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Two strongest schools for test scores were on possible list of campus closures

Nile Garden and New Haven were among the Manteca Unified sites on the possible closure list when the superintendent's budget reduction committee met last fall.

September 19, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Stella Brockman carnival benefits St. Jude’s Hospital

Stella Brockman School and the Manteca Chili's Grill & Bar were in partnership for a good cause.

September 17, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


800 Club now includes six Manteca school sites

Stella Brockman, McParland and Nile Garden became the latest schools in Manteca Unified to exceed "800" in the state Department of Education's Academic Performance Index.

September 16, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


French Camp closing in on magical 800 score

FRENCH CAMP – About two years ago, French Camp School underwent restructuring.

September 16, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


No-bus zones creates Lathrop High traffic woes

LATHROP – Three months ago, Dan Doyle was singing his praises for the West Lathrop Road improvements. He could hardly wait to see the improvements completed.

September 16, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Four-year college night info program at Delta Thursday

STOCKTON - San Joaquin Delta College will host its annual "College Night" program on Thursday, Sept. 17, 5 to 8 p.m. in Danner Hall.

September 16, 2009 | | Education


Tiger buddies pair students with adult mentors

Adriana Torres had a rough start to the school year.

September 14, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


LATHROP MAKES HISTORY

Lathrop High played their first ever varsity football game on Friday. Even though they fell 55-0 to Sierra High, it failed to dampen Spartan spirit.

September 13, 2009 | Hime Romero | Education


Board praises response to Friday bank robbery

Last Friday, Manteca High along with Lincoln, Manteca Day, Lindbergh and other schools within a nine-block radius were forced to lock down.

September 10, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


SHS BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT

September 10, 2009 | Hime Romero | Education


Recap of criteria to get a ride on school buses

Tuowanda Salgado, a mother of three who resides south of the Highway 120 bypass, was told by city leaders that sidewalks along Atherton Drive and not Woodward Avenue are still two years away. The latter was erroneously reported in Wednesday's no-bus exemption story.

September 10, 2009 | | Education


Need a lift? Give a good reason

Tuowanda Salgado hopes the no-bus zone exemption will apply in her case.

September 09, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Measure M oversight meeting Wednesday

With only a handful of projects remaining, the "Measure M" Citizens' Oversight Committee will meet Wednesday in the new administration building, 2271 W. Louise Ave.

September 06, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Rising STAR students enjoy copter landing

FRENCH CAMP – Students at French Camp School came through with a boost in the Standardized Testing and Reporting results a year ago.

September 05, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified student numbers growing again

Enrollment in Manteca Unified is up in some areas and down in others.

September 05, 2009 | 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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