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Kindergarten registration underway Wednesday at neighborhood schools

Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting on Wednesday, April 15, from 9 a.m.to 3:30 P.M.

April 13, 2009 | | Education


Firefighters come to rescue of dying trees at school

RIPON - Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters saw the parched landscaping at Ripon's newest elementary school and stepped up to the plate to meet the problem head on.

April 08, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


PROM DRESS SALE

Girls who didn't want to spend a small fortune on their prom or graduation dress got a chance to save some money when the Sierra High School Sober Grad Committee conducted its first annual "gently used" prom dress fundraiser Saturday in the school's drama room. The committee offered slightly-used formal and semi-formal dresses at discount prices to raise funds for their safe and sober after graduation celebration. People who donated a dress could get either 40% of whatever their dress sells for or donate the entire sale price to the Sober Grad Committee fundraiser and receive a 100 ...

April 05, 2009 | Hime Romero | Education


Sierra’s Lobo Gold Rally celebrates academic excellence

Jennifer Spellman recently learned to dance Bhangra.

April 04, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Ripon Rotary Club presents third graders in Ripon Unified with their own dictionaries

It's one more year that the Ripon Rotary Club has provided all the third graders in the Ripon Unified School District with fully illustrated McMillan Children's Dictionaries.

April 04, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Senior project garage sale today helping send needy kids to camp

Boomer Plata has a senior project in the works that's part public relations and philanthropy.

April 04, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Teachers agree to just 1.8% cut in their pay

The Manteca Unified School District and the Manteca Educators Association came to a tentative agreement last Tuesday.

April 03, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


A lawn chair & a man yearning to slip the bonds of same-old

Jerry Gorman wasn't your typical big-town hero.

April 03, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


Messer agrees to 5% pay cut July 1, passes on $13,080 in extra benefits

The $24,400 raise that new Manteca Unified Superintendent Jason Messer received last week has raised more than a few eyebrows from educators worried about whether they'll have a job next year, but the salary he'll be taking home is the same his predecessor made while his overall compensation will actually be less.

April 02, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


Manteca High showcases student art

During the weekend, Valleri Gammon took a black-and-white photograph of her brother and his fiancé snuggled up against a bright sky back drop.

April 02, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Farm Day a success at August Knodt School

WESTON RANCH – Strong gusting winds and a nearby house fire wasn't enough to put a damper on Farm Day at August Knodt School.

April 02, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Rina’s Run May 9 benefits stadium revitalization for Ripon High School

RIPON – The second annual Rina's Run is still a month away.

April 01, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Classified group honors top employees

The Manteca Unified School District announced its 2009 classified employees of the year last Tuesday.

March 29, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Ag community brings farm to Komure students on Tuesday

For years, those in the agricultural community would bring the farm to the various Manteca Unified sites.

March 29, 2009 | | Education


Day of the Arts at Manteca High Wednesday

Students and teachers in Manteca High School's Visual and Performing Arts Department will celebrate their annual Day of the Arts on Wednesday, April 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Winter Gym.

March 29, 2009 | | Education


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District has nothing to do with trustee investigation

Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson, who sent two incumbents of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees packing in the November elections, will be sworn in at the December school board meeting even while questions about the legitimacy of some of the information they wrote down in the candidates' papers they filed with the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters are being investigated.

November 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


SWEET MUSIC

He calls out the play, standing tall in his stance, signaling each member of his team with smooth arm strokes.

November 20, 2014 | James Burns | Education


BUBBLES TO SOLAR

They blew bubbles. They built forts made out of newspapers. They experimented with tie dyes using water and rubbing alcohol. They learned how heat is generated and its consequences. They showed how solar heat can power a remote-controlled car. They peered through microscopes to note and observe how a salt crystal looks like magnified so many times.

November 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Weston Ranch High going to block plan

Manteca High School is not the only one going on block scheduling at the start of the school year 2015-2016. Weston Ranch High School's request to get the green light from the Board of Trustees to do the same starting in August of next year was approved at the last board meeting on Nov. 12.

November 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Outgoing trustees recognized for service

During his 16 years on the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, Manuel Medeiros often provided comic relief, even when discussions turned serious and complicated.

November 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


be.ING REAL

The road to success may go down Disaster Avenue for some Manteca Unified students.

November 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Phantom candidate appears

Alexander Bronson made his first appearance at a Manteca Unified School board meeting on Wednesday.

November 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Shasta School locked down as police chase suspect

Shasta Elementary School was locked down Wednesday morning when police were chasing Alonzo Fabian Talavera, 25, of Manteca who was reportedly running from Manteca Police officers near the Edison Street campus.

November 14, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Jacob Davis graduates from UTI

Jacob Davis of Manteca graduated with multiple Student of the Course (SOC) honors from the Sacramento campus of Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Sacramento.

November 14, 2014 | | Education


Five schools benefit from $159M bond

The first five schools that will be benefiting from the narrowly passed $159 million school bond in the November elections are all elementary campuses.

November 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca Unified meeting change

The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees will have its regular meeting on Wednesday in observance of Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

November 11, 2014 | | Education


Does cell phone use by trustees at board meeting violate state law?

It's turning out to be a case between 21st technology and policies put in place before instant communication exploded into the global picture.

November 08, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Sierra rally celebrates academic achievers

L.J. Alofaituli and Tim Brown weren't anything like the rookie cops on '21 Jump Street.'

November 08, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


This could cost you $499

Like most parents Tania Green has concerns about Manteca Unified School District going digital in the coming months.

November 07, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


FALL AG-VENTURE

More than 3,000 third graders from all over San Joaquin County had an educational and fun day at the farm Thursday. Playing host to the thousands of youngsters eager to learn about apples, walnuts, almonds, pomegranates and everything else related to farming was the Manteca Unified School Farm.

November 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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