This week marks the countdown of summer vacation for students in the Manteca Unified School District.
The first day back in the classrooms is Thursday, Aug. 4.
But prior to that, they can pick up books, schedules and take care other arrangements for the 2016-2017 school year during the round-up sessions at the respective school sites.
For ninth-grade students, the new school year is a time of transition.
Enter Link Crew, an international leadership program at the high schools made up of upperclassmen – usually seniors and juniors.
Link Leaders are there from Day 1 in developing that mentor relationship and providing information necessary for a successful freshmen year.
The process begins Friday at Sierra High with incoming members of the Class of 2021 meeting in the large gym beginning at 8:15 a.m. for Link Crew Day.
On Monday, Aug. 1, Manteca High’s Link Crew event for freshmen is scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m. at Guss Schmiedt Field.
East Union, Lathrop High and Weston Ranch will conduct their freshmen orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
Each will kick-off their respective Link Crew events shortly after 8 a.m.
For more information, log on to www.mantecausd.net.
Class at Ripon High begins on Thursday, Aug. 11.
By now, students should have received their “Pow Wow” packet and other important information in the mail.
During the “Pow Wow,” students can pick up their class schedule, ID card, and books in the RHS Multi-Use room come next week – Wednesday, Aug. 3, for juniors and seniors (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and Thursday, Aug. 4, for freshmen and sophomores (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
For more information, log on to www.riponhigh.net.