It's not that Seth Knight doesn't like the warm weather.
LATHROP - River Islands Technology Academy - the South County's newest charter school - will lighten student loads when it opens on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
The two Manteca police officers who were assigned as safety officers to Manteca Unified's 15 elementary schools last year are coming back Aug. 8 thanks to district funding .
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:
By VINCE REMBULAT
The following are members of the East Union High graduating Class of 2013:
Nine out of ten people that have a heart attack on television survive.
Manteca Unified chefs-in-training are off to a clam chowder cooking challenge this weekend in Santa Cruz.
His eye is on the top post of the San Joaquin County Office of Education. But Jeff Tilton already has the title of superintendent.
Edna Quiaoit was doing some spring cleaning in the kitchen. Suddenly, she heard a voice behind her asking a question.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College will host two "New Student Saturdays" this spring to enroll high school seniors. The events will be held on March 8 and April 12 with sessions beginning at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. No pre-registration is required, and attendance and campus parking are free.
TURLOCK - California State University, Stanislaus will honor women veterans on Thursday, Feb. 20, by hosting the Women Warrior Wellness Conference, a free all-day event that will include an opening ceremony in the morning, a wide range of speakers on veteran services in the afternoon and a social hour featuring Native American music in the evening.
Manteca Unified is doing something bold in the world of public education.
It was a just a mock exercise.
Lathrop High can still be considered a newcomer to the Academic Decathlon competition.
The Ripon High JROTC program earned four top-3 finishes, including a second at the Cal State Drill competition on Feb. 1.
MODESTO - Warehousing and distribution facilities are growing at a rapid rate in the Stanislaus and San Joaquin County area, and these industries seek workers who have the skills to hit the ground running. In response to this growing demand, Modesto Junior College's Workforce Development and Community Education are offering training for entry-level positions in warehousing.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College is offering Cash for College Night for high school seniors and recent graduates on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. in Glacier Hall 201 on West Campus located at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Career Development and Transfer Center would like to invite area employers with job openings to participate in the Spring Job Fair for MJC students on Wednesday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the East Campus Student Center, 435 College Avenue in Modesto.
Elections this year are 10 months away. Four of the seven members of the Manteca Unified Board of Education are ending their current four-year term before the year is over.
Manteca High has posted the first semester honor roll.