This fall, 73 high school juniors and seniors from throughout the county participated in the American Heritage Scholarship Series essay contest, a competition sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE), The Modesto Bee, and Modesto City Schools.
The Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) and Northern California Construction Training (NCCT) is offering a FREE Construction Training Boot Camp beginning on Monday, September 21 through November 2, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the Tom Changnon Education Center (1310 I Street, Modesto). This free Boot Camp provides an opportunity for those interested in building a career in the construction industry.
With social distancing and an uptick of COVID-19 cases in Stanislaus County, Valley Charter High School (VCHS) is hosting two Virtual Open House’s in July via Zoom. The school, located in Modesto at 108 Campus Way, is currently enrolling students for the fall semester, which begins on August 11.
The July virtual open houses will take place via Zoom on:
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Judy Boring, Public Information Officer, 238-1709 – jboring [ahtsym] stancoe [dhotsym] org
Cynthia Fenech, Communications Director, 238-1704
Schools Step Up to Support Students and Families During Coronavirus Crisis
For Immediate Release – May 1, 2020
Contacts: Jessica Hewitt, Principal, 209-532-6673 (office), 209-694-9064 (cell)
Cynthia Fenech, Communications Director, 238-1704 (office) 499-0947 (cell)
Judy Boring, Public Information Officer, 238-1709
Experience Foothill Horizons Outdoor School Virtually
Schools in Stanislaus County originally said the earliest students could return to school would be May 4. Schools now have further guidance and directives from State Superintendent of Instruction Tony Thurmond and Governor Gavin Newsom to keep school facilities closed through the end of the current school year.
Many areas in California, including Stanislaus County, are experiencing an expanding outbreak of respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). When public schools closed on March 19, there were only 2 known cases and 19 pending test results in Stanislaus County. Today, there are 12 positive cases. To prevent further spread of COVID-19, the Stanislaus County Office of Education, in collaboration with the 25 school districts in the county, and the Stanislaus Public Health Department, is announcing that school closures are extending through May 3, 2020.
In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Stanislaus County Office of Education, in collaboration with the 25 school districts in the county, are announcing plans for school closures beginning Thursday, March 19. Return dates will be announced by individual school districts.
Over 700 Stanislaus County high school students will converge on the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock on Thursday, March 19, 2020, for the 35th Annual Occupational Olympics and Career Exposition (OOCE). The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., with an awards ceremony at 1:00 p.m.