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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

Turlock, Pitman students to participate in nationwide walkouts

Students at Turlock and Pitman high schools will use their voices to promote social change Wednesday morning when they walk out of their classrooms in protest of gun violence.

March 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Denair teacher remembered through ‘buddy bench’

Denair Elementary Charter Academy may have lost a beloved teacher over two years ago, but his memory will live on at the campus forever thanks to a special new addition.

March 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Community businesses key in schools’ CTE success

High school students in Turlock are getting real world experience while earning class credit thanks to the school district's ever-growing Career Technical Education program, which has partnered with local businesses to prepare students for the workplace.

March 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Turlock students read with America

Students throughout Turlock took part in the National Education Association's Read Across America event. The annual reading motivation and awareness program calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss. The beloved children's author would have turned 114 years old on Friday.

March 02, 2018 | Candy Padilla | Education

Truax wins National Collegiate Discussion Meet

Modesto Junior College alumnus Tim Truax topped stiff competition to become the 2018 Young Farmers and Ranchers National Collegiate Discussion Meet Champion in Reno, Nevada last weekend. The annual YF&R conference attracted over 50 competitors, each one the champion in their home state in order to earn the opportunity to compete.

February 27, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

Grant helps TUSD double mental health services for students

Turlock Unified School District's first-ever mental health practitioners are already making a difference in students' lives this school year, meeting the emotional and psychological needs of the district's school sites.

February 27, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Schools take stand against marijuana

The legalization of recreational marijuana in California has both Turlock Unified School District and the state's education department offering resources aimed at preventing youth from using the substance.

February 23, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Denair High earns six-year accreditation

The hard work invested by teachers and administrators to increase the quality and breadth of education at Denair High recently was recognized by independent evaluators with the longest accreditation any school can receive - six years.

February 20, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

New turf in store for Joe Debely

When Turlock's football teams hit the gridiron this fall, athletes will kickoff on a new turf field at Joe Debely Stadium that this time will keep them safe.

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Calls renewed for UC Merced medical school

The on-going doctor shortage that plagues the Central Valley region could move a step toward a solution with a renewed call to fund a medical school at the University of California Merced campus.

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Education

Dreamers in limbo

As the U.S. Senate turned down plans Thursday night to spare America's 800,000 "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation, the Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project simultaneously hosted a panel discussion at its campus, sharing what's next for undocumented students.

February 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project is inviting the community to participate in a Dreamers and DACA panel discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday in Forum 110 on MJC's East Campus, 435 College Ave. The event is part of the CEP Fall Film and Lecture Series. Campus parking is available for $2 in student parking lots.

February 13, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

Turlock school, administrators earn accolades

Turlock Junior High School and several Turlock Unified School District administrators have been recognized as some of the best in the region and in the state, taking home prestigious awards for their commitment to student success.

February 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

The New Stan State

Stanislaus State's $52 million project to construct a new student union building – approved by students in 2015 and funded by an increase to the student fee – kicked off Thursday afternoon with a formal groundbreaking ceremony, where President Ellen Junn and other university stakeholders took the first steps toward the building's completion. The new University Student Center is expected to celebrate its grand opening in the Spring 2020 semester, and will include over 150,000 square feet of space complete with vendors chosen by students, an improved Warrior Grill, conference rooms, lounge and study space, a new bookstore, a ...

February 09, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

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Articles by Section - 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 ...

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 ...

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


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