By the school year 2013-2014, Manteca Unified School District will have more students than there are residents living in either Lathrop or Ripon.
For the third year in a row, Manteca Unified School District offices will be closed from July 1-12. Energy conservation is the primary reason behind this decision.
The Culinary Arts vocational program, English as a Second Language and GED classes, Independent Study, and others offered by Manteca Unified through the Adult School are safe for now. The district's Adult Education programs remain status quo – meaning, it will remain the way it is – at least for the next two years, according to the 2013-14 budget approved by the Board of Trustees Tuesday night. The figures show revenue of $162,356,237 against expenses of $170,508,804.
Not all students or teachers are in vacation mode during the summer months before the beginning of the new school year in August. For many of them, school has not been on hiatus, thanks to the Great Valley Writing Project's writing and technology workshops.
The Manteca Unified School District's vocational academy is looking for a few young men and women who are interested in pursuing a career in machine design and fabrication, welding and manufacturing. These are students who would receive their high school diploma at the same time that they get their basic certification in their chosen field of training which would serve as their ticket to gainful employment right after graduation.
Ann Jayne, instructional coach at El Dorado School in the Stockton Unified School District, was approved for a vice principal position in the Manteca Unified School District by the Board of Trustees at their last meeting.
A dusty and weedy nine-acre property in the Union Ranch housing development stands like a sore thumb in the middle of toni homes with manicured lawns. Its expansive brown dirt is in sharp, sad contrast to the lush green park next to it bordered by blooming shrub roses.
Special pastry treats are going to the San Joaquin County Fair Board and guests every morning at 6 o'clock at their booth near the show animal pens.
The Manteca Unified Vocational Academy could be starting its next program in August when the school year 2013-14 begins.
The Sierra High Class of 2013 includes the following graduates: Kristen Noelle Acaya, Nasima Afzal, Kevin Godfrey Velarde Agudo, Joseph Martin Aguilar, Jaime Alba Jr., Zackary George Alan Albrecht, Michael Vincent Alcantar, Jonnel Puyat Alcantara, Reigan Vinson De la Cruz Alcaria, Felipe Alejandro Alfaro, D'Ari Miquel Allen, Omar Alvarez Rodriguez, Flora De Guadalupe Amezcua, Karina Anaya, Patricia Angel Guerra, Alizarine Angulo Kelly, Natalie Abigail Antemate, Bruktawit Hailemariam Astaw, Robal Hailemariam Asfaw, Shelby Ann Astorino, Appolonia ...
By VINCE REMBULAT The Bulletin Mariam Ali works to inspire youngsters. As a volunteer and mentor for Give Every Child a Chance, she spent the past two years providing one-on-one tutoring to students at her Manteca Unified site, Lathrop Elementary School. According to Unaiza Furqan, director of the GECAC Volunteer Mentor-Tutor Program, Ali and others worked with youngsters with struggling grades during the past school year. "They came to us because they were getting 'D's, ...
The following are members of the East Union High graduating Class of 2013: Bianca Maritza Aceves, Chad R. Agostini, Marcos A. Aguilar, Ruben Aguilar, Luz Mariana Aguirre, Uriel Aaron Alcantar, Andreas A. Alexander, Richard Thomas Alexander, Ashley Marie Almeida, Rodrigo Alvarez, Denise Amaya, Joseph G. Andrade, Breanna M. Archer, Christopher Arcos, Frank Alexander Arcos, Lizbeth Arroyo, Jeremy Avalos, Alexandria Maria Ayers, Mattie Mae Baca, Jairo Daniel Baires, Hector M. Barajas, Ronald James Barber III, Jose ...
Great Valley Academy in Manteca was described as one of the "few (charter school) models that exist" by the Center for Educational Reform.
The following are members of the Manteca High's Class of 2013. Jesse Jake Acosta, Daniel Salvador Aguilar, Jovani Aguilar, Leslie Nohely Aguilar, Jesus Aguirre, Mariam Ali, Anthony Joseph Amarante, Zachariah Jordan Amen, Jacqueline Louise Amezquita, Alden Vic Apusen, Elijah Matthew Aragon, Edward Richard Gayton Aranda, Santos Eduardo Esquivel Aranda, Rachelle Angela Arciniega, Steven Anton Arnold, Anna Marie Arriola,Sarah Danielle Arrollo, Mirna Damaris Arteaga, Vanessa Arzate, Darryl Xavier L. Asuncion, Javier Avalos, Elizabeth Alexandra Avila, Irving ...
University of Central Oklahoma student Jason Robletto, a modern language major from Manteca, recently received the Liberal Arts Symposium Best Paper in Modern Languages Award from Central's College of Liberal Arts in recognition of academic excellence and outstanding service to the university.
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.
*MUSD Perfect STAR students
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.