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Could water-safety issue close school?

Should Nile Garden Elementary School be closed if the water from campus wells is not safe to drink?

June 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca loses out on $15M career ed grant

Manteca Unified and its partners may have lost the grant war. But they are not giving up the battle.

June 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


$152 MILLION BOND

A $152 million bond measure has a good chance of being approved by voters in the November election.

June 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Bush Institute selects Woodward for program

The Manteca Unified School District has announced the selection of Walter Woodward Elementary School to participate in the second year of Middle School Matters (MSM) Institute. This second round of schools expands the program to 16 schools, spanning four states, including California, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas.

June 11, 2014 | Bulletin staff reports | Education


Proposed $186.7M budget for MUSD

The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees tonight will discuss and then consider approving the proposed 2014-2015 budget of $186,741,148. The discussion will include anticipated expenditures to the tune of $197,545,438.

June 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca’s Samantha Placeres graduates from Pepperdine Law

Samantha Placeres of Manteca graduated with her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in a commencement ceremony held on May 16.

June 10, 2014 | | Education


Woodward 8th grade grad class features 18 with perfect grades

Last week's eighth-grade promotion exercises were a time to remember for 126 students at Walter Woodward School.

June 06, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


East Union posts highest grad rate in county

East Union High School is living up to its slogan: Lancers lead while others follow.

June 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca Unified 8th grade students earn promotion

The following are eighth grade graduates from Lincoln, Lathrop, McParland and New Haven Schools:

June 05, 2014 | | Education


Veritas graduates 66 students

Seventy-six students from Veritas School received their eighth-grade promotion certificates last Wednesday.

June 05, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


10 Shasta grads ace report cards

Eighty-four students at Shasta School received their promotion certificates last Tuesday.

June 05, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Run-off likely for superintendent

With none of the three candidates for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent showing a clear run-away winner as of close to midnight on election day, it appears there will be a run-off election in November between James Mousalimas and Jeff Tilton.

June 04, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lincoln students don’t take break from reading

School may be out for the summer, but that won't stop the learning experience for students at Lincoln Elementary School.

June 04, 2014 | James Burns | Education


MUSD goes on ‘summer shutdown’ to save energy

For the fifth year in a row, Manteca Unified School District will observe a two-week summer shutdown. That means the district office will be closed to the public for the duration from June 30 to July 11.

June 03, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Weston Ranch graduates 256 seniors

The Weston Ranch High Class of 2014 may have been overshadowed by the previous classes.

June 03, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


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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


2 candidates, one home

It's a three-bedroom, two-bath, moderately-sized family home in an older neighborhood.

September 06, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


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