Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District last month passed a revised student calendar for 2010-11.
RIPON - Ripon Unified teachers stepped up to the plate in this bad economy opting for cuts that total some $400,000 for their troubled district – knowing some teachers may not have jobs in the next school year.
LODI - "Select San Joaquin AgVenture 2010" will take place at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds with nearly 3,000 third graders participating from the Stockton and Lincoln school districts. With everything from sheep shearing to goat milking to presentations on production and processing, this event promises to provide an exciting environment as children "explore the journey from the farm to their fridge".
Planet Party Day is coming.
Monopoly is the best-selling board game in the world.
MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Me-wuk Child Development Lab Preschools are accepting applications for children between the ages of 2 and 5 to attend preschool programs located on the West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto. Fall 2010 families will have the choice of enrolling children in either a Monday and Wednesday or a Tuesday and Thursday preschool experience.
STOCKTON – Enough is enough.
Quin Banks enjoys writing.
LATHROP – One of the benefits of achieving a perfect 600 score in the California Standards Test at Lathrop School is the opportunity of putting administrators in a sticky situation.
RIPON – "Go look it up" is something that third grade students in Ripon are about to hear a lot more often.
Andres Donatelli liked green eggs and ham.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Nursing Alumni Association is holding a Celebrating Nursing Dinner and Auction on Friday, March 12, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning Center on West Campus, located at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue. The proceeds will be used for scholarships and emergency loans to assist the increasing number of MJC nursing students in financial crisis.
They're heroes but in a roundabout way.
The Fashion Merchandising class is gearing up for "The Premiere Runway Show" at Lindbergh Educational Center tonight.
LATHROP – Czarina Calayan of Lathrop, was among about 340 graduates at the Fresno Pacific University's spring commencement, which took place at 7 p.m. in Chukchansi Park (Grizzlies Stadium) in downtown Fresno. Graduates came from the traditional undergraduate, bachelor's degree completion and master's degree programs, including those of Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary.
Meet the 158 newly minted published authors in the Manteca Unified School District and surrounding areas.
Diana Duarte is only 9 years old but she already knows what she wants to be when she grows up.
The after-school pilot project conducted in spring in Weston Ranch was deemed quite successful. Now, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees is looking into possibly continuing the program. The issue is how to do that and where to get the money to keep it going.
Florence Luiz was 108 years old when she died a couple of years ago.