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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


Red Ribbon Fun Surrounds Serious Subject

Oakdale schools hosted activities throughout the week in observance of Red Ribbon Week. Hosted each year, the annual event brings awareness of the adverse effects of drugs and alcohol. All sites in the district take part in some way, with students participating in fun activities that also deliver a serious message, highlighting the dangers associated with drug abuse.

October 25, 2017 | | Education


Elementary Kids Jog For Fun(ds)

The annual Jog-a-Thon for the elementary students in Oakdale was hosted on Friday morning, with the smoke from Northern California fires lifting to keep air quality good enough for the event.

October 18, 2017 | | Education


Foothill Horizons Plans Dedication

The Stanislaus County Office of Education and Foothill Horizons Outdoor School will host a special dedication ceremony to commemorate the official opening of "Carl's Campfire Circle" on Monday, Oct. 30 at 11 a.m. at Foothill Horizons in Sonora, 21925 Lyons Bald Mountain Road. Every year, 6,000 students from Stanislaus County participate in three to five days of interactive science education at Foothill Horizons' overnight facility in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

October 18, 2017 | | Education


Second Annual Color Run Sets New Record

The sky was colored blue, yellow, red and purple as over 700 Oakdale Junior High School students participated in the Second Annual Color Run on Friday, Oct. 6. According to event coordinator Sarah Nelson, preliminary numbers for the event show over $20,000 collected by the students through sponsorships.

October 11, 2017 | | Education


College Info, Application Workshop Offered By MJC

The Modesto Junior College Office of Student Equity presents "Sabado De Educacion," a free workshop to inform the public about educational opportunities and campus resources available at MJC, on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto.

October 04, 2017 | | Education


Fair Oaks Welcomes Ag Day Presenters, Visitors

From the furry friends to the smooth eggs on display, the chance to twirl a rope and do some dummy roping to getting an up close and personal look at farm animals, students at Fair Oaks Elementary School enjoyed their annual Ag Day on Friday.

October 04, 2017 | | Education


DEDICATION DAY

Superintendent of Schools Marc Malone, left, was joined by Oakdale High School Future Farmers of America students as well as Agriculture Department leaders and a number of community members for the Oakdale School Farm Dedication Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

October 04, 2017 | | Education


HELPING HANDS

Cloverland Elementary Student Council recently organized a Spirit Day fundraiser in support of the recent hurricane victims. Students wearing red or white the day of the event were included in an overhead photo. A total of $945 was collected for the American Red Cross.

September 27, 2017 | | Education


SWEET CHALLENGE

Oakdale High School recently hosted its Annual 100 foot Ice Cream Sundae Challenge for the freshman class. Over 100 freshmen participated in the event, finishing the sweet treat off in five minutes and 51 seconds. They set a new school record.

September 27, 2017 | | Education


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

November 22, 2017 | | Education


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