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MUSD open enrollment for its five high schools in January

Manteca Unified School District currently has five comprehensive high schools.

December 18, 2009 | | Education


Cowell School honors All Stars for December

Joshua Cowell School has recognized students for being December All Stars based on academic effort and citizenship.

December 18, 2009 | | Education


Ripon Schools get some relief to tune of $404K

RIPON - Ripon schools are being allowed to put a Band-Aid on the troubled budget in the amount of nearly $404,000, it was learned Monday night.

December 16, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Stella Brockman students offer advice to president

As part of the Character Counts program, students at Stella Brockman Elementary School in Manteca wrote letters of advice to President Obama.

December 16, 2009 | | Education


Back-to-back senior class suicides rock Ripon High

RIPON - Some 40 counselors met with many grief stricken high school students in Ripon on Thursday after back-to-back suicides in the senior class.

December 13, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Manteca Unified bracing for more cuts

The Manteca Unified School District is expecting more cuts down the road.

December 12, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Sierra FFA recognizes Greenhands

FFA is a dynamic youth organization that is a part of agricultural education programs at middle schools and high schools. Founded as the Future Farmers of America, the name was changed in 1988 to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, student members are engaged in a wide range of curriculum and FFA activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in agriculture. FFA is structured on three levels: local, state and national.

December 11, 2009 | By VICTORIA WATSON Sierra-Manteca FFA Chapter Reporter | Education


Manteca Unified schools staging winter concerts

Schools throughout Manteca unified are staging winter concerts next week.

December 04, 2009 | | Education


NOVEMBER PANTHER PRIDE

December 02, 2009 | | Education


MUSD students get kudos for helping educate others about agriculture

Janet Dyk recognized six students of the Manteca Unified School District for their efforts during the recent AgVenture.

November 26, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


‘Ladybug’ invades school classrooms

The "Ladybug" could be the latest technological innovation to hit the classrooms.

November 26, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Schools, health leaders meet on H1N1 flu

San Joaquin County Public Health and San Joaquin County Office of Education's school health administrators recently met to discuss the current H1N1 vaccine status.

November 25, 2009 | | Education


$10-per-hour sewer surcharge to rent facilities at Lathrop High

The Manteca Unified's use-of-facility fees are on the rise.

November 18, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Concerns over Internet tower at Weston

RIPON - A concerned Ripon resident, Lisa Weinstein, raised a red flag for Ripon Unified School District trustees last week over the approved construction of a Clearwire Internet tower near Weston Elementary School.

November 17, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Lathrop High academic rally

"GREATS" is an academic rally at Lathrop High that stands for Grades, Responsibility, Excellence, Attitude, and Spirit.

November 17, 2009 | | 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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