Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced that 14 schools including Manteca High within the company's service area have been selected to receive up to $10,000 each in Bright Ideas grants.
Manteca Unified School District currently has five comprehensive high schools. The five comprehensive high schools offer the same course of study and curriculum as well as the same co-curricular activities. In August, 2010, Lathrop High School will be open to 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. By early January, 2010, each high school will project its capacity for the following year. All five high schools will be accepting intradistrict transfers through the Open ...
Joshua Cowell School has recognized students for being December All Stars based on academic effort and citizenship.
RIPON - Ripon schools are being allowed to put a Band-Aid on the troubled budget in the amount of nearly $404,000, it was learned Monday night.
As part of the Character Counts program, students at Stella Brockman Elementary School in Manteca wrote letters of advice to President Obama.
RIPON - Some 40 counselors met with many grief stricken high school students in Ripon on Thursday after back-to-back suicides in the senior class.
The Manteca Unified School District is expecting more cuts down the road. Jacqui Breitenbucher, the senior director of business service, said Tuesday that further reductions in education by the State of California won't be known until January. "Education is 50 percent of the state budget," she noted. For now, the district – under the first interim report unanimously approved by the board – showed it can meet its financial obligations for the remainder of this ...
FFA is a dynamic youth organization that is a part of agricultural education programs at middle schools and high schools. Founded as the Future Farmers of America, the name was changed in 1988 to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, student members are engaged in a wide range of curriculum and FFA activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in agriculture. FFA is structured on three levels: local, state and national.
Schools throughout Manteca unified are staging winter concerts next week. The East Union High School choirs will perform their Winter Concert on Monday, December 7 at the Manteca Presbyterian Church on North and Main at 7 p.m. It will feature music by the mixed choir as well as selections from the Bella Tredici girls' choir. They are under the direction of Anne Talcott. All are invited to attend this free concert. Brock Elliott Elementary ...
Nile Garden School's Panther Pride honorees for November based on academic effort and citizenship.
Janet Dyk recognized six students of the Manteca Unified School District for their efforts during the recent AgVenture.
The "Ladybug" could be the latest technological innovation to hit the classrooms. Thus far, several teachers of the Manteca Unified School District received the portable multimedia visual presenter thanks to the Lesson Plan contest by Lumens. The "Ladybug" offers six-time optical zoom and ultra-high resolution, delivering clear images along with crisp text. Anne Alustiza, Blaine Hipkins and Robin Carmen-Bradshaw, winners of the lesson contest, were presented with "Ladybugs" for their classrooms at last Tuesday's school ...
San Joaquin County Public Health and San Joaquin County Office of Education's school health administrators recently met to discuss the current H1N1 vaccine status.
The Manteca Unified's use-of-facility fees are on the rise. Trustees on Tuesday voted 7-0 on the increase for the various groups, including church, community and recreation programs, to name a few, using the classrooms, multi-purpose facilities, auditoriums or any of the athletic venues. Not mentioned but part of the changes is that at Lathrop High, where events of one to 100 people will –as of Dec. 1 for first-time users – pay an added $10-per-hour ...
RIPON - A concerned Ripon resident, Lisa Weinstein, raised a red flag for Ripon Unified School District trustees last week over the approved construction of a Clearwire Internet tower near Weston Elementary School.
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.
Forty Manteca Unified School District bus drivers will take a day off from their fall break vacation to learn what they need to do in the event of a hijacking or shooting incident while on the job.
You know Halloween is around the corner when the bright orange gourds appear on the grassy lawn in front of Nile Garden School.