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Stanislaus State president announces retirement

After nearly half a decade working in academia, California State University, Stanislaus President Joseph F. Sheley decided on Friday that it was time for him to finally retire.

November 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Local FFA members host food drive for community

Although they were not in school, members of the Tri-Rivers Future Farmers of America Section were still hard at work during their first annual Day of Service on Wednesday as they collected and sorted over 3,000 cans of food for the United Samaritans Foundation.

November 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


School safety continues to be top priority for TUSD

Turlock Unified School District was given a rude awakening three years ago when a local law enforcement officer decided to videotape himself walking around Medeiros Elementary School pointing out the site's lack of security, such as short fencing, open gates with no locks and open classroom doors.

November 12, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Coding for a future in computer science

As the advisor of the Walnut Code Club, Walnut Elementary Education Center third grade teacher Irene Hales said that she knows boys dominate computer programming.

November 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students recognized for mastery in multiple languages

Turlock High School junior Ariadly Gutiérrez said that she expects more doors to open for her after she was officially awarded the Seal of Multilingual Proficiency on Wednesday evening for her expertise in both English and Spanish.

November 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Conference to address all facets of social justice

Civil rights attorney and community activist Fania Davis' passionate commitment to social transformation dates back to the civil rights era, when two of her close childhood friends were murdered in the 1963 Sunday School bombing.

November 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Fortunate Fridays

Third grade students at Medeiros Elementary School made over 30 blankets for Butte Fire victims and gave them to El Dorado County firefighter Jason Snyder on Monday as part of "Fortunate Fridays," which is a day of the week that they dedicate to a service project.

November 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Sorority unites to help member with stage four breast cancer

Five different chapters, one sorority and one goal: help a Sigma Omega Phi sister and former Stanislaus State student who was recently diagnosed with stage four breast cancer.

November 03, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Education


Turlock pilot flies Black Hawk helicopter to school campus

Dan Jones graduated from Central Valley Christian Academy in Ceres in 1989, and never dreamed he'd one day come back aboard a Black Hawk helicopter, which he pilots.

October 30, 2015 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Education


Denair Unified assembles to oppose boundary line change

A proposed school district boundary line change that would send potential Denair Unified School District students to Turlock Unified School District schools instead was vehemently opposed by Denair residents, parents and students on Wednesday during a public hearing held by the Stanislaus County Committee on School District Organization.

October 29, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Music education gets boost with new instruments

Turlock Unified School District has purchased nearly 50 additional instruments for its many music programs, which are undoubtedly growing in popularity.

October 29, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock High student helps peers loosen up with yoga

Stress-whether it was related to school, work or relationships-was the furthest thing from the minds of students who attended Turlock High School's first Yoga Club meeting on Friday.

October 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair High welcomes first openly transgender cheerleader

Denair High School senior Anry Fuentes has wanted to be a cheerleader since she was little.

October 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Cunningham drums up excitement for Red Ribbon Week

Cunningham Elementary School built up anticipation for Red Ribbon Week with a literal drum roll on Friday with world-renowned percussionist and educator Michael Bayard, who used music to encourage students to choose a healthy lifestyle over drugs, tobacco and alcohol.

October 23, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified offers additional day, opportunities at Outdoor Ed

In most circumstances, the act of adding an extra day to school is loathed by students.

October 23, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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The Pride Awakens

Pitman High School students celebrated not just winter sports, but all extracurricular clubs on campus this week during the fifth annual Hoopscoming that culminated on ...

February 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock coaches voice concerns over proposed Facility Use Fee

Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees President Frank Lima described the annual review of the District's Facility Use Fees perfectly when he called ...

February 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Academic decathlon to put local students to the test

Known as the "biggest academic event for local schools," the 36th annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon will kick off this weekend with a two-day series ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State begins search for new president

Following current Stanislaus State President Joseph F. Sheley's retirement announcement in November, the California State University Board of Trustees will hold an open forum ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified approves salary increase, greater benefits cap for teachers

After months of negotiations that at one time ended in an impasse, Turlock Unified School District has officially reached an agreement with the over 700 ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Senator Bill Bradley to speak at Stanislaus State

A United States Senator, Olympic gold medalist, Rhodes Scholar, two-time NBA champion and former presidential candidate will speak at Stanislaus State this month as part ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Modesto Junior College in running for $1 million Aspen Prize

The achievements of Modesto Junior College are undeniable after the school was named as one of the nation's top 150 community colleges to be ...

January 29, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair Charter principal to resign at end of school year to raise family

Although Denair Elementary Charter Academy Principal Sara Michelena announced her intent to resign at the end of the school year, her dedication to making sure ...

January 28, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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