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District honors students who posted perfect scores in 2013 STAR testing

*MUSD Perfect STAR students

October 23, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Public asked to help name school campus

There's a campus growing at the Manteca Unified School District property on the corner of West Louise Avenue and South Airport Way.

October 22, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Name search for Manteca Unified School District campus

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.

October 22, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD GOES PINK

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.

October 22, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Fund-raiser to benefit Manteca Unified homeless students

*Fundraiser for MUSD homeless students

October 21, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca Unified recognizes veterans

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."

October 18, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca High School celebrates Day of the Writer

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.

October 18, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Lathrop schools get roughly half of Measure M

Nearly $50 million of Measure M funds have been used so far to fund 22 different projects that have been completed.

October 16, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Bus drivers learn what to do during hijacking, shooting

Forty Manteca Unified School District bus drivers will take a day off from their fall break vacation to learn what they need to do in the event of a hijacking or shooting incident while on the job.

October 14, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


PUMPKIN PATCH PEOPLE

You know Halloween is around the corner when the bright orange gourds appear on the grassy lawn in front of Nile Garden School.

October 10, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Tree remembers beloved Lincoln School vice principal

In time, the crepe myrtle plunged into the ground at Lincoln Elementary School will bloom beautiful pink flowers.

October 10, 2013 | James Burns | Education


More study for land swap

Tesoro 8 plus Union Ranch 9 equals Tara 17.

October 09, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


River Islands Tech celebrates school’s grand opening

River Islands Technology Academy is no ordinary school.

October 09, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | Education


3 candidates to date vying for SJCOE superintendent

The number of candidates for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent continues to grow.

October 08, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lathrop taking a second look at proposed new logo

LATHROP – If it were a business, the City of Lathrop would have one sharp-looking logo.

October 07, 2013 | Jason Campbell | Education


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CalSTRS wants $117K back from Wentworth

Retired San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Frederick Wentworth is appealing the action taken by the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) to reduce his retirement pension from $291,732 a year to $234,929.

March 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Going Digital project carries $2.2M price tag

In February, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees gave Superintendent Jason Messer the OK to ink a lease-leaseback contract with Vanden Bos Electric, Inc for the scope of work in the Going Digital project at three schools – Lathrop Elementary, Great Valley Elementary in Weston Ranch, and Manteca Day School. The total cost for these three sites was $177,232.

March 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD superintendent salary peaked in 2008

During the budget crisis six years ago, Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer took a 5 percent pay cut which lowered his base salary to $176,441.51 – down from $186,222.38. That figure remained the same through June 30, 2011.

March 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MJC to hold Spirit Team, mascot try-outs for fall

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College will hold Spirit Team and mascot try-outs on Saturday, March 22, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Gymnasium located on East Campus.

March 13, 2014 | | Education


Today is last day to file for county superintendent post

Today is the last day of filing for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent. Candidate's papers have to be filed at the county Registrar of Voters in Stockton by 5 p.m.

March 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


The $296,205 a year retiree

When Mick Founts took over as superintendent of San Joaquin County Office of Education, his annual base salary was set at $235,000.

March 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Tilton pledges to slash superintendent salary by 15 percent if he is elected

One of the three candidates vying for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent has made a campaign pledge to take a 15 percent voluntary reduction in salary if elected.

March 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Basketball game benefits Sierra Sober Grad

Sierra High School's Sober Grad committee will be hosting the 4th annual Manteca Firefighters vs. Manteca Police Officers in a charity basketball game on Wednesday, March 19, starting at 6:30 p.m.

March 06, 2014 | | Education


SOMETHING TO CHEER

Cheer takes dedication, commitment and hard work.

March 01, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Serama chicken, boer goat competition today

Today promises to be a fun fowl day, and so much more, at the Manteca Unified School Farm.

March 01, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


HAMMING IT UP

The fun was just beginning at Stella Brockman School.

February 28, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Shasta students celebrate books of Dr. Seuss

They read. They listened to readings. They watched various people reading their favorite books. They wore Dr. Seuss character costumes. They ate green eggs – scrambled – and green apples. They wore hats that looked like the one worn by the character in The Cat in the Hat with a spelling twist.

February 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


BUSINESS UNUSUAL

It's market day. The venue is a spacious grassy field that's about the size of a baseball field. Around the perimeter of the field are tables laden with an array of handmade and one-of-a-kind creations that range from practical and simply decorative to whimsical and plain utilitarian.

February 26, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


ROP students staging fashion show Saturday

Expect another collaborative effort Saturday for the Regional Occupational Program Fashion Merchandising's Fashion Show.

February 26, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


LDS honors outstanding teachers

The 3rd Annual Crystal Apple Awards took place Saturday evening at the Northland building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

February 25, 2014 | | Education


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