Ag Venture is coming. The free San Joaquin County-sponsored field trip educating third-grade students is scheduled for Nov. 4 at the Manteca Unified school farm. That's one of several Ag Venture field trips planned for this school year, with the other two scheduled at the San Joaquin Fairgrouds (Jan. 20) and Lodi Grape Festival (March 10). All told, an estimated 11,000 from those three events will have a chance to learn about locally grown crops, ...
Manteca Unified's sixth-grade students will soon learn about air quality, recycling, energy, climate, conservation and water.
The Manteca Community Day School has a new home. Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District voted Tuesday to relocate fewer than 100 students and one administrator to the site located adjacent to Manteca High to the former Sequoia Annex. The Annex was home to kindergarten- through second- grade youngsters in recent years. But as part of the recent budget cuts, the board agreed to move students there to the main campus. The former Yosemite ...
LATHROP – Will the Regional Transportation District be able to come to the rescue of Lathrop High School students so they won't have to walk the 2.5-mile to school especially in the coming winter months?
As part of the recent budget cuts, the Manteca Unified School District agreed to close down the Sequoia Annex.
Nile Garden and New Haven were among the Manteca Unified sites on the possible closure list when the superintendent's budget reduction committee met last fall.
Stella Brockman School and the Manteca Chili's Grill & Bar were in partnership for a good cause.
Stella Brockman, McParland and Nile Garden became the latest schools in Manteca Unified to exceed "800" in the state Department of Education's Academic Performance Index.
FRENCH CAMP – About two years ago, French Camp School underwent restructuring. The rural historic campus of the Manteca Unified School District had failed to meet minimum proficiency targets established under the No Child Left Behind Act, and was in jeopardy of being taken over by the state after several years as program improvement school. The restructuring paid off Tuesday as French Camp moved up 23 points in the State Department of Education's Academic Performance ...
LATHROP – Three months ago, Dan Doyle was singing his praises for the West Lathrop Road improvements. He could hardly wait to see the improvements completed.
STOCKTON - San Joaquin Delta College will host its annual "College Night" program on Thursday, Sept. 17, 5 to 8 p.m. in Danner Hall.
Adriana Torres had a rough start to the school year. The Sequoia student was ill during that time, missing the first week of school. But rather than allowing the youngster to fall further behind in school, Sharon Melcher, her algebra teacher, decided to take Torres under her wings. The two are among the over 70 pairs of student-adult mentors involved in the second-year Tiger Buddy program. Lori Guzman-Alvarez, who is the vice principal at the ...
Lathrop High played their first ever varsity football game on Friday. Even though they fell 55-0 to Sierra High, it failed to dampen Spartan spirit.
Last Friday, Manteca High along with Lincoln, Manteca Day, Lindbergh and other schools within a nine-block radius were forced to lock down.
Wednesday's Sierra High Back to School Night took place in the main gym and cafeteria with performances by the choir in the band room.
Five years ago, longtime Manteca Unified School District employee and community volunteer Faustina Rosas lost her battle against cancer. A few years before that, Kelly Cardoza of the district office personnel department lost her young cousin Jowell Griggs, a young wife and mother, to the same dreaded disease after a short but valiant fight.
*Fundraiser for MUSD homeless students
A resolution unanimously approved by the Manteca Unified School District Board of Education recognizes and appreciates "all veterans and their families for their contributions for the freedoms and way of life benefited by all in the United States of America." The resolution also "encourages schools to participate in appropriate activities to honor the dedication and sacrifices of our country's veterans during the week of Veterans Day."
It was the "Day of the Writer" last week at Manteca High School when students took pen to paper and chalk to concrete during all their classes – even in PE.