RIPON – It's one of the premier JROTC programs in the nation.
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District last month passed a revised student calendar for 2010-11.
RIPON - Ripon Unified teachers stepped up to the plate in this bad economy opting for cuts that total some $400,000 for their troubled district – knowing some teachers may not have jobs in the next school year.
LODI - "Select San Joaquin AgVenture 2010" will take place at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds with nearly 3,000 third graders participating from the Stockton and Lincoln school districts. With everything from sheep shearing to goat milking to presentations on production and processing, this event promises to provide an exciting environment as children "explore the journey from the farm to their fridge".
Planet Party Day is coming.
Monopoly is the best-selling board game in the world.
MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Me-wuk Child Development Lab Preschools are accepting applications for children between the ages of 2 and 5 to attend preschool programs located on the West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto. Fall 2010 families will have the choice of enrolling children in either a Monday and Wednesday or a Tuesday and Thursday preschool experience.
STOCKTON – Enough is enough.
Quin Banks enjoys writing.
LATHROP – One of the benefits of achieving a perfect 600 score in the California Standards Test at Lathrop School is the opportunity of putting administrators in a sticky situation.
RIPON – "Go look it up" is something that third grade students in Ripon are about to hear a lot more often.
Andres Donatelli liked green eggs and ham.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Nursing Alumni Association is holding a Celebrating Nursing Dinner and Auction on Friday, March 12, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning Center on West Campus, located at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue. The proceeds will be used for scholarships and emergency loans to assist the increasing number of MJC nursing students in financial crisis.
They're heroes but in a roundabout way.
The Fashion Merchandising class is gearing up for "The Premiere Runway Show" at Lindbergh Educational Center tonight.
Students in Manteca Unified have a better chance of graduating high school than their counterparts elsewhere in San Joaquin County, California, and the nation.
After a series of bad news and setbacks, Manteca Unified Special Ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon who has been fighting for his reinstatement on the job for more than a month now has a bit of good news going his way.
Manteca Unified School District serves more than 23,000 students from age 3 to 22. Out of that number are some 2,800 students enrolled in the district's Special Education program.
Geoffrey Lum-Perez is an award-winning artist. Some of his unique drawings have also been used to illustrate a calendar.
Every parent with a special-needs child faces a multitude of challenges. Sharon Anaya knows them all, and more.
Aubrey Mach is a teacher to special kids. But she would be the first to say she is learning just as much as she is teaching them.
New Haven Elementary teacher Shelley Dini's Peer Resource students have just completed a school-wide fund-raising project which raised more than $3,000 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. She is distinctly proud, not just of the 13 in Peer Resource but of the entire student body who stepped up to the plate and support a worthy course.
By DENNIS WYATT
As of Thursday, New Haven Elementary School has raised nearly $3,000 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. The last chance for donors to help the students and faculty reach their goal of $4,000 is today during school hours.
Delta Charter High School senior Natasha Young received a surprise Monday afternoon in the school's office, as she was awarded a $44,000 scholarship at Notre Dame de Namur University, the largest offered to a Delta student in the school's history.
Starting today, Weston Ranch High School Principal Joe Fregoso will be working as the top administrator at the Stockton campus until the end of the school year in June following his resignation on Tuesday.
Dale Fritchen is vowing to file a lawsuit against the Manteca Unified School District after declaring that the official response to his complaint that the Board of Trustees violated the Brown Act several times during recent meetings was not satisfactory.
Next stop for embattled special ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon is the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, March 3, where he plans to plead once more that he be reinstated to his teaching position at Veritas Elementary School.
Dale Fritchen – a former two-term Manteca Unified trustee – believes that the school board has violated the Brown Act in at least three instances.
TRACY – Bob Elliott, San Joaquin County Supervisor, District 5, will deliver the keynote address at this year's Delta Charter High School Commencement Exercises.