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Stanislaus State president announces retirement

After nearly half a decade working in academia, California State University, Stanislaus President Joseph F. Sheley decided on Friday that it was time for him to finally retire.

November 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Local FFA members host food drive for community

Although they were not in school, members of the Tri-Rivers Future Farmers of America Section were still hard at work during their first annual Day of Service on Wednesday as they collected and sorted over 3,000 cans of food for the United Samaritans Foundation.

November 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

School safety continues to be top priority for TUSD

Turlock Unified School District was given a rude awakening three years ago when a local law enforcement officer decided to videotape himself walking around Medeiros Elementary School pointing out the site's lack of security, such as short fencing, open gates with no locks and open classroom doors.

November 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Coding for a future in computer science

As the advisor of the Walnut Code Club, Walnut Elementary Education Center third grade teacher Irene Hales said that she knows boys dominate computer programming.

November 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Students recognized for mastery in multiple languages

Turlock High School junior Ariadly Gutiérrez said that she expects more doors to open for her after she was officially awarded the Seal of Multilingual Proficiency on Wednesday evening for her expertise in both English and Spanish.

November 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Conference to address all facets of social justice

Civil rights attorney and community activist Fania Davis' passionate commitment to social transformation dates back to the civil rights era, when two of her close childhood friends were murdered in the 1963 Sunday School bombing.

November 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Fortunate Fridays

Third grade students at Medeiros Elementary School made over 30 blankets for Butte Fire victims and gave them to El Dorado County firefighter Jason Snyder on Monday as part of "Fortunate Fridays," which is a day of the week that they dedicate to a service project.

November 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Sorority unites to help member with stage four breast cancer

Five different chapters, one sorority and one goal: help a Sigma Omega Phi sister and former Stanislaus State student who was recently diagnosed with stage four breast cancer.

November 03, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Education

Turlock pilot flies Black Hawk helicopter to school campus

Dan Jones graduated from Central Valley Christian Academy in Ceres in 1989, and never dreamed he'd one day come back aboard a Black Hawk helicopter, which he pilots.

October 30, 2015 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Education

Denair Unified assembles to oppose boundary line change

A proposed school district boundary line change that would send potential Denair Unified School District students to Turlock Unified School District schools instead was vehemently opposed by Denair residents, parents and students on Wednesday during a public hearing held by the Stanislaus County Committee on School District Organization.

October 29, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Music education gets boost with new instruments

Turlock Unified School District has purchased nearly 50 additional instruments for its many music programs, which are undoubtedly growing in popularity.

October 29, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Turlock High student helps peers loosen up with yoga

Stress-whether it was related to school, work or relationships-was the furthest thing from the minds of students who attended Turlock High School's first Yoga Club meeting on Friday.

October 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Denair High welcomes first openly transgender cheerleader

Denair High School senior Anry Fuentes has wanted to be a cheerleader since she was little.

October 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Cunningham drums up excitement for Red Ribbon Week

Cunningham Elementary School built up anticipation for Red Ribbon Week with a literal drum roll on Friday with world-renowned percussionist and educator Michael Bayard, who used music to encourage students to choose a healthy lifestyle over drugs, tobacco and alcohol.

October 23, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Turlock Unified offers additional day, opportunities at Outdoor Ed

In most circumstances, the act of adding an extra day to school is loathed by students.

October 23, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

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Local BSU members make cultural connection at regional conference

As president of Turlock High School's Black Student Union, senior Alaya Hubbard said that she has received much more than she expected after joining ...

November 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

MJC, Alliance Worknet join forces to meet industry demand

In an effort to prepare local candidates for a career in industrial maintenance, Modesto Junior College's Technical Education and Workforce Development Department and the ...

November 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD deliberates busing options for upcoming dual immersion expansion

The transportation inequity at Dutcher Middle School next year that will follow the relocation of Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders was a source of ...

November 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Education

Pitman Wind Ensemble tunes fundraising efforts for Carnegie Hall

When Pitman High School senior and piccolo player Aileen Ayala originally joined band in the fourth grade, she had no idea that eight years later ...

November 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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