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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


Concerns over Internet tower at Weston

RIPON - A concerned Ripon resident, Lisa Weinstein, raised a red flag for Ripon Unified School District trustees last week over the approved construction of a Clearwire Internet tower near Weston Elementary School.

November 17, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


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Teen going to state Spelling Bee again

How do you spell tetanus? Sierra High School freshman James Quiaoit knows. It's the word that won him the title of San Joaquin County Junior High Spelling Bee champion in the seventh-through-ninth-grade division for the school year 2014-15.

December 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Weston Ranch High racism?

Racial tensions that marred Weston Ranch High School nearly a decade ago appear to be cropping up again.

December 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MHS tutoring center takes shape

Jennifer Rodriguez and Braulio Solis are students in the Interior Design class.

December 17, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Bucket loads of character at Golden West

Students at Golden West Elementary School may or may not be familiar with the works of Carol McCloud.

December 16, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Romero new MUSD board president

Deborah Romero, loan officer with Ability Mortgage, is the new president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees.

December 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Cowell School conducts blanket drive for shelter

The sixth graders at Joshua Cowell School are working to literally send warm greetings to the residents at the Manteca HOPE Shelter. They have started a blanket drive which is their way of taking part in the global "youth empowerment" program called WE Day organized by Free the Children, a non-profit organization.

December 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Five install four MUSD trustees

Four members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees were sworn in to office Tuesday night.

December 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Volunteers needed to help needy students

Love INC is a non-profit organization that dispenses hand-ups and not hand-outs. Now, it's the one in need of a hand-up. Volunteers who can provide extra helping hands are needed to help with the additional load it is handling this Christmas.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Drain will be sworn in by math teacher

Ashley Drain, who defeated Manuel Medeiros in the November election as trustee for Area 2 in Manteca Unified, will not be sworn in by San Joaquin Superior Court Judge Tony Agbayani at the board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 9.

December 03, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lathrop High leadership collects food

What's a better time to give back to the community than Thanksgiving?

November 27, 2014 | | Education


District has nothing to do with trustee investigation

Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson, who sent two incumbents of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees packing in the November elections, will be sworn in at the December school board meeting even while questions about the legitimacy of some of the information they wrote down in the candidates' papers they filed with the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters are being investigated.

November 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


SWEET MUSIC

He calls out the play, standing tall in his stance, signaling each member of his team with smooth arm strokes.

November 20, 2014 | James Burns | Education


BUBBLES TO SOLAR

They blew bubbles. They built forts made out of newspapers. They experimented with tie dyes using water and rubbing alcohol. They learned how heat is generated and its consequences. They showed how solar heat can power a remote-controlled car. They peered through microscopes to note and observe how a salt crystal looks like magnified so many times.

November 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Weston Ranch High going to block plan

Manteca High School is not the only one going on block scheduling at the start of the school year 2015-2016. Weston Ranch High School's request to get the green light from the Board of Trustees to do the same starting in August of next year was approved at the last board meeting on Nov. 12.

November 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Outgoing trustees recognized for service

During his 16 years on the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, Manuel Medeiros often provided comic relief, even when discussions turned serious and complicated.

November 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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