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. On Thursday, April 15, some 2,000 sixth-grade students of the Manteca Unified School District will receive a lesson about conservation and agriculture, clean air, energy, green innovations, water and recycling. Planet Party Day is an event featuring displays, demonstrations and interactive exhibits, and is being made possible by MUSD, Manteca Unified Student Trust, and the Leadership on Green Initiatives Committee. This day promises to present new opportunities for students in ...
Monopoly is the best-selling board game in the world. Many are aware of the spaces from the game produced by Parker Brothers – a subsidiary of Hasbro – consisting of Boardwalk, Park Place, and B&O Railroad. Or that the dog, wheel barrow, race car, iron, boot and thimble are among the game pieces. But not too many are familiar about the concept of Monopoly tournaments. Kathleen Long, who is the Banking and Finance instructor at ...
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. That was the message delivered by speakers of the San Joaquin Education Coalition at Thursday's candlelight vigil and rally at Delta College. Included was a walk that took place along Stockton's Miracle Mile consisting of students, parents, community groups, and other education stakeholders. They came together to mourn the loss of public education while calling attention to the devastating impact of budget cuts to education from the State of California. ...
Quin Banks enjoys writing. That's according to his first-grade teach Tev Erion at Stella Brockman School. "He's already made a few books," she noted at the national Read Across America Day held in conjunction Tuesday with the birthday of beloved children's author Theodor Geisel. Geisel is better known as Dr. Seuss, who was born March 2, 1904. Each year, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday by motivating youngsters to read. ...
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. The Lathrop School second-grade student enjoyed the concoction served up by the Manteca Unified School District's Nutrition Services so much that he had a second and even third helping of the main course named aptly after the Dr. Seuss book, "Green Eggs and Ham." The green eggs consisted of a harmless food dye while turkey ham made for a healthier choice, according to Maureen Johnson. "We also had ...
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. They're the 50 or so adults and students who made a donation Friday to the Delta Blood Bank. "We tell each that they're saving one to three lives," said Cheryl Kirwan, blood drive coordinator. Those who gave are helping supply blood for 17 hospitals and medical centers in San Joaquin, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and parts of El Dorado counties. Dameron, Kaiser, Doctors, St. Joseph's, and San Joaquin General ...
The Fashion Merchandising class is gearing up for "The Premiere Runway Show" at Lindbergh Educational Center tonight.
The Nile Garden School Panther Pride recipients for February selected based on academic effort and citizenship.
Eighth grader Aubreyanna White enjoyed last year's Medieval Faire at Nile Garden School so much she came to the annual event on Friday wearing the same costume she wore last year when her class put on the show.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees on Tuesday night approved the allocation of $700,000 from Measure M funds to repair severely deteriorating pavements at East Union High School this summer.
The pristine MUVA Culinary Arts Academy opened its doors to curious juniors from area high schools Tuesday morning with student chefs proudly showing them their accomplishments in their stainless steel kitchen, classroom and small café that will soon be open to the public.
What to do with the empty Lindbergh School building, the brick facility that used to house the Manteca Adult School, some of Manteca Unified ROP classes and other programs, is an issue that will be rehashed for the next several months and, perhaps, for the next few years by the district Board of Education.
When William Hollingsworth gets together with his friends, they do the same things normal high school kids do.
Severely deteriorating pavements at two high school and one elementary school campuses in the Manteca Unified School District are presenting health and safety risks.
Alex Orr, Sierra High School's Class of 2013 valedictorian, has his heart set on a career in the music industry. To get there, he plans to pursue a degree in applied computer science at the University of California, San Diego where he will start his college studies in the fall.
Samantha Shepard's ceramic "Autism Awareness" won Best in Category at the 2013 Manteca Unified School District's Best of the Best Art Show and Sale.