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Turlock High students have good showing at debate tournament

The Turlock High School Speech and Debate Team had the following students place at the Delta Charter Novice Tournament on Aug. 27:

September 02, 2011 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | Education


TUSD makes gains in test scores

The Turlock Unified School District saw another year of growth in test scores, as the newest Accountability Progress Report was released by the state on Wednesday.

September 02, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Turlock High puts learning on fast track

During the morning announcements on Friday, Turlock High principal Dana Trevethan read the answers submitted by students to Thursday's "Question of the Day."

September 02, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education


EDUCATION: PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Turlock Unified School District recently released the names of students who scored perfect 600s on their California Standards Tests in the 2010-2011 academic year. TUSD had 132 students who got a perfect score on at least one subject and seven students who reached perfection in more than one subject testing area. The CSTs include testing for general math, English-language arts, geometry, algebra 1, algebra 2, summative high school math, integrated high school math, history-social science, science, biology, chemistry, Earth science and physics. (Test areas vary by grade level.)

August 30, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Parents get a chance to learn more about teachers, curriculum

Back to School Night was a trip down memory lane for many Turlock parents. They sat in child-sized chairs at child-sized desks surrounded by picture books and finger paintings. They sat quietly while teachers explained the year's curriculum, and some even had snack time.

August 26, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


eCademy opens doors to first class of students

eCademy Charter School is the newest addition to Turlock Unified School district, but it isn't your typical K-12 school. The school has a physical site at Crane - several classrooms and two mobile units under construction - but most of the high school level courses offered by the school take place online.

August 23, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Stanislaus students start new year with higher costs

It may not seem like fall, with leaves still on trees and thermometers showing numbers reminiscent of video game high scores.

August 23, 2011 | | Education


EDUCATION: GRADUATION DAY

Turlock Unified School District seniors who completed their studies over the summer were honored at their own graduation ceremony at the Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday night. Students from Turlock High School, Pitman High School, Freedom High and Roselawn were in attendance.

August 16, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


TUSD employee retires after 25 years of service

The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees honored Oliver Middaugh on Tuesday for his 25 years of service to the district. Middaugh spent the last quarter of a century as a district maintenance worker.

August 16, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Local students see another year of progress in state testing

For the second year in a row, students in the Turlock Unified School District have made strides in core academics, according to state test results released Monday.

August 16, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Students, parents need to prepare for college life

The last New Student Orientation wrapped up at California State University, Stanislaus on Friday. Local colleges and universities across the country are preparing to welcome a new freshman class. The majority of these students will be teenagers fresh out of high school and ready to start their adult lives. The first year of college brings its own unique set of challenges for these freshmen, but campus advisors say that a little planning ahead can help ease the transition.

August 12, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


A promise of support to college-bound foster youth

California State University, Stanislaus student Terrance Ellis recognizes he is blessed with the opportunity to attend college.

August 12, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


New hires bring desire, flexibility to TUSD

Ramanjot Randhawa grew up in Turlock and went to Turlock Unified School District schools. She graduated from Turlock High as a star basketball player in the early 2000s, and after a brief time at San Joaquin Delta Junior College in Stockton, she returned to her home town to attend California State University, Stanislaus and major in Liberal Studies.

August 12, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Charter school expands into Turlock church

"Growth." That was the one-word answer Keyes to Learning Charter School principal Lee Ann Stangl gave for why the school was seeking to move its seventh through 12th grade students to a different location.

August 09, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Immunization shot deadline approaching

The Turlock Unified School District has reported that the deadline for seventh to 12 graders to obtain their Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis – whooping cough) combination vaccine has been extended from Aug. 15 to Sept. 15.

August 09, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


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Educators learn from each other

Nearly 300 teachers flooded into the Snider Music Hall at Stanislaus State on Friday morning for the second annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, eager ...

July 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


School district offers housing incentives to keep teachers

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 ...

July 28, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


LGBT history to be taught in schools statewide

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 ...

July 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Denair High offers new ag, drama courses

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 ...

July 26, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Denair Charter Academy welcomes new principal

After nine years of teaching students, Brian LaFountain will now lead them as the new principal of Denair Charter Academy.

July 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


CSUS School of Nursing receives funding to aid forgivable loans

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 ...

July 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


THS students return from trip to Germany

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 ...

July 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Operation Backpack aims to supply county's at-risk students

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 ...

July 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


UC Merced growth plan gets approval

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 ...

July 21, 2016 | | Education


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