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Constitution essay contest awards over $500 to Denair Middle School students

Four Denair Middle School eighth graders discovered just how much hard work can pay off when they were rewarded over $500 collectively for their essay submissions in the inaugural Constitution Essay Project.

March 01, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Teaching good dental habits

First Step Dental held its annual elementary school field trip day on Friday. Schools were invited to bring the children so they can see what happens during a normal visit to the dentist's office. Knowing what will happen before they have their first dental appointment can prevent children from being scared of the dentist.

February 26, 2016 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Education


Stanislaus State alumni prepare 'Wine, Brew & Bites' for annual fundraiser

The Stanislaus State Alumni Association aims to advance programs designed to bring students and alumni together by first connecting alumni and the campus community during their Vines 2016 fundraising event, which will feature exquisite wines, craft beer and delectable food from over 30 different exhibitors.

February 26, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Every Student Succeeding program to honor student perseverance

While the idea of having a baby at a young age is a daunting concept for even the most prepared mother-to-be, Roselawn High School senior Reyna Gracia welcomed it as an opportunity to better herself and her academic future.

February 26, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock, Ceres excel in Rotary speech tournament

Participating students from Ceres and Turlock High Schools competed in the 2016 Rotary District 5220 Speech Tournament on Feb. 19, where first place winners moved on to the Central Valley/Sierra District Finals.

February 25, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Education


UC Merced research organization to host ag tech fair

The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society at University of California, Merced will host their first-ever Agricultural Technology Fair on Wednesday complete with up-and-coming technologies, cutting-edge research and entrepreneurial innovation transpiring in the San Joaquin Valley.

February 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Lawsuit threatens privacy rights of California students

The protected personal information of students throughout the state is at risk following a lawsuit between a group of parents in Morgan Hill and the California Department of Education.

February 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Three UC Merced students heading to global leadership conference

The upcoming Clinton Global Initiative University at University of California, Berkeley will serve as the global meeting place for over 1,000 innovative student leaders-three of which will be familiar faces from University of California, Merced.

February 23, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Stanislaus State to host Observation Night

The physics department at Stanislaus State will once again host Observation Night to give the community the opportunity to interact with a scientist who is knowledgeable in astronomy as they view the seasonal planet and star formations through the observatory telescope and smaller telescopes.

February 23, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Best way to combat truancy? Make kids want to come to school

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris unveiled an online toolkit on Thursday designed to help local leaders address California's elementary school truancy crisis.

February 19, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


MJC to host annual African-American Education Conference

A high school basketball coach who benched his entire team in hopes of getting them to improve their grades and whose story was the inspiration behind the 2005 film "Coach Carter" will be the keynote speaker during Modesto Junior College's upcoming African-American Education Conference

February 18, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Ag Department hosts first StanFresh Market of the season

Students of the Agricultural Studies Department at California State University, Stanislaus don't just learn the theory of sustainable crop production, distribution and management, they also get real-world experience with programs like the StanFresh Market.

February 18, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


School district committee votes to keep territory in Denair Unified

After months of anticipation, the gymnasium at Denair Middle School erupted in applause following the Committee of School District Organization's decision to reject a Turlock housing developer's petition to redraw the boundary line between Denair Unified School District and Turlock Unified School District.

February 18, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified votes to extend eCademy Charter

Following a public hearing filled solely with praise for eCademy Charter at Crane School, a five year extension for the charter school was unanimously approved on Tuesday by the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees.

February 16, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Education


Grant aims to fund dreams of local students

With a mission to make dreams real for school-aged children in Stanislaus County through programs that enrich and stimulate their minds and bodies, as well as teach values through service learning, the Make Dreams Real Endowment announced the opening for this year's grant application period.

February 16, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


LGBT history to be taught in schools statewide

Thanks to recently approved social studies curriculum framework, students in California public schools will soon learn about the evolution of gay rights and the contributions ...

July 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Denair High offers new ag, drama courses

Denair High students interested in ag or drama will have new electives from which to choose in the upcoming school year, Denair Unified School District ...

July 26, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Denair Charter Academy welcomes new principal

After nine years of teaching students, Brian LaFountain will now lead them as the new principal of Denair Charter Academy.

July 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


CSUS School of Nursing receives funding to aid forgivable loans

In order to address a shortage in the nursing workforce, the Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded Stanislaus State funding to help ensure the ...

July 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


THS students return from trip to Germany

What started out as curiosity for Turlock High School student Elisha Coleman resulted in the trip of a lifetime when he and 13 other THS ...

July 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Operation Backpack aims to supply county's at-risk students

While the calendar may show it's still the middle of summer, for many children it's time to prepare for the next school year ...

July 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


UC Merced growth plan gets approval

The University of California, Merced, received final approval from the UC Board of Regents Thursday for an expansion plan that will nearly double the physical ...

July 21, 2016 | | Education


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