With the Manteca Unified School District Going Digital, and its 23,000 students now being armed with 21st-century education tools called Panasonic 3E computers, is a televised or live streamed Board of Trustees meeting far behind?
An annual religious event celebrated by St. Anthony of Padua School on Sunday illustrates the role it has played since it opened in 1956 and its mission.
Carolyn Cano does not consider her career choice – teaching at a Catholic school – as a job. It's not a venue for earning money. It's not a livelihood. It's not an 8-5 job. It is much more than that, she said.
Wednesday was Lincoln Elementary School's turn for the Great Deployment.
Should a Manteca Unified student lose or break a Panasonic 3E tablet away from school the odds are their family won't end up paying for it even if they do not purchase the optional insurance at a cost of $5 a month.
A group of parents have launched a campaign aimed at getting their concerns about the $30 million Manteca Unified Going Digital program heard and addressed by district officials. This weekend, they are deploying social media via Facebook, email, and telephone tools to get the word out and to encourage parents with similar concerns to get involved.
Students at Walter Woodward Elementary gathered on the steps of the school's amphitheater, donning new T-shirts.
The role a Board of Trustee member plays, and how to wield that power – as an individual and as part of the whole – were among the topics discussed during a study session Tuesday conducted by two legal counsels for the Manteca Unified School District.
French Camp Elementary School and Manteca High School will be the first in the district to receive the new Panasonic computers to officially launch Manteca Unified's history-making Going Digital program.
James Mousalimas set out to become an architect.
These are busy days at the Manteca Adult School located at the Manteca Unified School District compound on West Louise Avenue, corner of Airport Way. The long line of people seen Friday afternoon in front of the district building complex was just one demonstration of that.
Students at Sierra High School's five feeder schools enjoyed fresh home-grown vegetables for lunch on Thursday.
The Weston Ranch JROTC is fast-becoming a fixture at Oakland Raiders home games.
Manteca Unified School District is leaping into a tableful of potential challenges and history-making changes in 2015.
Manteca Unified School District made a digital leap in 2014 by launching the $30 million Going Digital program which puts the latest online technology on the fingertips of elementary and high school students. Armed with that technological power, the students will be better equipped to face the challenges of an increasingly challenging digital world in the work force and in their personal lives.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca offered a three-hour presentation on the different aspects of the medical facility's operation to students from Give Every Child a Chance earlier this week.
Supporters of Weston Ranch High School principal Jose Fregoso nearly filled the room during the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday night. There were some detractors too, but they were outnumbered by the former.
The incensed mother of the child who is at the center of the investigation in connection with Manteca Unified special education teacher Leo Benet-Cauchon is talking about filing a lawsuit against the school district if the situation that is "threatening my son's well being is not resolved quickly."
Leo Benet-Cauchon, a Manteca Unified special education teacher, has been suspended with pay while an investigation is ongoing for allegations of "inappropriate relations to students."
REDDING -Janeen Viss of Ripon graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree from Simpson University.
Francisco Ceja of Manteca has been named to the fall 2014 Dean's List at Texas State University.
Alexander Bronson's vision for the Manteca Unified School District can be summed up in four words: Shoot for the stratosphere.
East Union High School will go the way of the other secondary campuses in Manteca Unified by implementing block scheduling if the Board of Trustees at their meeting tonight gives its blessing.
"When speaking for the District, the Board encourages its spokesperson to exercise restraint and tact and to communicate the message in a manner that promotes public confidence in the Board's leadership."
Retired San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools Mick Founts and Delta Charter Schools Superintendent Jeff Tilton have co-founded a charter school, one of three charter school petitions the New Jerusalem Elementary School District (NJESD) Board of Trustees approved this week.
Nate Krebbs and Josh Lee looked every bit the part of California High Patrol officers during a felony traffic stop exercise on Friday.
The word recall was mentioned at a recent meeting of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees by a speaker in the audience during public comments.
An administrator at a high school in the Manteca Unified School District will remain in his position following a Board of Trustees vote in closed session on Tuesday.
As a Weston Ranch parent Alison Ordner was stunned when she believed was slandered, threatened and cyber-bullied when she tried to raise a concern.
If you have been looking forward to watching the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting live-streamed on the Internet or on YouTube, don't hold your breath.