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Next cuts could cut to ‘the bone’

Expenses are going to increase next fiscal year for Manteca Unified by upwards of $4.5 million.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


PG&E awards $10K Bright Idea grant to Manteca high School

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced that 14 schools including Manteca High within the company's service area have been selected to receive up to $10,000 each in Bright Ideas grants.

December 18, 2009 | | Education


MUSD open enrollment for its five high schools in January

Manteca Unified School District currently has five comprehensive high schools.

December 18, 2009 | | Education


Cowell School honors All Stars for December

Joshua Cowell School has recognized students for being December All Stars based on academic effort and citizenship.

December 18, 2009 | | Education


Ripon Schools get some relief to tune of $404K

RIPON - Ripon schools are being allowed to put a Band-Aid on the troubled budget in the amount of nearly $404,000, it was learned Monday night.

December 16, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Stella Brockman students offer advice to president

As part of the Character Counts program, students at Stella Brockman Elementary School in Manteca wrote letters of advice to President Obama.

December 16, 2009 | | Education


Back-to-back senior class suicides rock Ripon High

RIPON - Some 40 counselors met with many grief stricken high school students in Ripon on Thursday after back-to-back suicides in the senior class.

December 13, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Manteca Unified bracing for more cuts

The Manteca Unified School District is expecting more cuts down the road.

December 12, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Sierra FFA recognizes Greenhands

FFA is a dynamic youth organization that is a part of agricultural education programs at middle schools and high schools. Founded as the Future Farmers of America, the name was changed in 1988 to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, student members are engaged in a wide range of curriculum and FFA activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in agriculture. FFA is structured on three levels: local, state and national.

December 11, 2009 | By VICTORIA WATSON Sierra-Manteca FFA Chapter Reporter | Education


Manteca Unified schools staging winter concerts

Schools throughout Manteca unified are staging winter concerts next week.

December 04, 2009 | | Education


NOVEMBER PANTHER PRIDE

December 02, 2009 | | Education


MUSD students get kudos for helping educate others about agriculture

Janet Dyk recognized six students of the Manteca Unified School District for their efforts during the recent AgVenture.

November 26, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


‘Ladybug’ invades school classrooms

The "Ladybug" could be the latest technological innovation to hit the classrooms.

November 26, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Schools, health leaders meet on H1N1 flu

San Joaquin County Public Health and San Joaquin County Office of Education's school health administrators recently met to discuss the current H1N1 vaccine status.

November 25, 2009 | | Education


$10-per-hour sewer surcharge to rent facilities at Lathrop High

The Manteca Unified's use-of-facility fees are on the rise.

November 18, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


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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