LATHROP - River Islands Technology Academy - the South County's newest charter school - will lighten student loads when it opens on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
The two Manteca police officers who were assigned as safety officers to Manteca Unified's 15 elementary schools last year are coming back Aug. 8 thanks to district funding .
By the school year 2013-2014, Manteca Unified School District will have more students than there are residents living in either Lathrop or Ripon.
For the third year in a row, Manteca Unified School District offices will be closed from July 1-12. Energy conservation is the primary reason behind this decision.
The Culinary Arts vocational program, English as a Second Language and GED classes, Independent Study, and others offered by Manteca Unified through the Adult School are safe for now. The district's Adult Education programs remain status quo – meaning, it will remain the way it is – at least for the next two years, according to the 2013-14 budget approved by the Board of Trustees Tuesday night. The figures show revenue of $162,356,237 against expenses of $170,508,804.
Not all students or teachers are in vacation mode during the summer months before the beginning of the new school year in August. For many of them, school has not been on hiatus, thanks to the Great Valley Writing Project's writing and technology workshops.
The Manteca Unified School District's vocational academy is looking for a few young men and women who are interested in pursuing a career in machine design and fabrication, welding and manufacturing. These are students who would receive their high school diploma at the same time that they get their basic certification in their chosen field of training which would serve as their ticket to gainful employment right after graduation.
Ann Jayne, instructional coach at El Dorado School in the Stockton Unified School District, was approved for a vice principal position in the Manteca Unified School District by the Board of Trustees at their last meeting.
A dusty and weedy nine-acre property in the Union Ranch housing development stands like a sore thumb in the middle of toni homes with manicured lawns. Its expansive brown dirt is in sharp, sad contrast to the lush green park next to it bordered by blooming shrub roses.
Special pastry treats are going to the San Joaquin County Fair Board and guests every morning at 6 o'clock at their booth near the show animal pens.
The Manteca Unified Vocational Academy could be starting its next program in August when the school year 2013-14 begins.
The Sierra High Class of 2013 includes the following graduates:
By VINCE REMBULAT
The following are members of the East Union High graduating Class of 2013:
Great Valley Academy in Manteca was described as one of the "few (charter school) models that exist" by the Center for Educational Reform.
Sierra High School's Sober Grad committee will be hosting the 4th annual Manteca Firefighters vs. Manteca Police Officers in a charity basketball game on Wednesday, March 19, starting at 6:30 p.m.
Cheer takes dedication, commitment and hard work.
Today promises to be a fun fowl day, and so much more, at the Manteca Unified School Farm.
The fun was just beginning at Stella Brockman School.
They read. They listened to readings. They watched various people reading their favorite books. They wore Dr. Seuss character costumes. They ate green eggs – scrambled – and green apples. They wore hats that looked like the one worn by the character in The Cat in the Hat with a spelling twist.
It's market day. The venue is a spacious grassy field that's about the size of a baseball field. Around the perimeter of the field are tables laden with an array of handmade and one-of-a-kind creations that range from practical and simply decorative to whimsical and plain utilitarian.
Expect another collaborative effort Saturday for the Regional Occupational Program Fashion Merchandising's Fashion Show.
The 3rd Annual Crystal Apple Awards took place Saturday evening at the Northland building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Here's the news flash: University of California Cooperative Extension will play host to Farm 2 School fundraiser. Venue will be the Stanislaus County Ag Center Harvest Hall. Highlight samples: Wine and beer tasting, produce tasting, and a farmers' market.
BY ROSE ALBANO RISSO
The encore performance of 'You Can't Take it with You' will take place today at the Lathrop High.
Two of the five members of the San Joaquin County Board of Education are ending their terms this year. They are Jill Fritchen who represents Area 3, and Anthony Gutierrez of Area 4.
Nine out of ten people that have a heart attack on television survive.
Manteca Unified chefs-in-training are off to a clam chowder cooking challenge this weekend in Santa Cruz.
His eye is on the top post of the San Joaquin County Office of Education. But Jeff Tilton already has the title of superintendent.