.

August 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


New year, new brand for Stanislaus State

Although California State University, Stanislaus President Joseph F. Sheley admitted that it would not happen overnight, the University is undeniably on its way to becoming ...

August 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pitman viticulture students harvest grapes, awards for champion wine

Although Pitman High School viticulture students are not of drinking age yet, they already know how to make a good wine.

August 25, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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