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Ready for the Easter parade

Ready for the Easter parade

Pitman High student Jazmyn Monares presented Salvation Army Major Debi Shrum with one of the 24 spring dresses that were handmade by Anne Cornell's Fashion Class. The Kiwanis Club of Turlock has been donating fabric to the Fashion Class to make dresses for the Salvation Army twice a year — just before Christmas and Easter — since 2002. The dresses will be given to kids in the Army's after-school program or to parents who have children that are receiving social services from the Salvation Army. 

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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 10:48 p.m.
Turlock student Kate Ogden explores new depths

Turlock student Kate Ogden explores new depths

To become a certified scuba diver, one must have both the knowledge of the fundamental principles of scuba diving and the expertise to master basic scuba skills through confined water dives and open water dives.

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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 10:42 p.m.
A Renaissance education

A Renaissance education

Dutcher Middle School expanded its interactive history endeavors on Tuesday with its first ever Renaissance Day for seventh grade students. During the event, students expanded their knowledge on a variety of Renaissance-related activities including wheat weaving, poppet making, medicine and falconry—all of which tied into the students' World History curriculum. The school’s history activities will carry on today with interactive lessons on United States History curriculum during Dutcher's traditional Civil War Day for eighth graders, where students will learn more about Civil War weaponry, marching drills and games.

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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 10:40 p.m.
Young authors receive motivation for literary futures

Young authors receive motivation for literary futures

“When you hear the word ‘author’ you may only associate it with adults, but what many people don’t realize is that anyone with a love of writing and a lot of perseverance can become an author if they set their mind to it—no matter what age they are.”

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:22 p.m.
University hosts 20th annual Cesar Chavez Celebration

University hosts 20th annual Cesar Chavez Celebration

The gratitude felt towards activist Cesar Chavez, who dedicated his life to improve the treatment, pay and working conditions of farm workers, was clearly demonstrated by California State University, Stanislaus when just one year after his death in 1993, the university organized what would be its first annual Cesar Chavez Celebration.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:17 p.m.
Educating the next generation of nurses

Educating the next generation of nurses

California State University, Stanislaus student Erick Padilla had no idea that all the afternoons he spent after school waiting for his dad to pick him up from Oak Valley Hospital would ultimately inspire him to become a nurse.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 10:14 p.m.
Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

What do robots, fashionable clothing, and flowers all have in common?

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:51 p.m.
Young filmmaker attends White House screening

Young filmmaker attends White House screening

If asked one year ago whether or not she could imagine herself at the White House with President Barack Obama watching a short film she had made, Erin Benning would have most likely laughed.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 4:47 p.m.

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