Monica and Brenda Reyes are 11-year-old twins at Brown Elementary in Turlock. Like many twins they share common interests and they both enjoy each other's company (most of the time). Both girls also share one very important character trait: Respect.
The Denair Charter Academy's Love in Action service club held its first school-wide event on Thursday.
Crowell Elementary shows respect for students' cultures. Crowell second grader Brent Yazzie and his brother Nolan (a first grader) performed a Navajo and Apache traditional Grass Dance on Thursday while hundreds of students in the background raise their hands for the privilege of dancing with him. The brothers were joined by their father Chilito for the dancing event.
Dominic Agresti-Assali, a member of the Turlock High FFA Chapter, was one of four national finalists in the Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication and Proficiency competition at the 84th National FFA Convention last month in Indianapolis.
The California State University Office of the Chancellor isn't negotiating labor contracts in good faith, claims the CSU faculty union, but the Chancellor's Office says there isn't enough money to meet faculty demands.
Fourth grade students from Katie Bruley's class at Sacred Heart School in Turlock were able to get greater insight into their lessons on California history and nature conservation during a visit to the Carnegie Arts Center and its Ansel Adams exhibit. Adams' iconic photographs of California - and especially Yosemite National Park - have long been a part of the state's conservation movement.
The top two finishers at the 2011-12 Stanislaus County Elementary Spelling Championship, held Wednesday at Gregori High School in Modesto, hailed from Turlock Unified District Schools, fifth grader Joven Hundal goes to Julien and sixth grader Avery Owen attends Walnut. Terry Tek was the third place finisher and he attends Agnes Baptist in Modesto.
The Hilmar FFA Dairy Cattle and Dairy Foods judging teams represented California at the National FFA contests this October in Indianapolis, Ind. The national contests were held in conjunction with the annual National FFA Convention.
California State University, Stanislaus this week awarded 25 students as Mary Stuart Rogers Scholars.
University of California, Merced professor Patricia LiWang has designed what may be the most effective chemical inhibitor against human immunodeficiency virus infection, the university announced this week.
As every parent knows, there is no instruction booklet for parenting. The Hilmar Unified School District, however, has been helping local residents be better parents through its Love and Logic program.
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Turlock delivered 650 Halloween pumpkins to Cunningham Elementary School in Turlock on Friday. For the past 22 years the Kiwanis Club of Greater Turlock has been delivering the pumpkins. This year's batch was donated by Kiwanis members Ron and Karen Macedo, owners of Ram Farms.
It was Red Ribbon Week last week in Turlock as schools all over town celebrated living a drug-free life.
The Pitman High School Band, known as the "Marching Pride" was recently invited to the 2012 National Independence Day Parade in Washington D.C. following a recommendation from Governor Jerry Brown.
The Turlock High School Symphonic Band finished fourth overall out of 17 bands during the Foothill Band Review held Saturday at Amador Valley High in Pleasanton.
The state of California is in the midst of a teacher shortage. Enrollment in educator preparation programs dropped more than 70 percent over the last ...
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 ...
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 ...
After nine years of teaching students, Brian LaFountain will now lead them as the new principal of Denair Charter Academy.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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