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Move afoot to raise funds for all-weather track at Sierra High

In recent months, the Sierra High track has serviced the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life, Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's Manteca Senior Games, and the MUST events, to name a few.

June 27, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Unified OKs $4.6M for ag classrooms

Manteca Unified could soon welcome the District School Farm.

June 26, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


August Knodt 8th graders graduate

WESTON RANCH – August Knodt School held its 15th annual commencement exercises Thursday, celebrating the promotion of some 122 eighth-grade students.

June 26, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


County schools leader Fredrick Wentworth stepping down in ‘10

San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools Fredrick A. Wentworth announced Wednesday he will be retiring from his post after nearly 20 years at the helm.

June 25, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


‘Be yourself and have fun in high school’

WESTON RANCH – Mark McCuin, who was one of four salutatorians at George Komure School's eighth-grade promotion event on Wednesday, greatly respects his teachers and others.

June 25, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Weston Ranch High Class of 2009 receives diplomas

The Weston Ranch High Class of 2009 includes:

June 25, 2009 | | Education


Teachers being asked to give more

It wasn't too long ago that the Manteca Educators Association, as a cost-cutting move for Manteca Unified's budget shortfall for the upcoming year, agreed to a 1.8 percent reduction in salaries coupled with three furlough days.

June 24, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


WOODSHOP GOT THINGS ROLLING

Credit a love of woodshop with starting Howard Holtsman on a journey that ended up spending the past 18 years helping put together an adult education and vocational training program that has earned numerous recognition for its effectiveness.

June 24, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Give Every Child summer program helps kids improve computer skills

The Give Every Child A Chance (GECAC) in partnership with Lindbergh Education Center is offering a Computer Assisted Instructional Tutoring (CAIT) program.

June 22, 2009 | | Education


Manteca Adult School presents diplomas

The Manteca Adult School Class of 2009 at Lindbergh Educational Center earned their diplomas that were presented recently.

June 22, 2009 | | Education


Manteca may adopt budget Tuesday

With the June 30 deadline approaching, the Manteca Unified school board will look to adopt the budget for the 2009-10 school year at Tuesday's meeting.

June 21, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Reduction in bus service saves district $300,000

Manteca Unified's transportation plan for next year has the potential to be fair for some and unfair to others.

June 20, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


East Union High’s Class of 2009

Editor's note: The list of East Union High graduates that ran earlier this week was missing a number of names.

June 20, 2009 | | Education


Teens take writing classes as part of summer vacation

LATHROP – Stephanie McDougald enjoys writing.

June 19, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Year round schools schedule their graduations next week

Manteca Unified will finally bid adieu to year-round education come next week with the eighth-grade promotion exercises at Great Valley, George Komure and August Knodt schools.

June 19, 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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