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Did trustee cyber-bully WR parent?

As a Weston Ranch parent Alison Ordner was stunned when she believed was slandered, threatened and cyber-bullied when she tried to raise a concern. 

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 1:51 a.m. | | Did trustee cyber-bully WR parent? Comments 1 Comment
Don’t expect MUSD meetings on YouTube

Don’t expect MUSD meetings on YouTube

If you have been looking forward to watching the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting live-streamed on the Internet or on YouTube, don’t hold your breath.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 1:45 a.m. | | Don’t expect MUSD meetings on YouTube  Comments 1 Comment
Got questions? District vows to answer

Got questions? District vows to answer

Parents and other individuals with concerns and questions about the distribution of 23,000 computers to students in Manteca Unified can look forward to Friday when district officials will start doling out answers and explanations.

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Posted: jan. 28, 2015 1:09 a.m. | | Got questions? District vows to answer Comments 4 Comments


Were postings by school worker racist?

When is a personal Facebook page no longer personal?

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Workshop for undocumented immigrants

MODESTO – The Associated Students of Modesto Junior College (ASMJC) is teaming up with Students United Reaching for Equality (SURE) and Modesto Junior College’s International Student Program to host a workshop for undocumented immigrants who dream of achieving a college education. 

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GECAC offering scholarships

Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship.

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Give Every Child a Chance bowl-a-thon set for Feb. 28

The Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) Antone E. Raymus, 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon takes place Saturday, Feb. 28.

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Posted: jan. 27, 2015 10:02 p.m. | | Give Every Child a Chance bowl-a-thon set for Feb. 28 Comments 0 Comments


Microsoft lauds teachers for innovative learning

Tammy Brecht Dunbar and Kristen Messer were selected by Microsoft as Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIE Expert) for 2015 for their excellence in using technology to help students learn and achieve more. Microsoft stated they are “visionary educators who are paving the way for their peers to share ideas, try new approaches and learn from each other.”

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Manteca Unified may live stream board meetings

With the Manteca Unified School District Going Digital, and its 23,000 students now being armed with 21st-century education tools called Panasonic 3E computers, is a televised or live streamed Board of Trustees meeting far behind?

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Posted: jan. 24, 2015 12:19 a.m. | | Manteca Unified may live stream board meetings Comments 0 Comments
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

An annual religious event celebrated by St. Anthony of Padua School on Sunday illustrates the role it has played since it opened in 1956 and its mission.

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St. Anthony teachers share Catholic education thoughts

Carolyn Cano does not consider her career choice – teaching at a Catholic school – as a job. It’s not a venue for earning money. It’s not a livelihood. It’s not an 8-5 job. It is much more than that, she said.

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Posted: jan. 23, 2015 1:08 a.m. | | St. Anthony teachers share Catholic education thoughts Comments 0 Comments
TECH ROLL OUT

TECH ROLL OUT

Wednesday was Lincoln Elementary School’s turn for the Great Deployment.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 1:11 a.m. | | TECH ROLL OUT Comments 0 Comments


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.

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Posted: jan. 21, 2015 12:28 a.m. | | Lost devices not likely to cost parents Comments 0 Comments
Going Digital frustrates parents

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.

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Posted: jan. 17, 2015 12:55 a.m. | | Going Digital frustrates parents Comments 1 Comment

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