Students and teachers in Manteca High School's Visual and Performing Arts Department will celebrate their annual Day of the Arts on Wednesday, April 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Winter Gym.
Open enrollment for elementary schools Open Enrollment Request forms will be available at all Manteca Unified elementary schools beginning Wednesday, April 1. Open Enrollment Request forms for elementary schools are to be turned in to the school of residence between Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 30, for possible placement in the fall semester of the 2009-10 school year. All applications will be date and time stamped when received at the school of residence. ...
Could some financial relief be on the way for public schools? Ken Johnson, president of the Manteca Educators Association, believes so in the form of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This is being called the largest ever federal investment earmarked mostly for education. "As you know, California will be receiving $8.9 billion from the federal stimulus package," said Johnson at last Tuesday's Manteca Unified school board meeting. The funding is expected to be paid ...
Some 2,000 students from throughout the state took part in Health Occupation Students of America's State Leadership Conference in Sacramento.
WESTON RANCH - A coalition of Weston Ranch High School and community organizations are joining together to sponsor a pancake breakfast fund-raiser on behalf of Steufon Mackey and his family.
Lisa Herrin is taking over as Sequoia School principal for the 2009-10 school year. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University, Utah, and her Masters of Education/ Administration from Azusa Pacific University. She holds a Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Bilingual Crosscultural and Academic Development Certificate, and an Administrative Services Credential. Herrin started her teaching career in 1992 teaching first and third grades at Menifee Union School District ...
RIPON – Ripon Unified could end up servicing at least 1,000 new households even though the properties will be located inside of Manteca's city limits.
He's currently the vice principal at Weston Ranch High. Come next school year, Tom Anderson will take on a similar role at Manteca High. In closed session, the Manteca Unified board of trustees Tuesday approved the hiring of Anderson as assistant principal. He will be working under Doug McCreath, who still holds the post. McCreath was recently named the new Manteca High principal, taking over from the retiring Steve Winter. Anderson began his teaching career ...
It wasn't too long ago that the Manteca Unified school board approved cuts to offset a $23.5 million shortfall for the upcoming year.
LATHROP – Kenneth DeGuzman didn't have to be at Lathrop High's first ever Performing Arts night Tuesday, but that didn't stop him from coming in to browse the walls covered in the projects that students had created over the course of the last three months.
Girls who don't want to spend a small fortune on their prom or graduation dress could save some money when the Sierra High School Sober Grad Committee conducts its first annual "gently used" prom dress fundraiser.
Dunbar earns teaching honor Tammy Dunbar, who teaches a 4th/5th grade combination class at Lincoln School received the 2009 California Subject Matter Projects Teacher Leadership Award from the California International Studies Program. The award recognizes outstanding leadership in teacher education and school improvement efforts in International Studies. The California Subject Matter Project is a state-wide network of educators providing professional development for elementary and secondary teachers. Dunbar was one of the two Technology Leadership ...
The news about education has been pretty gloomy, so I thought you might want to report on this really good news at Central Catholic High School.
The Manteca High Class of 1959 is planning a reunion on May 30-31. The May 30 activities include a tour of the Manteca High campus from 10 a.m. to noon, an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at the museum, and dinner and dancing from 6 to 11 p.m. at Chez Shari's located at 305 North Union Road. A picnic is on May 31 from noon to 3 p.m. at Northgate Park. If anyone ...
A hiring freeze and a successful negotiation of employee compensation cuts of 5 percent across the board could allow the Manteca Unified School District to rescind 80 percent of the layoff notices already issued.
Manteca High's co-Valedictorian Derek Benson delivered a speech that could have given professional speechwriters competition Thursday night.
Collin Scholl is an East Union High School survivor. At least, that's how he described himself in his salutatory address delivered during commencement exercises on Thursday at the Lancers' Dino Cunial stadium.
There are no limits to what one can do in life, and the secret to success is to never be discouraged.
Fifty-one students from Nile Garden School were recognized at the annual commencement exercises on Wednesday.
LATHROP – Farhat Khairzadah's list of accomplishments is impressive.
The Veritas School Class of 2013 Promotion Ceremony was a success on Wednesday evening.
Alaina Haena's summer break has only just begun and already she's booked solid through August.
Kimberly LaMar is graduating from East Union High tonight. The Lancers' Class of 2013 valedictorian has a speech to work on and a host of other things to worry about.
It was hard to tell which shone brighter. The shimmering afternoon sun fanned by gentle breezes, or the seemingly never-ending smile on the face of Va Perez.
Stella Brockman Elementary School sent some 115 eighth graders to high school Wednesday night with 16 of them having 4.0 grade point averages for every trimester during the year.
Hunter Leonard knew that his tie was straight.
LATHROP – Chase Hayes summed up his excitement in a single motion.
Jaelyn Stock had bounced around elementary schools in the Central Valley before she found a home at Neil Hafley.
Shasta Elementary School's promotion ceremony for the 8th grade Class of 2013 began with a moment of silence.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Elementary School 8th grade class of 2013 will have plenty of inspirational words to see them through as they journey on to the next level of education at Lathrop High School.