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WR High soph in DC this week

Weston Ranch High sophomore Ryan Jones was selected to the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in Washington, D.C,. throughout this week.

February 21, 2009 | | Education


WR senior raising juvenile diabetes awareness

WESTON RANCH – Weston Ranch High School senior Jennifer Acoba is a big fan of Nick Jonas of the pop group, Jonas Brothers.

February 20, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca now has 50-acre temporary school farm

A 50-acre site in south Manteca could someday serve as a future high school campus.

February 19, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Portables move a step toward closing Lathrop Annex

Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District, as part of their goal to reduce $23 million from the 2009-10 budget, agreed not too long ago to close the doors of both the Sequoia Annex and Lathrop Annex.

February 18, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


East Union High JROTC hosts 11 schools, 350 cadets during annual drill & ceremony

The East Union Junior ROTC hosted their 9th Annual Drill & Ceremony on Saturday with 11 different schools attending.

February 18, 2009 | | Education


Board trying to negotiate 8% pay cuts

Officials of the Manteca Unified School District are currently in negotiations with representatives of the Manteca Educators Association, the California School Employees Association and the unrepresentative groups.

February 15, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca High stages a real special Valentine’s dance for 35 students

Some 35 students from the San Joaquin County and Manteca Unified special needs program took part in Thursday's annual Happy Valentine's Day.

February 13, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Civil Air Patrol cadet receives prestigious Gen. Mitchell award

Last month, the City of Manteca honored Sierra High senior Amy McFerran.

February 12, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Future Manteca students may attend school in Ripon Unified

RIPON – A chunk of land that changed hands when the City of Ripon last updated their general plan – the municipal blueprint for growth - could end up bringing a whole lot of students to Ripon Unified.

February 11, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


How safe are Lathrop High students walking to school?

LATHROP – If you've driven by Lathrop Road on both sides of Interstate 5 in the morning and in the afternoon just before and after school on weekdays, you've probably seen some students crossing Manthey Road and walking along Lathrop Road and under the freeway.

February 11, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Honor bands performing tonight at Lathrop High

Manteca Unified School District's junior and senior high honor bands will perform today at 6:30 p.m. at Lathrop High.

February 07, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Ripon Unified’s financial woes delineated in district website post

RIPON – With a budget shortfall of almost $970,000 from last year, times are tight for the Ripon Unified School District.

February 06, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


Rotary Youth Exchange applications available

Where will it be this summer? Paddling Lake Como in Italy or exploring the coast of Spain? Or perhaps touring the Black Forest in Germany or visiting Copenhagen in Denmark? How about the city of Curitiba in Southern Brazil? These adventures and others await students who participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange of summer 2009.

February 05, 2009 | | Education


Teens get close-up look at firefighting

Crawling through a simulated attic ducting, dismantling a car with the Jaws of Life and ascending to the top of the Manteca Fire Department's new aerial ladder was all part of the day Tuesday for a dozen Manteca Chamber of Commerce Junior Ambassadors.

February 04, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


6 drafting students qualify for state competition

Six drafting students from the Manteca Unified School District qualified for the 42nd Annual State Leadership Conference / SkillsUSA Championship in Fresno.

February 04, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


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Trustee Teicheira: A face of courage

Nancy Teicheira is someone who doesn't get fazed easily. Time after time, she has shown that she is made of stern stuff – as a farmer, as a wife and mother, as a cancer survivor, and soon-to-be a four-term member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees.

October 21, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


School board tiff over cell phone use

A member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees is considering filing a complaint to the San Joaquin County Grand Jury over "possible" Brown Act violations involving Trustee Sam Fant.

October 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Going Digital info sessions for families

Manteca Unified staff and families of students in the school district are invited and encouraged to attend information sessions to become familiarized with the technology involved in launching the $30 million Going Digital project. The program will equip all 23,000+ students in the district, from elementary to high school, with a computer laptop to use at school and at home, to get them prepared and ready for the challenges of 21st-century education.

October 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Mendola is Lathrop’s first college athlete

Desiree Mendola was shocked and surprised to discover that she's the first student athlete at Lathrop High to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.

October 11, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


EU grad running against board veteran

Ashley Drain has worked with youth since her days at East Union High School. But her "passion for teen-agers kicked in" when she was in college.

October 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Scholl seeks 2nd term

Don Scholl, the current president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, is seeking another four-year term in the November 4 elections.

October 08, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca High goes to block scheduling in August of 2015

It's official. Manteca High School will be on block scheduling starting the 2015-2016 school year.

October 08, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca High may switch to block scheduling

Manteca Unified School District could expand its block schedule model to include Manteca High beginning in the school year 2015-2016.

October 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


‘Iron Mike’ at East Union

And on this side of town, shaped by a lifetime of hard lessons, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.

October 03, 2014 | James Burns | Education


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


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