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HOPE OF AMERICA

Two Cloverland Elementary Cougars were recently honored with the 2017 Hope of America Award: Brooklyn Gonzales and Mason Gausling. The presentation was made by the Oakdale Kiwanis Club, recognizing the pair for their academic achievement, moral leadership and caring for others.

May 31, 2017 | | Education


Renaissance Faire Brings History To Life At OJHS

By MICKI DIAS

May 31, 2017 | | Education


FALCON PERFECTION

Fair Oaks Falcon Audriana Beltran was acknowledged recently for her perfect attendance during all seven years of elementary school, not missing a day from kindergarten through sixth grade, receiving a special plaque in recognition of the achievement.

May 31, 2017 | | Education


HONORED STUDENTS

Valley Home Students were recently acknowledged for their scholastic efforts at the Student of the Month assembly. Students honored were: Bryce McKenzie, Donovan Solis, Brady Seaton, Citlali Olvera, Skylah Mecca, Fatima Romo, Parton Topie, Payson Cox and Katelyn Lopes.

May 31, 2017 | | Education


Sober Grad Committee Gets Ready For Mustangs

Maria Cobarruvias is passionate about the safety of the Oakdale High School Class of 2017. As the Sober Grad Night Event Chairperson, some might say it's a passion not exclusive to the current graduating class. Cobarruvias has headed up the Sober Grad effort for the past handful of years and this year is no different.

May 24, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


White, Lane Set To Address 2017 OHS Graduating Class

Oakdale High School seniors Elizabeth White and Taryn Lane have spent the better part of the past four years following the same academic path. On Friday, May 26 the young women will bid farewell to this chapter of their academic journey as they address the OHS Class of 2017 one final time.

May 24, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


INSPIRATIONAL VISIT

Cloverland Cougar alum paid a visit to their elementary school recently, parading the halls in their caps and gowns to inspire current Cougars as they look toward the future. Each Oakdale High School soon-to-be-graduate carried a sign announcing their name, GPA and intended post high school destination.

May 24, 2017 | | Education


CURTAIN CALL

Oakdale Joint Unified Elementary School students, top photo, representing Cloverland, Sierra View, Fair Oaks and Magnolia performed for the Elementary Choir Concert last week. The Intermediate Choir performed under the guidance of District Instructor Kathy Larson. At side, taking one final bow, Beginning Choir Instructor Cynthia Hofmann, left, was publicly thanked on Wednesday night, May 17 by fellow instructor Kathy Larson. Larson shared the news of the long time music teacher's retirement with an audience who replied with a standing ovation. Hofmann spent over 28 years as a music educator with the Oakdale Joint Unified School District.

May 24, 2017 | | Education


EQUIPMENT PURCHASE

Ball Corporation recently made a donation of close to $600 to Sierra View Elementary School for use toward Recess/P.E. Equipment. Photographed are: Matt Harris, Ball Corp. Plant Manager; Jonathan Gonzalez Mata, Brianna Swenson, Haley Perez, Sydney Pippin, Ashley Ruggles, Ball Corp. Plant Controller; and Sierra View Principal David Kindred.

May 24, 2017 | | Education


Retiring Teacher Linda Metcalf Selected For ‘Sunshine’ Honors

Oakdale Junior High staff recently selected Linda Metcalf as the recipient of the Joyce Reed Living Memorial Sunshine Citizen of the Year Award.

May 17, 2017 | | Education


Music Makers Entertain Appreciative Audience At OJHS

Oakdale Junior High students and those from all four elementary schools – Cloverland, Fair Oaks, Magnolia and Sierra View – came together for a special event this past week. They entertained a packed house at Oakdale Junior High, showcasing some newly acquired musical skills, with beginning, intermediate and junior high band performances.

May 17, 2017 | | Education


Brown Earns County Leadership Scholarship

Stanislaus County Office of Education's Prevention Programs Department recently announced that 30 students from throughout the county received $500 scholarships as they graduated from its 2016-17 Leadership Academy.

May 17, 2017 | | Education


OHS Art Teacher Packs Up Her Easel

It's been 40 years since Nancy Kern first set foot in a classroom to begin her career as an educator. On Thursday, May 25 the Oakdale High School Art teacher will report to her class one final time, as she concludes her 16 years serving with the Oakdale Joint Unified School District.

May 17, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


HOPE HONORS

Oakdale Junior High School students Leilani Roper and Jordan Womack were recently named the recipients of the Kiwanis Hope of America award by the Kiwanis Club of Oakdale. The students were chosen for the honor based on their grades, leadership, character and caring for those around them.

May 17, 2017 | | Education


TAKE A TOUR

Knights Ferry School representatives of the Paw Prints Press, recently toured the Oakdale Leader office for an inside look at the local weekly paper operations. School Newspaper Advisor, Kimberly McCarthy accompanied the fifth and sixth grade students on their field trip.

May 17, 2017 | | Education


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Welcome Reception Set For YCCD Chancellor

The Yosemite Community College District (YCCD) Board of Trustees has issued an invitation to the public to attend a reception to welcome the newly appointed ...

September 13, 2017 | | Education


Oversight Committee Members Sought For YCCD

The Yosemite Community College District (YCCD) Board of Trustees is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving on the YCCD Measure E Citizens' Bond ...

September 13, 2017 | | Education


RAM LEADERSHIP

Oakdale Junior High School student council officers elected into office for the 2017-18 school year include, from left: Morgan Dietrich, President; Jackie Tennis, Vice-President; Kennadie ...

September 13, 2017 | | Education


Exchange Program Seeking Area Representatives

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking individuals to serve as Area Representatives in the local community. ASSE provides academic year and semester exchange programs ...

September 13, 2017 | | Education


Flexible Seating Piloted In Magnolia Classroom

For visitors of Magnolia Elementary School, things may appear to be going off the grid by way of traditional seating and classroom structure.

September 13, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


New Purpose For School’s Multi-Purpose Rooms

Students of Cloverland and Fair Oaks elementary schools were treated to a special surprise as they returned from summer break earlier this school year. As ...

September 13, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


COME TO THE BARN

The property surrounding the grounds of the new Oakdale School Farm was quickly filled last Wednesday evening, as Ag enthusiasts gathered for the annual Oakdale ...

September 06, 2017 | | Education


Young Rams Enjoy Club Rush Opportunity

Seventh and eighth graders at Oakdale Junior High School had the chance to learn more about the on campus clubs, service organizations, sports teams and ...

August 30, 2017 | | Education


New Program At Stan State

Stanislaus State (CSU Stanislaus) in Turlock has received a grant from California Humanities to stage 'Native Voices: Stories from the Indian Boarding School,' a live ...

August 30, 2017 | | Education


Freshman Leaders

Elections were conducted and tallied early in the school year to ensure the Class of 2021 is represented within the Oakdale Student Body. Freshmen class ...

August 30, 2017 | | Education


New Officers Ready To Lead OHS Classes

The new slates of class officers, from incoming freshmen to the seniors in the Class of 2018, have been selected and are on the job ...

August 30, 2017 | | Education


Brown Joins Stanislaus County Leadership Academy

Stanislaus County Leadership Academy will be hosting its first class meeting at the Petersen Event Center in Rooms 1 and 2, at 720 12th St ...

August 30, 2017 | | Education


OHS: Positive Growth From The Ground Up

The Oakdale High School Ag program has been getting a bit more attention as of late. While for the students privy to the program during ...

August 30, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Knights Ferry School Benefits From Community Volunteerism

Community spirit and volunteerism is alive and well in the community of Knights Ferry. This continues to become apparent each year as the start of ...

August 23, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Central Valley Veterans History Project Launched

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) recently published the first in a series of short video clips from interviews he conducted for the Library of ...

August 23, 2017 | | Education


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