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Thelma D. Asher

Thelma D. Asher, 95, entered into rest on, April 17, 2009 in Manteca. She was born on, April 10, 1914 in Santa Cruz, Cal. She joins in heaven her husband, Claude Asher, her son, Judge Don I. Asher, her great grandson, Kallen Graham and her sister Dorothy Larrabee.

April 24, 2009 | | Education


District to 2,000 kids: No busing

Stacey Hernandez shares the one big concern of those attending the recent Manteca Unified transportation department meetings – safety.

April 22, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified showcases talent of various high school art students

Jonathan Ortega has only been involved in ceramics since the beginning of the school year.

April 22, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Classmate inspires students to stage carnival

Isabella Mays, a first-grade student at Stella Brockman School, has been receiving chemotherapy for the past 16 months to treat a brain tumor.

April 18, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified news

'Seussical' the musical underway at Sierra

April 18, 2009 | | Education


Teaching 1,700 teens how to use library

On National Librarian Day Thursday, Nina Norton sported a tiara, a t-shirt reading "Librarian Goddess," and even toted a wand throughout the school day.

April 17, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified extends no-bus zones

Several months ago, the Manteca Unified board of trustees agreed to extend the walking distance to school for all students to an additional half mile as part of the Level II cuts to handle a $23.5 million budget shortfall.

April 17, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Parents fret about safety of walking to Lathrop High

LATHROP – The no bus zone proposed by Manteca Unified's department of transportation has some problems for those with students attending school west of Interstate 5.

April 15, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified news

Car show Saturday at Sequoia Baptist

April 15, 2009 | | Education


MUSD open enrollment for elementary

Open Enrollment Request forms are now available at all Manteca Unified elementary schools.

April 15, 2009 | | Education


Manteca kindergarten registration starts today

Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting today from 9 a.m.to 3:30 P.M.

April 15, 2009 | | Education


Ripon may lay off 28 classified workers

RIPON – On top of losing five teachers for the next school year due to retirement, Ripon Unified might also end up laying off 28 employees and reducing the hours of 44 others.

April 13, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


Kindergarten registration underway Wednesday at neighborhood schools

Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting on Wednesday, April 15, from 9 a.m.to 3:30 P.M.

April 13, 2009 | | Education


Firefighters come to rescue of dying trees at school

RIPON - Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters saw the parched landscaping at Ripon's newest elementary school and stepped up to the plate to meet the problem head on.

April 08, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


PROM DRESS SALE

Girls who didn't want to spend a small fortune on their prom or graduation dress got a chance to save some money when the Sierra High School Sober Grad Committee conducted its first annual "gently used" prom dress fundraiser Saturday in the school's drama room. The committee offered slightly-used formal and semi-formal dresses at discount prices to raise funds for their safe and sober after graduation celebration. People who donated a dress could get either 40% of whatever their dress sells for or donate the entire sale price to the Sober Grad Committee fundraiser and receive a 100 ...

April 05, 2009 | Hime Romero | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


A primer on Going Digital

A multitude of questions have been asked about the district's ambitious and record-setting $30 million Going Digital program. They ranged from inquiries about how the $30M price tag was spent and where all that money went, to the far-reaching impacts of the program on such school curriculum programs as the second graders' cursive writing lessons.

December 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MJC applies for degree program

MODESTO -Modesto Junior College submitted an application to be one of the 15 California Community Colleges to develop a baccalaureate degree pilot program.

December 29, 2014 | | Education


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


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