The sound along Manteca's busiest intersection Friday afternoon was deafening – it's seldom quiet with thousands of cars and trucks rushing by on a daily basis.
Jamie Cameron helps operate the International Self Defense Institute at 1140 N. Main St. With possible layoffs to nearly 260 teachers, she and sensei Mark Cameron are opening their doors to these classroom instructors and their family, offering free martial arts lessons. "Bring your pink slip into our dojo," she said at the Pink Friday Rally at North Main Street and Yosemite Avenue. "We want Manteca Unified to know how much we support our teachers." ...
It wasn't too long ago that 50 acres along Tinnin Road were cleared, grubbed and graded. While the site could serve as a future high school site in south Manteca, the Manteca Unified Ag Advisory Committee has some immediate plans. Those plans and more are scheduled to be discussed at Tuesday's 4:30 p.m. meeting at the school farm classroom, 2901 E. Louise Ave. The Ag Advisory group will also hear an update on the school ...
Regional Occupational Program students in Joe Waller's Careers in Law Enforcement classes received step-by-step instructions on several California Highway Patrol training exercises.
STOCKTON – In conjunction with "Pink Friday," the San Joaquin Office of Education today will address the cuts impacting public education.
FRENCH CAMP – In the not so distant future, French Camp School will be getting a much-needed multipurpose gymnasium.
Manteca High's James Keller is an avid racing fan of NASCAR. For his senior project, he opted to host a car show to benefit his favorite sport. Proceeds from the "Keller's Car Show" planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, in the parking lot of Sequoia Heights Baptist Church at the corner of Wawona Street and Union Avenue will help sponsor youngsters with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses to attend ...
Several Ripon High School JROTC cadets are only days away from making a trip of a lifetime to the nation's capital.
Steve Winter still remembers the day he first represented Manteca High. Winter and several of his eighth grade buddies had wandered over to the Manteca High swimming pool where a meet was about to get underway. The coach – who knew Winter could swim – had a few holes to plug on his "B" team. So he told Winter he had a pair of trunks if he wanted to compete. Even though it had been ...
In order to address a $23.5 million shortfall, the Manteca Unified school board agreed with more precautionary layoffs at Tuesday's meeting.
Two Manteca Police school resource officers spent the week at Joshua Cowell School where they engaged students to the dangers of gangs in the community.
Joshua Cowell School Principal Harriet Myrick has released the February All Stars of the month.
LATHROP - For his senior project, Humza Mansoor hopes to earn money to help the Manteca Community Action Program and Services projects.
Coming soon to the Manteca Unified School District: 20 buses designed specifically to service special needs students.
Jason Messer is no longer Manteca Unified's acting superintendent. On Tuesday, the school board appointed the employee of the district since 2000 to the top administrative post. Trustees, in closed session, voted 5-2 in favor of Messer. Dissenting were board members Nancy Teicheira and Manuel Medeiros. "Jason, I want to welcome you back to our district," board President Michael Seelye said. Messer was the assistant superintendent of educational services since 2004.He had been juggling his ...
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.