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Oakdale’s Distinguished Young Women Get Stage Ready

The annual Distinguished Young Women of Oakdale program will be held on Saturday, March 11, at 7 p.m. at Magnolia School Auditorium. Soroptimist International of Oakdale has sponsored the program for the past 29 years. Oakdale High School senior Annalise VanderVeen currently holds the title of Oakdale's Distinguished Young Woman.

March 01, 2017 | | Education


Stanislaus Community Foundation Seeking Scholarship Applications

The Stanislaus Community Foundation Scholarship Program offers financial assistance to Stanislaus County residents pursuing studies at an accredited college, university or vocational college through 18 different scholarships. These scholarships have been established by generous donors, including individuals, families, organizations and businesses from throughout the community.

March 01, 2017 | | Education


County Office Of Education Hosts Student Art Showcase

As part of Youth Arts Month, the public is invited to visit the Student Art Showcase March 1 through March 30, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, at the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE - 1100 H Street, 2nd floor). The Student Art Showcase features student work from preschool to advanced high school students across Region 6. The Stanislaus County Office of Education, SCOE, is at 1100 H St., on the second floor in Modesto.

February 22, 2017 | Nina Frisby | Education


STUDENT HONORS

February 22, 2017 | | Education


Almond Trees Go In At School Farm Site

Steady progress continues on the west end of town as students, staff, administrators and volunteers work on the new Oakdale School Farm. The most recent addition came by way of planting 13 acres with almond trees. The trees used were donated to the district by Burchell Nursery.

February 15, 2017 | | Education


TOP PERFORMERS

Oakdale High School band students were recently selected to perform in the Stanislaus County High School Honors Band. The County High School Honors Band is a combination of students from different high schools across the county. These students are considered the top among the county high schools. A concert was hosted at Modesto Junior College in late January. Photographed left to right: Taylor Nardello, Sophie Jones, Alyssa Forbus, Ben Miller, Ethan Brown and Jude Markel.

February 08, 2017 | | Education


Junior High Royal Rams Set Fundraising Record

Oakdale Junior High School recently hosted its annual Royal Rams event. This year's festivities hosted 28 couples (56 eighth grade students). Proceeds from the event benefit the annual eighth grade field trip to Great America.

February 01, 2017 | | Education


Winter Homecoming Courts Announced

The Winter Homecoming festivities are planned for Friday, Feb. 10 at Oakdale High School but the nominations for royalty have already been announced. Following are the selections for King, Queen, Prince and Princess.

February 01, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


OHS Decathletes Aim For 17th Straight Win

There's a freshness and excitement to this year's Oakdale High School Academic Decathlon team which may surprise their opponents.

February 01, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


County’s ‘Come Back Kids’ Program Accepting Students

The Stanislaus County Office of Education will hold an informational orientation for individuals interested in learning how to earn a high school diploma through its Come Back Kids program. Come Back Kids (CBK) is a free, independent study program for adults (18+) who want to come back and complete their education. The orientation is an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about the program. The next orientation is slated for Monday, Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Martin Petersen Event Center, 720 12th St., Modesto.

January 18, 2017 | | Education


Area Students Gear Up For Academic Decathlon

Weathering late-night study sessions, team practices and hours of reading, Stanislaus County high school students are pulling out all the stops as they head into the home stretch of preparations for the 2017 Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon. Hailed as the biggest academic event for local high schools, the decathlon is a two-day series of tests, speeches and interviews featuring this year's theme, "World War II". The public is invited to attend the culminating event, the Super Quiz and Awards Presentation, on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 1:20 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Central Catholic High School, 200 ...

January 18, 2017 | | Education


Knights Ferry School Expands STEM Education

The commonly known "Little School on the Hill" has jetted into the millennium thanks in part to the funding of a $25,000 grant received earlier this school year via the Monsanto Fund.

January 18, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


HOLIDAY DONATION

Fair Oaks Elementary students collected and donated close to 75 shoeboxes filled with "stocking stuffers" for donation at the Oakdale Center for Human Services. The shoeboxes were filled with a variety of items from games, art essentials, toiletries and more

December 21, 2016 | Teresa Hammond | Education


School Board Gavel Passes To Shook

The gavel was literally passed during Monday night's meeting, as the Oakdale Joint Unified School Board met for its final meeting of the 2016 calendar year. The board unanimously seated Barbara Shook as President; Larry Betschart as Clerk and Mike House was named School Board Representative.

December 14, 2016 | Teresa Hammond | Education


GENEROUS DONATION

Oakdale Joint Unified School District Superintendent Marc Malone, center, was presented with a check for $50,000 last week for the Oakdale School Farm. The check presentation was made by Oakdale Educational Foundation during their annual OEF Grant Awards Reception. The volunteer not for profit supports Oakdale schools at the classroom as well as district level via grants and donations.

December 14, 2016 | | Education


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Robles Named Among Distinguished Top 10

Oakdale Joint Unified continues to maintain a presence throughout the state with its ever growing Agriculture program.

July 12, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


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