The administration at Manteca High was made complete with the appointment of Troy Fast as vice principal.
STOCKTON – University of the Pacific is off to a strong start for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Weston Ranch has been considered ground zero for foreclosures during the recent housing downturn.
RIPON - Breakfast with the Ripon Unified Superintendent of Schools Louise Nan Wednesday morning focused on concern for a possible flu outbreak in the fall, discussing preventative measures.
FRENCH CAMP - Annie Cunial noticed more families in attendance at Wednesday's Back-to-School Night at French Camp School.
Sandi Larsen is a Manteca Unified bus driver. Her route consists of Nile Garden School and Sierra High. Involved here are two siblings, where the older boy attends high school and the girl goes to the elementary site. "I'm taking the brother (on the bus) but I'm not able to take the sister," Larsen said at Tuesday's school board meeting. The reason for that is the "no bus zone" plan approved last June by the ...
RIPON - Louise Nan's continuing series of "Breakfast with the Superintendent" promises to focus on the potential for Novel H1N1 swine flu strain that may hit the Ripon Unified School District in the fall.
LATHROP - Lathrop Elementary school teacher Sheila Sandoli wrote a garden grant last school year for $5,000.
RIPON – The money might not be pouring in for the Stouffer Field renovation, but for project coordinator Stephanie Hobbs it's just seeing the concept grow and garner the support of the community that keeps her going.
Victoria Brunn and Kimberly Wright are serving as the Energy Education specialists for Manteca Unified.
Joanna de Graaf is concerned about the safety of youngsters walking to and from New Haven School.
RIPON – A group of 20 volunteers is making sure that elementary athletics aren't completely done away with because of budget constraints.
McParland School conducted its Back to School Night Thursday evening.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Ports, reigning champions of the California League, will award Walter Woodward Elementary School in Manteca $1,000, for having the highest percentage of participation in the Ports Baseball by the Books reading program, in an on-field, pre-game ceremony on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.
Jason Messer was pleased with the California Standards Test results released a few days ago. CST consisted of five performance areas – advanced, proficient, basic, below basic and far below basic – in English-language arts and math. The state's goal is for all students at all grade levels to score at the proficient or advanced levels in the various subject areas. Manteca Unified is within that goal. "Our CSTs reflect a continuation of improvement at ...
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.