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University of Pacific begins academic year strong in budget & enrollment

STOCKTON – University of the Pacific is off to a strong start for the 2009-2010 academic year.

August 29, 2009 | | Education


Bracing for growth spurt

Weston Ranch has been considered ground zero for foreclosures during the recent housing downturn.

August 27, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Ripon schools nurse offers swine flu tips

RIPON - Breakfast with the Ripon Unified Superintendent of Schools Louise Nan Wednesday morning focused on concern for a possible flu outbreak in the fall, discussing preventative measures.

August 27, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


French Camp back-to-school attendance up

FRENCH CAMP - Annie Cunial noticed more families in attendance at Wednesday's Back-to-School Night at French Camp School.

August 27, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Parents unhappy with bus cutbacks

Sandi Larsen is a Manteca Unified bus driver.

August 26, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Swine flu subject of today’s breakfast

RIPON - Louise Nan's continuing series of "Breakfast with the Superintendent" promises to focus on the potential for Novel H1N1 swine flu strain that may hit the Ripon Unified School District in the fall.

August 26, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Lathrop students deploy their green thumbs, undertake Go Green effort

LATHROP - Lathrop Elementary school teacher Sheila Sandoli wrote a garden grant last school year for $5,000.

August 26, 2009 | | Education


Ripon High track overhaul added to city’s RDA wish list

RIPON – The money might not be pouring in for the Stouffer Field renovation, but for project coordinator Stephanie Hobbs it's just seeing the concept grow and garner the support of the community that keeps her going.

August 23, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


Manteca Unified saves energy to save money

Victoria Brunn and Kimberly Wright are serving as the Energy Education specialists for Manteca Unified.

August 22, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Kids forced to walk along busy roads to rural schools

Joanna de Graaf is concerned about the safety of youngsters walking to and from New Haven School.

August 21, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Volunteers step up to save Ripon’s junior high sports

RIPON – A group of 20 volunteers is making sure that elementary athletics aren't completely done away with because of budget constraints.

August 21, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


BACK TO SCHOOL

McParland School conducted its Back to School Night Thursday evening.

August 21, 2009 | Hime Romero | Education


Woodward earns $1,000 from Ports for reading effort

STOCKTON - The Stockton Ports, reigning champions of the California League, will award Walter Woodward Elementary School in Manteca $1,000, for having the highest percentage of participation in the Ports Baseball by the Books reading program, in an on-field, pre-game ceremony on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.

August 21, 2009 | | Education


MUSD students deliver the grade

Jason Messer was pleased with the California Standards Test results released a few days ago.

August 20, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT

August 20, 2009 | Hime Romero | 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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