In recent years, Brock Elliott School has been near or in excess of 800. That's the magic number of the state Department of Education's Academic Performance Index, with the scores ranging from 200 to 1,000. Since exceeding 800, the Manteca Unified elementary school site has continued to improve on that mark, tallying 825 in the API results released last month. To recognize students for their effort in the Standardized Testing and Reporting, the school held ...
East Union High School celebrated its homecoming Friday night at Dino Cunial field. The Lancers loss to two-time defending Valley Oak League champion Oakdale High, 55-14.
It was more than just another Fall Lobo Gold Rally at Sierra High. The Manteca Unified campus used Friday's rally honoring students for their academic achievements to also recognize the 36-point spike in the state Department of Education's Academic Performance Index. The API is part of the Standardized Testing and Reporting or STAR. Scores range from 200 to 1,000 in the various subject groups, with Sierra leading all comprehensive secondary sites in the district with ...
Sierra High will be hosting its Fall Lobo Gold Rally on Friday. According to school officials, this is one of the few remaining high school rally-type events honoring students for their academic achievements. Some 700 students will receive recognition in three categories – Lobo Gold (4.0 GPA or better), Lobo Silver (3.25 GPA or better) and Lobo Blue (2.25 GPA or better). The special event is scheduled to begin at 10:25 a.m. in the Sierra ...
Golden West School's September Character Counts award winners for Citizenship.
The California Standards Test is part of the Standardized Testing and Reporting or STAR. The state exam was administered last spring, with several students from the Manteca Unified School District scoring a perfect 600 in their respective subject areas. The CST consists of four different tests: Social Science, Science, Math and English. On Monday, Jason Messer is scheduled to recognize those students in his superintendent's reports during the 7 p.m. open session. Manteca High, for ...
The pumpkin patch and corn maze is just one of several student farm projects benefiting the Manteca Unified Student Trust Foundation.
LATHROP - Lathrop Elementary participated in the International Walk to School Day last week Friday, Oct. 2.
Harriett Myrick called Wednesday's celebration of the recent Standardized Testing and Reporting a "STAR-becue."
RIPON – Having their kids ride Ripon Unified school buses is going to cost parents up to $200 a year.
WESTON RANCH – At half-time of Friday's varsity football game, Weston Ranch High will crown at homecoming queen and princess.
Manteca High wants to be known not just for athletics. Doug McCreath, the first-year principal at the school, hopes that the Buffalo green and white will also signify academic success. He indicated that most folks may only be familiar with the wins and losses involving Manteca High sports. "But we want people to know that academics here are where it's happening," McCreath said on Tuesday. The first to step up to the plate are four ...
Dan Rohovit didn't seem the least bit nervous as he stepped up to the microphone for the first ever Manteca Unified Honor Choir performance that included representatives from all five of the district's high schools.
WESTON RANCH - The Cougars are hoping to go on a roll. But in order to do so, they'll have to first get past Valley Oak League rival East Union High on Friday. Weston Ranch High, coming off a lopsided 44-0 loss to Manteca in last week's opener, will also have to deal with a flurry of activities on tap for this week as part of its 2009 fall homecoming. This year's theme is "Cougars ...
Debbie Noceti says she's never dyed her hair. But the first-year principal at Nile Garden School is willing to do just that if her second- through- eighth- grade students score at least 830 in the Academic Performance Index of the upcoming Standardized Testing And Reporting. The school, after coming close in recent years to 800 – that's the target for all public schools as established by the state Department of Education – broke through 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.
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.