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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


Sierra’s Lobo Gold Rally celebrates academic excellence

Jennifer Spellman recently learned to dance Bhangra.

April 04, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Ripon Rotary Club presents third graders in Ripon Unified with their own dictionaries

It's one more year that the Ripon Rotary Club has provided all the third graders in the Ripon Unified School District with fully illustrated McMillan Children's Dictionaries.

April 04, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Senior project garage sale today helping send needy kids to camp

Boomer Plata has a senior project in the works that's part public relations and philanthropy.

April 04, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Teachers agree to just 1.8% cut in their pay

The Manteca Unified School District and the Manteca Educators Association came to a tentative agreement last Tuesday.

April 03, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


A lawn chair & a man yearning to slip the bonds of same-old

Jerry Gorman wasn't your typical big-town hero.

April 03, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


Messer agrees to 5% pay cut July 1, passes on $13,080 in extra benefits

The $24,400 raise that new Manteca Unified Superintendent Jason Messer received last week has raised more than a few eyebrows from educators worried about whether they'll have a job next year, but the salary he'll be taking home is the same his predecessor made while his overall compensation will actually be less.

April 02, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


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New school facilities in $159M bond

The $159 million Manteca Unified School bond on the Nov. 4 ballot is not simply a rehab of existing schools that have safety, health, and aging issues such as structural concerns.

September 02, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Moore, Teicheira get 4 more years

Two members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees whose terms are ending at the end of the year will not be going through the election process. They will be automatically appointed for another four years on the board.

August 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MEA endorses board incumbents & bond

The teachers in Manteca Unified School District have spoken. They are unanimously endorsing the $159 million Measure G school bond, the election of the four incumbent members of the Board of Trustees, and James Mousalimas for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.

August 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


$159M bond helps push for vocational education

The $159 million school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot isn't just about upgrading aging schools and correcting safety problems.

August 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Anti-bullying message for Cowell, Lincoln

Torrey Mercer is coming back to Manteca. This time, the winner of the 2013 Best Pop Song for Indie Channel Music Awards is bringing her anti-bullying message not only to Joshua Cowell Elementary School but to Lincoln Elementary as well.

August 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


CHINA CONNECTION

Two other schools in Beijing, China, are interested in a sister-school partnership with Manteca Unified School District.

August 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Absent trustee attending board meeting via Skype hook-up

Skype, in modern technology parlance, is nothing new to millions of high tech-savvy users. But this Microsoft "freemium" instant-messaging tool is only now introducing its utilization in Manteca Unified School District's boardroom. This first-time event is expected to happen during the September meeting of the Board of Trustees.

August 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Microsoft VP sends challenge to MUSD students in exclusive video

Anthony Salcito, vice president of Microsoft Corporation's Worldwide Public Sector Education, has issued a challenge to Manteca Unified School District students.

August 21, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Non-resident in school race?

LATHROP – The woman hoping to unseat longtime Manteca Unified trustee Manuel Medeiros doesn't appear to live in his district.

August 14, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHTS

Sierra High kicked off the Back to School Night season on Wednesday.

August 14, 2014 | Bulletin staff reports | Education


Will 11,000 future homes be in MUSD?

LATHROP – The nearly 11,000 homes that will be constructed at River Islands will drastically alter the landscape of whatever school district ends up serving the students that fall within its boundaries.

August 13, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


McCreath takes over as French Camp principal

FRENCH CAMP- Susie McCreath calls the operation at French Camp School a "well-oiled" machine.

August 13, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


MUSD spends $2.5M on corporation yard

The Lindbergh Corporation Yard building is officially completed. That's the new structure warehouse-like structure in what used to be a parking lot surrounded by portables behind the brick structure that used to house the Manteca Adult School on East North Street.

August 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca dress code no-no’s

School is not the place for a fashion show. Neither is it a venue for setting the world on fire by wearing clothes that serve as walking billboards for slogans. Nor is the school campus a vehicle for advertisements disguised as fashions, especially when they deal with products that fall under the category of controlled substances such as tobacco or alcoholic beverages.

August 02, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD incumbents running

Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Nancy Teicheira of Area 4 is gunning for 20 years as an elected school district representative. She made it official last week when she filed her candidate's papers at the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters in Stockton.

August 01, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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