LATHROP – The two-hour dedication ceremony Wednesday evening was just a blip in time. But in a historical perspective, the official opening of the River Islands Technology Academy was a giant leap for the City of Lathrop, the River Islands at Lathrop development, and for Banta Elementary School District.
Freshmen orientation at Manteca High may have had its fair share of doers.
Freshmen orientation at Manteca High is scheduled Monday from 8:30 to noon at Winter Gymnasium.
Bullying prevention is the focus of the new Manteca Unified school board policy for the coming school year. It reflects the added categories as amended by Assembly Bill 9.
What constitutes a hardship that would be an acceptable reason for an elected trustee to skip a Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting?
LATHROP – The newest school in Lathrop, and the newest campus for the Banta Elementary School District in rural Tracy, is marking a historic milestone.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Deborah Romero says some aspects of the school district's dress code regulations may be a little "overboard" and would like to see changes implemented in the rules.
Negotiations are under way for the Manteca Unified School District to get rid of two annex sites – the 9-acre Union Ranch on North Union Road, and the 8-acre Woodward Annex south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
When it comes to high school athletic transportation fees, these are the hard facts.
Great Valley Academy in Manteca will welcome 615 students when it opens its classrooms on Aug. 19, the first day of school for the 2013-14 school year.
For sale: Lindbergh School. For demolition: Lindbergh School.
It's not that Seth Knight doesn't like the warm weather.
LATHROP - River Islands Technology Academy - the South County's newest charter school - will lighten student loads when it opens on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
The two Manteca police officers who were assigned as safety officers to Manteca Unified's 15 elementary schools last year are coming back Aug. 8 thanks to district funding .
By the school year 2013-2014, Manteca Unified School District will have more students than there are residents living in either Lathrop or Ripon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Mick Founts took over as superintendent of San Joaquin County Office of Education, his annual base salary was set at $235,000.
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.
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.
Cheer takes dedication, commitment and hard work.
Today promises to be a fun fowl day, and so much more, at the Manteca Unified School Farm.
The fun was just beginning at Stella Brockman School.
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.
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.
Expect another collaborative effort Saturday for the Regional Occupational Program Fashion Merchandising's Fashion Show.
The 3rd Annual Crystal Apple Awards took place Saturday evening at the Northland building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.