Jerry Gorman wasn't your typical big-town hero.
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.
During the weekend, Valleri Gammon took a black-and-white photograph of her brother and his fiancé snuggled up against a bright sky back drop.
WESTON RANCH – Strong gusting winds and a nearby house fire wasn't enough to put a damper on Farm Day at August Knodt School.
RIPON – The second annual Rina's Run is still a month away.
The Manteca Unified School District announced its 2009 classified employees of the year last Tuesday.
For years, those in the agricultural community would bring the farm to the various Manteca Unified sites.
Students and teachers in Manteca High School's Visual and Performing Arts Department will celebrate their annual Day of the Arts on Wednesday, April 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Winter Gym.
Could some financial relief be on the way for public schools?
Some 2,000 students from throughout the state took part in Health Occupation Students of America's State Leadership Conference in Sacramento.
WESTON RANCH - A coalition of Weston Ranch High School and community organizations are joining together to sponsor a pancake breakfast fund-raiser on behalf of Steufon Mackey and his family.
Lisa Herrin is taking over as Sequoia School principal for the 2009-10 school year.
RIPON – Ripon Unified could end up servicing at least 1,000 new households even though the properties will be located inside of Manteca's city limits.
He's currently the vice principal at Weston Ranch High.
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.
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.
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.
The $159 million school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot isn't just about upgrading aging schools and correcting safety problems.
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.
Two other schools in Beijing, China, are interested in a sister-school partnership with Manteca Unified School District.
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.
Anthony Salcito, vice president of Microsoft Corporation's Worldwide Public Sector Education, has issued a challenge to Manteca Unified School District students.
LATHROP – The woman hoping to unseat longtime Manteca Unified trustee Manuel Medeiros doesn't appear to live in his district.
Sierra High kicked off the Back to School Night season on Wednesday.
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.
FRENCH CAMP- Susie McCreath calls the operation at French Camp School a "well-oiled" machine.
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.
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.
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.