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TUSD gives pay bump, increased benefit cap to employees

Despite a slightly lower salary increase from last year, many teachers and employees of Turlock Unified School District still rejoiced on Tuesday following the Board of Trustees' approval of agreements that included a significantly higher District contribution towards the cost of health benefits.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD narrows down candidates for vacant school board seats

After what can only be described as a nail-biting candidate filing process for Turlock Unified School District's Trustee Area 7, Board members will consider candidate Anthony Silva to fulfill the four-year term during a special Board meeting next week.

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


A school meal worth waiting for

With cafeterias throughout Turlock Unified School District serving platefuls of rotisserie chicken, smothered burritos and barbecued tri-tip, one thing is for certain: the days of unappetizing and flavorless school meals are long gone.

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Science Saturday to blend art, chemistry for aspiring scientists

Stanislaus State will kick off National Chemistry Week by teaching sixth and seventh graders that the wonders of science are not only discoverable in the confines of a laboratory.

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Annual conference to teach students how to be friends, leaders

Stanislaus County Office of Education's Prevention Programs Director Vicki Bauman believes that the best way to communicate with a student about mental health and wellness is to connect them with another student.

October 02, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Osborn parents begin preparations for sixth grade move to Dutcher

With the highly debated move of Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders to Dutcher Middle School less than a year away, principals from both sites met with affected parents on Wednesday to discuss preliminary plans and solicit ideas regarding the upcoming transition.

October 01, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pool chemical mishap brings hazmat team to Turlock High

A pool chemical supplier accidently pumped acid into the chlorine tank at the Turlock High Pool on Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of nearby classrooms.

September 29, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


CSU Stanislaus English students join cooperative writing project with local elementary school

Medeiros Elementary School fifth graders joined a class of CSU Stanislaus students to engage in a writing activity that benefitted both groups of students.

September 24, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Education


Blue, gold and purple

Although Turlock High School's school colors are blue and gold, Joe Debely Stadium was undeniably purple on Friday as a tribute to senior Patrick Shields, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma earlier this year.

September 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Candidates emerge to fill vacant school board seats

Just as the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees was contemplating extending the application deadline for Trustee Area 7 after no candidates filed to run, two residents stepped up in hopes of filling the seat until 2019.

September 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Local teacher honored for sparking student interest in earth sciences

Students who take one of Ryan Hollister's classes at Turlock High School do not just get a run-of-the-mill science lesson.

September 18, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Christian gives Chinese elementary students a taste of Turlock

A group of Chinese elementary students got a first-hand look at Turlock and surrounding areas this week and Turlock Christian International Program Coordinator Vicki Harmon hopes it will not be the last.

September 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Warriors march on downtown Turlock

Downtown Turlock was all red and gold on Wednesday evening as Stanislaus State students mingled in local businesses during the Warriors Explore Downtown event hosted by the university, the City of Turlock and the Turlock Downtown Property Owners Association.

September 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Fires prompt Brown, Crowell elementary to reschedule Outdoor Ed

Sixth grade students at Brown Elementary School and Crowell Elementary School will have to wait a few more months before they can explore the central Sierra at Foothill Horizons Outdoor School, after ongoing fires caused both schools to reschedule their trip to January.

September 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pledges start amassing for One Purpose

One Purpose, the annual fundraising campaign for California State University, Stanislaus has raised $87,500 in pledges in their first two weeks of the campaign.

September 17, 2015 | | Education


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The Pride Awakens

Pitman High School students celebrated not just winter sports, but all extracurricular clubs on campus this week during the fifth annual Hoopscoming that culminated on ...

February 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock coaches voice concerns over proposed Facility Use Fee

Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees President Frank Lima described the annual review of the District's Facility Use Fees perfectly when he called ...

February 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Academic decathlon to put local students to the test

Known as the "biggest academic event for local schools," the 36th annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon will kick off this weekend with a two-day series ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State begins search for new president

Following current Stanislaus State President Joseph F. Sheley's retirement announcement in November, the California State University Board of Trustees will hold an open forum ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified approves salary increase, greater benefits cap for teachers

After months of negotiations that at one time ended in an impasse, Turlock Unified School District has officially reached an agreement with the over 700 ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Senator Bill Bradley to speak at Stanislaus State

A United States Senator, Olympic gold medalist, Rhodes Scholar, two-time NBA champion and former presidential candidate will speak at Stanislaus State this month as part ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Modesto Junior College in running for $1 million Aspen Prize

The achievements of Modesto Junior College are undeniable after the school was named as one of the nation's top 150 community colleges to be ...

January 29, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair Charter principal to resign at end of school year to raise family

Although Denair Elementary Charter Academy Principal Sara Michelena announced her intent to resign at the end of the school year, her dedication to making sure ...

January 28, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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