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RAM ROYALTY

Oakdale Junior High School Royalty, Dalton Vargas, left, and Victoria Blanc were named the overall 2018 Royal Rams winners earlier this month during the OJHS Royal Ram competition. Proceeds from the event benefit the annual eighth grade Great America trip.

January 24, 2018 | | Education


OFFICER INSTALLATION

Oakdale High School FFA recently hosted its Winter Awards Banquet. During this time Greenhand Officers were installed in the following positions: President, Morgan Gravatt and Jaiden Grivette (not pictured); Vice President, Logan Lourenco and Trinity Sullivan; Secretary, Bailey Hardey and Amber Robinson (not pictured); Treasurer, Noah Moses and Hannah Sundberg; Reporter, Carley Denys and Melinda Getz and Sentinel, Tehya Belletto and Dominic Robles.

January 03, 2018 | | Education


MJC Sends Agriculture Students To Competition

Modesto Junior College sent a team of six students to compete in the annual Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet contest in Anaheim on Dec. 3, with each contestant giving a 30-second opening statement and a one minute closing statement during the 25 minute committee discussions. This year's competition featured questions about public skepticism of foreign trade, perceptions on family farms with the rise of incorporation, how to combat increasing legal and regulatory obstacles, and how the Farm Bureau can better support first generation farmers.

December 13, 2017 | | Education


Winners Of Congressional App Challenge Announced

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) recently announced Haiying Zeng and Divya Katyal of Elizabeth Ustach Middle School in Modesto as the California 10th District winners of the Congressional App Challenge for their app "Homeless Network."

December 06, 2017 | | Education


Oakdale Charter Reaches Out With Helping Hands

Students of Oakdale Charter are getting into the holiday spirit of giving back. Late last week approximately eight students of the charter school along with members of campus administration gathered to make blankets for Family Support Network.

December 06, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


STYLISH STAFF

Oakdale High School teachers recently sported their old school Letterman jackets and sweaters. The annual event is hosted to encourage students to get involved in activities and sports.

December 06, 2017 | | Education


Leadership Academy Hosts Education Day

Stanislaus County Leadership Academy is partnering with Leadership Modesto on Friday, Dec. 8 for Education Day. Students taking part in the countywide program will meet with current Leadership Modesto participants in the morning with a "Getting to Know You" rotation before hearing from Superintendent Tom Changnon on the "Snapshot of Education in Stanislaus County."

December 06, 2017 | | Education


Neal Earns Biola University Scholarship

Autumn Neal, a freshman at Biola University and resident of Oakdale, was among 153 incoming freshmen who received one of the college's highest scholarships – the President's Scholarship – for the 2017-2018 academic year.

November 22, 2017 | | Education


Two Rams Medal At Spelling Bee

Oakdale Junior High students Jessica Birchall and Cooper Herrington represented Oakdale Joint Unified School District well during the 2017-2018 Junior High Spelling Championship hosted earlier this month.

November 22, 2017 | | Education


School Board Reviews District Survey Results

A light agenda made for a short meeting as board members, staff and community members gathered for the monthly Oakdale Joint Unified board meeting Monday night.

November 15, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


AG DAY PRESENTATIONS

In the spirit of Harvest and Agriculture education, Cloverland Elementary School hosted its annual Ag Day event on Friday, Oct. 27. Of the many visitors to campus, students were treated to a demonstration in horseshoe making by a farrier and Miss Oakdale Rodeo was featured in one of the classrooms, discussing with students the varying events and animals that make rodeo such an integral part of the Western life.

November 01, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Oakdale Music Boosters Host Annual Dinner Auction

The Oakdale Music Boosters are looking to once again pack the Oakdale High School gym, fill some bellies and empty some pockets of generous donors as they host the annual Boosters Dinner and Music Showcase this Saturday, Nov. 4. The annual event will be hosted from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are available at the door. Advance purchase is encouraged by e-mailing oakdalemusicboosters@gmail.com.

November 01, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Top Spellers Headed To County Championship

Top spellers from area schools will compete in the Stanislaus County Junior High Spelling Championship this month. The Junior High Spelling Championship, for students in seventh and eighth grades, is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Petersen Event Center, 720 12th St., Modesto. Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, the event is open to the public and begins promptly at 5:30 p.m.

November 01, 2017 | | Education


CHAMPION TRIO

Magnolia Elementary school students recently participated in the annual school spelling bee with participants from fourth through sixth grades. The top three winners of this year's event were: Maya Baza, First Place; Jorden Nesper, Second Place and Brooklin Werner, Third Place.

October 25, 2017 | | Education


TOP HONORS

Fair Oaks Elementary School recently hosted its annual Spelling Bee. Winners of the 2017 event were: Joseph Yakligian, First Place; Carter Franca, Second Place and Payton Avila, Third Place.

October 25, 2017 | | Education


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OHS Aca Dec Brings In The Brass

Oakdale High School Academic Decathlon Team took back the Championship title at the 38th Annual Stanislaus Academic Decathlon earlier this month. The team has held ...

February 14, 2018 | | Education


OHS Reclaims Aca Dec Title

The trophy is back.

February 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


New Royalty Crowned At Winter Homecoming

Prior to the Oakdale varsity boys basketball game on Friday night, Feb. 2, Oakdale High School crowned its Winter Homecoming royalty. Starting off the festivities ...

February 07, 2018 | Dennis D. Cruz | Education


Hicks Earns California Kindergarten Association Honor

It has been 15 years since Deborah Hicks first began teaching kindergarten. The 22-year teaching veteran of the Oakdale Joint Unified School District was recently ...

February 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Flores Takes County Honor For Making A Difference

Chris Flores isn't one for public notoriety or acknowledgement. Now in her 14th year with Oakdale Joint Unified School District, Flores is the first ...

February 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Sierra View Embraces Kindness Challenge

A rather large lesson was learned last week at Sierra View Elementary School and it had nothing to do with scholastic or physical ability.

January 30, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


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