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Eagle Scout plants trees at Weston

Improvements at Weston Elementary School are more than just the voter-approved Measure G reconstruction plans.

August 15, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | Education


River Islands Tech classes get underway

LATHROP – Wednesday marked many 'firsts' at the River Islands Technology Academy.

August 15, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Place for both traditional & charter schools?

Even as students attending traditional public schools are moving in droves to public charter schools, some education leaders are not convinced this is the wave of the future.

August 14, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


600+ on charter waiting lists

Since 2011, three public charter schools have opened for business in Manteca and Lathrop.

August 12, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


EU High student posts state test question online

Three Manteca Unified high schools - East Union, Sierra, and Weston Ranch - were among 226 schools statewide that the California Department of Education said violated rules against students using their cell phones during standardized tests and then posting images on various social media.

August 12, 2013 | Bulletin staff reports | Education


Lathrop High receives six-year accreditation

LATHROP – It took years, but Lathrop High School is now officially an accredited institution of secondary education.

August 12, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


A FRESH START

LATHROP - For Juliana Ballesteros and Chase Hayes, the first day of school was like starting all over.

August 09, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | Education


‘THIS IS OUR FUTURE’

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.

August 08, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Linking freshmen up to Manteca High

Freshmen orientation at Manteca High may have had its fair share of doers.

August 06, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | Education


LINKING UP

Freshmen orientation at Manteca High is scheduled Monday from 8:30 to noon at Winter Gymnasium.

August 03, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | Education


New bullying-prevention policy for MUSD introduced

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.

August 03, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Split board OKs paying Fant for missed meeting

What constitutes a hardship that would be an acceptable reason for an elected trustee to skip a Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting?

August 02, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


River Islands Tech Academy dedication on Wednesday

LATHROP – The newest school in Lathrop, and the newest campus for the Banta Elementary School District in rural Tracy, is marking a historic milestone.

August 02, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Why can’t kids wear beanies?

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.

August 01, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Land swap may give Manteca 17-acre campus

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.

July 31, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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Lathrop High ROP, be.tech Culinary Arts lead workshop for young parents, kids

LATHROP – Back from a clam chowder cooking competition in Santa Cruz where they competed in the professional division, the students of be.tech Academy's Culinary Arts class are off to another adventure.

March 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca High aiming to finish Rumble with flurry

Recycling Rumble's reigning champion won't relinquish its title without a fight.

March 21, 2014 | James Burns | Education


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


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