Singing in a noodle factory in Kurume, Japan was a different experience for Walnut Elementary Education Center teacher Angelica Grishaw and Pitman High School teacher Don Grishaw. But they weren't the only ones taking on a different cultural experience.
As the first 50 years of California State University, Stanislaus comes to an end, a new tradition is getting its start.
The Turlock Unified School District is doing something right. This is evident after the 2010 Accountability Progress Report released on Monday showed significant improvements across the board.
Sitting at a desk in a lecture hall is rapidly on its way to becoming an obsolete method of learning. Online classes are increasing in popularity as students look for a more convenient way to get an education.
In his State of the University address given on Thursday, California State University, Stanislaus President Hamid Shirvani expressed concern about the college's budget while lauding successes and laying out a vision for the future.
All three unions reached an agreement with the Turlock Unified School District on Tuesday that will see employees taking an on-going two percent pay cut.
As students head to college, they're usually concerned with classes, friends, and their newfound independence – not fire safety.
Focusing on each individual student and working together as a team are two of the strategies that Principal Al Silveira has implemented to help turn around the learning environment at Cunningham Elementary School.
Students at Keyes Elementary School cheered for their classroom college at their second annual College Kick Off party during lunch time on Friday. To promote college awareness and give the students the mentality that college is a possibility for their future, Keyes Elementary began a higher education awareness campaign two years ago where each classroom is assigned a college. During the College Kick Off party, each classroom got to share their college chant and sport their college attire.
The deadline to apply for a spring 2011 start at California State University should have passed Tuesday, but has been extended to Sept. 27 due to uncertainties with the state budget. Along with that deadline extension, the CSU system announced that applicants will not be notified as to their admission status until "shortly after" the Sept. 27 deadline.
The Turlock Unified School District budget is still unbalanced and at risk for further cuts from the state with no state budget adopted yet and only two out of the three unions having obtained an agreement with the district.
Turlock schools have been giving students more options, faster lines and healthier food during lunch as part of the district's Real Fresh program. But students have mixed feelings about their nutritional meals.
The Internet, social networking websites, text messaging and You Tube are all things students are growing up with, and as youth become more tech savvy, teachers find themselves updating their tools of instruction to keep up with the times.
California State University, Stanislaus violated public records laws, according to a Stanislaus Superior Court judge, though the university maintains it did not have the requested documents.
Hundreds of Turlockers were in attendance for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new artificial turf field and all-weather track at Joe Debely field on Thursday. Both Turlock and Pitman high football teams and cheer squads were on hand to celebrate the grand opening of their renovated home field.
For students, parents and staff at Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy, it comes as no surprise that health technician Alicia Miranda has been selected to represent Stanislaus County in the California Classified Employee of the Year program.
Some may call it beginner's luck-but luck had nothing to do with Gratton School's dominating success at the Northern California Regional State Finals Future City Competition on Saturday.
A proposed revision that would have increased the salary schedules of Turlock Unified School District assistant superintendents by approximately 14 percent has been returned to District staff for further research and information.
For one weekend school rivalries will be forgotten as high school and junior high students in Honor Choir, Honor Orchestra, and Honor Band come together to harmonize at the Stanislaus County Music Festival.
A recent settlement approved by a California judge has rewarded the Stanislaus County Office of Education with $164,271 from Office Depot, after the store was found to have violated the California False Claims Act by overcharging California government entities for office and classroom supplies.
Modernization has been the buzzword throughout Turlock Unified School District as numerous school sites have undergone construction in one way or another, all thanks in part to bond funding from Measure Y and Measure Z.
The Denair Unified School District is looking to pull from the strengths of its existing traditional elementary school and Denair Academic Avenues, a charter school formed in 2010, by creating a brand new primary charter program.
After soliciting bids from quailed pupil transportation companies in the region, Denair Unified School has turned to Storer Coachways in an effort to provide drivers to operate four of the District's buses for the remainder of the school year.
Modesto Junior College can finally breathe easier as it has been selected as one of the 15 California Community Colleges to pilot four-year bachelor degrees as early as 2017.
Turlock Unified School District's proposal to expand Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy's dual immersion program took many parents and community members by surprise last week, as was demonstrated by a packed Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday.
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