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127 Manteca students ‘perfect ‘

The perfect score in the California Standards Test is 600.

October 15, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Academic rallies on tap for Sierra, Lathrop high schools

Lathrop High and Sierra High will honor students on Friday for academic achievement and good citizenship.

October 14, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified exploring possible network to plug parents into their kids’ education

Ninth grade can be a challenging time for many high school students.

October 13, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Serving up experience in culinary class

During the spring, Amy Lee's Culinary Arts students had the task of catering two major events within a week.

October 10, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified offers career path classes

Chantel Burton hopes to someday pursue a career as a chef.

October 07, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca schools observing Red Ribbon Week Oct. 25-29

The Manteca Unified School District has designated Oct. 25 through 29 as Red Ribbon Week.

October 05, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


More to aim for besides 4-year colleges

Jason Messer may be the Manteca Unified School District superintendent but he's also a parent.

October 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Superintendent, students hit the books every day

RIPON - Louise Nan starts every work day teaching.

September 30, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Students venture to face the challenge

Manteca High's Link Crew tackled the intimidating Venture On Challenge Course.

September 27, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Dancing with Sacramento means doing as the state says - period

Jason Messer's job requires participating in a dysfunctional dance that is known as California school financing with a heavy dose of mindboggling state-imposed rules.

September 26, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


MUSD cuts copy costs by $14,500 a month

Manteca Unified will soon be using the services of another vendor for printing and copying.

September 21, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


James receives double duty as vice principal at 2 schools

Thomas James will be doing double duty.

September 18, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


AFTER THE BAD TIMES

For the second straight week, candidates in the Manteca Unified school board race had a chance to voice their opinions on the issues.

September 16, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Stella Brockman raises money for St. Jude’s

It was three years ago that Isabella Mays, who, at the time, was receiving cancer treatments, planted the seed for an event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

September 16, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified API test scores slip by one point

For 11 years, the Manteca Unified School District had shown steady growth in the Academic Performance Index.

September 15, 2010 | 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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