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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

be.ING REAL

The road to success may go down Disaster Avenue for some Manteca Unified students.

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Posted: nov. 14, 2014 1:33 a.m. | | be.ING REAL Comments 0 Comments

Phantom candidate appears

Alexander Bronson made his first appearance at a Manteca Unified School board meeting on Wednesday.

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Posted: nov. 14, 2014 1:36 a.m. | | Phantom candidate appears Comments 0 Comments

Shasta School locked down as police chase suspect

Shasta Elementary School was locked down Wednesday morning when police were chasing Alonzo Fabian Talavera, 25, of Manteca who was reportedly running from Manteca Police officers near the Edison Street campus.

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Posted: nov. 14, 2014 1:29 a.m. | | Shasta School locked down as police chase suspect Comments 0 Comments

Jacob Davis graduates from UTI

Jacob Davis of Manteca graduated with multiple Student of the Course (SOC) honors from the Sacramento campus of Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Sacramento.

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Posted: nov. 14, 2014 1:28 a.m. | | Jacob Davis graduates from UTI Comments 0 Comments

Five schools benefit from $159M bond

The first five schools that will be benefiting from the narrowly passed $159 million school bond in the November elections are all elementary campuses.

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Posted: nov. 13, 2014 1:46 a.m. | | Five schools  benefit from $159M bond Comments 0 Comments

Manteca Unified meeting change

The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees will have its regular meeting on Wednesday in observance of Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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Posted: nov. 11, 2014 1:58 a.m. | | Manteca Unified meeting change Comments 0 Comments

Does cell phone use by trustees at board meeting violate state law?

It’s turning out to be a case between 21st technology and policies put in place before instant communication exploded into the global picture.

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Posted: nov. 08, 2014 1:21 a.m. | | Does cell phone use by trustees at board meeting violate state law? Comments 0 Comments

Sierra rally celebrates academic achievers

L.J. Alofaituli and Tim Brown weren’t anything like the rookie cops on ’21 Jump Street.’

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Posted: nov. 08, 2014 1:17 a.m. | | Sierra rally celebrates academic achievers Comments 0 Comments

This could cost you $499

Like most parents Tania Green has concerns about Manteca Unified School District going digital in the coming months.

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Posted: nov. 07, 2014 1:40 a.m. | | This could cost you $499 Comments 2 Comments

FALL AG-VENTURE

More than 3,000 third graders from all over San Joaquin County had an educational and fun day at the farm Thursday. Playing host to the thousands of youngsters eager to learn about apples, walnuts, almonds, pomegranates and everything else related to farming was the Manteca Unified School Farm.

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Posted: nov. 07, 2014 1:35 a.m. | | FALL AG-VENTURE Comments 0 Comments

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