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Weston Ranch celebrates Class of 2009

WESTON RANCH – When Weston Ranch class of 2009 valedictorian Winnie Bahn first started off as a Cougar four years ago, she sat alone at lunch for the first three months of school.

June 05, 2009 | Brandon Petersen | Education


Lathrop School brings back tradition with 8th-grade promotion ceremonies

Monday morning, Lathrop Elementary kicked off their week of Promotion Activities. Lathrop began their day with a breakfast, organized by parent volunteers, in the gym for all students making promotion and their parents.

June 05, 2009 | | Education


70 PIZZAS FOR 400 KIDS

The Lincoln School winners of the City of Manteca recycling contest for collecting the most cans and bottles had a pizza party Thursday with 70 pizzas from Round Table Pizza. More than 400 kindergarten through fourth graders enjoyed pizza.

June 05, 2009 | Hime Romero | Education


Manteca Unified issues diplomas to eighth graders, New Vision grads

Graduates from various Manteca Unified School District schools are listed below.

June 05, 2009 | | Education


Hasta la vista, smaller classes

Saving class size reduction is a dead issue.

June 04, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


RIPON HIGH

RIPON – The Ripon High Class of 2009 was known for its occasional pranks.

June 04, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Lathrop High JROTC cadet accompanies three World War II veterans to air show

As part of Operation Military Support, Lathrop High School's Ross Downum, who is involved in the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp., had an opportunity to accompany three World War II Veterans to McClellan Air Force Base to the Freedom Flight Air Show.

June 04, 2009 | | Education


Sierra High’s ‘09 scholarship & awards recipients

Sierra High's graduating class scholarship recipients and academic award winners were recognized during the recent senior awards night.

June 04, 2009 | | Education


Manteca’s Bernados earns scholarship award at William Jessup University

ROCKLIN – Elizabeth Bernados of Manteca was recently honored during William Jessup University's annual celebratory chapel session designed to honor 39 students with various scholarship opportunities totaling $55,000.

June 04, 2009 | | Education


Rindels earns two degrees from Biola

Michelle Rindels received two degrees on May 23 from Biola University. She received a B.A. in Journalism and a B.A. in Spanish, and graduated Summa Cum Laude (3.96 GPA). Biola University held its commencement exercises last Saturday at its La Mirada campus.

June 04, 2009 | | Education


209 teachers definitely losing jobs

Manteca Unified will issue final lay-off notices to 209 teachers by June 15.

June 03, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Principal Cook, Class of 2009 say farewell to Nile Garden

The 42 members of Nile Garden School's Class of 200 a were not the only ones saying farewell to their alma mater at their graduation exercises Tuesday evening.

June 03, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


101 Stella Brockman graduates receive diplomas

You had to have a ticket to get into the graduation ceremonies at Stella Brockman School Tuesday evening.

June 03, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


97% of Ripon Christian grads heading to college

RIPON - Ripon Christian High School's commencement speakers, valedictorian Jeffrey Hulsey and salutatorian Lindsay Hannick, have garnered over $100,000 in college scholarship money over four years.

June 03, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Dad keeps promise to daughter: She gets a Prius as valedictorian

RIPON – Abigail Van Vuren comes across as shy when she meets somebody that she isn't familiar with.

June 03, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Education


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Lathrop High ROP, be.tech Culinary Arts lead workshop for young parents, kids

LATHROP – Back from a clam chowder cooking competition in Santa Cruz where they competed in the professional division, the students of be.tech Academy's Culinary Arts class are off to another adventure.

March 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca High aiming to finish Rumble with flurry

Recycling Rumble's reigning champion won't relinquish its title without a fight.

March 21, 2014 | James Burns | Education


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


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