The first stop in my quest to eat lunch at all five of the district's high school campuses seemed like a logical one.
Sierra High celebrated its homecoming Friday night.
Neil Hafley School students and teachers dressed up in costume for a Halloween celebration on Friday.
Lathrop School students and teachers dressed up for a costume parade Friday.
Kathy Reasor has seen a fair share of things change in the last decade when it comes to serving lunch to the students that attend Sierra High.
Students at McParland School were rewarded Wednesday for a job well done. In the Standardized Testing and Reporting exam taken last spring, their efforts helped lift the school past the state target score of 800 in the Academic Performance Index with some to spare. "We were excited to not just get (800) but blow past it," Principal Dale Borgeson said. McParland made a 28-point gain from that of the previous year, going from 795 to ...
Next week, an estimated 4,000 area students will visit the Manteca Unified school farm for Ag Venture.
FRENCH CAMP – What's the secret of a putting together a good haunted house? "It has to be scary for the older kids yet fun for the younger ones," said Christian Talavera. He and Rebekah Lupercio are college students assisting Lisa Christensen, who works at the French Camp Pioneer preschool. On Tuesday, they continued efforts on turning the old preschool room into a haunted house for the upcoming Harvest Festival. According to Annie Cunial, French ...
The following students were recognized for Lathrop Elementary School's Trimester I Award for Attendance, Character, and Student of the Trimester.
Manteca High School celebrated its homecoming Friday against Ceres High. The Buffaloes cruised past the Bulldogs 41-0.
Neil Hafley School third through fifth graders ran its Thursday's annual jog-a-thon fundraiser at East Union High.
Nancy Martinez received what turned out to be a welcome surprise on Tuesday. Each of her class sessions at Manteca High consisted of a 10-minute writing activity. And that was regardless of whether it was P.E., geometry, biology or even an elective course. "They had to tailor their writing to each class," Principal Doug McCreath said. It was all part of the National Writing Project's "Day of the Writer" as declared by the Senate earlier ...
Joshua Cowell School honored All-Stars for October based on citizenship and academic effort. The All-Stars are: 1st Grade, Kelly; Meana Abedi, Majed Ammari, Aiden Garibay, Chris Martinez, Andrew Moore, Kyle Newman, Robert Overy, Caleb Watson. Susan Florez; Phoenix Anadon, Amanda Arellano, Itzanami Bermudez, Ahliyah Cota, Daniel Cavarrubias, Levi DeGroot, Alissa Dias, Angelina Galleta, Oscar Garcia, Faith Johnson, Lysha Madrigal Nuncio, Marcelle Jilian Paneto, Isaac Pedroza, Ryan Prasad, Sobba Aandhu. Ms. Banda; Briggs Alavezos, Honee Brown, ...
At home, Louie Castro occasionally enjoys doing some leisurely writing. He had a chance to exercise his creativity outlet Tuesday during Family Writing Night at Woodward School. "This time, I get to write with my family," said Castro, who was joined by daughters, Fatima and Stephanie, respectively, third- and first- grade students at the school. The Castros were one of 20 families invited to the inaugural event celebrating the National Day of Writing. Thirteen actually ...
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.