'Seussical' the musical underway at Sierra Sierra High's advanced theater and advanced choir students are teaming up to perform "Seussical" – the stage production that brings the bizarre and imaginative world of Dr. Seuss – at the school's black-box theater. The entire story is predicated on the imagination of a young boy who is encouraged by The Cat in the Hat to think up anything that he wants – eventually creating the Jungle of ...
On National Librarian Day Thursday, Nina Norton sported a tiara, a t-shirt reading "Librarian Goddess," and even toted a wand throughout the school day.
Several months ago, the Manteca Unified board of trustees agreed to extend the walking distance to school for all students to an additional half mile as part of the Level II cuts to handle a $23.5 million budget shortfall.
LATHROP – The no bus zone proposed by Manteca Unified's department of transportation has some problems for those with students attending school west of Interstate 5.
Car show Saturday at Sequoia Baptist Manteca High student James Keller's senior project – a car show – takes place this Saturday. Keller is putting together a car show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Sequoia Heights Baptist Church located at the corner of Wawona Street and Union Avenue. All proceeds will help sponsor youngsters with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses attend the NASCAR Victory Junction Gang Camp. ...
Open Enrollment Request forms are now available at all Manteca Unified elementary schools. Open Enrollment Request forms for elementary schools are to be turned in to the school of residence before Thursday, April 30, for possible placement in the fall semester of the 2009-10 school year. All applications will be date and time stamped when received at the school of residence. All elementary request forms will need to be renewed every school year. If there ...
Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting today from 9 a.m.to 3:30 P.M.
RIPON – On top of losing five teachers for the next school year due to retirement, Ripon Unified might also end up laying off 28 employees and reducing the hours of 44 others.
Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting on Wednesday, April 15, from 9 a.m.to 3:30 P.M.
RIPON - Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters saw the parched landscaping at Ripon's newest elementary school and stepped up to the plate to meet the problem head on.
Girls who didn't want to spend a small fortune on their prom or graduation dress got a chance to save some money when the Sierra High School Sober Grad Committee conducted its first annual "gently used" prom dress fundraiser Saturday in the school's drama room. The committee offered slightly-used formal and semi-formal dresses at discount prices to raise funds for their safe and sober after graduation celebration. People who donated a dress could get either ...
Jennifer Spellman recently learned to dance Bhangra. The Sierra High librarian was taught the form of music and dance that originated in the Punjab region of India and Pakistan from several students of the culture. "She picked it up real fast," said senior Amanpreet Kaur. Spellman, who spent a couple of weeks after school learning the steps of Bhangra from the threesome of Amanpreet, Gurleen, and Ravneet Kaur, had a chance to display her new ...
It's one more year that the Ripon Rotary Club has provided all the third graders in the Ripon Unified School District with fully illustrated McMillan Children's Dictionaries.
Boomer Plata has a senior project in the works that's part public relations and philanthropy.
The Manteca Unified School District and the Manteca Educators Association came to a tentative agreement last Tuesday.
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.