Rachel Godfrey-Stacy was aware that her son, Benjamin, would be in a kindergarten classroom filled with a lot of students.
What's in a name?
Ninety less teachers, cutbacks in transportation, pay cuts for all school workers and layoffs of support staff from custodians to office staff, and reduced classroom budgets.
TURLOCK - California State University, Stanislaus Fall 2008 honors students from Manteca are as follows:
A simple donation of a package of ruled binder paper to a school near you could make a big difference in a kid's education – and the financial bottom line of their teacher – this school year at Manteca Unified campuses.
Adriel Sarmento didn't seem the least bit worried as he paced the long central corridor of Manteca High School on Friday morning.
Two years ago, Jillian Goulart and Frances Telles attended freshmen orientation at East Union High.
Do you know of a place where your child can be safe, have fun and get homework assistance?
Brace yourself for Monday.
Bridget Castillo remembered the first official day at Sierra High.
LATHROP – Holding her position in the foyer outside of Lathrop High School, first-year Leadership student Stefania Loreno was eager to hand out information to the hordes of incoming freshman students that were showing up for their first official day on campus.
Candace Espinola is the new principal at Stella Brockman School.
Raul Mora was named the new assistant principal at Manteca High.
The lack of school supplies in Manteca Unified classrooms is being addressed by two Manteca residents and the members of the Manteca Fire Department.
Trustee Rex Holiday of the Manteca Unified School District sees the newest principal at Weston Ranch High as possibly a good fit.
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.
Here's the news flash: University of California Cooperative Extension will play host to Farm 2 School fundraiser. Venue will be the Stanislaus County Ag Center Harvest Hall. Highlight samples: Wine and beer tasting, produce tasting, and a farmers' market.
BY ROSE ALBANO RISSO