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Developer steps up for graduation parking

LATHROP – Those that showed up 30 minutes before the Lathrop High School graduation last year learned a hard lesson.

May 21, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


MUSD going solar showing some payback

Going solar for Manteca Unified is starting to pay off. Of the 9.1 million kWh (kilowatt hour) of electricity that the district consumed so far during fiscal year 2013-2014, 2.5 kWh – or 27 percent – was generated by the array of solar installations at the school district and about two-dozen other campus locations. The remaining 73 percent was generated by PG&E.

May 20, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Adult School graduates tell stories of resilience

There was no band playing the grandiose strains of "Pomp and Circumstance."

May 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


HONOR THE CODE

Troy Fast called the first-ever recipients of Manteca High's Honor The Code patch an "eclectic" group.

May 16, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


MUSD high schools announce top grads

Weston Ranch High School likes suspense. While the other comprehensive high schools in the Manteca Unified School District have announced the names of their graduating class valedictorians and salutatorians, Weston Ranch wants to continue its tradition of maintaining the suspense by not revealing at this point the names of its top graduates.

May 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Big cheese awards $500 for best cheese sandwich

It was an hour-long competition to make the best cheese sandwich in Manteca.

May 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


CSUS Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society adds 73 members

The California State University, Stanislaus chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi held its annual initiation ceremony May 2 to welcome 73 new student initiates - the most in the chapter's 16-year history - and six new faculty and administration initiates.

May 15, 2014 | | Education


Sierra High’s Larry Grimes receives $10K teaching award

Larry Grimes, Sierra High School's Science Department Chairman who teaches Biology, Physiology, and AP Biology, is the recipient of the prestigious Cortopassi award for 2013.

May 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca High senior is recipient of of Bergthold Memorial scholarship

Manteca High School senior Poonam Kaur Dehal holds a certificate in Suicide Intervention Training.

May 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD FFA students hold Ag Fest Preshow Saturday

If you're looking for custom-made flower arrangements made on the spot for Mother's Day, stop by the Manteca Unified School Farm on Saturday between 9 a.m. until noon.

May 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


3-way race in county superintendent position is first in nearly six decades

San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Mick Founts may not be a contender in the June 3 primary elections. But his presence still dominates the three-way election race.

May 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


4th graders’ yard sale helps abused animals

Fourth-grade students at Joshua Cowell School were inspired after reading 'Shiloh.'

May 08, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


CINCO DE MAYO

Teresa Morales and Carlos Belmonte were announced as Cinco de Mayo queen and king at Monday's Manteca High lunch-time festivities.

May 06, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Holtsman earns ACSA recognition

Howard Holtsman of Manteca has received the Association of California School Administrators Robert E. Kelly Retired Volunteer of the Year award.

May 06, 2014 | | Education


Friday-Saturday summer classes available at Modesto Junior College

MODESTO – Seats are still available in Modesto Junior College's Friday-Saturday and Saturday only summer classes. Appreciation of Art, Introduction to Human Services, Philosophy and Spanish 1 are being offered in the Friday-Saturday pattern and Physical Geography is offered on Saturdays.

May 06, 2014 | | Education


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Manteca Unified 8th grade students earn promotion

The following are eighth grade graduates from Lincoln, Lathrop, McParland and New Haven Schools:

June 05, 2014 | | Education


Veritas graduates 66 students

Seventy-six students from Veritas School received their eighth-grade promotion certificates last Wednesday.

June 05, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


10 Shasta grads ace report cards

Eighty-four students at Shasta School received their promotion certificates last Tuesday.

June 05, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Run-off likely for superintendent

With none of the three candidates for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent showing a clear run-away winner as of close to midnight on election day, it appears there will be a run-off election in November between James Mousalimas and Jeff Tilton.

June 04, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lincoln students don’t take break from reading

School may be out for the summer, but that won't stop the learning experience for students at Lincoln Elementary School.

June 04, 2014 | James Burns | Education


MUSD goes on ‘summer shutdown’ to save energy

For the fifth year in a row, Manteca Unified School District will observe a two-week summer shutdown. That means the district office will be closed to the public for the duration from June 30 to July 11.

June 03, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Weston Ranch graduates 256 seniors

The Weston Ranch High Class of 2014 may have been overshadowed by the previous classes.

June 03, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Sierra High honors Class of 2014 scholarship & awards recipients

Sierra High School conducted its Class of 2014 Awards Night last month.

June 03, 2014 | | Education


Coburn & Ledesma Franco lead 75-member strong Sequoia class

Mikayla Coburn and Andrea Ledesma Franco were recognized as the top academic students at Sequoia School at last week's eighth-grade promotion event.

June 03, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Nile Garden School graduates 61

Sixty-one students at Nile Garden School will be moving on to high school.

June 03, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


John Alba bids EU adieu

Knowing people by name is not an easy feat. The challenge becomes even much more daunting and difficult when there are 1,700 names on the list.

May 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


LANCER GRADUATES

How do you stop a man who won't quit?

May 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


BUFFALO GRADUATES

Poonam Dehal knows that growth happens.

May 31, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


Reported gunman triggers campus lockdown

Two academies at the South Stockton campus of the San Joaquin County Office of Education were locked down for about an hour Friday morning when a half dozen witnesses reported seeing three teens - including one with a hand gun - riding bicycles in the area.

May 31, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Education


PRINCIPAL JOHN ALBA

Numbers are a gauge to measure one's popularity and importance.

May 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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