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Developer steps up for graduation parking

LATHROP – Those that showed up 30 minutes before the Lathrop High School graduation last year learned a hard lesson.

May 21, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


MUSD going solar showing some payback

Going solar for Manteca Unified is starting to pay off. Of the 9.1 million kWh (kilowatt hour) of electricity that the district consumed so far during fiscal year 2013-2014, 2.5 kWh – or 27 percent – was generated by the array of solar installations at the school district and about two-dozen other campus locations. The remaining 73 percent was generated by PG&E.

May 20, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Adult School graduates tell stories of resilience

There was no band playing the grandiose strains of "Pomp and Circumstance."

May 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


HONOR THE CODE

Troy Fast called the first-ever recipients of Manteca High's Honor The Code patch an "eclectic" group.

May 16, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


MUSD high schools announce top grads

Weston Ranch High School likes suspense. While the other comprehensive high schools in the Manteca Unified School District have announced the names of their graduating class valedictorians and salutatorians, Weston Ranch wants to continue its tradition of maintaining the suspense by not revealing at this point the names of its top graduates.

May 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Big cheese awards $500 for best cheese sandwich

It was an hour-long competition to make the best cheese sandwich in Manteca.

May 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


CSUS Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society adds 73 members

The California State University, Stanislaus chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi held its annual initiation ceremony May 2 to welcome 73 new student initiates - the most in the chapter's 16-year history - and six new faculty and administration initiates.

May 15, 2014 | | Education


Sierra High’s Larry Grimes receives $10K teaching award

Larry Grimes, Sierra High School's Science Department Chairman who teaches Biology, Physiology, and AP Biology, is the recipient of the prestigious Cortopassi award for 2013.

May 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca High senior is recipient of of Bergthold Memorial scholarship

Manteca High School senior Poonam Kaur Dehal holds a certificate in Suicide Intervention Training.

May 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD FFA students hold Ag Fest Preshow Saturday

If you're looking for custom-made flower arrangements made on the spot for Mother's Day, stop by the Manteca Unified School Farm on Saturday between 9 a.m. until noon.

May 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


3-way race in county superintendent position is first in nearly six decades

San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Mick Founts may not be a contender in the June 3 primary elections. But his presence still dominates the three-way election race.

May 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


4th graders’ yard sale helps abused animals

Fourth-grade students at Joshua Cowell School were inspired after reading 'Shiloh.'

May 08, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


CINCO DE MAYO

Teresa Morales and Carlos Belmonte were announced as Cinco de Mayo queen and king at Monday's Manteca High lunch-time festivities.

May 06, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Holtsman earns ACSA recognition

Howard Holtsman of Manteca has received the Association of California School Administrators Robert E. Kelly Retired Volunteer of the Year award.

May 06, 2014 | | Education


Friday-Saturday summer classes available at Modesto Junior College

MODESTO – Seats are still available in Modesto Junior College's Friday-Saturday and Saturday only summer classes. Appreciation of Art, Introduction to Human Services, Philosophy and Spanish 1 are being offered in the Friday-Saturday pattern and Physical Geography is offered on Saturdays.

May 06, 2014 | | Education


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Reported gunman triggers campus lockdown

Two academies at the South Stockton campus of the San Joaquin County Office of Education were locked down for about an hour Friday morning when a half dozen witnesses reported seeing three teens - including one with a hand gun - riding bicycles in the area.

May 31, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Education


PRINCIPAL JOHN ALBA

Numbers are a gauge to measure one's popularity and importance.

May 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


SIERRA HIGH CLASS OF 2014

Take pride in being a millennial.

May 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


LATHROP HIGH CLASS OF 2014

LATHROP – E.T. used a Speak-and-Spell, an umbrella and a coffee can to communicate with another world.

May 30, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


29 of Park View’s 52 8th graders excelled academically all year

Manteca Unified School District's Trustee Awards went to four graduating students for their academic accomplishments Wednesday evening at Park View Elementary School. Trustee Kit Oase presented the honors to Emily Green, Vikash Raja, Thomas Vaughn and Megan Johnson.

May 30, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Weston alumnus Jami Myers challenges students not to goof off in high school

Ripon High School graduating senior Tami Myers had a serious message to the graduating eighth graders who are going into high school four years after her graduation from Weston Elementary School.

May 30, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Lincoln Elementary promotes 60 8th graders to high school

Pete Rodriguez squinted as he focused his black state-of-the-art smart phone on his grandson Jordan D'Amico. The eighth grader was one of 60 students who were on the stage inside the Lincoln Elementary School Cafeteria on Wednesday which was crammed with family members and school and district staff attending the Promotion Ceremony for the Class of 2014 who will be attending high school in the fall.

May 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Inspirational messages, music & memories mark Brock Elliott event

Music, song, and messages of hope and celebration marked the Class of 2014 Brock Elliott School Promotion Ceremony on Wednesday.

May 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Weston Ranch top grad heading next to UCLA

It's hard to believe that Kiran Preet was once a shy person.

May 29, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Neil Hafley shows what classmates are about

What's the point of having friends if they can't be there to support you?

May 29, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


Bestselling author visits Woodward

The author of a bestselling children's mystery book entertained students at Woodward School.

May 29, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Stella Brockman lists 111 graduates

Eighth-grade students at Stella Brockman School bid adieu Wednesday.

May 29, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Mossdale has 8 valedictorians

Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Michael Seelye was very impressed.

May 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Commitment drives Sierra’s salutatorian

In less than three hours Sierra High School's seniors will board a bus and drive the six hours down to Valencia to partake in grad night at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

May 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Education


Stella Brockman 6th graders go for gold

Sixth graders at Stella Brockman School took part in their version of the annual Greek Olympic Games on Friday.

May 27, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


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