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Stanislaus State University in Turlock Prepares Teachers, Administrators for Area Schools

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Keeping local K-12 schools staffed with quality teachers and administrators has been as much a part of Stanislaus State’s heritage as the Turlock fairgrounds and Warrior Pride. 

No fewer than a dozen superintendents in Stan State’s six-county service region and countless teachers have trained for credentials and earned advanced degrees from Stan State. 

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Police investigation underway near Turlock school

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A police investigation is underway near Turlock Junior High School Thursday morning.

Turlock police say the investigation is not related to the school. Still, police are warning the community that people may see a command post and other associated vehicles near the campus.

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Here is Stanislaus District fans’ pick as The Bee’s Girls Prep of the Week

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Turlock soccer player Isis Cosio has made her mark on the Central California Athletic League’s first-place team as just a sophomore.

She is the Bulldogs’ second leading scorer with five goals and three assists.

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McSwain Union Elementary closure extended due to flooding

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McSwain Union Elementary officials announced the school will remain closed through next Friday, Jan. 20.

The school superintendent says the flooding of both the East and West Campuses continues and there are multiple breaks in the Bear Creek levy, describing the water flow to be ” completely uncontrolled”.

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What’s open, What’s closed: Northern California schools’ responses to winter storm

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CALIFORNIA, USA — An onslaught of rain and wind devastated many communities across Northern California over the past number of days, however even more is expected heading into Monday.

Early Sunday morning, heavy winds and rain toppled trees and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people across the region. The looming storm has also prompted evacuation warnings in parts of El Dorado County and Sutter County and an evacuation order for the Wilton area of Sacramento County.

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Sacramento schools closed Monday as another major storm hits region

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The Sacramento City Unified School District has canceled school on Monday as another major winter storm hits the region.

At least six campuses in the district were without power Sunday, district officials wrote in an email to families. District officials “do not expect that power will be restored by tomorrow morning. We have been in close contact with SMUD throughout the day and do not have a timeline for the full restoration of power.”

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Turlock’s Academica SC to join United Soccer League

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xAcademica Soccer Club of Turlock announced on Thursday morning that their men’s and women’s teams will be joining the United Soccer League (USL) beginning in 2023.

The men’s team will be competing in USL League Two while the women’s squad will be an expansion team in the new USL W League. Academica’s move to the USL comes after five seasons in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL).

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How Modesto, Turlock schools plan to beef up pool security following student drowning

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The Turlock Unified School District plans to strengthen its pool security in wake of the drowning of a high school student last weekend, while some other districts in the area also are reviewing their safety policies.

TUSD Director of Communications Marie Russell said changes are coming after the drowning death of Turlock High senior Angel Dominguez Jr. in his school’s pool.

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Students return to Modesto schools for new year. Here’s what awaits some of them

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How do you spell the first day of school? N-e-w.

Students get new teachers, some who are new to teaching or new to their schools. Teachers get new students. Schools get new staff members.

Across California, high school students have new start times for their school days.

And in Modesto City Schools — and no doubt many other districts — students are greeted by improvements that are ready for their use or soon will be.

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School supply giveaway held at Merced clinic

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MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- Dozens of kids in the North Valley are now ready for the new school year.

It's all thanks to a school supply giveaway that took place Monday night at the Family Care Clinic in Merced.

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