Sierra High and the new Lathrop High will continue block scheduling. But the Manteca Unified School District may have to look at other funding resources. Trustees voted 5-2 Tuesday to eliminate the general fund contributions as part of the Level II recommendations put together by acting Superintendent Jason Messer's budget reduction committee. In turn, the move could save the district $210,000 of the estimated $8 million under the Level II plan. While California is yet ...
McParland School honored its outstanding students for the first trimester as part of their Character Café awards.
Science camp transportation - a $34,760 expenditure - could be in jeopardy.
Along with the proposed Level II budget cuts, Manteca Unified's board of trustees will recognize winners of the recent Spelling Bee tonight.
RIPON - Fifteen Ripon elementary school students are going to the inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C.
RIPON – Facing more than $1 million in mid-year budget cuts with another $500,000 expected for the next school year, Ripon Unified is now facing some tough decisions.
The deepening state budget crisis is going to make it difficult - if not impossible – for Manteca Unified School District to meet payroll and pay other bills through June 30.
The Manteca Unified School District board will only need to cut $600,000 out of the designated Level 3 cuts up for consideration to close a $14 million shortfall assuming, of course, they adopt recommendations made by a 100-member committee.
Michael Dodge has been a key figure for the Manteca Unified School District since 2002 But on late Tuesday, the assistant superintendent of business services announced his retirement effective immediately. "He'll continue to work with the district as a consultant," Acting Superintendent Jason Messer said following the budget reduction advisory committee meeting. Dodge provided no reason for his retirement. But the move could also come as a savings to the district under the interim restructuring ...
It's for the benefit of teen drivers - a special shrimp feed dinner dance set for Saturday night.
LATHROP - The three Lathrop Council members present at Tuesday night's meeting all voted to approve the agreement that will provide interim sewer service for the new Lathrop High School.
LATHROP - An interim solution to Lathrop High School's sewer and storm drainage problems will be considered by the City Council at their regular meeting on Tuesday.
Debbie Wold has been a Merrill Gardens resident for the past three years. During that time, she looks forward to the performance of Christmas carols as sung by Lincoln School third-grade students. It means so much to us," Wold said on Thursday. "It's a nice way to build up the Christmas spirit." About 80 youngsters from the classes of Laura Sutters, Micah Kelly, Gina Obrochta and Deana Ehlen spent that day spreading the holiday spirit ...
LATHROP - Even with the looming possibility that the new Lathrop High School could be closed to stave off anticipated school budget deficits next fiscval year, city officials are proceeding with plans to install additional traffic-safety measures at Dos Reis Road, the temporary entrance to the 50-acre campus, and Manthey Road intersection.
Shuttering two elementary annex campuses - Sequoia and Lathrop - as well as consolidating Calla High with New Vision High at the Weston Ranch campus were identified Wednesday as the lesser of evils if Manteca Unified needs to resort to closing schools to bridge a $14 million budget deficit.
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.