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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


TUSD sees improvement in exit exam pass rates

The Turlock Unified School District has reached a significant turning point as the latest rounds of California High School Exit Exam results were released.

August 09, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Round-Up Week helps students transition to new schools

For many freshmen the first day of high school can be a scary, intimidating experience. A new school, a bigger campus and hundreds of news kids and teachers can make even the most confident teen have an anxiety attack. The same can also be said for many junior high students.

August 09, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


CSU Stanislaus named among best colleges for sixth-straight year

For the sixth consecutive year, California State University, Stanislaus has been named among the best undergraduate colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review.

August 05, 2011 | | Education


UC Merced announces first med school class

The University of California, Merced, in partnership with the UC Davis School of Medicine, announced this week the first cohort of students for the UC Merced Valley Program in Medical Education.

July 22, 2011 | | Education


TUSD Assistant Superintendant takes the helm at Newman-Crows Landing District

Turlock Unified School District announced Thursday that it will be losing one of its longest-tenured administrators on Aug. 1. Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Edward Felt resigned his position Thursday morning during a special Board of Trustees meeting.

July 22, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


CSU Stanislaus, Kaiser Permanente to partner

Beginning this year, Kaiser Permanente's Richmond-based School of Allied Health Sciences will offer sonography, phlebotomy, and radiography programs at the California State University, Stanislaus Stockton Center.

July 19, 2011 | | Education


Summer program gives students a second chance at success

The graduating seniors of 2006 were the first class in the state required to take and pass the California High School Exit Exam.

July 19, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


CSUS lays off employees; more cuts possible

The effects of state budget cuts trickled down to California State University, Stanislaus on Monday, as the university announced it will lay off eight permanent employees and reduce the hours of four others, shifting them to a 10-month working year.

July 19, 2011 | | Education


UC students to see additional 9.6 percent tuition increase

Following in the footsteps of the California State University system, the University of California Board of Regents on Thursday approved a tuition increase in response to massive state budget cuts.

July 15, 2011 | | Education


CSU students to see fee hike, once again

Tuition at California State University campuses will rise once again, increasing $294 per semester for full-time undergraduates.

July 12, 2011 | | Education


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Stanislaus students experience the real south during 'Alternative Spring Break'

At nearly every bend in the roads they took in Alabama, nine Stanislaus State students were reminded they weren't in California anymore.

April 29, 2016 | | Education


Two Turlock educators named finalists for Teachers of the Year

The Modesto Rotary Club and the Stanislaus County Office of Education announced the 2016 Stanislaus County Teachers of the Year finalists on Tuesday, with 12 ...

April 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


UC Merced receives $5 million for Interdisciplinary Research Center

The National Science Foundation presented researchers at the University of California, Merced, with a $5 million grant for an Interdisciplinary Research Center. The new center ...

April 28, 2016 | | Education


Walnut Speech Faire provides more than just competition

Students at Walnut Elementary had the chance to make their voices heard at the school's sixth annual Walnut Speech Faire. The faire offered 60 ...

April 28, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Medeiros Elementary celebrates 10th anniversary

Sandra Tovar Medeiros Elementary School celebrated its 10th anniversary Monday with an emotional ceremony that celebrated the school's namesake and looked back at the ...

April 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Culinary showdown Turlock: Pitman wins high school Iron Chef competition

For the past several weeks the students in the culinary programs at Turlock and Pitman high schools have thrown themselves into learning everything they could ...

April 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Local student receives trapshooting scholarship

Since age 11, Hilmar High School student Josh Lopes has had a passion for trapshooting. He spent his days shooting at clay pigeons with his ...

April 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


TUSD unveils new smartphone app

Today's Turlock Unified School District students are familiar with the use of modern technology in their classrooms, with Chromebook laptops and other wireless devices ...

April 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


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