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Charter school appeal filed with SJ County Board of Education

Two weeks after their application for a new charter school was denied unanimously by the Manteca Unified Board of Education, Great Valley Academy officials in Modesto filed an appeal with the San Joaquin County Office of Education.

December 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


GVA explains $300K paid to school founder, answers other allegations

Eldon Rosenow, founder of the Great Valley Academy charter school in Modesto that is looking into opening another campus in Manteca, receives an annual salary of $300,000.

December 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


St. Elsewhere actor helps launch eco literacy training

Hollywood actor Ed Begley, Jr. brought his star power to Manteca Thursday to help promote environmental literacy.

December 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Oase taks oath of office for Ripon Unified board

RIPON – Christopher "Kit" Oase took his place on the Ripon Unified school board on Monday.

December 14, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Surplus office space may generate cash for district

For lease: 2,400 square feet of office space. Rent is from 75 cents to $1.15 a square foot, but that's negotiable. You don't have to rent the entire space either. The highly motivated landlord is willing to rent out just a third or only half of the space if that's all that a client wants or needs.

December 13, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Knutsen loves helping teens learn lessons in EU High JROTC

Karl Knutsen bounds into his classroom on a daily basis, eager for the new day that lies ahead.

December 12, 2010 | Jason Campbell | Education


Oase taking oath for Ripon Unified board Monday

Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will bid farewell to longtime board member Larry Stewart and welcome newcomer Christopher "Kit" Oase.

December 12, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


MUSD mothballs Lindbergh School

The young woman went up the steps to the front doors of the Lindbergh Educational Center, only to make a quick turn-around. As she did so, she glanced at the large sign on the grass and laughed self-consciously as she read the announcement.

December 11, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lincoln 5th graders win $78,000 worth of high tech for classroom

Tammy Dunbar's Lincoln fifth-grade class from Lincoln Elementary is going to be the most technology-advanced in all of the Manteca Unified School District.

December 10, 2010 | Jason Campbell | Education


Actor Ed Begley to open teachers’ environmental training session

Hollywood actor and environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. is one of the big names who are expected to show up at American Modular Systems in Manteca Thursday, Dec. 16, when the first 30 teachers of Manteca Unified will receive training for the groundbreaking first-in-the-nation environmental curriculum that is being launched by the district this month.

December 10, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca Unified getting rid of $8K quilting machine

The Manteca Unified Board of Education Tuesday night officially gave district staff the green light "to dispose of obsolete equipment."

December 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Charter school rejected

Proponents of the proposed Great Valley Academy in Manteca are now turning their attention to an appeal process before the San Joaquin County Board of Education after their charter application was denied unanimously by the Manteca Unified School Board of Trustees.

December 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca’s American Modular Systems breaks green ground

Having temporary modular classrooms on campus is the norm for many public schools in the United States.

December 07, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Ripon High field upgrade effort still moving forward

RIPON – The Stouffer Field Revitalization Project is once again alive and well.

December 06, 2010 | Jason Campbell | Education


MUSD officials to decide on charter school petition Tuesday

Great Valley Academy officials in Modesto will know on Tuesday whether their charter school application to establish a second campus in Manteca will be approved by the Board of Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District.

December 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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Two trustees trying to remove administrator?

An administrator at a high school in the Manteca Unified School District will remain in his position following a Board of Trustees vote in closed session on Tuesday.

January 30, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Did trustee cyber-bully WR parent?

As a Weston Ranch parent Alison Ordner was stunned when she believed was slandered, threatened and cyber-bullied when she tried to raise a concern.

January 29, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Education


Don’t expect MUSD meetings on YouTube

If you have been looking forward to watching the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting live-streamed on the Internet or on YouTube, don't hold your breath.

January 29, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Got questions? District vows to answer

Parents and other individuals with concerns and questions about the distribution of 23,000 computers to students in Manteca Unified can look forward to Friday when district officials will start doling out answers and explanations.

January 28, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Were postings by school worker racist?

When is a personal Facebook page no longer personal?

January 28, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Education


Workshop for undocumented immigrants

MODESTO – The Associated Students of Modesto Junior College (ASMJC) is teaming up with Students United Reaching for Equality (SURE) and Modesto Junior College's International Student Program to host a workshop for undocumented immigrants who dream of achieving a college education.

January 27, 2015 | | Education


GECAC offering scholarships

Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship.

January 27, 2015 | | Education


Give Every Child a Chance bowl-a-thon set for Feb. 28

The Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) Antone E. Raymus, 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon takes place Saturday, Feb. 28.

January 27, 2015 | | Education


Microsoft lauds teachers for innovative learning

Tammy Brecht Dunbar and Kristen Messer were selected by Microsoft as Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIE Expert) for 2015 for their excellence in using technology to help students learn and achieve more. Microsoft stated they are "visionary educators who are paving the way for their peers to share ideas, try new approaches and learn from each other."

January 27, 2015 | Bulletin staff reports | Education


Manteca Unified may live stream board meetings

With the Manteca Unified School District Going Digital, and its 23,000 students now being armed with 21st-century education tools called Panasonic 3E computers, is a televised or live streamed Board of Trustees meeting far behind?

January 24, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

An annual religious event celebrated by St. Anthony of Padua School on Sunday illustrates the role it has played since it opened in 1956 and its mission.

January 23, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


St. Anthony teachers share Catholic education thoughts

Carolyn Cano does not consider her career choice – teaching at a Catholic school – as a job. It's not a venue for earning money. It's not a livelihood. It's not an 8-5 job. It is much more than that, she said.

January 23, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


TECH ROLL OUT

Wednesday was Lincoln Elementary School's turn for the Great Deployment.

January 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lost devices not likely to cost parents

Should a Manteca Unified student lose or break a Panasonic 3E tablet away from school the odds are their family won't end up paying for it even if they do not purchase the optional insurance at a cost of $5 a month.

January 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Going Digital frustrates parents

A group of parents have launched a campaign aimed at getting their concerns about the $30 million Manteca Unified Going Digital program heard and addressed by district officials. This weekend, they are deploying social media via Facebook, email, and telephone tools to get the word out and to encourage parents with similar concerns to get involved.

January 17, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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