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Ripon Elementary gets black eye just to make new state law work

RIPON - Earlier this year, Ripon Elementary School was among the elite.

December 21, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


List linked to state’s open enrollment law

The Open Enrollment Act was adopted earlier this year by the California State Board of Education during an emergency session.

December 21, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Charter school appeal filed with SJ County Board of Education

Two weeks after their application for a new charter school was denied unanimously by the Manteca Unified Board of Education, Great Valley Academy officials in Modesto filed an appeal with the San Joaquin County Office of Education.

December 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


GVA explains $300K paid to school founder, answers other allegations

Eldon Rosenow, founder of the Great Valley Academy charter school in Modesto that is looking into opening another campus in Manteca, receives an annual salary of $300,000.

December 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


St. Elsewhere actor helps launch eco literacy training

Hollywood actor Ed Begley, Jr. brought his star power to Manteca Thursday to help promote environmental literacy.

December 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Oase taks oath of office for Ripon Unified board

RIPON – Christopher "Kit" Oase took his place on the Ripon Unified school board on Monday.

December 14, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Surplus office space may generate cash for district

For lease: 2,400 square feet of office space. Rent is from 75 cents to $1.15 a square foot, but that's negotiable. You don't have to rent the entire space either. The highly motivated landlord is willing to rent out just a third or only half of the space if that's all that a client wants or needs.

December 13, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Knutsen loves helping teens learn lessons in EU High JROTC

Karl Knutsen bounds into his classroom on a daily basis, eager for the new day that lies ahead.

December 12, 2010 | Jason Campbell | Education


Oase taking oath for Ripon Unified board Monday

Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will bid farewell to longtime board member Larry Stewart and welcome newcomer Christopher "Kit" Oase.

December 12, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


MUSD mothballs Lindbergh School

The young woman went up the steps to the front doors of the Lindbergh Educational Center, only to make a quick turn-around. As she did so, she glanced at the large sign on the grass and laughed self-consciously as she read the announcement.

December 11, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lincoln 5th graders win $78,000 worth of high tech for classroom

Tammy Dunbar's Lincoln fifth-grade class from Lincoln Elementary is going to be the most technology-advanced in all of the Manteca Unified School District.

December 10, 2010 | Jason Campbell | Education


Actor Ed Begley to open teachers’ environmental training session

Hollywood actor and environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. is one of the big names who are expected to show up at American Modular Systems in Manteca Thursday, Dec. 16, when the first 30 teachers of Manteca Unified will receive training for the groundbreaking first-in-the-nation environmental curriculum that is being launched by the district this month.

December 10, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca Unified getting rid of $8K quilting machine

The Manteca Unified Board of Education Tuesday night officially gave district staff the green light "to dispose of obsolete equipment."

December 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Charter school rejected

Proponents of the proposed Great Valley Academy in Manteca are now turning their attention to an appeal process before the San Joaquin County Board of Education after their charter application was denied unanimously by the Manteca Unified School Board of Trustees.

December 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca’s American Modular Systems breaks green ground

Having temporary modular classrooms on campus is the norm for many public schools in the United States.

December 07, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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Calla High grads overcome adversity

Calla High graduation on Friday had its fair share of memories.

May 23, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | Education


be.tech career academies graduate their second class

Larissa Castillo learned through be.tech that procrastination really doesn't work.

May 23, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | Education


MJC nursing program marks 50th year

MODESTO – It has been 50 years since the first class of nursing students completed their two year Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) at Modesto Junior College.

May 22, 2015 | | Education


Growth splits graduating 8th graders

Growth is tearing apart 8th grade classes this month.

May 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


LHS student president among speakers

Mauricio Torres is enjoying his final days at Lathrop High.

May 21, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | Education


IN KAHOOT!

Sometime over the weekend Alec Alegre felt like drawing a picture of Goofy that he could slip behind the plastic cover of his binder.

May 19, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Education


3 percent of students are migrants

"Summer" vacation for 600 plus Manteca Unified students starts in mid-December and ends in mid-March.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


be.tech starts string of MUSD graduations

The season for Pomp and Circumstance at Manteca Unified School District will kick off on Thursday, May 21.

May 19, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | Education


SIMPLY MEDIEVAL

Thunderous cheers filled the air Friday noon as Nile Garden School seventh grade students opened their 20th Celtic Faire in the school's courtyard with the blessing of their history teacher "King Lewis" after he was pulled into the heart of the activities by a pair of bards.

May 16, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Woodward parents dispute racism charges

Douglas and Antoinette Carraway experienced racism at Walter Woodward Elementary School.

May 16, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Education


Meeting ruckus: Political lynching?

There were plenty of things said during the discussion about whether Manteca Unified School Board Trustee Sam Fant should face censure for his behavior surrounding a set of personal Facebook pictures of a district employee that took the air out of the room Thursday night.

May 15, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Education


Election or appointment?

Filling the seat vacated by Alexander Bronson could be the first time area-only elections are conducted in the Manteca Unified School District.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Bronson, Drain being booked on Saturday

Both of the Manteca Unified school board members who were charged last month with a host of felonies stemming from a voter fraud inquiry into registering to vote to run for trustee positions they were not legally entitled were notified days in advance by the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office that the charges were coming.

May 14, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Education


Great Valley Writing Camps now enrolling for this summer

This summer, Great Valley Writing Project at CSU Stanislaus will offer academic writing camps for K-12 students in Manteca, Ripon, and Tracy. Since 2005, these programs have been advertised as "GVWP Writing & Technology Workshops," but they recently changed their title to "Great Valley Writing Camps."

May 14, 2015 | | Education


Sam Fant facing censure from fellow trustees

Facebook could be getting another Manteca Unified School District board member in trouble.

May 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


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