Students at Sacred Heart School were rewarded for their fundraising efforts with a special assembly on Friday. Students who sold the most for the school fundraiser helped tape their principal to the wall of the multipurpose room. The duct tape held, and she was stuck about 1 foot off the ground, where she was pied in the face by a Sacred Heart teacher.
Students from all over the county are starting to practice their I before E except after C's to gear up for the Stanislaus County Spelling Championship next week.
With education being shortchanged in the recent down-economic years, funding has become a major problem at many local schools. Some businesses are stepping in to fill the gap left by an ever-shrinking budget, including Target's Take Charge of Education program.
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.
The Denair Elementary Charter Academy is one step closer to reality after the Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the school's creation on Thursday.
The Stanislaus County Fair is partnering with Turlock schools to encourage kids to make healthier choices at lunch time. The 20/20 Fruit & Veggie Contest will reward elementary students who make healthy eating choices with the chance to win free tickets to the fair, a bicycle or other prizes.
As the drought continues to parch the state for the fourth year in a row, Modesto Junior College is instituting new courses and programs that focus on irrigation and drought relief.
Emergency crews were unable to save the life of Denair High student Ashley Ramaley on Thursday, a victim of a drunk driving accident. While Ramaley's death was not real, as she was a student actor in the Every 15 Minutes program, the emotional impact of her death was still felt.
In a time boasting conveniences in the form of microwave ovens and cars, it is hard to imagine that over 100 years ago, activities such as cooking on a wood-burning stove and riding on a horse-drawn stage were central to everyday life.
Thirty seconds. That's all it takes now to report water leaks in the Social Science and Management building at University of California, Merced.
Despite the fact that Turlock High School senior Tlaloc Barajas has already achieved the highest advancement possible as Eagle Scout through the Boy Scouts of America last year, he has managed to secure one last recognition before aging out of the organization: Greater Yosemite Council's Boy Scout of the Year.
The heat emanating from the kitchen will intermingle with the heat of competition on Friday as students from Turlock High School and Pitman High School culinary art programs warm up for the Turlock Education Foundation's second annual Iron Chef Competition.
While other students are spending their spring break traveling to exciting destinations - or sleeping in - Turlock High School sophomore Nicolas McKeon is at the school's shooting range honing his skills for an upcoming competition.
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