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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.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 1:29 a.m. | | Teen going to state Spelling Bee again Comments 0 Comments

Weston Ranch High racism?

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

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Posted: dec. 17, 2014 1:04 a.m. | | Weston Ranch High racism? Comments 0 Comments

MHS tutoring center takes shape

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

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Posted: dec. 17, 2014 12:18 a.m. | | MHS tutoring center takes shape Comments 0 Comments

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.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 1:49 a.m. | | Bucket loads of character at Golden West Comments 0 Comments

Romero new MUSD board president

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

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 1:06 a.m. | | Romero new MUSD board president Comments 0 Comments

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.

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Posted: dec. 13, 2014 1:09 a.m. | | Cowell School conducts blanket drive for shelter Comments 0 Comments

Five install four MUSD trustees

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

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Posted: dec. 10, 2014 1:16 a.m. | | Five install four MUSD  trustees Comments 0 Comments

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.

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Posted: dec. 05, 2014 1:43 a.m. | | Volunteers needed to  help needy students Comments 0 Comments

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.

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Posted: dec. 03, 2014 12:05 a.m. | | Drain will be sworn in by math teacher Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop High leadership collects food

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

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Posted: nov. 27, 2014 12:32 a.m. | | Lathrop High leadership collects food Comments 0 Comments

District has nothing to do with trustee investigation

Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson, who sent two incumbents of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees packing in the November elections, will be sworn in at the December school board meeting even while questions about the legitimacy of some of the information they wrote down in the candidates’ papers they filed with the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters are being investigated.

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Posted: nov. 22, 2014 1:29 a.m. | | District has  nothing to do with trustee investigation Comments 0 Comments

SWEET MUSIC

He calls out the play, standing tall in his stance, signaling each member of his team with smooth arm strokes.

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Posted: nov. 20, 2014 1:20 a.m. | | SWEET MUSIC Comments 0 Comments

BUBBLES TO SOLAR

They blew bubbles. They built forts made out of newspapers. They experimented with tie dyes using water and rubbing alcohol. They learned how heat is generated and its consequences. They showed how solar heat can power a remote-controlled car. They peered through microscopes to note and observe how a salt crystal looks like magnified so many times.

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Posted: nov. 19, 2014 1:20 a.m. | | BUBBLES TO SOLAR Comments 0 Comments

Weston Ranch High going to block plan

Manteca High School is not the only one going on block scheduling at the start of the school year 2015-2016. Weston Ranch High School’s request to get the green light from the Board of Trustees to do the same starting in August of next year was approved at the last board meeting on Nov. 12.

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Posted: nov. 18, 2014 2:00 a.m. | | Weston Ranch High going to block plan Comments 0 Comments

Outgoing trustees recognized for service

During his 16 years on the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, Manuel Medeiros often provided comic relief, even when discussions turned serious and complicated.

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Posted: nov. 18, 2014 1:59 a.m. | | Outgoing trustees recognized for service Comments 0 Comments

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