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Position change saving Ripon Unified $22,000

RIPON - It's a tough job serving as coordinator of support services for the Ripon Unified School District.

June 21, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Does new RUSD math add up?

RIPON - A dip in math scores in certain categorical areas was outlined to Ripon Unified School District trustees Monday night, however administrators were reluctant to say that the drop at certain school sites had anything to do with the switch in math curriculum.

June 15, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Summer program gets youth excited about writing

RIPON – Jazmen Martin is a big fan of pop singer Adam Lambert.

June 15, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


School farm involves 1,000 teens

'It's a breath of fresh air for anyone to take time out to check out the school district's active farm and witness kids at their best.

June 14, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Mossdale School lists eighth graders earning promotion

LATHROP - Mossdale School conducted promotion ceremonies for eighth graders.

June 14, 2010 | | Education


Youth writing & tech workshop this summer

The Great Valley Writing Project is off and running.

June 13, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Calla High students paint first mural

The first-ever mural at Calla High was the product of team effort.

June 13, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Golden West Character Counts

June 12, 2010 | | Education


Joshua Cowell School All-Stars

Joshua Cowell's May All-Stars selected on the basis of academic effort and citizenship have bene selected.

June 12, 2010 | | Education


Manteca resident graduates from the Univ. of Portland

Manteca resident Christopher Seus has graduated from the University of Portland with a bachelor's degree in global business.

June 12, 2010 | | Education


Ripon hearing: Statewide importance

RIPON - Teachers throughout California are closely following Ripon High instructor Terri Messick's challenge of a state edict to obtain certification that her teaching techniques are sensitive to the needs of non-English-speaking students.

June 10, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Facebook contributors show support for Messick

RIPON - Ripon High music and performing arts teacher Terri Messick who is currently under fire for not having taken specific courses as directed by her school board has drawn considerable support on a Facebook page.

June 10, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Education


2 ESL students pulled from Messick’s class found to be fluent in English

RIPON - Two students that Ripon Unified leaders pulled from Terry Messick's performing arts classes because she wasn't fluent in Spanish turned out to be able to readily speak and understand English according to testimony presented on Tuesday.

June 09, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Manteca Unified may lose upwards of $10M

Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District approved the outline Tuesday of next year's financial plan.

June 09, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Messick vs. Ripon Unified

RIPON - A beloved 30-year Ripon High performing arts teacher is fighting for her job after refusing to comply with district orders to obtain certification needed to prove she can teach Spanish-speaking students who are learning English.

June 08, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Education


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A primer on Going Digital

A multitude of questions have been asked about the district's ambitious and record-setting $30 million Going Digital program. They ranged from inquiries about how the $30M price tag was spent and where all that money went, to the far-reaching impacts of the program on such school curriculum programs as the second graders' cursive writing lessons.

December 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MJC applies for degree program

MODESTO -Modesto Junior College submitted an application to be one of the 15 California Community Colleges to develop a baccalaureate degree pilot program.

December 29, 2014 | | Education


Teen going to state Spelling Bee again

How do you spell tetanus? Sierra High School freshman James Quiaoit knows. It's the word that won him the title of San Joaquin County Junior High Spelling Bee champion in the seventh-through-ninth-grade division for the school year 2014-15.

December 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Weston Ranch High racism?

Racial tensions that marred Weston Ranch High School nearly a decade ago appear to be cropping up again.

December 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MHS tutoring center takes shape

Jennifer Rodriguez and Braulio Solis are students in the Interior Design class.

December 17, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Bucket loads of character at Golden West

Students at Golden West Elementary School may or may not be familiar with the works of Carol McCloud.

December 16, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Romero new MUSD board president

Deborah Romero, loan officer with Ability Mortgage, is the new president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees.

December 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Cowell School conducts blanket drive for shelter

The sixth graders at Joshua Cowell School are working to literally send warm greetings to the residents at the Manteca HOPE Shelter. They have started a blanket drive which is their way of taking part in the global "youth empowerment" program called WE Day organized by Free the Children, a non-profit organization.

December 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Five install four MUSD trustees

Four members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees were sworn in to office Tuesday night.

December 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Volunteers needed to help needy students

Love INC is a non-profit organization that dispenses hand-ups and not hand-outs. Now, it's the one in need of a hand-up. Volunteers who can provide extra helping hands are needed to help with the additional load it is handling this Christmas.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Drain will be sworn in by math teacher

Ashley Drain, who defeated Manuel Medeiros in the November election as trustee for Area 2 in Manteca Unified, will not be sworn in by San Joaquin Superior Court Judge Tony Agbayani at the board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 9.

December 03, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lathrop High leadership collects food

What's a better time to give back to the community than Thanksgiving?

November 27, 2014 | | Education


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