A simple donation of a package of ruled binder paper to a school near you could make a big difference in a kid's education – and the financial bottom line of their teacher – this school year at Manteca Unified campuses.
Adriel Sarmento didn't seem the least bit worried as he paced the long central corridor of Manteca High School on Friday morning.
Two years ago, Jillian Goulart and Frances Telles attended freshmen orientation at East Union High.
Do you know of a place where your child can be safe, have fun and get homework assistance? The Give Every Child A Chance (GECAC) free After School Advantage Programs (ASAP) provides a safe, structured, and enjoyable after school program to students in elementary school. ASAP is currently being offered in Manteca Unified School District at Shasta French Camp, Golden West, Sequoia, Lincoln, and Lathrop Elementary schools. Other sites GECAC oversees include El Portal Middle ...
Brace yourself for Monday. It won't be the start of a typical school year. "Nobody felt any cuts last school year," noted Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer. "We just froze spending in some areas. Most (of the) layoffs were made after July 1." The things that will be noticeable when school starts Monday include: •School buses won't be picking up a number of students no-bus zones have been extended around neighborhood campuses. •Athletes ...
Bridget Castillo remembered the first official day at Sierra High. Perhaps intimidated at first, her mind was put to ease thanks in part to the efforts of Link Crew. "I had a really good freshmen orientation," Castillo said on Wednesday. A junior, she found herself in that very role, working with fellow Link Crew leader Jennifer Goulart. Together, they put members of Sierra High's Class of 2013 through the various ice-breaking activities while sharing personal ...
LATHROP – Holding her position in the foyer outside of Lathrop High School, first-year Leadership student Stefania Loreno was eager to hand out information to the hordes of incoming freshman students that were showing up for their first official day on campus.
Candace Espinola is the new principal at Stella Brockman School. Previously the vice principal at Brock Elliott School since 2004, she takes over the post held for the past 13 years by Diane Medeiros, who moved to the Lindbergh Educational Center to take on the top administrative role. Espinola was named to her new post last Tuesday during closed session of the Manteca Unified school board meeting. She has a degree in Liberal Arts from ...
Raul Mora was named the new assistant principal at Manteca High. He received his promotion in closed session at last Tuesday's Manteca Unified school board meeting. Mora has been at MHS since 2005, serving as vice principal. He was responsible for personnel evaluations, interviewing prospective employees, administering standardized testing, and developing emergency procedures along with a school safety plan. Described as a "warm and caring person that has demonstrated a strong work ethic," Mora began ...
The lack of school supplies in Manteca Unified classrooms is being addressed by two Manteca residents and the members of the Manteca Fire Department.
Trustee Rex Holiday of the Manteca Unified School District sees the newest principal at Weston Ranch High as possibly a good fit.
Last month, Clara Schmiedt was named senior director of secondary education for the Manteca Unified School District.
Spreckels Park Little League officials were surprised at the recent review and evaluation from the Manteca Unified School District on their current recreation agreement for the Brock Elliott School athletic field.
RIPON - Not even his position on the Trustee on the Board of Education spared Mike Fisher from being one of the parents that had to worry about whether his child would be transferred to another school because of budget constraints.
Four instructors of the Manteca Unified School District were recognized at the 24th annual Leadership and Management Conference for Home Economics Careers and Technology Educators.
LATHROP – Chase Hayes summed up his excitement in a single motion.
Jaelyn Stock had bounced around elementary schools in the Central Valley before she found a home at Neil Hafley.
Shasta Elementary School's promotion ceremony for the 8th grade Class of 2013 began with a moment of silence.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Elementary School 8th grade class of 2013 will have plenty of inspirational words to see them through as they journey on to the next level of education at Lathrop High School.
Alvin Vang's black gown was heavier than most.
Tuesday afternoon was bittersweet for Britney Szeto.
No one really leaves McParland School.
For years, Janet Sanders has shared her classroom with frustration, confusion and anger.
Manuel Cardenas didn't think that he was ever going to graduate high school.
The Manteca Unified Board of Education during a special meeting on Tuesday approved the reassignment of two school district administrative personnel.
It was a cozy family affair. Loved ones sat in chairs around white-covered round tables with live potted flower plants serving as centerpieces. Lined up against the walls in the back of the airy and spacious room were trays of brunch comestibles and a wide selection of drinks.
For months, Michelle Halla has been collecting and shipping recyclables across the country as part of the Recycling Rumble.
Manteca Unified School District's 2013 graduation season will be ushered in on Friday with three culmination ceremonies scheduled that day.
Don't look for Ripon High to have mandatory drug testing just yet.
It was a culinary test of skills determining who could make the best hamburger that would be taste tempting to the pallets of a school district administrator, a police chief and the chef of a fine dining restaurant.