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POSTED April 24, 2009 3:21 a.m.

Everything’s Groovy at Lathrop High

“Everything’s Groovy” is a one- hour mini-musical tribute to the 1960s being staged as Lathrop High’s first musical.

It runs in the Lathrop High School Theatre tonight and Saturday. The show begins at 7 o’clock each evening. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, which will open at 6:30 each evening.  They can also be purchased in advance from Mrs. Puett at Lathrop High School.
 Tickets prices are $5 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens or students with an ID card.

Travis, Muriel, and Alice work to make their free concert – “Music, Beads, and Flowers” – happen.  Life gets difficult for them when Mrs. Porter along with the sheriff try to prevent the concert from running. Throw in some trouble with the Lemon Bugs and a mad dog running around and the show might be over before the first note is sung.

 The musical stars Nickolas Riker as Travis, Megan Shelton as Muriel, and Shauna Hinson as Alice.  The play just would not be the same without other interesting characters such as Iris, Hippie Girl with Flute, Swashbuckler and Tony.

Open enrollment  for elementary schools
Open Enrollment Request forms for Manteca Unified elementary schools are to be turned in to the school of residence before Thursday, April 30, for possible placement in the fall semester of the 2009-10 school year.  All applications will be date-and-time stamped when received at the school of residence.  All elementary request forms will need to be renewed every school year.  If there are more applicants than space available at any given school, a waiting list will be established in the order in which applications were received.  Students applying for open enrollment are enrolled in their school of residence until a final determination is made.

Parents of pupils who will be in grades one through eight will be notified of the status of their request after June 1, 2009.  Parents of pupils who will be entering kindergarten will be notified of the status of their request by the end of the second week of school.  Kindergarten pupils should be enrolled in the school of residence until a determination is made.  

Transportation to and from a school of choice will be the responsibility of the parent/student applicant.

Kindergarten registration starts April 15
Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting on April 15 from 9 3:30 P.M.

In order to register for Kindergarten, you must provide the following:

•proof of birth as evidence of age (must be 5 years of age on or before December 2 of the current year);

•written evidence of a physical examination on or after February 9, 2009

•written evidence of an Oral Health (Dental) Assessment on or after: August 10, 2008

•proof of residency (i.e. PG&E, telephone, or water bill);

•written evidence of up-to-date immunizations with month and

•year of each vaccine dose signed or stamped by clinic, physician, or nurse.

“Measure M” oversight  committee openings
Manteca Unified School District is currently seeking interested parents/individuals to fill three vacant committee seats which will become open in June.

Measure M is a General Obligation Bond approved by the voters within the Manteca Unified School District area in the General Election of March 2, 2004. As required by law the Manteca USD Board of Trustees established and appointed a citizens’ oversight committee. The purpose of the committee is to “inform the public at least annually in a written report, concerning the expenditure of the Measure M Bond proceeds.” Committee members, who are volunteers from the community, are appointed by the Board of Trustees to serve a term of two years.

The Measure M Citizens’ Oversight Committee meets on a quarterly basis on the second Wednesday of the month (September, December, March & June) at 6 p.m. in the Manteca USD Boardroom.

For further information and an application, please contact Sharon Hathaway at 825-3200, ext. 50728.

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