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 ...
The pumpkin patch and corn maze at Manteca Unified's school farm is open every Friday and Saturday for the exception of Halloween during October.
Nile Garden's Panther Pride Award Winners for the month of September.
Guss Schmiedt Field looks just as it did 50 years ago. That's according to Tim Brumley, who scored the first-ever touchdown during the dedication of the Manteca High stadium on that memorable September 1959. He along with Jim Cunningham, Casey Stagno, Wayne Dias, Mike Erdman, Roy Rea, Leon Thomason and Gary Heaton were among those attending the special event honoring the longtime board of trustee. Heaton, in fact, wore his original white jersey from those ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District accepted the final completion of the Lathrop High stadium.
At New Haven School, students start at a rather an early age in embracing the Standardized Testing and Reporting.
It's an all-out effort in the support of Victoria Marie Martin, 33, a school district yard duty supervisor at the McParland School Annex.
Superintendent Jason Messer, on short notice, received word that Manteca Unified was one of 11 districts statewide to win a "Champion for Fitness" Spotlight Award.
Ag Venture is coming. The free San Joaquin County-sponsored field trip educating third-grade students is scheduled for Nov. 4 at the Manteca Unified school farm. That's one of several Ag Venture field trips planned for this school year, with the other two scheduled at the San Joaquin Fairgrouds (Jan. 20) and Lodi Grape Festival (March 10). All told, an estimated 11,000 from those three events will have a chance to learn about locally grown crops, ...
Manteca Unified's sixth-grade students will soon learn about air quality, recycling, energy, climate, conservation and water.
The Manteca Community Day School has a new home. Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District voted Tuesday to relocate fewer than 100 students and one administrator to the site located adjacent to Manteca High to the former Sequoia Annex. The Annex was home to kindergarten- through second- grade youngsters in recent years. But as part of the recent budget cuts, the board agreed to move students there to the main campus. The former Yosemite ...
LATHROP – Will the Regional Transportation District be able to come to the rescue of Lathrop High School students so they won't have to walk the 2.5-mile to school especially in the coming winter months?
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.