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EDUCATION: PARENT-TEACHER NIGHT

Medeiros and Earl elementary schools held parent informational meetings Thursday night. The purpose of the meetings was to communicate to parents what the standards and expectations are for students and to discuss strategies and tools parents can use to increase student success in the classroom. Medeiros Principal Jennifer Yacoub said parents this year are very eager to help. Both parent meetings had activities to keep children busy while parents hit the classrooms.

September 23, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Turlock Unified School District Board moves to new digs

The Turlock Unified School District held its first Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday at the district's new Professional Development Center located at the eCademy Charter at Crane campus.

September 20, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Columbine victim challenges Turlock students to show kindness, compassion

Rachel Scott had a premonition she was going to die young. She knew it so much that she would even tell friends and family it would happen. Rachel also knew that her words would change the world.

September 20, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Independence celebration

Students from Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy's Ballet Folklorico performed a Mexican dance during the 16 de Septiembre Celebration held Friday at the school. Hundreds of families attended the event, which featured student dancing, traditional clothing, tamales, ice cream, corn on the cob and cold drinks. The event began at Osborn last year to celebrate Mexico's Independence Day.

September 16, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Kinesiology students put their skills to the test

Forget about gymnastics and figure skating.

September 16, 2011 | | Education


MJC set to celebrate its history, future

On Monday, Modesto Junior College will turn 90 years old.

September 16, 2011 | | Education


Pitman Pride march into Washington

The Pitman High School marching band and color guard, known as the "Marching Pride," was recently invited to Washington D.C. to participate in the 2012 National Independence Day Parade.

September 16, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Hearst award winner named

Linda Fegan, a Spanish major at CSU Stanislaus, has been named the CSU Stanislaus recipient of the William Randolph Hearst/CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement.

September 16, 2011 | | Education


UC Merced’s Valley economic contribution nears $650 million

Since July 2000, UC Merced has contributed approximately $650 million to the San Joaquin Valley economy, the university announced this week.

September 16, 2011 | | Education


CSU Stanislaus earns high U.S. News & World Report ranking

For the 16th consecutive year, California State University, Stanislaus has been ranked among the best colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

September 16, 2011 | | Education


County teachers learn how to integrate art into all subjects

More than a dozen K-6 educators from across Stanislaus County joined together Thursday for an arts integration workshop at Whitmore Charter School in Ceres.

September 16, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Pitman High students earn semifinalist berth from National Merit

Pitman High seniors Adrian Leven and Simon Staley were selected as semifinalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship competition. Should either be selected as a finalist they would be in competition for 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $34 million.

September 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Mobile science lab makes first trip to Turlock

Ag in Motion, a 53-foot state-of-the-art mobile trailer classroom, visited seventh grade students at Dutcher Middle School in Turlock this week. The mobile classroom was unveiled in late June of this year by the National Ag Science Center in Modesto.

September 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


High school early assessment helps to improve college readiness

California State University Chancellor Charles Reed announced Monday that over the past six years there has been an increase in the number of high school students ready for college level English and math.

September 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


University employees protest layoffs

California State University, Stanislaus employees held a rally Monday to protest proposed non-teacher layoffs that they say seem excessive compared to those at other CSU campuses.

September 13, 2011 | | Education


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August 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Test scores show improvement in state, TUSD

The results from the second year of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress were released by the California Department of Education this week ...

August 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Donations help THS generate increased interest in STEM program

A recent donation to the Turlock High School Engineering Technology/STEM Program has provided both state-of-the-art 3D printers and has boosted students' interest in the ...

August 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Stanislaus State welcomes incoming freshmen

In preparation for the beginning of the fall semester today, Stanislaus State held its first Freshman Convocation since 2004 on Monday, welcoming 800 incoming freshmen ...

August 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Turlock stadium out of commission as football season begins

The Pitman High football team has a lot more to worry about than just putting in a good performance for their season opening game on ...

August 23, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


University professor’s book on Chicago theatre gaining attention

Stanislaus State Theatre professor John Mayer has accumulated acclaim on the stage and is now finding success in the written word form.

August 18, 2016 | | Education


Move-In Day kicks off Welcome Week for Stanislaus State students

Suitcases, boxes and hugs were aplenty in and around the dorm rooms of Stanislaus State on Wednesday, as students said their final goodbyes to family ...

August 18, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


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