RIPON – Class sizes may soon be a big issue when it comes to Ripon schools. The move was made earlier this year to condense certain classes in order to compensate for the shortage of revenue stemming from California's budget crisis. The plan included the involuntary transfer of some students to other schools. While some view the move as a necessary evil, some parents soon found out that things weren't going to be the same ...
The Manteca Unified School District presented diplomas to graduating eight graders from August Knodt and Great Valley schools last month.
WESTON RANCH - George Komure School awarded diplomas to eighth graders who completed the requirements to graduate.
Young authors can explore writing, publishing and multimedia technology at the 2009 Writing and Technology Workshop.
It took just four years for a 2005 East Union graduate to complete two majors and two minors at Northland College in Wisconsin.
RIPON – The future of school sports for elementary students is up in the air. The Ripon Unified Board of Education spent more than an hour Tuesday discussing the future of after-school sports programs for seventh and eighth grade students – citing the elimination of the stipends that were given to teachers and coaches as the factor that might halt the popular offering. With additional factors like the district's collective bargaining agreement and equality laws, ...
Simona DePedrini recently earned her degree in Business Administration from California State University, Monterey Bay.
Clara Schmiedt was named last week as Senior Director of Secondary Education for Manteca Unified. As principal at Weston Ranch High for the past four years, she fills the position made available when Bob Lee moved to Rocklin Unified to become Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. He spent 33 years with Manteca Unified, serving as principal at Manteca High and before that was head football coach of the Buffaloes. Schmiedt is no stranger to the ...
Students from the Manteca Unified School ag program spent the last week at the San Joaquin County Fair showing everything from rabbits and steers to pigs and turkeys.
Manteca Unified School District was well represented in the winner's circle at the San Joaquin County Fair that ended Sunday.
Copies of Manteca Unified's final budget are available at the district office. One noticeable difference between the bounded 2009-10 financial plan compared to that of the previous years could be found in the number of pages. The one approved last Tuesday by the school board is about one-third the size, containing only the important facts and figures. For starters, rather than multiple drawings, one student – Alex Yang, a first-grade student from New Haven School ...
In recent months, the Sierra High track has serviced the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life, Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's Manteca Senior Games, and the MUST events, to name a few.
Manteca Unified could soon welcome the District School Farm. Trustees gave the green light to the ag-related classroom structure last Tuesday. Plans and specifications for the $4.6 million project by Heiser & Associates have already received approval by the Division of State Architect. "Ag is not just about raising animals," Trustee Vern Gebhardt said. "It's also about having classrooms to help students go to (places such as) UC Davis with college prep courses." In order ...
WESTON RANCH – August Knodt School held its 15th annual commencement exercises Thursday, celebrating the promotion of some 122 eighth-grade students.
San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools Fredrick A. Wentworth announced Wednesday he will be retiring from his post after nearly 20 years at the helm.
Name that school district campus. Individuals and groups are invited to submit a name for the campus at the Manteca Unified School District on West Louise Avenue. Deadline for submission is Friday, Oct. 25. Contact the Superintendent's Office at (209) 858-0729 for more details.
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