Save our FFA. That was the rallying cry of the FFA students and teachers from Manteca Unified to Governor Jerry Brown and other political leaders at the recent California Ag Day held at the state capitol.
Keeping children active and healthy from a young age, and emphasizing the importance of preventing childhood obesity is at the heart of a nutrition class sponsored by Manteca Unified's School Readiness Department.
Registration for incoming kindergarteners in Manteca Unified School District during the 2014-2015 school year will begin on April 2. It will continue through June 14 when schools close for the summer. Registrations, which must take place at the school where the student will attend, will resume again on July 28 just before the beginning of the school year.
A Disney classic will grace the stage at Manteca High's Mulvihill Theatre for a three-day run, beginning this week.
A series of multi-cultural events will be held next week at Lathrop High.
The words of Keelan Saunders, a seventh grader at George Komure Elementary School in Weston Ranch, explained in the simplest way possible why Manteca Unified School was being recognized by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.
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.
Recycling Rumble's reigning champion won't relinquish its title without a fight.
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.
For the fifth year in a row, Manteca Unified School District will observe a two-week summer shutdown. That means the district office will be closed to the public for the duration from June 30 to July 11.
The Weston Ranch High Class of 2014 may have been overshadowed by the previous classes.
Sierra High School conducted its Class of 2014 Awards Night last month.
Mikayla Coburn and Andrea Ledesma Franco were recognized as the top academic students at Sequoia School at last week's eighth-grade promotion event.
Sixty-one students at Nile Garden School will be moving on to high school.