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TUSD taking steps to improve school safety

Parents who were outraged at the lack of security at their child's elementary school site in December are now working with the district to create a school safety plan.

January 22, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Four local school employees receive accolades

A desire to help people succeed in education is the reason Beverly Cullum wakes up every day.

January 18, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Dutcher students play fair at school, in life

January Character Counts Profile: Fairness

January 15, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Time right to spend on school projects, says TUSD staff

The Turlock Unified School District is moving forward with a list of potential one-time expenditures for the 2013-14 school year, despite uncertainty from a few of its board members.

January 15, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Parents voice concern about school safety

Concern about the safety of school campuses continues to mount nationally and locally as parents hope to avoid shootings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and more recently, Taft Union High School in Southern California.

January 15, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Walnut students build city of the future

Across the nation, teams of middle school students are working to imagine, design, and build cities of the future, a task that 6th grade Walnut Magneteers are familiar with.

January 11, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


More cuts for Denair schools

The Denair Unified School District continues to make cuts in order to avoid a state takeover.

January 11, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Local students prepare for Mock Trial

Students from Turlock and Pitman high schools will soon have their day in court.

January 08, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Merced College to offer Customer Service Academy

Merced College, in partnership with the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce, will offer a professional development training program through the college's Customer Service Academy.

January 04, 2013 | Alex Cantatore | Education


CSU Stanislaus professor studies gangs

Hung Gao, a criminology professor at California State University Stanislaus, is beginning research on juvenile gang activity in the Central Valley.

January 04, 2013 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Culinary Arts classes cook up interest

Preparing canapés for 80 isn't such an easy task when the clock is ticking and newly learned skills are put to the test.

January 04, 2013 | BY DAWN M. HENLEY Turlock Journal | Education


Turlock native speaks at Berkeley graduation

While a sense of pride and accomplishment were felt throughout the assembly of graduates at UC Berkeley, the bonds of the Davoodian family were particularly meaningful during the Dec. 16 commencement ceremony. Bianca Davoodian, an alumna of Turlock Christian High, was honored by her peers and professors as the commencement student speaker.

December 31, 2012 | Nancy Angel | Education


Denham nominates Turlock High grad for military academy

The new year will bring exciting changes for Turlock High graduate Bryce Brenda. He was recently announced as a 2012 service academy nominee from California's 19th Congressional District.

December 24, 2012 | Nancy Angel | Education


New UC Merced Provost talks vision

Tom Peterson has been in his new post of University of California, Merced Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for less than a month, but already has a plan laid out for the college.

December 21, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Turlock High students win spot in Honor Band

Martin Acosta and Rachel Hawkes of Turlock High School both auditioned and were accepted into the prestigious All-Northern California Honor Band. The regional honor band, which serves students north of Bakersfield to the Oregon border, is a highly competitive, audition only ensemble. Under the direction of THS band director Daniel Baudino, Acosta, clarinet, and Hawkes, oboe, are both excited by the opportunity to perform in the weekend long event. The concert will take place at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Atherton Hall on the Delta College Campus in Stockton. Admission is free.

December 21, 2012 | | Education


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Turlock schools go red

Schools throughout Turlock Unified School District have been looking significantly redder this week and it's not due to early Christmas decorations. In fact, the extra hues of red throughout the district can be attributed to Red Ribbon Week, a week-long event that encourages students to be drug free.

October 30, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


School district responds to concerns regarding Common Core math

Two weeks after parents and community members voiced their concerns about the Turlock Unified School District's lack of an accelerated math course at the junior high level, TUSD has Common Core Math 7 Honors and Common Core Math 8 Honors courses in the works.

October 28, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Head Start celebrates half a century of academic success

Crowell Elementary School's Head Start Program has not only prevailed through recent budget cuts, it has thrived. According to coordinator of Turlock Unified School District Early Education Programs Judy Huerta, whatever funding they lost due to budget cuts, they have gotten back in recent years.

October 24, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pitman band urges district to allow use of charter buses

The feeling of frustration was palpable at Turlock Unified School District's meeting on Tuesday as the Pitman High School Band and the Board of Trustees attempted to meet each other halfway regarding transportation usage within the district.

October 23, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pitman hosts squealing event for breast cancer awareness

Pitman High School English teacher Joni Busby can personally testify that kissing a pig is not as bad as it might seem. However according to Busby, it did not hurt that she did the oink-worthy task all for the school's Kiss the Pig Contest, which benefitted the American Cancer Society of Modesto.

October 23, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Delhi Board member facing retaliation from community members

With elections just around the corner, tension is building between community members and Delhi Unified School District Board member Jesus Rodriguez.

October 23, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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