"Special Education Department Overview of Services and Programs Available"
** Food and snacks will be provided
** Child care will be provided ONLY for the PM Session
** Spanish translator will be provided upon request
** Please RSVP to the Special Education office at 667-8519 noting which session you will be attending and if a translator will be required.
2014 TUSD Volunteer of the Year Toni Boster
At the August 19th Board of Trustees meeting, Toni Boster was recognized as the 2014 TUSD Volunteer of the Year. This award is given each year to recognize the individual who has volunteered their time and energy to support the students at TUSD. Ms. Boster currently has three children in TUSD schools, she is a member of the Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Board, the TUSD Education Foundation, the Medeiros Elementary School Site Council, the Turlock Junior High School Site Council and is currently the chairperson of the TUSD Budget Advisory Committee to provide input as to the direction decisions are made concerning any budget allocations.
Please join the administrators, teachers and support staff in thanking Toni Boster for being an outstanding volunteer at TUSD!
THS Student Participates in Gallo Early Leadership Program
THS senior Michaela de Bos received donations to purchase 37 backpacks for students in need as part of her community service project for the Gallo Early Leadership Program. Michaela was one of only 30 students in Stanislaus County selected for this prestigious program. Please join the administrators, teachers and support staff in congratulating Michaela de Bos for being selected for this program.
Walnut Teacher Selected for Presidential Award for Promoting Environmental Education
Bret Sutterley, 5th grade teacher at Walnut Elementary Education Center received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Education (PIAEE) for his contribution to environmental protection. Bret was selected this award for the innovative projects in his classroom which include, raising salmon to release into the nearby river, growing wheat to understand agriculture, field trips to the Pacific Ocean to study and record sand crab populations and to the windmills on the Altamont Pass to study wind power. Bret was also instrumental in overseeing a recycling program on the Walnut campus, and creating Public Service Announcements about the importance of "Going Green". Teachers who received this honor, also received $2,500 to further their professional training and each recipient's school will receive an additional $2,500 to support environmental education programs.
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With school opening as a reminder to all parents and guardians to drive carefully around our schools, to watch for pedestrians and to use caution at all intersections. The safety of all of our students is paramount and we ask everyone to be mindful of safety as we start the new school year.
Free/Reduced Lunch Applications 2014-15
The Child Nutrition Office is now accepting lunch applications for the 2014-15 school year. We have applications available at the Child Nutrition office located at the rear of the gated parking lot to the left of the Dutcher Middle School parking lot. We are open from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. during the school year.
1. Please fill out the application for Free & Reduced Meals, one application per household only. Please list all household members.
2. The form should be filled out completely, so that no delay in processing occurs.
3. A new application must be completed each year. Click on the links below:
Conserve Water this Summer!
TUSD and the City of Turlock encourage our students, parents, and staff to save water this summer. The links below have information from the City about water use practices and helpful tips for water conservation.
TUSD Family Link
The website address to access Turlock Aeries Family Link is:
The Aeries Family Link program is a valuable tool in communicating with the school staff concerning your students' academic success. For information on how to sign up for the program, please check with the school office for more information.
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