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Charter school appeal filed with SJ County Board of Education

Two weeks after their application for a new charter school was denied unanimously by the Manteca Unified Board of Education, Great Valley Academy officials in Modesto filed an appeal with the San Joaquin County Office of Education.

December 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


GVA explains $300K paid to school founder, answers other allegations

Eldon Rosenow, founder of the Great Valley Academy charter school in Modesto that is looking into opening another campus in Manteca, receives an annual salary of $300,000.

December 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


St. Elsewhere actor helps launch eco literacy training

Hollywood actor Ed Begley, Jr. brought his star power to Manteca Thursday to help promote environmental literacy.

December 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Oase taks oath of office for Ripon Unified board

RIPON – Christopher "Kit" Oase took his place on the Ripon Unified school board on Monday.

December 14, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Surplus office space may generate cash for district

For lease: 2,400 square feet of office space. Rent is from 75 cents to $1.15 a square foot, but that's negotiable. You don't have to rent the entire space either. The highly motivated landlord is willing to rent out just a third or only half of the space if that's all that a client wants or needs.

December 13, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Knutsen loves helping teens learn lessons in EU High JROTC

Karl Knutsen bounds into his classroom on a daily basis, eager for the new day that lies ahead.

December 12, 2010 | Jason Campbell | Education


Oase taking oath for Ripon Unified board Monday

Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will bid farewell to longtime board member Larry Stewart and welcome newcomer Christopher "Kit" Oase.

December 12, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


MUSD mothballs Lindbergh School

The young woman went up the steps to the front doors of the Lindbergh Educational Center, only to make a quick turn-around. As she did so, she glanced at the large sign on the grass and laughed self-consciously as she read the announcement.

December 11, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lincoln 5th graders win $78,000 worth of high tech for classroom

Tammy Dunbar's Lincoln fifth-grade class from Lincoln Elementary is going to be the most technology-advanced in all of the Manteca Unified School District.

December 10, 2010 | Jason Campbell | Education


Actor Ed Begley to open teachers’ environmental training session

Hollywood actor and environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. is one of the big names who are expected to show up at American Modular Systems in Manteca Thursday, Dec. 16, when the first 30 teachers of Manteca Unified will receive training for the groundbreaking first-in-the-nation environmental curriculum that is being launched by the district this month.

December 10, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca Unified getting rid of $8K quilting machine

The Manteca Unified Board of Education Tuesday night officially gave district staff the green light "to dispose of obsolete equipment."

December 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Charter school rejected

Proponents of the proposed Great Valley Academy in Manteca are now turning their attention to an appeal process before the San Joaquin County Board of Education after their charter application was denied unanimously by the Manteca Unified School Board of Trustees.

December 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca’s American Modular Systems breaks green ground

Having temporary modular classrooms on campus is the norm for many public schools in the United States.

December 07, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Ripon High field upgrade effort still moving forward

RIPON – The Stouffer Field Revitalization Project is once again alive and well.

December 06, 2010 | Jason Campbell | Education


MUSD officials to decide on charter school petition Tuesday

Great Valley Academy officials in Modesto will know on Tuesday whether their charter school application to establish a second campus in Manteca will be approved by the Board of Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District.

December 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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Lost devices not likely to cost parents

Should a Manteca Unified student lose or break a Panasonic 3E tablet away from school the odds are their family won't end up paying for it even if they do not purchase the optional insurance at a cost of $5 a month.

January 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Going Digital frustrates parents

A group of parents have launched a campaign aimed at getting their concerns about the $30 million Manteca Unified Going Digital program heard and addressed by district officials. This weekend, they are deploying social media via Facebook, email, and telephone tools to get the word out and to encourage parents with similar concerns to get involved.

January 17, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


iRUN

Students at Walter Woodward Elementary gathered on the steps of the school's amphitheater, donning new T-shirts.

January 17, 2015 | James Burns | Education


Individual, & collective board roles discussed

The role a Board of Trustee member plays, and how to wield that power – as an individual and as part of the whole – were among the topics discussed during a study session Tuesday conducted by two legal counsels for the Manteca Unified School District.

January 17, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Tablet distribution nears

French Camp Elementary School and Manteca High School will be the first in the district to receive the new Panasonic computers to officially launch Manteca Unified's history-making Going Digital program.

January 14, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Mousalimas sworn in as county superintendent

James Mousalimas set out to become an architect.

January 14, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Manteca Adult School accepting registrations through this Friday

These are busy days at the Manteca Adult School located at the Manteca Unified School District compound on West Louise Avenue, corner of Airport Way. The long line of people seen Friday afternoon in front of the district building complex was just one demonstration of that.

January 13, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


GROWING THEIR OWN FOOD

Students at Sierra High School's five feeder schools enjoyed fresh home-grown vegetables for lunch on Thursday.

January 09, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Weston Ranch cadets impress at Raiders games

The Weston Ranch JROTC is fast-becoming a fixture at Oakland Raiders home games.

January 06, 2015 | James Burns | Education


10,500 more homes for MUSD?

Manteca Unified School District is leaping into a tableful of potential challenges and history-making changes in 2015.

January 03, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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