Three Manteca Unified high schools - East Union, Sierra, and Weston Ranch - were among 226 schools statewide that the California Department of Education said violated rules against students using their cell phones during standardized tests and then posting images on various social media.
LATHROP – It took years, but Lathrop High School is now officially an accredited institution of secondary education.
LATHROP - For Juliana Ballesteros and Chase Hayes, the first day of school was like starting all over.
LATHROP – The two-hour dedication ceremony Wednesday evening was just a blip in time. But in a historical perspective, the official opening of the River Islands Technology Academy was a giant leap for the City of Lathrop, the River Islands at Lathrop development, and for Banta Elementary School District.
Freshmen orientation at Manteca High may have had its fair share of doers. Included was an estimated 300 ninth-grade students who showed up to Monday's annual Link Crew event that kicked off at Winter Gymnasium. According to coordinator Nina Norton, MHS has 440 freshmen enrolled for the upcoming school year. The first day of school is Thursday. "You're already ahead of the game," she said to those in attendance. "Our hope is what you've learned ...
Freshmen orientation at Manteca High is scheduled Monday from 8:30 to noon at Winter Gymnasium.
Bullying prevention is the focus of the new Manteca Unified school board policy for the coming school year. It reflects the added categories as amended by Assembly Bill 9.
What constitutes a hardship that would be an acceptable reason for an elected trustee to skip a Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting?
LATHROP – The newest school in Lathrop, and the newest campus for the Banta Elementary School District in rural Tracy, is marking a historic milestone.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Deborah Romero says some aspects of the school district's dress code regulations may be a little "overboard" and would like to see changes implemented in the rules.
Negotiations are under way for the Manteca Unified School District to get rid of two annex sites – the 9-acre Union Ranch on North Union Road, and the 8-acre Woodward Annex south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
When it comes to high school athletic transportation fees, these are the hard facts. The cost of providing transportation for athletes continues to escalate. The district does not receive funding specifically earmarked for athletic transportation. For these reasons, it is necessary to charge fees for high school athletic student transportation services. Every student participating in any sport is subject to this fee. The current fee per student for per school year is $75. That's the ...
Great Valley Academy in Manteca will welcome 615 students when it opens its classrooms on Aug. 19, the first day of school for the 2013-14 school year.
For sale: Lindbergh School. For demolition: Lindbergh School. It's not the empty old brick building on East North Street whose façade is synonymous with Lindbergh School that is headed for the wrecking ball and market listing. Marked for permanent banishment from the city-block-sized property of the Manteca Unified School District are the portables located in the back of the main building that once housed the district's Adult School. But before any sale or demolition can ...
It's not that Seth Knight doesn't like the warm weather. He's used to it by now. He knows that the hot days aren't going away anytime soon. The calendar hasn't even hit August yet, and 100-degree days will without a doubt be part of the makeup of the coming months. But with his kids returning to school on Aug. 8 and his favorite football team already in training camp, Knight said it seems like the ...
LATHROP – It's not exactly a battle of the bands. But that is what this fund-raising event will look like on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the multipurpose room of Mossdale Elementary School in Lathrop.
Three trucks full of donations from Manteca Unified School teachers and students, plus a $500 cash donation were delivered to the Lodi Support Our Troops this week. More than 2,000 hand-written student letters addressed to the American soldiers also accompanied the donated items which will be mailed in care packages to American soldiers serving overseas in time for the holidays. This is a project of the Manteca Educators Association started by ...
Nearly a dozen bands, including the Mossdale Elementary School band in Lathrop, will be performing on stage from 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the multipurpose room. It's all for a philanthropic cause. All proceeds will go to a trust to help the family of school custodian Ronnie LeMay who was diagnosed with brain cancer three years ago. The husband, his wife and their four children live ...
Manteca Unified could be up for a costly special election in June based on Monday's San Joaquin County Board of Education meeting.
Calla High School staff and students are adopting American service men and women this Christmas. They are asking the public to help them collect items that will be mailed in time for the holidays. Donations must be dropped off at Calla High, corner E. Highway 120 and Austin Road, by Wednesday, Nov. 6. The project is in cooperation with the Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II Memorial Troop Support Program. For ...
The iconic Lindbergh School which has been vacant for a while is open for business once again.
Mark McDonald, the father of a 4-year-old who is attending Manteca Unified's Kids Academy for pre-kindergarten students, would like to see automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, available in district classrooms.
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There's a campus growing at the Manteca Unified School District property on the corner of West Louise Avenue and South Airport Way.
Name that school district campus. Individuals and groups are invited to submit a name for the campus at the Manteca Unified School District on West Louise Avenue. Deadline for submission is Friday, Oct. 25. Contact the Superintendent's Office at (209) 858-0729 for more details.
Five years ago, longtime Manteca Unified School District employee and community volunteer Faustina Rosas lost her battle against cancer. A few years before that, Kelly Cardoza of the district office personnel department lost her young cousin Jowell Griggs, a young wife and mother, to the same dreaded disease after a short but valiant fight.
*Fundraiser for MUSD homeless students
A resolution unanimously approved by the Manteca Unified School District Board of Education recognizes and appreciates "all veterans and their families for their contributions for the freedoms and way of life benefited by all in the United States of America." The resolution also "encourages schools to participate in appropriate activities to honor the dedication and sacrifices of our country's veterans during the week of Veterans Day."
It was the "Day of the Writer" last week at Manteca High School when students took pen to paper and chalk to concrete during all their classes – even in PE.
Nearly $50 million of Measure M funds have been used so far to fund 22 different projects that have been completed.