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TUSD refinances bonds, saving taxpayers $4.24 million

Turlock Unified School District has excellent news for taxpayers: through three general obligation bonds, taxes will be lowered, saving an approximate $4.24 million.

July 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Turlock Unified to install AEDs at all school sites

Students at Turlock Unified School District will be a little safer come fall now that all school sites will have automatic external defibrillators installed in the event of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias.

July 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Pitman students place fifth in national FBLA conference

It goes without saying that three students in Pitman High School's Future Business Leaders of America program have had a successful year.

July 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD fills two new positions, adds foster youth advocate

Following administrative changes made by Turlock Unified School District Interim Superintendent Dana Salles Trevethan in June, the Board of Trustees took action on Tuesday to appoint Marjorie Bettencourt to the position of interim Director of Assessment and Accountability.

July 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Summer math camps to spark love of learning

Just like the temperature, math skills can also potentially warm up during summer vacation through a series of math camps made available to regional students at California State University, Stanislaus.

July 07, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Denair Unified revisits principal appointments at two campuses

The resignation of a middle school principal has prompted Denair Unified School District to once again rethink administrators at three of its campuses.

July 02, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Summer means construction projects for Turlock schools

With summer vacation in full swing, Turlock Unified School District is taking advantage of empty campuses to carry out a number of much-needed construction projects.

July 02, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Community connectivity top priority for new CSUS dean

Although Oddmund Myhre has only been recently appointed to the position of Dean of the College of Education, Kinesiology and Social Work at California State University, Stanislaus, the new title does not strike him as unfamiliar.

July 01, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Free meals address summer food insecurity

Although the beginning of summer vacation is welcomed by students throughout Turlock Unified School District, it also consequently marks the beginning of months of food insecurity for many students who consider the campus cafeteria as their only source for a nutritious meal.

June 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Summer courses teach meaning of hard work

While a majority of students are busy spending their summer vacation sleeping in or venturing out of town, ten students can be found working at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds.

June 23, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

NASA awards $5 million grant to UC Merced

Although the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is widely known for its missions in space, its next mission has touched down at University of California, Merced, where it recently awarded a group of researchers with a $5 million grant to establish a NASA-Affiliated Center.

June 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD revises salary schedules to reflect new positions

The approval of three new positions within Turlock Unified School District has prompted the Board of Trustees to update the salary schedules of certificated district and site administration and classified management positions.

June 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

DUSD to welcome two new principals

Denair Unified School District will not only welcome students back at the end of summer, but two new principals at Denair High School and Denair Charter Academy.

June 18, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Merced College offers community service classes, leisure activities for July

A wide array of life-long learning and leisure activity classes are available during in the month of July through Merced College's Community Services office.

June 18, 2015 | | Education

New partnership to make college a reality for all students

It's not often that representatives from the Stanislaus County Office of Education, California State University, Stanislaus, and Modesto Junior College aggregate into one room.

June 18, 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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