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Youth Art Show at Stanislaus County Office of Education through April 4

Youth Art Show at Stanislaus County Office of Education through April 4

As part of Youth Arts Month the Stanislaus County Office of Education, in partnership with the Stanislaus County Alliance for Arts Education, is hosting a Region 6 Student Art Show.  The public is invited to visit the Educationally Interpretive Exhibition, “Making Arts Learning Visible,” through April 4, 2014 (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) at the Stanislaus County Office of Education (1100 H Street, 2nd floor).  The Art Show features student work and teachings from preschool to high school students across Region 6.*

Delta College's Choirs Spring Sing and Swing. March 13, 7:30pm at Atherton Auditorium

Delta College's Choirs Spring Sing and Swing. March 13, 7:30pm at Atherton Auditorium

SJDC Choirs director German Aguilar is back with the annual Spring Sing & Swing, Thur, March 13, 7:30pm @ Atherton Auditorium.
Delta’s choirs will present love songs, swing tunes & selections from Mozart’s Requiem Mass. Those who attend SJDC Choirs shows always come back for more!
Tickets: Adults - $8; Students/Seniors - $5
12 & under FREE with admission ticket.
Delta Box Office: 209-954-5110 - http://bit.ly/1b0M9we
SJDC Music Education: http://bit.ly/1gRKcWH

Acacia Gears Up for Their Second Year

Acacia Gears Up for Their Second Year

Acacia Elementary and Middle Charter School are now enrolling for the 2014-2015 school year! Acacia Charter Schools are located in Stockton (*TK is transitional kindergarten. It's for students who turn 5  between October 2nd-December 2nd).

Congressman McNerney Announces14 Congressional STEM Academy Competition

Congressman McNerney Announces14 Congressional STEM Academy Competition

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced he will host the inaugural Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition for students in California's 9th Congressional District. The competition is part of a nationwide House Student App Challenge created to encourage students to participate in STEM education programs.

"This contest is a great way for our students to show off what they're learning. STEM education is incredibly important because those fields are where the jobs will be in the future," said Rep. McNerney. "We need to encourage our students who have a passion and enthusiasm for math and science." Participating students will develop a software application for mobile, tablet, or desktop platforms. The winning app from the 9th District will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol and featured on Congressman McNerney's official website.

Delta College Nursing Program Accreditation Public Forum, Feb. 26

Delta College Nursing Program Accreditation Public Forum, Feb. 26

San Joaquin Delta College’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program will host a public “site review” for continuing accreditation of its nursing program on Wednesday, February 26 at 4 p.m. in Delta’s North Forum. The review will be conducted by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

 

Staff, students and the public are invited to meet the ACEN site team in person to share comments and observations about Delta’s popular nursing program. Delta College graduated 140 Associate Degree Nursing students in 2013.

Over 3,000 third-graders from Stockton area gear up for an “AgVenture”

Presenters, exhibitors, guides, and volunteers present an exciting and educational  event to teach students the fundamentals of agriculture.

Third-graders from the Stockton area will tour the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds and experience agriculture through presentations of plants, animals, and farm machinery. Students will learn about the food grown in their hometowns on Wednesday, Jan.15, 2014 from 9 a.m. –  1 p.m.

Over 3,000 third-grade students from Stockton Unified School District, Lincoln Unified School District, area private schools, and their teachers; and over 400 volunteers will be at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, 1658 S. Airport Way in Stockton.

Stockton Athena Awards honors educator; attorney

Stockton Athena Awards honors educator; attorney

San Joaquin Delta College President Kathy Hart and attorney Monica Streeter were honored this afternoon at the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce 27th Annual Athena Awards luncheon.

Streeter received the Young Professional Leadership award initiated in 2009 to recognize emerging leaders and role models for young women professionally and personally.

Hart, pictured with Stockton City Councilman Moses Zapien, was described by past Athena Award recipient Judith Chambers as a  "person dedicated to education and community involvement."