LATHROP - River Islands Technology Academy - the South County's newest charter school - will lighten student loads when it opens on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
The two Manteca police officers who were assigned as safety officers to Manteca Unified's 15 elementary schools last year are coming back Aug. 8 thanks to district funding .
By the school year 2013-2014, Manteca Unified School District will have more students than there are residents living in either Lathrop or Ripon.
For the third year in a row, Manteca Unified School District offices will be closed from July 1-12. Energy conservation is the primary reason behind this decision.
The Culinary Arts vocational program, English as a Second Language and GED classes, Independent Study, and others offered by Manteca Unified through the Adult School are safe for now. The district's Adult Education programs remain status quo – meaning, it will remain the way it is – at least for the next two years, according to the 2013-14 budget approved by the Board of Trustees Tuesday night. The figures show revenue of $162,356,237 against expenses of $170,508,804.
Not all students or teachers are in vacation mode during the summer months before the beginning of the new school year in August. For many of them, school has not been on hiatus, thanks to the Great Valley Writing Project's writing and technology workshops.
The Manteca Unified School District's vocational academy is looking for a few young men and women who are interested in pursuing a career in machine design and fabrication, welding and manufacturing. These are students who would receive their high school diploma at the same time that they get their basic certification in their chosen field of training which would serve as their ticket to gainful employment right after graduation.
Ann Jayne, instructional coach at El Dorado School in the Stockton Unified School District, was approved for a vice principal position in the Manteca Unified School District by the Board of Trustees at their last meeting.
A dusty and weedy nine-acre property in the Union Ranch housing development stands like a sore thumb in the middle of toni homes with manicured lawns. Its expansive brown dirt is in sharp, sad contrast to the lush green park next to it bordered by blooming shrub roses.
Special pastry treats are going to the San Joaquin County Fair Board and guests every morning at 6 o'clock at their booth near the show animal pens.
The Manteca Unified Vocational Academy could be starting its next program in August when the school year 2013-14 begins.
The Sierra High Class of 2013 includes the following graduates:
By VINCE REMBULAT
The following are members of the East Union High graduating Class of 2013:
Great Valley Academy in Manteca was described as one of the "few (charter school) models that exist" by the Center for Educational Reform.
Music is a universal language.
Smile, you're on Manteca High School's Internet video. Or you could be in one of the episodes on the school's YouTube Channel, MHS Buff TV.
East meets west; China meets USA.