Sacramento's failure to stop the current state budget hemorrhaging means Manteca Unified must now cut $9.5 million for the current school year on top of $14 million in cuts being made for the school year starting July 1.
The search is on for the position of superintendent at the Manteca Unified School District.
Sierra High and the new Lathrop High will continue block scheduling.
McParland School honored its outstanding students for the first trimester as part of their Character Café awards.
Science camp transportation - a $34,760 expenditure - could be in jeopardy.
Along with the proposed Level II budget cuts, Manteca Unified's board of trustees will recognize winners of the recent Spelling Bee tonight.
RIPON - Fifteen Ripon elementary school students are going to the inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C.
RIPON – Facing more than $1 million in mid-year budget cuts with another $500,000 expected for the next school year, Ripon Unified is now facing some tough decisions.
The deepening state budget crisis is going to make it difficult - if not impossible – for Manteca Unified School District to meet payroll and pay other bills through June 30.
The Manteca Unified School District board will only need to cut $600,000 out of the designated Level 3 cuts up for consideration to close a $14 million shortfall assuming, of course, they adopt recommendations made by a 100-member committee.
Michael Dodge has been a key figure for the Manteca Unified School District since 2002
It's for the benefit of teen drivers - a special shrimp feed dinner dance set for Saturday night.
LATHROP - The three Lathrop Council members present at Tuesday night's meeting all voted to approve the agreement that will provide interim sewer service for the new Lathrop High School.
LATHROP - An interim solution to Lathrop High School's sewer and storm drainage problems will be considered by the City Council at their regular meeting on Tuesday.
Debbie Wold has been a Merrill Gardens resident for the past three years.
Manteca Unified chefs-in-training are off to a clam chowder cooking challenge this weekend in Santa Cruz.
His eye is on the top post of the San Joaquin County Office of Education. But Jeff Tilton already has the title of superintendent.
Edna Quiaoit was doing some spring cleaning in the kitchen. Suddenly, she heard a voice behind her asking a question.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College will host two "New Student Saturdays" this spring to enroll high school seniors. The events will be held on March 8 and April 12 with sessions beginning at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. No pre-registration is required, and attendance and campus parking are free.
TURLOCK - California State University, Stanislaus will honor women veterans on Thursday, Feb. 20, by hosting the Women Warrior Wellness Conference, a free all-day event that will include an opening ceremony in the morning, a wide range of speakers on veteran services in the afternoon and a social hour featuring Native American music in the evening.
Manteca Unified is doing something bold in the world of public education.
It was a just a mock exercise.
Lathrop High can still be considered a newcomer to the Academic Decathlon competition.
The Ripon High JROTC program earned four top-3 finishes, including a second at the Cal State Drill competition on Feb. 1.
MODESTO - Warehousing and distribution facilities are growing at a rapid rate in the Stanislaus and San Joaquin County area, and these industries seek workers who have the skills to hit the ground running. In response to this growing demand, Modesto Junior College's Workforce Development and Community Education are offering training for entry-level positions in warehousing.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College is offering Cash for College Night for high school seniors and recent graduates on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. in Glacier Hall 201 on West Campus located at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Career Development and Transfer Center would like to invite area employers with job openings to participate in the Spring Job Fair for MJC students on Wednesday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the East Campus Student Center, 435 College Avenue in Modesto.
Elections this year are 10 months away. Four of the seven members of the Manteca Unified Board of Education are ending their current four-year term before the year is over.
Manteca High has posted the first semester honor roll.
LATHROP - "We're shipping you off to military school!"