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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


EDUCATION NOTES

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


Turlock High’s Foote first in Rotary speech contest

William Foote, a Turlock High School senior, claimed first place in the Rotary Club's area division speech contest Friday afternoon at the Ceres Community Center. The theme of the contest was "Making a Difference."

February 09, 2018 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Education


Valley, Italian growers share best practices

Before the group of 25 Italian farmers arrived at Stanislaus State on Feb. 5, they were tourists, making overnight stays in Las Vegas and San Francisco, and the hats and new t-shirts the Italians wore spoke to how much fun they were having.

February 09, 2018 | | Education


Denair Unified proposes parcel tax, charter district

The Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees unveiled a plan meant to provide a "bold, new future" for its schools Thursday night, calling for a new charter covering all grade levels and a parcel tax ballot measure for district voters.

February 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


On the hunt for educators

California is struggling to find teachers, and the statewide shortage has local school districts pining for prospective instructors as the occupation's oldest begin to retire, while younger students are looking past the career altogether.

February 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


Finance course teaches students money management

While high schoolers around the country may be familiar with lessons on economics, students at Turlock Christian High School are now experts in financial literacy following the first year of a new course – Foundations in Personal Finance.

February 02, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


Collaboration creating health care solutions for Valley residents

Local nonprofits are giving a $1.9 million boost to help solve the healthcare provider shortage in Stanislaus and Merced counties.

January 30, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Education


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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 ...

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 ...

April 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


EDUCATION NOTES

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

April 10, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


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