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Developer steps up for graduation parking

LATHROP – Those that showed up 30 minutes before the Lathrop High School graduation last year learned a hard lesson.

May 21, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


MUSD going solar showing some payback

Going solar for Manteca Unified is starting to pay off. Of the 9.1 million kWh (kilowatt hour) of electricity that the district consumed so far during fiscal year 2013-2014, 2.5 kWh – or 27 percent – was generated by the array of solar installations at the school district and about two-dozen other campus locations. The remaining 73 percent was generated by PG&E.

May 20, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Adult School graduates tell stories of resilience

There was no band playing the grandiose strains of "Pomp and Circumstance."

May 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


HONOR THE CODE

Troy Fast called the first-ever recipients of Manteca High's Honor The Code patch an "eclectic" group.

May 16, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


MUSD high schools announce top grads

Weston Ranch High School likes suspense. While the other comprehensive high schools in the Manteca Unified School District have announced the names of their graduating class valedictorians and salutatorians, Weston Ranch wants to continue its tradition of maintaining the suspense by not revealing at this point the names of its top graduates.

May 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Big cheese awards $500 for best cheese sandwich

It was an hour-long competition to make the best cheese sandwich in Manteca.

May 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


CSUS Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society adds 73 members

The California State University, Stanislaus chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi held its annual initiation ceremony May 2 to welcome 73 new student initiates - the most in the chapter's 16-year history - and six new faculty and administration initiates.

May 15, 2014 | | Education


Sierra High’s Larry Grimes receives $10K teaching award

Larry Grimes, Sierra High School's Science Department Chairman who teaches Biology, Physiology, and AP Biology, is the recipient of the prestigious Cortopassi award for 2013.

May 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca High senior is recipient of of Bergthold Memorial scholarship

Manteca High School senior Poonam Kaur Dehal holds a certificate in Suicide Intervention Training.

May 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD FFA students hold Ag Fest Preshow Saturday

If you're looking for custom-made flower arrangements made on the spot for Mother's Day, stop by the Manteca Unified School Farm on Saturday between 9 a.m. until noon.

May 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


3-way race in county superintendent position is first in nearly six decades

San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Mick Founts may not be a contender in the June 3 primary elections. But his presence still dominates the three-way election race.

May 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


4th graders’ yard sale helps abused animals

Fourth-grade students at Joshua Cowell School were inspired after reading 'Shiloh.'

May 08, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


CINCO DE MAYO

Teresa Morales and Carlos Belmonte were announced as Cinco de Mayo queen and king at Monday's Manteca High lunch-time festivities.

May 06, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Holtsman earns ACSA recognition

Howard Holtsman of Manteca has received the Association of California School Administrators Robert E. Kelly Retired Volunteer of the Year award.

May 06, 2014 | | Education


Friday-Saturday summer classes available at Modesto Junior College

MODESTO – Seats are still available in Modesto Junior College's Friday-Saturday and Saturday only summer classes. Appreciation of Art, Introduction to Human Services, Philosophy and Spanish 1 are being offered in the Friday-Saturday pattern and Physical Geography is offered on Saturdays.

May 06, 2014 | | Education


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Students’ essays, poetry casts light on families, dreams for the future

Diana Duarte is only 9 years old but she already knows what she wants to be when she grows up.

June 23, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


School board to consider GECAC running after-school program in Weston Ranch

The after-school pilot project conducted in spring in Weston Ranch was deemed quite successful. Now, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees is looking into possibly continuing the program. The issue is how to do that and where to get the money to keep it going.

June 23, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Nile Garden neighbors insist well water is safe

Florence Luiz was 108 years old when she died a couple of years ago.

June 20, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Illness not tied into Woodward Reservoir

OAKDALE – Several people that swam in Woodward Reservoir claim that the water made them sick.

June 19, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


Copper thieves hit Nile Garden 3 times in 2 weeks

Two men woke up by the dawn's early light on Wednesday. Both were driving quads.

June 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Hammarstrom selected as SJ Teacher of Year

He was first in Manteca Unified. Now he is the number one in San Joaquin County.

June 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD recognizes budding author, illustrator

The accolades did not stop on graduation day the last week of May for Lawrence Silveira and Noelle Lanser.

June 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Could water-safety issue close school?

Should Nile Garden Elementary School be closed if the water from campus wells is not safe to drink?

June 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca loses out on $15M career ed grant

Manteca Unified and its partners may have lost the grant war. But they are not giving up the battle.

June 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


$152 MILLION BOND

A $152 million bond measure has a good chance of being approved by voters in the November election.

June 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Bush Institute selects Woodward for program

The Manteca Unified School District has announced the selection of Walter Woodward Elementary School to participate in the second year of Middle School Matters (MSM) Institute. This second round of schools expands the program to 16 schools, spanning four states, including California, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas.

June 11, 2014 | Bulletin staff reports | Education


Proposed $186.7M budget for MUSD

The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees tonight will discuss and then consider approving the proposed 2014-2015 budget of $186,741,148. The discussion will include anticipated expenditures to the tune of $197,545,438.

June 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca’s Samantha Placeres graduates from Pepperdine Law

Samantha Placeres of Manteca graduated with her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in a commencement ceremony held on May 16.

June 10, 2014 | | Education


Woodward 8th grade grad class features 18 with perfect grades

Last week's eighth-grade promotion exercises were a time to remember for 126 students at Walter Woodward School.

June 06, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


East Union posts highest grad rate in county

East Union High School is living up to its slogan: Lancers lead while others follow.

June 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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