Amanda Christensen and Logan Newcomb were among the 1.6 million in Washington, DC's, National Mall during the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Each year, Victoria Brunn takes students from her Regional Occupational Program's Fashion Merchandising class to Los Angeles.
RIPON – Even after a special meeting where the Board of Education weighed their options about how to deal with a deficit of more than $1 million, the Ripon Unified School District still doesn't know which way to proceed.
For her senior project, Manteca High's Amy Cross is organizing a scramble golf tournament.
Ask what you can do for your school district? Last week, Brianna Tinoco and Jasmyne Moreno attended one of acting Superintendent Jason Messer's budget reduction informational meetings. According to their parents, Patty Guzman-Tinoco and Dawn Moreno, respectively, the two fifth-grade students at McParland School began asking questions about the cuts possibly affecting 116 kindergarten- through- third-grade instructors involved in class size reduction. But it was while sitting in a Starbucks coffee house after the meeting ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will no doubt have a tough task Tuesday when considering the next series of budget cuts for the 2009-10 school year.
It could end up coming down to one of the big three – transportation, an across-the-board pay cut, or the closing of Lathrop High School.
Manteca Unified's mid-year cut package as proposed by Acting Superintendent Jason Messer could put a damper on transportation.
RIPON - Residents concerned about Ripon Unified's pending budget cuts will get a chance to learn more about what they may be in store for over the course of the next year.
If you want to find out more about the proposed $14 million in Manteca Unified School District budget cuts that are targeted to go into place July 1, you'll have two opportunities this week.
Lorie Hoffman will miss a few days of schools. But the Sierra High junior has a good reason - she'll be among the expected record millions attending Tuesday's 56th US Presidential Inauguration. "I'm so excited because I'll have a chance to witness history," Hoffman said on Thursday. "I'll come away with life-long memories." The 17-year-old daughter of Carla and Buzz Hoffman, she thanked her mother for this once in a lifetime opportunity of seeing Barack ...
Sequoia School has released its first trimester honor roll. Students earning a spot on the honor roll are: 4th Grade; Olivia Anaya, Oswaldo Garcia, Jordan Hensley, Jasmin Basurto, Kianna Fortuny, Gabriela Galletta, Yesenia Garcia, Cristian Perez, Rothneary Sok, Daisy Gonzalez Gutierrez, Marguerite Acosta, Kyla Castro Clark, Angel Delatorre, Jasmine Gonzalez, Sarah Handel, Jeanette Medina, Stephanie Monarrez, Gladis Sandoval, Ulices Liamas, Dallas Salas, Francisco Salcedo, Skyler Farley, Alyssia Luke Vanessa McCann, Jennifer Ortiz, Ramon Rojas. 5th ...
Allie Burrows-Guzman was anxious to get to school. It had been months since the third-grade student at New Haven School had been around her classmates. "We were all excited that Allie was coming," said teacher Neela DuBois. On Sept. 3, Burrows-Guzman was diagnosed with leukemia. Ron and Belinda Guzman, her parents, knew something was wrong with their daughter based on her weakened condition. Leukemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow, and is ...
Sacramento's failure to stop the current state budget hemorrhaging means Manteca Unified must now cut $9.5 million for the current school year on top of $14 million in cuts being made for the school year starting July 1.
The search is on for the position of superintendent at the Manteca Unified School District. Since the departure of Cathy Nichols-Washer to Lodi Unified just prior to the new school year, Jason Messer has been filling the role as acting superintendent. He's still the assistant superintendent of educational services, and has been wearing both hats for about the past six months. Trustees, not too long ago, adopted a process for the selection of a new ...
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.