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October 02, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Students take on harder classes to better prepare for college

Some students take Advanced Placement classes to challenge themselves and some take AP classes to get college credits in high school, but either way, students say these classes are well worth the hard work.

October 02, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Pitman freshman enters high school with college credits

Lee Ann Burns knew there was something special about her son when he was a toddler. He always had his nose in a book and was curious about how everything worked.

September 28, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


CSU system to admit 30,000 new students in spring term

Though the State of California has yet to finalize a budget, the California State University system announced Monday it will admit up to 30,000 students for the Winter/Spring 2011 terms.

September 28, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


TUSD receives millions in federal jobs grant

Cuts, cuts everywhere and not a penny to spend is how most people feel with this down economy. But on Monday, the Turlock Unified School District was able to get a few extra pennies - $2.37 million - to help save jobs.

September 28, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Pennies for School

Cunningham Elementary School kicked-off a new fundraising project on Friday with just a few pennies. The school hopes those few pennies will grow into one million pennies by the end of the year during their Million Penny Challenge.

September 24, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Food program expands in Merced, Stanislaus counties

More than 30 elementary school students struggled under the weight of bags packed with groceries in the multipurpose room of El Capitan Elementary School on Friday. Each kid was hauling more than 15 pounds of food home thanks to a recently expanded after-school program named Food 4 Thought.

September 24, 2010 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Stanislaus student earns prestigious scholarships

California State University, Stanislaus student Sherry G. Hill has been homeless. At 49, she's been divorced and mothered five children – whom she was separated from, for a time. She's been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder. She's also an honors student.

September 24, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Turlock teachers take on life of 1800s settlers

Dressing as a soldier, taking part in the Witch Trials and learning to make bricks with their feet were just a few of the things that three Turlock teachers experienced this summer in an effort to bring back a better understanding of their history lesson plans.

September 24, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


High school dropouts costing state over $2 billion, report finds

California high school drop outs are not only hurting themselves but costing the state billions of dollars, according to the California's High School Dropouts: Examining the Fiscal Consequence report released on Sept. 15 by the Foundation for Educational Choice.

September 21, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Crane to become one-stop shop for non-traditional students

Non-traditional students will now have a place to work on their education at the Crane School site, which will be transforming into Turlock's eCademy starting with the 2011/2012 school year.

September 21, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


UC Merced Chancellor to leave post, return to teaching

University of California, Merced Chancellor Sung-Mo "Steve" Kang announced earlier this month he will relinquish the title of chancellor on June 30, 2011. Kang has served as chancellor since March 2007.

September 17, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


UC Merced medical school to accept first students in fall 2011

A new partnership between the University of California, Merced and the University of California, Davis School of Medicine will begin training medical students next fall.

September 17, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Turlock teachers dance to their own mariachi music

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.

September 17, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


University offers music, art, sports, family festival in Founders Week event schedule

As the first 50 years of California State University, Stanislaus comes to an end, a new tradition is getting its start.

September 14, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


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Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

What do robots, fashionable clothing, and flowers all have in common?

March 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Young filmmaker attends White House screening

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.

March 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Panel addresses culture of violence in schools

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.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


University withdraws recognition of Christian student group

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.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC Speech and Debate team successful at State Championship competition

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.

March 19, 2015 | Staff Reports | Education


Budding math skills to be focus of spring camp

Opportunities that allow students to multiply their math expertise never take a break-not even during spring break.

March 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD revises final exam schedule

The Turlock Unified School District and Turlock Teachers Association has come to a settlement agreement regarding a disputed high school final exam week schedule.

March 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Grant to benefit CSU Stanislaus foster youth, veterans

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.

March 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students go 'green' on St. Paddy's Day

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.

March 17, 2015 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Education


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