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Oakdale Celebrates Graduates

Excited graduates filed into the stadium to the traditional Pomp and Circumstance while friends and families cheered them on in one the most important events of their young lives at Oakdale High School's 119th Annual Commencement on Friday, May 24.

May 29, 2013 | Dawn M. Henley | Education


Eighth Graders Mark Milestone

A sure sign of stepping into young adulthood, the nearly 350 Oakdale Junior High School eighth grade graduates received their diplomas and crossed that threshold into high school. They will be freshmen at OHS in August and celebrated the closing chapter of junior high in front of family and friends at a packed Corral on Thursday night, May 23.

May 29, 2013 | Marg Jackson | Education


Awards, Honors For OHS Seniors

With graduation only days away, Oakdale High School's Class of 2013 is about to embark on a new part of life – one that officially launches them out of childhood and toward adulthood.

May 22, 2013 | Dawn M. Henley | Education


CSU Stanislaus Graduation Slated

California State University Stanislaus will hold its annual commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31.

May 21, 2013 | | Education


YES Company Presents “Ragtime”

Tickets are now on sale for YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company's summer production of "Ragtime." Tickets can be purchased at the Gallo Center for the Arts box office and via their website: www.galloarts.org. Performances are slated for July 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 at 7:30p.m. and also July 21, and 28 at 3p.m.

May 17, 2013 | | Education


Science Community Center Opening

Modesto Junior College and Yosemite Community College District will hold a ribbon cutting celebration for the new Science Community Center on Tuesday, May 21 at 10a.m. on the West Campus at 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto. The public will have the opportunity to tour the facility with MJC faculty and staff members to learn about the numerous educational opportunities available in the new building.

May 17, 2013 | | Education


Native American Life Studied

A "field trip" came to school for Fair Oaks Elementary third graders on May 8 to study the Yokuts people. The Yokuts populated this area at one time and consisted of a number of different tribes.

May 15, 2013 | Dawn M. Henley | Education


SkillsUSA Team Seeks Donations

Valley Charter High School is seeking donations to send a group of students, including one from Oakdale, to the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Championships in Kansas City, Mo., June 21-29.

May 07, 2013 | | Education


2013 Volz Recipient Announced

When Oakdale High School senior Mason Schmidt was recently called out of his English class to the Principal's office, he knew there was an announcement to be made, but he wasn't sure if the news was good or not.

May 01, 2013 | Dawn M. Henley | Education


Fifth Graders ‘Complete’ Space Mission

A trip to Sacramento turned out to be a simulated trip to outer space recently for fifth graders at Fair Oaks Elementary School.

April 25, 2013 | Dawn M. Henley | Education


MJC Choral, Vocal Extravaganza

Modesto Junior College will present a Choral and Vocal Extravaganza on Friday, April 26 in the Performing and Media Arts Center Main Auditorium at 7:30p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5 general admission and $4 for students and senior citizens.

April 23, 2013 | | Education


Young Scientists To Compete

Approximately 300 elementary school children from throughout the region, including Oakdale's Magnolia and Sierra View elementary schools, are gearing up for the 16th Annual Elementary Science Olympiad – slated for Saturday, April 20 from 8a.m. – 3p.m. at Hickman Elementary School, 13306-A Fourth St., Hickman. Admission is free.

April 18, 2013 | | Education


Realistic DUI Tragedy Played Out

A drunk driver, a bloody crash scene, dead and dying vehicle occupants.

April 17, 2013 | Virginia Still vstill@oakdaleleader.com | Education


Choreographer’s Showcase Slated

The Modesto Junior College Choreographer's Showcase will be presented April 17, 18, and 19 in the Cabaret West Dance Theatre, MJC West Campus, El Capitan building at 7:30p.m.

April 16, 2013 | | Education


The 'Write' Trail - Young Writers Close Book On Experience

A group of young writers are nearly at the end of their journey of becoming published authors. It may be the end of the trail for their western short story, but it could be the beginning of new opportunities.

April 10, 2013 | Dawn M. Henley | Education


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Library Kicks Off Summer Reading

The Summer Reading Program at the Oakdale Library is officially underway; kicked off on May 22, and it will continue all through June and July ...

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Google This

Recently, a group of Cloverland Cougars were treated to a visit by a Google Representative who shared the Augmented Reality Pioneer Program. Ten different classes ...

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Magnolia Third Graders Enjoy Downtown Walking Field Trip

By AUTUMN NEAL

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Annual OHS Awards Night Celebrates With Generous Scholarships Presented

The 50th Annual Oakdale High School Senior Awards Night was hosted earlier this month at Gene Bianchi Community Center. A total of $250,400 in ...

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Magnolia Students Lace ‘Em Up For Competition

The annual end-of-the-school year Track and Field Day hosted for Magnolia elementary students played out under sunny skies on Friday, May 18. The older students ...

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Shelly Crist Captures Reed Award At OJHS

Shelly Crist has been the lead Campus Custodian, Supervisor of grounds and buildings and coordinator of set up and take down for all special events ...

May 16, 2018 | | Education


OHS Earns Livestock Judging State Title

Another trophy will now grace the case of the Oakdale High School Hall as Oakdale FFA students were recently named the State Champion Livestock Judging ...

May 16, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Seventh Grade Students Step Back In Time

Oakdale Junior High School hosted its annual Renaissance Faire on Friday, May 11. The all-day theme event is hosted each year for the seventh grade ...

May 16, 2018 | | Education


SPECIAL GIFT

Oakdale Junior High School Principal Jon Webb and Vice Principals Catherine Medlin and Talmage Allen are shown with the newly installed Ram statue at the ...

May 09, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


School’s Ag Day Puts Focus On Rural Life

Students at a pair of area elementary schools got a chance to see agriculture up close and personal on Friday, with multiple visitors bringing animals ...

May 09, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


DONATION THANKS

Kiwanis Club of Oakdale has made another $1,000 book donation to Oakdale Junior High School. The chosen books for the junior high feature topics ...

May 02, 2018 | | Education


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