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Charting new waters for Manteca

MODESTO – A few days ago, Russell Howell looked out of his office window and saw two men picking olives from the olive tree outside.

November 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


130 Manteca students perfect in state testing

They were honored for scoring 600 in the California Standards Test.

November 22, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Pearsall asks Manteca board to look into city use of school district facilities

While the Manteca City Council was discussing the controversial Kids Zone issue and listening to the comments of nearly 50 residents Tuesday night, Karen Pearsall was addressing the same topic before the Manteca Unified School District's Board of Trustees.

November 18, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Sequoia perfect attendance goes from 25 to 210

Perfect attendance at Sequoia School in Central Manteca has gone up eight-fold in one year.

November 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


MUSD board to decide on Great Valley charter school petition Dec. 6

Advocates and supporters of the proposed Great Valley Academy charter school in Manteca have spoken.

November 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca may focus on tech career ed

The Manteca Unified School District has hopes of developing and implementing a Career and Technical Education Pathway program.

November 14, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Scholl now leads Carpenter for 3rd Manteca Unified board position

One seat on the Manteca Unified school board has yet to be determined in the aftermath of the Nov. 2 elections.

November 12, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Laney Ribota sings her way to Sierra Idol crown for 2010

Laney Ribota went from "scared" to relief.

November 11, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Project could generate 1,983 more students

The 1,049-acre Austin Road Business Park development project envisioned south of Manteca and west of Highway 99 is projected to generate as many as 13,000 jobs and up to 10,200 residents.

November 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


AUDIENCE WAS SPELL-BOUND

Isabella Martinez was one of the youngest participants in Manteca Unified's Spelling Bee on Thursday.

November 05, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


AgVenture draws 3,792 students to school farm

AgVenture continues to grow.

November 04, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


At least one new trustee for Manteca

The Manteca Unified School District will welcome at least one new board member.

November 03, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Moore seeks re-election to MUSD board

Evelyn Moore is hoping for better days ahead for public education.

October 31, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Education emphasizing training for green jobs

The inaugural "Pathways to Green Schools Conference and Exhibition" will be held Thursday at the Hilton Stockton at 2323 Grand Canal Blvd., from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

October 27, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Gen 7 classroom uses nearly 100% recyclables

From the blue jeans to day-to-day items such as bottled water, students selected as Environmental Stewards discovered Thursday that nearly everything can be recycled to good use.

October 24, 2010 | Vince Rembulat | Education


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A primer on Going Digital

A multitude of questions have been asked about the district's ambitious and record-setting $30 million Going Digital program. They ranged from inquiries about how the $30M price tag was spent and where all that money went, to the far-reaching impacts of the program on such school curriculum programs as the second graders' cursive writing lessons.

December 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MJC applies for degree program

MODESTO -Modesto Junior College submitted an application to be one of the 15 California Community Colleges to develop a baccalaureate degree pilot program.

December 29, 2014 | | Education


Teen going to state Spelling Bee again

How do you spell tetanus? Sierra High School freshman James Quiaoit knows. It's the word that won him the title of San Joaquin County Junior High Spelling Bee champion in the seventh-through-ninth-grade division for the school year 2014-15.

December 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Weston Ranch High racism?

Racial tensions that marred Weston Ranch High School nearly a decade ago appear to be cropping up again.

December 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MHS tutoring center takes shape

Jennifer Rodriguez and Braulio Solis are students in the Interior Design class.

December 17, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Bucket loads of character at Golden West

Students at Golden West Elementary School may or may not be familiar with the works of Carol McCloud.

December 16, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | Education


Romero new MUSD board president

Deborah Romero, loan officer with Ability Mortgage, is the new president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees.

December 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Cowell School conducts blanket drive for shelter

The sixth graders at Joshua Cowell School are working to literally send warm greetings to the residents at the Manteca HOPE Shelter. They have started a blanket drive which is their way of taking part in the global "youth empowerment" program called WE Day organized by Free the Children, a non-profit organization.

December 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Five install four MUSD trustees

Four members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees were sworn in to office Tuesday night.

December 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Volunteers needed to help needy students

Love INC is a non-profit organization that dispenses hand-ups and not hand-outs. Now, it's the one in need of a hand-up. Volunteers who can provide extra helping hands are needed to help with the additional load it is handling this Christmas.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Drain will be sworn in by math teacher

Ashley Drain, who defeated Manuel Medeiros in the November election as trustee for Area 2 in Manteca Unified, will not be sworn in by San Joaquin Superior Court Judge Tony Agbayani at the board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 9.

December 03, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lathrop High leadership collects food

What's a better time to give back to the community than Thanksgiving?

November 27, 2014 | | Education


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