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All Manteca elementary schools score above 700 in API testing

Jason Messer isn't getting too caught up in the 2008 base Academic Performance Index figures released last Thursday by the state Department of Education.

May 23, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Ye Olde Nile Garden School celebrates Medieval Faire

May is a significant month to every seventh grader at Nile Garden School. That's when the campus courtyard undergoes a dramatic transformation and the students led by their history teacher are transported back to medieval times.

May 22, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Failure of ballot measures may mean up to $23 million after Tuesday’s vote

Manteca Unified School District could be faced with having to make additional cuts somewhere between $5 million to $23 million based on Tuesday's special election results.

May 20, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Lauren Mitchell, Robyn Raker share EU valedictorian honors

Graduating East Union High seniors were awarded scholarships in excess of $2 million in overall value during the East Union High Senior Awards Night on Monday.

May 20, 2009 | | Education


EU High showcases student art talent

The annual East Union High Art Show consisted of the best work of students involved in the advanced and introduction to art classes, ceramics, digital photography and computer animation, to name a few.

May 17, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


New Vision student wins state essay contest

At last Tuesday's Manteca Unified school board meeting, Darra Sao was the toast of New Vision Educational Center in Weston Ranch.

May 17, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Farm Day continues to grow at Shasta

Farm Day at Shasta School started off some 10 years ago on a much smaller scale.

May 16, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


State. Sen. Wolk visits Manteca schools

FRENCH CAMP – State Sen. Lois Wolk is no stranger to Manteca Unified.

May 16, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


MUSD health food is ‘peachy keen’

LATHROP – It seemed only fitting for Dr. Janey Thornton to distribute fresh-cut peaches to students at Lathrop School on Wednesday.

May 14, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Farm Day helps educate kids first-hand about agriculture

Leo Omlin is a regular come Farm Day.

May 14, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Graduation 2009 season kicking off with Calla High, Lindbergh on May 29

The Manteca Unified School District is gearing up for the upcoming graduation / promotion events.

May 14, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Lincoln students net $375 recycling during two-week period

A two-week recycling contest earned Lincoln School students $375.

May 14, 2009 | | Education


Road opening will ease safety issues for Lathrop High students walking

Jason Messer is anticipating the opening of the Lathrop Road extension equipped with lights prior to the start of the 2009-10 school year.

May 13, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Where’s the beef? Sierra High band has it

The Sierra High Band Boosters are proud to say they "got the beat." But they will also say they "got the beef."

May 10, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Does board like sound of ‘no bus zone’ better than walking distance?

Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will discuss a proposal Tuesday on a transportation plan for the upcoming year.

May 09, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


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Sierra High presenting ‘Damn Yankees’

"Damn Yankees," the modern retelling of the Faust legend comes alive at Sierra High School. The musical comedy, which ran an impressive 1,019 performances in its original Broadway production in 1955, is being brought to life by the Advanced Theater class of Timberwolves' drama teacher, Dianna Puett.

April 08, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Delta, New Jerusalem set kindergarten registration

In preparation for the 2015-2016 school year, New Jerusalem Elementary School and three Delta Charter Schools are accepting applications for kindergarten beginning Thursday, April 16, 9 a.m., in the school office located at 31400 S. Koster Road, Tracy.

April 06, 2015 | | Education


Manteca High displays artistic talent

Hundreds of Manteca High students put their best feet forward, aesthetically speaking, Wednesday night for the annual springtime Day of the Arts.

April 03, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Teachers ask for return of salary cuts

A salary raise for Manteca Unified teachers is long overdue, said Ken Johnson, the president of the Manteca Educators Association which is in the midst of continuing salary negotiations with the school district.

April 01, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


District uses ‘impartial salary study’ as basis for teachers’ salary talks

During continuing teachers' salary negotiations, the specifics of behind-doors talks with representatives of the Manteca Educators Association are strictly confidential, Manteca Unified Deputy Superintendent Clark Burke said, explaining why he could not answer questions about statements made by the union members.

April 01, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Buffalo band, choir to entertain during art show

The arts will be in full force all over the campus at Manteca High School Wednesday evening, and the public is invited to enjoy all two hours of the entertainment with free admission.

March 31, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Special ed teacher back in classroom

Leo Bennett-Cauchon, the special education teacher who has been on leave of absence with pay since Feb. 3 due to a complaint about inappropriately touching a student, is back to his teaching job.

March 28, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Helping homeless succeed

The kid was being disruptive

March 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


OneNote software training offered for MUSD parents

Parents of Manteca Unified students are invited to attend a free seminar about using OneNote – the software that students and staff will be using as part of the district's Going Digital initiative. By understanding OneNote, parents will be better able to support their children with their education needs.

March 27, 2015 | | Education


LDS honors outstanding teachers

The 4th Annual Crystal Apple Awards were held recently at the Northland building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

March 24, 2015 | | Education


New state tests alter questions in real time

The days of educated guesses on state performance tests are numbered.

March 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Spring break meant military reserve training

Spring break for Manteca Unified Deputy Superintendent Clark Burke meant military reserve training in South Korea. He was actually gone for two weeks which included the one week that used to be called Easter break.

March 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Driver on cell when her car hit school bus

No one was injured in the school bus versus Honda Accord collision Thursday afternoon in Weston Ranch caused by a distracted driver.

March 20, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


NOT ACTING

Lathrop High School drama teacher Hali Rosen will continue working in that capacity after the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees voted by a slim margin of 4-3 in favor of her retaining the job.

March 19, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Great Wolf may join Manteca be.tech effort

Great Wolf Resorts likes the direction Manteca Unified School District is heading.

March 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


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