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Young writers hone their skills at summer camp

For many middle school students, writing is a task best relegated to the school year. Putting pen to paper is a homework chore, not a leisure time activity.

July 09, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


TUSD makes changes in special education

Two big changes are working their way into the special education department in the Turlock Unified School District starting with the 2010/2011 school year in an effort to better meet the needs of the students.

July 06, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Hilmar Cheese Company donates to UC Davis milk processing research facility

The Hilmar Cheese Company announced last week it would donate $250,000 to aid in the construction of the new August A. Busch III Brewing and Food Science Laboratory at the University of California, Davis.

June 29, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


UC Merced students return from Harvard

The inaugural, weeklong, Harvard University-based Latino Leadership Initiative has come to an end and the six UC Merced students chosen to attend have returned to the Central Valley.

June 29, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


UC Merced names new Dean of Engineering

The University of California, Merced named E. Daniel Hirleman, currently head of Purdue University's School of Mechanical Engineering, as the new UC Merced Dean of Engineering on Monday. Hirleman will assume his post on Oct. 1.

June 29, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


School district looks to partner with local farmers for fresh produce

Local produce has become a popular choice in school cafeterias around California and the Turlock Unified School District has decided to move in a similar direction.

June 26, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Palin to speak at sold out gala on Friday

After months of anticipation, former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin will come to Turlock this week to speak at a California State University, Stanislaus fundraiser.

June 22, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


New and improved Joe Debely Stadium set to open Aug. 26

Construction at Joe Debely Stadium continues on and is on schedule to be finished before the first high school football game of the 2010-2011 season on Aug. 27.

June 22, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Area schools named finalists in Governor’s Challenge

Taking full advantage of intramural sports is one of the activities that has put Osborn and Brown elementary schools on the list of Stanislaus County finalists for the Governor's Challenge for Fit for the Future.

June 22, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Denair school district sells surplus items in eBay auction

After years of transporting a slew of items from desks to cabinets to different school sites, the Denair Unified School District has decided to rid themselves of their unused items and give them a better home to eBay users.

June 22, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


School district rescinds all classified pink slips

People say that the third time is a charm and after three attempts to rescind all pink slips, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees finally rescinded all classified layoff notices at their special meeting on Friday.

June 18, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


CSU fees to increase $204 annually

The California State University Board of Trustees voted Friday to increase student fees by 5 percent, both for undergraduate students and graduate professional programs, starting this fall.

June 18, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


UC Merced professor named to advisory council on tolerance, inclusion

University of California, Merced cognitive science Professor Teenie Matlock was among 18 named to a UC Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture and Inclusion.

June 18, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Farhadian named Vasché winner

Isaac Farhadian of Turlock, a history and political science double major at CSU Stanislaus, was named this year's J. Burton Vasché Award winner during the June 5 commencement ceremony.

June 11, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Noyce Teacher Scholarships awarded at CSU Stanislaus

In the very first year of the Noyce Teacher Scholarship program, 13 aspiring teachers at CSU Stanislaus have been named as recipients.

June 11, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


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Pitman students offer local Halloween fun

Those looking for a scary good time before Halloween need not look further than Turlock, thanks to Pitman High School's Athletic Booster Club, Drama Club, and collaborating art students.

October 21, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Contests, raffles pump up community for Harvest Bowl

As the highly anticipated Turlock Lions Club Harvest Bowl between Turlock and Pitman high football teams draws closer, local organizations are doing their part to get the community game-day ready with competitions and raffles.

October 17, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Delhi school trustees dodge censure, prepare for election

Despite an effort to censure Delhi Unified School District Board of Trustee member Jesus Rodriguez for misconduct approximately three weeks ago, Rodriguez made an effort to put the issue behind him at his campaign for reelection meet-and-greet that hosted over 40 supporters on Friday.

October 17, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Firefighters prove to students that real men wear pink

Last week, Dennis Earl Elementary school was surprised to receive a visit from Turlock Firefighters. Although there was no fire or immediate threat to students, there was an equally important underlying mission tethered to their visit-defending a student who had been teased for wearing pink.

October 16, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Rim Fire recovery efforts focus of public event

Although it has been over a year since the Rim Fire devastated the Tuolumne River Basin, surrounding areas are still recovering from damage dealt to the over 400 square feet of land that was charred in the blaze.

October 14, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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