Shuttering two elementary annex campuses - Sequoia and Lathrop - as well as consolidating Calla High with New Vision High at the Weston Ranch campus were identified Wednesday as the lesser of evils if Manteca Unified needs to resort to closing schools to bridge a $14 million budget deficit.
Alicia Mejorado doesn't like seafood.
The love for animals by one Manteca High School student has brought countless donations to the city animal control shelter this month.
It could come down to well-established rural schools pitted against newer city schools if the Manteca Unified School District board is eventually forced to close down elementary campuses to bridge a $14 billion deficit.
RIPON – It's been a historic year for the Ripon Unified School District.
Finally, the Manteca Unified School District's board of trustees will handle matters before the public on the first floor of the new administration building tonight.
Sandee Kludt recently announced her decision to retire this month from her position as Assistant Superintendent of Special Education and Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) at San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Zarghona Fazli, a student at East Union High School, has undertaken as her senior project the collection of backpacks and office supplies to be donated to Aschiana School in Kabul, Afghanistan.
It's a list no one wants to see - school campuses that are candidates for closure.
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!"
Stella Brockman Elementary eighth grader James Quiaoit is making history for Manteca Unified School District this year. He will be representing the district at the State Spelling Bee on May 3.
Manteca High had a strong showing in the 33rd annual San Joaquin County Academic Decathlon, finishing second overall during the weekend competition held at the University of the Pacific and Scottish Rite Auditorium.
At many school sites in the Manteca Unified School District, classrooms can't access educational materials online because they don't have adequate Internet connection.