The $24,400 raise that new Manteca Unified Superintendent Jason Messer received last week has raised more than a few eyebrows from educators worried about whether they'll have a job next year, but the salary he'll be taking home is the same his predecessor made while his overall compensation will actually be less.
During the weekend, Valleri Gammon took a black-and-white photograph of her brother and his fiancé snuggled up against a bright sky back drop.
WESTON RANCH – Strong gusting winds and a nearby house fire wasn't enough to put a damper on Farm Day at August Knodt School.
RIPON – The second annual Rina's Run is still a month away. But those looking to take part in the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation's 10 kilometer of 5K walk can make plans for Saturday, May 9. The Ripon Community and Youth Commission is also a co-sponsor of the event honoring the memory of the Brocchini family matriarch. Proceeds will benefit the Stouffer Field revitalization project at Ripon High. RCAF has been working for nearly two ...
The Manteca Unified School District announced its 2009 classified employees of the year last Tuesday.
For years, those in the agricultural community would bring the farm to the various Manteca Unified sites.
Students and teachers in Manteca High School's Visual and Performing Arts Department will celebrate their annual Day of the Arts on Wednesday, April 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Winter Gym.
Open enrollment for elementary schools Open Enrollment Request forms will be available at all Manteca Unified elementary schools beginning Wednesday, April 1. Open Enrollment Request forms for elementary schools are to be turned in to the school of residence between Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 30, for possible placement in the fall semester of the 2009-10 school year. All applications will be date and time stamped when received at the school of residence. ...
Could some financial relief be on the way for public schools? Ken Johnson, president of the Manteca Educators Association, believes so in the form of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This is being called the largest ever federal investment earmarked mostly for education. "As you know, California will be receiving $8.9 billion from the federal stimulus package," said Johnson at last Tuesday's Manteca Unified school board meeting. The funding is expected to be paid ...
Some 2,000 students from throughout the state took part in Health Occupation Students of America's State Leadership Conference in Sacramento.
WESTON RANCH - A coalition of Weston Ranch High School and community organizations are joining together to sponsor a pancake breakfast fund-raiser on behalf of Steufon Mackey and his family.
Lisa Herrin is taking over as Sequoia School principal for the 2009-10 school year. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University, Utah, and her Masters of Education/ Administration from Azusa Pacific University. She holds a Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Bilingual Crosscultural and Academic Development Certificate, and an Administrative Services Credential. Herrin started her teaching career in 1992 teaching first and third grades at Menifee Union School District ...
RIPON – Ripon Unified could end up servicing at least 1,000 new households even though the properties will be located inside of Manteca's city limits.
He's currently the vice principal at Weston Ranch High. Come next school year, Tom Anderson will take on a similar role at Manteca High. In closed session, the Manteca Unified board of trustees Tuesday approved the hiring of Anderson as assistant principal. He will be working under Doug McCreath, who still holds the post. McCreath was recently named the new Manteca High principal, taking over from the retiring Steve Winter. Anderson began his teaching career ...
It wasn't too long ago that the Manteca Unified school board approved cuts to offset a $23.5 million shortfall for the upcoming year.
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.
MODESTO – Raul Mora lacks any formal training and admits to having two left feet.
The "Every 15 Minutes" scenario depicting the consequences of drinking and driving, as it relates to high school graduations, played out once again as a stark warning in the Manteca High School athletic field before the upper class students of four area schools.
When it comes to art, Madeleine Romero is as sharp as a tack.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the community to attend the Crystal Apple Awards on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. at the Northland Chapel, 6060 Northland Ave., in Manteca. The event will recognize and honor the outstanding educators in the various high schools in Ripon, Tracy and Manteca.
LATHROP - A pent-up demand for charter schools means the South County's newest public elementary campus - River Islands Technology Academy - will open in August with a waiting list of students trying to get into kindergarten through fourth grade classes.
Amanda Christensen is in an enviable position. The Manteca High School's Class of 2013 co-salutatorian already has her heart set on studying cognitive neuroscience in college. But she is facing a difficult, albeit, a happy dilemma – whether to attend University of California, Los Angeles or New York University.
Manteca High is the green school.
A child's second birthday, for many, is a big to-do for the little one's family and friends.
Airenne Curry of Manteca was presented the Rev. P. Lauritz and Alpha Mork Scholarship award during Honors Day at Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa. The annual event was held April 3 in Waldorf's Atrium.