In giant letters on a white board in Al Silveira's office the words "I can't" are crossed out. That message seems to be the whole mentality shift at Lloyd G. Cunningham Elementary School.
Last spring Stanislaus County Superintendent of Schools Tom Changnon received numerous phone calls from school district administrators asking him to come speak at their local public meetings about the budgetary process. While attending these meetings, the superintendent noticed an alarming trend.
After the huge gas explosion in San Bruno last month, when someone smells the hint of gas there is no hesitation to call for an inspection by PG&E.
College connections, a new belief system and working together are just a few things that helped Keyes Elementary School move out of program improvement, but all their efforts and programs put together is what made the big change at the school.
After the state budget was finally passed last week, education looks like they will be getting more money from the state, but district staff are cautious of the risky state budget.
Turlock High School took on the traditional "American Idol" scene, but they made it their own with some Bulldog flare.
Turlock High School 2010 Homecoming Queen Nominees
Ducks and horses and sheep, oh my! And that's not the end of it for Dennis Earl Elementary School Principal Tami Truax and her traveling petting zoo.
Ken Hawks from Ancient Artifacts gave a presentation to Kristen Norman's class at Dutcher Middle School on Tuesday about the American Revolution. He demonstrated to the class how the British soldiers would use the homes of those living in the American colonies because of the Quartering Act. He also showed the students authentic artifacts from the American Revolution from the buttons on the soldiers' uniforms to muskets strapped with bayonets.
Most students get one teacher each grade level, but students in the Julien Elementary School Pod program learn from a group of teachers starting in kindergarten and going through third grade.
California State University, Stanislaus was awarded $5.8 million in federal grants on Friday to offer additional services to underserved Hispanic students.
With increased tuition fees, fewer classes offered and no promise for the future, students at California State University, Stanislaus have had enough and decided to take a stand at a rally on Thursday.
Local students took to the streets for their health and learned about fire safety this week in programs at Walnut Education Center and Turlock Christian Elementary School.
Funding for computers, playground equipment, musical instruments and much more will be cut this year at most elementary school sites because they will be using those funds for outdoor education instead after the district made a decision two years ago to cut funding for outdoor education.
What do robots, fashionable clothing, and flowers all have in common?
If asked one year ago whether or not she could imagine herself at the White House with President Barack Obama watching a short film she had made, Erin Benning would have most likely laughed.
Audience members waited with bated breath as Oakdale Police Chief Lester Jenkins carefully formulated his answer on whether or not he personally believed that security personnel should be authorized to carry concealed weapons on school campuses.
Stanislaus Christian Fellowship Chi Alpha is crying discrimination to a recently implemented open-membership policy, which has been enforced by the California State University system in an effort to eliminate discrimination in student organizations system wide.
The Modesto Junior College Speech and Debate team returned with armfuls of awards from their performances at the California Community College Forensics Association State Championship.
Opportunities that allow students to multiply their math expertise never take a break-not even during spring break.
The Turlock Unified School District and Turlock Teachers Association has come to a settlement agreement regarding a disputed high school final exam week schedule.
Pursuing a college degree can be a financially exhausting investment-particularly for former foster youth and student veterans who are oftentimes left without reliable financial resources or dependable support systems to aid them on their academic journey.
City of Turlock Go Green Coordinator Toni Cordell and City employees visited various school sites on Tuesday to promote environmental conservation. Along with teaching the students about environmentally friendly techniques like how to compost, reduce waste, recycle and conserve water, the kids also got to help plant, water and name trees. The trees planted by Wakefield's 2nd grade classes on Tuesday were a Red Maple, October Glory and Cedrus Deodara (California Christmas tree). The city workers plan to visit various other schools throughout the week.
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