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Moore, Teicheira get 4 more years

Two members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees whose terms are ending at the end of the year will not be going through the election process. They will be automatically appointed for another four years on the board.

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Posted: aug. 30, 2014 1:32 a.m. | | Moore, Teicheira get 4 more years Comments 0 Comments

MEA endorses board incumbents & bond

The teachers in Manteca Unified School District have spoken. They are unanimously endorsing the $159 million Measure G school bond, the election of the four incumbent members of the Board of Trustees, and James Mousalimas for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.

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Posted: aug. 29, 2014 1:47 a.m. | | MEA endorses board incumbents & bond Comments 0 Comments

$159M bond helps push for vocational education

The $159 million school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot isn’t just about upgrading aging schools and correcting safety problems.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 1:11 a.m. | | $159M bond helps push for vocational education  Comments 0 Comments

Anti-bullying message for Cowell, Lincoln

Torrey Mercer is coming back to Manteca. This time, the winner of the 2013 Best Pop Song for Indie Channel Music Awards is bringing her anti-bullying message not only to Joshua Cowell Elementary School but to Lincoln Elementary as well.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 1:04 a.m. | | Anti-bullying message for Cowell, Lincoln  Comments 0 Comments

CHINA CONNECTION

Two other schools in Beijing, China, are interested in a sister-school partnership with Manteca Unified School District.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2014 1:46 a.m. | | CHINA CONNECTION Comments 0 Comments

Absent trustee attending board meeting via Skype hook-up

Skype, in modern technology parlance, is nothing new to millions of high tech-savvy users. But this Microsoft “freemium” instant-messaging tool is only now introducing its utilization in Manteca Unified School District’s boardroom. This first-time event is expected to happen during the September meeting of the Board of Trustees.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2014 1:45 a.m. | | Absent trustee attending board meeting via Skype hook-up Comments 1 Comment

Microsoft VP sends challenge to MUSD students in exclusive video

Anthony Salcito, vice president of Microsoft Corporation’s Worldwide Public Sector Education, has issued a challenge to Manteca Unified School District students.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2014 12:40 a.m. | | Microsoft VP sends challenge  to MUSD students in exclusive video  Comments 0 Comments

Non-resident in school race?

LATHROP – The woman hoping to unseat longtime Manteca Unified trustee Manuel Medeiros doesn’t appear to live in his district. 

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Posted: aug. 14, 2014 1:06 a.m. | | Non-resident in school race? Comments 0 Comments

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHTS

Sierra High kicked off the Back to School Night season on Wednesday.

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Will 11,000 future homes be in MUSD?

LATHROP – The nearly 11,000 homes that will be constructed at River Islands will drastically alter the landscape of whatever school district ends up serving the students that fall within its boundaries. 

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Posted: aug. 13, 2014 1:28 a.m. | | Will 11,000 future homes be in MUSD? Comments 0 Comments

McCreath takes over as French Camp principal

FRENCH CAMP— Susie McCreath calls the operation at French Camp School a “well-oiled” machine.

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Posted: aug. 13, 2014 1:26 a.m. | | McCreath takes over as French Camp principal Comments 0 Comments

MUSD spends $2.5M on corporation yard

The Lindbergh Corporation Yard building is officially completed. That’s the new structure warehouse-like structure in what used to be a parking lot surrounded by portables behind the brick structure that used to house the Manteca Adult School on East North Street.

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Posted: aug. 07, 2014 1:59 a.m. | | MUSD spends $2.5M on corporation yard Comments 1 Comment

Manteca dress code no-no’s

School is not the place for a fashion show. Neither is it a venue for setting the world on fire by wearing clothes that serve as walking billboards for slogans. Nor is the school campus a vehicle for advertisements disguised as fashions, especially when they deal with products that fall under the category of controlled substances such as tobacco or alcoholic beverages.

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Posted: aug. 02, 2014 12:12 a.m. | | Manteca dress code no-no’s Comments 0 Comments

MUSD incumbents running

Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Nancy Teicheira of Area 4 is gunning for 20 years as an elected school district representative. She made it official last week when she filed her candidate’s papers at the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters in Stockton.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 11:55 p.m. | | MUSD incumbents running Comments 0 Comments

Sierra High marking 20th year

Manteca Unified’s third high school campus is reaching a milestone this month.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 1:25 a.m. | | Sierra High marking 20th year Comments 0 Comments

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