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MJC president resigns

Modesto Junior College President Gaither Loewenstein resigned Wednesday, following the revelation that a website had songs he wrote, which contained potentially offensive imagery.

May 06, 2011 | | Education


Preschool literacy event

The Kiwanis Club of Turlock hosted a literacy day event for the Cunningham School Head Start preschool classes on Friday. Along with providing learning activities, the club gave each student two books to take home.

May 06, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Layoffs hit home for Head Start

The Turlock Unified School District officially laid off eight Head Start preschool teacher aides and four family service workers at Wakefield, Osborn and Cunningham sites on Friday.

May 06, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Technology survey reveals inconsistency at TUSD schools

Teachers in the Turlock Unified School District recently responded to a statement made by district superintendent Sonny Da Marto that every class has all the tools they need by conducting a technology survey.

May 03, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Pitman senior awarded music scholarship

Brandon Crawford, a senior at Pitman High School, was recently awarded a $2500 scholarship from the Modesto Symphony Guild. The scholarship is to be used to further his college education when he attends the University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC) next fall.

May 03, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Osborn among state’s top 10 most active schools

Osborn Elementary School in Turlock was recently announced as one of the top 10 schools in California for the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness.

May 03, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


TUSD makes cuts to Head Start preschool

The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to reduce the workforce at the district's Head Start preschool program at their Tuesday meeting.

May 03, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Physics students bring medieval weapons to life

"Three, two, one," the countdown commenced.

April 29, 2011 | | Education


Earl teacher nominated for County Teacher of the Year

Danyelle Gonzalez, a teacher at Earl Elementary in Turlock, was announced as a finalist for the Modesto Rotary and the Stanislaus County Office of Education's Teacher of the Year award.

April 29, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


California preschool education not up to standards, finds report

The future of preschool education in California is in dire straits, according to the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), which just released its "State of Preschool 2010" report.

April 26, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Every 15 Minutes hits home

An emotional campus-wide funeral was held Thursday at Turlock High School to remember three students who passed away Wednesday in a violent alcohol-related collision at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds.

April 22, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Día del Niño

Hundreds gathered at Osborn Elementary School on Thursday for the Día del Niño celebration. The festival included free food, drinks, entertainment, activity stations and information booths from local community organizations.

April 22, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education


Students organize career fair at Pitman High

Pitman High School students took a look into their futures on Thursday with a Career Day in the quad. Students still have a few years to figure out what career field they want to enter, but the information fair gave them a few more options to consider.

April 22, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Civil War Day at Dutcher

A living history event at Dutcher Middle School in Turlock featured numerous Civil War reenactors, who gave 8th grade students a better understand of U.S. History.

April 22, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Foster Poultry Farms donates $1 million to UC Merced

A $1 million donation from Foster Poultry Farms will establish a new, University of California, Merced scholarship fund.

April 22, 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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