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COUGARS IN CHARGE

Cloverland Elementary School has elected its Student Council officers for the 2017-2018 school year. Photographed left to right are: Zane Thompson, President; Logan Daley, Vice President; Cooper Fox, Secretary and Evan Criswell, Sergeant-at-Arms.

September 27, 2017 | | Education


Junior High Event Promotes Inclusion

With increased attention on bullying and loneliness in the schools, the Oakdale Junior High School Leadership Club sponsored an event Friday, Sept. 22 during both seventh and eighth grade lunches aimed at bringing students together.

September 27, 2017 | BY KIM VAN METER Special To The Leader | Education


CLUB RUSH DAY

Oakdale High School recently hosted its annual Club Rush event. Clubs, athletic teams, military, as well as the local Oakdale Police Department, with representatives of the department shown here, set up booths to provide information about their organization for students.

September 20, 2017 | | Education


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 District Chancellor, Henry Chiong Vui Yong.

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 Oversight Committee (CBOC).

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 Patterson, Treasurer; Vanessa Norvell, Secretary; Mason McQueary and Luke Leijten, Rally Commissioners and Griffin Paulus, Assistant Rally Commissioner.

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 in the United States for high school students from around the world. Students are 15 to 18 years of age, have passed a series of academic and character requirements and are awaiting an opportunity to embark on their 'American Adventure.'

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 they said their goodbyes to the respective campuses last May, a construction crew got to work.

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 FFA Welcome Back Barbecue. The 26-acre site will be used by Ag students of all grade levels for generations to come. Over 700 hot dogs were barbecued and served to all in attendance at the informational OHS FFA meeting on Aug. 30. The meeting was the first time for many to see the site which will now be utilized for Agriculture Education in Oakdale schools.

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 more during the 'Club Rush' event offered during the lunch period on Friday, Aug. 25. This was a new event for the junior high and drew plenty of participants to see the wide variety of opportunities to get involved with at the school.

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 performance by the contemporary theatre group Native Voices. Based on first-person narratives, videos, and historical documents, this collection of stories depicts the reality and repercussions of the American Indian boarding school system from the late 1800s to the present whose motto was "Kill the Indian and save the man." The performances are Sept. 20 in Modesto and Sept. 21 on the Stan State campus.

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 officers, photographed left to right, include: Jenna McLenson, President; Morgan Gravatt, Vice President; Charlotte Liekhus, Secretary and Madison Hoffman, Treasurer.

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 at Oakdale High School. The student leaders have been charged with guiding their classes through a successful school year.

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., Modesto, on Friday, Sept. 8. This first class will bring together 30 students representing 18 individual high schools throughout Stanislaus County who were chosen after a rigorous interview process. The class includes Oakdale High School student Ethan Brown.

August 30, 2017 | | Education


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HIGH FASHION

Oakdale High School senior Josh Jacobson dips sophomore Kylea Coston during the Prom Fashion Show presented by the OHS Leadership Class this past week. Men ...

April 18, 2018 | | Education


Young Area Scientists Compete At Olympiad

Approximately 400 elementary school children from throughout the region are gearing up for the 21st Annual Elementary Science Olympiad slated for Saturday, April 21 from ...

April 11, 2018 | | Education


Oakdale’s Rich Earns Outstanding Woman Honors

Sue Rich was destined to be an educator. Her journey to teach began as young as her junior high days and has metamorphized many times ...

April 11, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Fair Oaks Students See Books Published

Fair Oaks Elementary School students have dipped their pens into the publishing world. Under the guidance and direction of Computer Lab Educator Theresa Gassaway, eight ...

April 04, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


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