It took just four years for a 2005 East Union graduate to complete two majors and two minors at Northland College in Wisconsin.
RIPON – The future of school sports for elementary students is up in the air. The Ripon Unified Board of Education spent more than an hour Tuesday discussing the future of after-school sports programs for seventh and eighth grade students – citing the elimination of the stipends that were given to teachers and coaches as the factor that might halt the popular offering. With additional factors like the district's collective bargaining agreement and equality laws, ...
Simona DePedrini recently earned her degree in Business Administration from California State University, Monterey Bay.
Clara Schmiedt was named last week as Senior Director of Secondary Education for Manteca Unified. As principal at Weston Ranch High for the past four years, she fills the position made available when Bob Lee moved to Rocklin Unified to become Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. He spent 33 years with Manteca Unified, serving as principal at Manteca High and before that was head football coach of the Buffaloes. Schmiedt is no stranger to the ...
Students from the Manteca Unified School ag program spent the last week at the San Joaquin County Fair showing everything from rabbits and steers to pigs and turkeys.
Manteca Unified School District was well represented in the winner's circle at the San Joaquin County Fair that ended Sunday.
Copies of Manteca Unified's final budget are available at the district office. One noticeable difference between the bounded 2009-10 financial plan compared to that of the previous years could be found in the number of pages. The one approved last Tuesday by the school board is about one-third the size, containing only the important facts and figures. For starters, rather than multiple drawings, one student – Alex Yang, a first-grade student from New Haven School ...
In recent months, the Sierra High track has serviced the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life, Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's Manteca Senior Games, and the MUST events, to name a few.
Manteca Unified could soon welcome the District School Farm. Trustees gave the green light to the ag-related classroom structure last Tuesday. Plans and specifications for the $4.6 million project by Heiser & Associates have already received approval by the Division of State Architect. "Ag is not just about raising animals," Trustee Vern Gebhardt said. "It's also about having classrooms to help students go to (places such as) UC Davis with college prep courses." In order ...
WESTON RANCH – August Knodt School held its 15th annual commencement exercises Thursday, celebrating the promotion of some 122 eighth-grade students.
San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools Fredrick A. Wentworth announced Wednesday he will be retiring from his post after nearly 20 years at the helm.
WESTON RANCH – Mark McCuin, who was one of four salutatorians at George Komure School's eighth-grade promotion event on Wednesday, greatly respects his teachers and others.
The Weston Ranch High Class of 2009 includes: Wendoly Abarca, Michelle Abriam, Asma Abusneineh, Santos Aceves, Jennifer Acoba, Leslee Adina, Tolulope Afolabi, Adriana Aguilar, Griselda Guadalupe Aguirre, Vince Albano, Emmanuel Alvarez, Roberto Alvarez, Shelby Alvarez, Karla Amaya, Joshua Anderson, Londell Anderson, Dmitriy Andreyey, Dennise Arambula, Marica Aspuria, Amador Avila, Salvador Avila, Albert Ayala, Angela Bacigalupi, Kulbir Bainiwal, Rajbir Bainiwal, Kendrick Baker, Winnie Banh, Armando Banuelos. Raquel Barrientos, Jan Vincent Barut, Brook Bassard, Melissa Bautista, Dennis ...
It wasn't too long ago that the Manteca Educators Association, as a cost-cutting move for Manteca Unified's budget shortfall for the upcoming year, agreed to a 1.8 percent reduction in salaries coupled with three furlough days.
Credit a love of woodshop with starting Howard Holtsman on a journey that ended up spending the past 18 years helping put together an adult education and vocational training program that has earned numerous recognition for its effectiveness.
The Manteca Unified School Farm will again play host to 4,000 third graders from Tracy, Ripon, Escalon, and Manteca when the fall AgVenture field trip will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The students from the four school districts will be touring the school farm to learn food gets to their dining table from the farm. The experience also allows them to gain understanding and ...
Storm Anderson is the directionally-challenged Chuck Wagon in the Sierra High fall production of "Westward, Whoa!"
LATHROP – The ambitious Richland Planned Communities envisioned in the area west of Interstate 5 between Mossdale Landing and Klo Road may be gone for good. But not some of the things that were set in place in anticipation of the major development project that went bust with the last Great Recession.
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