Save our FFA. That was the rallying cry of the FFA students and teachers from Manteca Unified to Governor Jerry Brown and other political leaders at the recent California Ag Day held at the state capitol.
Keeping children active and healthy from a young age, and emphasizing the importance of preventing childhood obesity is at the heart of a nutrition class sponsored by Manteca Unified's School Readiness Department.
Registration for incoming kindergarteners in Manteca Unified School District during the 2014-2015 school year will begin on April 2. It will continue through June 14 when schools close for the summer. Registrations, which must take place at the school where the student will attend, will resume again on July 28 just before the beginning of the school year.
A Disney classic will grace the stage at Manteca High's Mulvihill Theatre for a three-day run, beginning this week.
A series of multi-cultural events will be held next week at Lathrop High.
The words of Keelan Saunders, a seventh grader at George Komure Elementary School in Weston Ranch, explained in the simplest way possible why Manteca Unified School was being recognized by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.
LATHROP – Back from a clam chowder cooking competition in Santa Cruz where they competed in the professional division, the students of be.tech Academy's Culinary Arts class are off to another adventure.
Recycling Rumble's reigning champion won't relinquish its title without a fight.
Retired San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Frederick Wentworth is appealing the action taken by the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) to reduce his retirement pension from $291,732 a year to $234,929.
In February, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees gave Superintendent Jason Messer the OK to ink a lease-leaseback contract with Vanden Bos Electric, Inc for the scope of work in the Going Digital project at three schools – Lathrop Elementary, Great Valley Elementary in Weston Ranch, and Manteca Day School. The total cost for these three sites was $177,232.
During the budget crisis six years ago, Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer took a 5 percent pay cut which lowered his base salary to $176,441.51 – down from $186,222.38. That figure remained the same through June 30, 2011.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College will hold Spirit Team and mascot try-outs on Saturday, March 22, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Gymnasium located on East Campus.
Today is the last day of filing for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent. Candidate's papers have to be filed at the county Registrar of Voters in Stockton by 5 p.m.
When Mick Founts took over as superintendent of San Joaquin County Office of Education, his annual base salary was set at $235,000.
One of the three candidates vying for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent has made a campaign pledge to take a 15 percent voluntary reduction in salary if elected.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees has spoken. Yes to a $159 million school bond.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees president Don Scholl has made it official. He is running for reelection. He filed his candidate's papers at the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters in Stockton on Thursday.
A $159 million bond measure is likely to be placed on the ballot in November by the Manteca Unified School District.
The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year was presented to Francesca Arnaudo who graduated in May from Ripon High School.
The last days in July up to the beginning of Aug. 1 are busy days for parents getting their children ready for the start of the school year. Shopping for new clothes, shoes, backpacks, papers, pencils, and pens is part of all that preparation.
Manteca farmer Manuel Medeiros is like the Energizer bunny. He just keeps going and going.
Great Valley Academy is still on a roll four years after it opened in Manteca.
If you have time to spare today and you enjoy getting your hands dirty, you are welcome to stop by anytime at the community garden in progress at Sequoia Elementary School.
Sara Henry is looking to help out youngsters in Manteca and Lathrop by taking up a collection for back-to-school supplies.
It was in her church on a Sunday morning that one Manteca teen heard the answer to her college funding prayers.
Graduating seniors from Manteca, Escalon, Tracy and Ripon were included in the more than $25,000 in scholarships handed out last Thursday night by the San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) during ceremonies.
Brush up your resume.
Sophia Cardoza has a standing date with her two grandchildren every weekday during summer from 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Brieanne Jansen took math.
A picnic at the park five days a week. That's the highlight of the day for hundreds of Manteca Unified School District children during the summer.