School board member Wendy King does not have a conflict of interest serving as the paid executive director of the nonprofit Manteca Unified Student Trust (MUST) that provides after school sports programs and supports the school farm, academics as well as the arts and sciences.
Educators, parents, and community leaders from Manteca Unified School District will hold a rally on Monday, May 9, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Main Street and Louise Avenue to publicize the local impacts of more than $18 billion in state budget education funding cuts during the last three years, and an additional $4 billion this year.
"Damn Yankees," the modern retelling of the Faust legend comes alive at Sierra High School. The musical comedy, which ran an impressive 1,019 performances in its original Broadway production in 1955, is being brought to life by the Advanced Theater class of Timberwolves' drama teacher, Dianna Puett.
In preparation for the 2015-2016 school year, New Jerusalem Elementary School and three Delta Charter Schools are accepting applications for kindergarten beginning Thursday, April 16, 9 a.m., in the school office located at 31400 S. Koster Road, Tracy.
A salary raise for Manteca Unified teachers is long overdue, said Ken Johnson, the president of the Manteca Educators Association which is in the midst of continuing salary negotiations with the school district.
During continuing teachers' salary negotiations, the specifics of behind-doors talks with representatives of the Manteca Educators Association are strictly confidential, Manteca Unified Deputy Superintendent Clark Burke said, explaining why he could not answer questions about statements made by the union members.