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.
Manteca Unified could soon welcome the District School Farm.
WESTON RANCH – August Knodt School held its 15th annual commencement exercises Thursday, celebrating the promotion of some 122 eighth-grade students.
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.
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.
The Weston Ranch High Class of 2009 includes:
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.
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.
The Give Every Child A Chance (GECAC) in partnership with Lindbergh Education Center is offering a Computer Assisted Instructional Tutoring (CAIT) program.
The Manteca Adult School Class of 2009 at Lindbergh Educational Center earned their diplomas that were presented recently.
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.
Manteca Unified's transportation plan for next year has the potential to be fair for some and unfair to others.
Editor's note: The list of East Union High graduates that ran earlier this week was missing a number of names.
LATHROP – Stephanie McDougald enjoys writing.
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.
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.