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Where’s the beef? Sierra High band has it

The Sierra High Band Boosters are proud to say they "got the beat." But they will also say they "got the beef."

May 10, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Does board like sound of ‘no bus zone’ better than walking distance?

Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will discuss a proposal Tuesday on a transportation plan for the upcoming year.

May 09, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Changing of command for EU High JROTC

Stephen Loro is a retired helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army.

May 08, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Block M Games: Teachers vs. students

Lorena Ayala and Devra Stapleton are soccer players.

May 07, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Seven schools get high marks for nutrition

Seven elementary sites from Manteca Unified have earned the distinction as the first-ever recipients in California to claim the Gold Healthier US School Challenge.

May 07, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


School farm breakfast this Saturday

The Manteca Unified School District Agriculture Department will host a pancake breakfast and preshow on Saturday.

May 07, 2009 | | Education


Budget crisis prompts 122 school staff to retire early

Kay White may have erred in her decision to accept the Public Agency Retirement Service package.

May 06, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Special meeting Tuesday addresses cost savings from retirement strategy

Not too long ago, the Manteca Unified School District entered into an agreement with the Public Agency Retirement Services.

May 02, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified hosts academic pentathlon today, next week

Manteca Unified plays host to the 15th annual San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon.

May 02, 2009 | | Education


Simoni gets nod as next EU athletic director

Eric Simoni once played basketball under Bill Stricker at East Union High.

May 01, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


$9.2M more in cuts possible

Amber Diekmann is a freshman at Manteca High.

April 29, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


EU CHEER DRIVE-THRU BBQ

April 29, 2009 | | Education


Students awarded $300 in SSJID poster contest

Six elementary school students were awarded a collective $300 for their efforts in the South San Joaquin Irrigation District's Poster Contest.

April 27, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Emotions run high at funeral for ‘Every 15 Minutes’ victims

Friday's memorial service for the dead in this year's "Every 15 minutes" dramatization was heavy with emotion.

April 25, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Farm Day: Horses, tractors & melons

Farm Day 2009 at St. Anthony's School in Manteca featured plenty of rides for the students and some of their teachers.

April 25, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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Manteca Unified taps reserves to cover $9 million budget shortfall

Manteca Unified School District is dipping into reserves to cover a $9 million shortfall due to the state not covering the tab for home-to-school transportation and special education.

October 01, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Moore secures 6th school board term

Evelyn Moore is going for 24. She is reaching the tail end of her fifth term as Manteca Unified School District Trustee representing Area 5. And she will be adding four more years to her 20-year tenure, starting right after the Nov. 4 elections.

September 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


First adult earns diploma in new program

TRACY – Amanda Spencer never thought she would see the day she would earn her high school diploma after leaving an area high school in 2010. That changed on Monday when the Lodi resident was awarded a diploma from Delta Charter Online, a new Tracy-based charter school authorized by New Jerusalem Elementary School District.

September 30, 2014 | | Education


80% plus pass exit exams in Manteca Unified on initial try

Manteca Unified 10th graders who took the 2014 California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in March showed "slightly higher passing rates" in both English Language Arts and Math when compared to the overall San Joaquin County and state passing rates.

September 27, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Sierra High Hall of Fame nominations sought

Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Sierra High School Hall of Fame. Deadline for submissions is midnight on Friday, Oct. 3, with the selections to be announced three days later.

September 24, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


EU fire alarm system in need of replacement

The faulty fire alarm system at East Union High is forcing the use of staff to stand guard around campus when the system is malfunctioning.

September 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Does school board hopeful know where she lives?

Does Manteca Unified School District board candidate Ashley Drain know the way home?

September 20, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


Singer delivers anti- bullying message

Joshua Cowell Elementary School is still near and dear to the heart of Torrey Mercer.

September 19, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


1ST RESPONDERS

Joshua Cowell Elementary School president Mckena Hoppis challenged her schoolmates by calling on them to do this simple task: "I would like for everyone, when they see a first responder, if you could just smile and just say thank you. I know it makes a big impact on them."

September 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Student sentiments about 1st responders

Below are three of the students' speeches shared on 911 Patriot Day at Joshua Cowell Elementary School last week.

September 16, 2014 | | Education


Paid ‘cheerleader’ helps launch ‘Yes on G’ campaign

The campaign to get Manteca Unified's $159 million Measure G bond passed in the November election is in full swing.

September 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Soroptimists donate $311,500 over 25 years for teen counseling

Since 1989, Soroptimist International of Manteca every year has donated thousands of dollars to Manteca Unified School District. To date, the total is $311,500 – and counting.

September 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Joshua Cowell recognizes 1st responders

Two words are transformed into action every year on September 11 at Joshua Cowell Elementary School: service and remembrance.

September 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Fant’s allies: He’s target of political ‘lynching’

Several Weston Ranch residents came to the defense of Manteca Unified Trustee Sam Fant at the Tuesday night Board of Trustee meeting over a column in Tuesday's Manteca Bulletin suggesting he should resign.

September 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Garden Club opens art contest to art students in Manteca Unified

Art students in the Manteca Unified School District are invited to take part in a competition that could earn them some cool cash plus an opportunity to launch their artistic careers.

September 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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