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Keyes educator selected as Teacher of the Year Finalist

Leticia Rosales didn't even have teaching on her mind when mapping out her career goals years ago, but now she's proven to be one of the best in the field.

April 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Every 15 Minutes highlights drinking and driving dangers

Pitman High School senior TJ Sullivan's plans of attending California State University, Northridge, this fall were cut short Thursday when the straight A student decided to get behind the wheel of a car after drinking, killing three of his classmates and earning himself a sentence of 33 years behind bars.

April 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


Stanislaus County Office of Education will hold its "Maker Hoopla" in Modesto from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Petersen Event Center, 720 12th Street, Modesto. SCOE's Maker Hoopla is a free, hands-on, family friendly event for children (preschool to 6th grade) to "learn through doing" in a social environment.

April 10, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

Walnut Odyssey of the Mind team qualifies for World Finals

For the first time ever, Walnut Elementary Education Center's problem-solving Odyssey of the Mind team is advancing to the competition's World Finals - just one of a handful of teams from California to do so.

April 10, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Committee seeks to name field after Bulldogs coach

Over the course of Mark de la Motte's illustrious 26-year career as Turlock High School's varsity baseball coach, the Bulldogs have won over 500 games and captured eight league titles. De la Motte has helped catapult countless players into the collegiate and professional levels of the game, preparing those he coached for not only the rigors of the sport, but for the challenges of life as well.

April 10, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Stan State leads the way on inclusivity

After a tumultuous 18 months of combatting racism on both her campus and the community that surrounds it, Stanislaus State President Ellen Junn is doing all she can to ensure that her students feel safe no matter where they are in Turlock – and the effort began sooner than many may think.

April 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Turlock students recognized for perseverance

Third grader Emilio Delgadillo is well known around the Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy campus for not only his joyful personality, but his perseverance and positivity in the classroom despite his medical challenges.

April 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Bulldog democracy in full force at Election Convention

Balloons, delegates and rallying cries filled the Boys Gym at Turlock High School on Thursday, but it wasn't the Democratic or Republican parties casting their votes. Students taking part in the school's 29th annual Election Convention got a taste of what it's really like to be a part of the political scene thanks to the event, which serves as an all-day election process for student body officers.

March 30, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Osborn students honor Cesar Chavez

Osborn Two-Way Immersion students act out a protest in honor of the late labor movement activist Cesar Chavez Wednesday morning. All 3rd grade classes are learning about civil rights and wanted to honor Chavez for what would be his 91st birthday March 31. The students sang songs and read information about the life of Chavez during their morning opening Wednesday.

March 30, 2018 | Candy Padilla | Education

Stan State receives funding to help hungry students

Over a quarter of students at Stanislaus State suffer from food insecurity, and new grant funding awarded to the university hopes to combat that problem.

March 30, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Festival on the Green

Community members were treated to performances by 1,600 students in the Turlock Unified School District's music program during Saturday's annual Festival on the Green – a day-long celebration of the choirs, orchestras and bands in schools throughout the city.

March 27, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Mental health club promotes awareness

With mental health at the forefront of national discussion – specifically, the mental wellbeing of teens – a new club on the Turlock High School campus is looking to amplify the conversation on its own campus and destigmatize mental illness.

March 23, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Turlock High reigns supreme at Occupational Olympics

Though he's only a junior at Turlock High School, Nicholas Hickman has already had his career mapped out for quite some time.

March 23, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

TUSD students ‘walkout’ of class to protest gun violence

A month after students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ran for their lives from the hallways and classrooms where their peers were shot to death, Turlock Unified School District campuses throughout town joined in on the nationwide effort to walk in protest of gun violence.

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Turlock students Go Green

Environmental education is important no matter what age you are, but Turlock's youngest residents this week are learning why conservation is key during the city's 11th annual Go Green Week.

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Trustees shoot down de la Motte committee proposal

A committee comprised of Turlock Unified School District staff and Turlock area community members hoping to see the Turlock High School varsity baseball field named ...

April 24, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Superintendent hopefuls take center stage

Student success is at the forefront of each candidate's campaign in the race to become Stanislaus County's new Superintendent of Schools, and the ...

April 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


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