STOCKTON – University of the Pacific is off to a strong start for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Weston Ranch has been considered ground zero for foreclosures during the recent housing downturn.
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.
FRENCH CAMP - Annie Cunial noticed more families in attendance at Wednesday's Back-to-School Night at French Camp School.
Sandi Larsen is a Manteca Unified bus driver.
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.
LATHROP - Lathrop Elementary school teacher Sheila Sandoli wrote a garden grant last school year for $5,000.
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.
Victoria Brunn and Kimberly Wright are serving as the Energy Education specialists for Manteca Unified.
Joanna de Graaf is concerned about the safety of youngsters walking to and from New Haven School.
RIPON – A group of 20 volunteers is making sure that elementary athletics aren't completely done away with because of budget constraints.
McParland School conducted its Back to School Night Thursday evening.
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.
Jason Messer was pleased with the California Standards Test results released a few days ago.
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.