Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District, as part of their goal to reduce $23 million from the 2009-10 budget, agreed not too long ago to close the doors of both the Sequoia Annex and Lathrop Annex.
The East Union Junior ROTC hosted their 9th Annual Drill & Ceremony on Saturday with 11 different schools attending.
Officials of the Manteca Unified School District are currently in negotiations with representatives of the Manteca Educators Association, the California School Employees Association and the unrepresentative groups.
Some 35 students from the San Joaquin County and Manteca Unified special needs program took part in Thursday's annual Happy Valentine's Day.
Last month, the City of Manteca honored Sierra High senior Amy McFerran. The daughter of Saranya and Gene McFerran of Manteca was recognized for receiving the prestigious General Billy Mitchell Award. Amy McFerran, 17, is involved in Sierra's Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, earning the rank of cadet second lieutenant. She has been a member of the Civil Air Patrol for the past year. The award honors Major General William "Billy" Mitchell, a former deputy ...
RIPON – A chunk of land that changed hands when the City of Ripon last updated their general plan – the municipal blueprint for growth - could end up bringing a whole lot of students to Ripon Unified.
LATHROP – If you've driven by Lathrop Road on both sides of Interstate 5 in the morning and in the afternoon just before and after school on weekdays, you've probably seen some students crossing Manthey Road and walking along Lathrop Road and under the freeway.
Manteca Unified School District's junior and senior high honor bands will perform today at 6:30 p.m. at Lathrop High.
RIPON – With a budget shortfall of almost $970,000 from last year, times are tight for the Ripon Unified School District.
Where will it be this summer? Paddling Lake Como in Italy or exploring the coast of Spain? Or perhaps touring the Black Forest in Germany or visiting Copenhagen in Denmark? How about the city of Curitiba in Southern Brazil? These adventures and others await students who participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange of summer 2009.
Crawling through a simulated attic ducting, dismantling a car with the Jaws of Life and ascending to the top of the Manteca Fire Department's new aerial ladder was all part of the day Tuesday for a dozen Manteca Chamber of Commerce Junior Ambassadors.
Six drafting students from the Manteca Unified School District qualified for the 42nd Annual State Leadership Conference / SkillsUSA Championship in Fresno.
For nearly three weeks, the Manteca High drafting class design team of Aaron Wells-Rattler, Rigo Gutierrez, Anthony Ruiz, Tosha Monty and Devan Heupel toiled with their robotic project.
Joshua Cowell School Principal Harriet Myrick has announced the January Cowell All Stars picked based on citizenship and academic effort.
WESTON RANCH – In the 10 years or so of conducting the mock trial involving those in the Regional Occupational Programs, Joe Waller has yet to reach a consensus on the verdict from all three classes.
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.