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Note: All content on this news feed is not written by MUSD staff. These are articles featuring the district that are published in the local media, primarily from the Manteca Bulletin or the Stockton Record.

  • District says it doesn’t sell student information

    Is the Manteca Unified School District in the business of selling student information for profit? District administrators say absolutely not – pointing to a handful of privacy laws that restrict where information, if any, can be shared with thirdparty entities including colleges and universities.

    06/22/2017 11:38 AM

  • Robotics and STEM summer camp

    Robotic Summer

    Doug Obrigawitch had high praises for the seventh- through 10th-grade students in his Robotics and Electronics summer camp.

    06/22/2017 11:30 AM

  • Clark Burke and Aaron Bowers in front of new Lincoln office

    Up next: 5 more schools

    The timing of the next wave of Measure G school modernization projects depends on money.

    06/22/2017 11:22 AM

  • Aaron Bowers in front of Shasta school

    Measure G sets stage to accommodate growth

    Manteca Unified could need another elementary school within five years to avoid the prospect of year round school in high growth areas.

    06/22/2017 10:55 AM

  • Aaron Bowers demonstrates features of new building

    You can’t see up to 30% of bond work

    When it comes to the $56.4 million spent so far on Measure G school modernization projects what you see isn’t all of what you get.

    06/22/2017 10:40 AM

  • Dr Burke in school library

    Remodeling produces more classroom space

    Manteca Unified has added the equivalent of almost another elementary school as part of its modernization effort at five campuses.

    06/22/2017 10:27 AM

  • MHS Sophomore Solman Aniss

    FAMILY TRADITION

    Aniss follows brothers’ footsteps as area’s top player.

    06/22/2017 9:59 AM

  • Emily Pacas grooms sheep

    EU High grad preps sheep for SJ Ag Fest

    STOCKTON – Emily Pacas spent part of the early afternoon Monday sheering her sheep.

    06/22/2017 9:53 AM

  • Clark Burke and Aaron Bowers inspect drop off zone

    ‘G’ IS FOR GOOD SAFETY

    Safety was one of the big selling points of the $159 Measure G school bond. And there is little doubt that Manteca Unified School District delivered on that promise with the first five schools to be modernized.

    06/22/2017 9:47 AM

  • Sequoia School

    Design Slashes Costs

    Sequoia School front now faces Wawona Street. There are 12 student restrooms at Sequoia School. That is addition to four staff bathrooms. It took custodians upwards of 30 minutes or so to clean each student restroom after the school day ends before Measure G work started.

    06/22/2017 9:37 AM

  • Pre-School is Coming to a School Near You!

    Call for more information.

    06/07/2017 1:12 PM

  • EUHS Spring Sports Award 1

    East Union Spring Sports Awards

    Earning awards for East Union’s varsity baseball team are:

    06/07/2017 10:08 AM

  • Trevor Nogueira 2

    Need for Speed

    Coaching changes led to the end of Trevor Nogueira’s basketball career. A speeding ticket helped jump start a new venture as a competitive motorcycle racer.

    06/07/2017 10:02 AM

  • Isaias Hunter

    BACK AND FOURTH

    Isaias Hunter didn’t set a personal record as he had hoped, but he returned home with a nice consolation prize on Saturday: a CIF State Track & Field Championships medal.

    06/06/2017 4:25 PM

  • EUHS Softball 3

    LANCERS 2ND IN SECTION

    East Union falls to powerhouse Benicia

    06/06/2017 3:38 PM

  • Weston Ranch val and sal

    Weston Ranch High awards diplomas to 268 in Class of 2017

    Weston Ranch High’s 12th annual commencement exercises recognized some of the top academic students.

    06/06/2017 3:30 PM

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    Lathrop High Class of 2017 graduates

    Mike Horwood briefly addressed the Lathrop High Class of 2017 prior to Thursday’s commencement exercises at Bennie Gatto Field at Paul Wiggin Stadium.

    06/06/2017 12:55 PM

  • Sierra senior 1

    How Sweet it is!

    Sierra High Valedictorian Komalpreet Badial and Salutatorian Gillian Montross both expressed their faith and hope for successful futures for their fellow Class of 2017 graduates during Thursday’s 21st annual commencement.

    06/06/2017 12:48 PM

  • New Haven 2

    New Haven Promotion

    Some 87 eighth-grade students braved the hot outdoor conditions at Neil Hafley Elementary School enough to enjoy Tuesday’s promotional exercises.

    06/06/2017 12:06 PM

  • Nile Garden 1

    Nile Garden Promotion

    Fifty-three eighth graders at Nile Garden Elementary School bid farewell to their familiar surroundings on Tuesday.

    06/06/2017 12:03 PM

  • Mossdale promotion 1

    Mossdale Promotion

    Some 120 Mossdale School students were promoted to high school on Tuesday night.

    06/06/2017 11:58 AM

  • betech graduates

    Be.tech charter high school graduates 19

    Lauren Ullrich called be.tech a place that’s passionate about its students.

    06/06/2017 11:53 AM

  • McParland classmates

    HIGH SHOOOL HERE THEY COME

    Two George McParland School eighth graders shared the podium Tuesday night in the campus courtyard reviewing their school year in preparation for a new beginning in high school.

    06/06/2017 11:49 AM

  • Sierra's Mia Guevara

    Sierra Softball

    STOCKTON – Lindsey Walljasper took some of her pitching mojo into the batter’s box Saturday, belting two home runs and sending a third offering to the fence in No. 6 Sierra’s 5-1 win over No. 2 Calaveras in quarterfinal action of the San Joaquin Section Division VI softball playoffs at Arnaiz Softball Complex.

    06/06/2017 11:43 AM

  • Weston Ranch grad is Delta’s student speaker

    STOCKTON — Originally known as “The Junior College of the College of the Pacific” in 1935, San Joaquin Delta College will hold its 82nd Annual Commencement on Thursday, May 25, 6 p.m. at the Stockton Arena.

    06/06/2017 11:21 AM

  • Rice and Barajas of EUHS

    Rice, Barajas leading EU High Class of 2017

    It’s been a busy year for Emma Rice and Jordan Barajas.

    06/06/2017 11:14 AM

  • Rachels’ 2-run triple advances Buffs to semis

    SACRAMENTO — Manteca opened the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs with River Valley of Yuba City for a third straight year Thursday at Dan McAuliffe Memorial Ballparks. And for the third straight year a single run separated the two.

    05/19/2017 2:50 PM

  • EUHS softball celebration

    One-Hit Wonder

    Lincoln pitcher Lexee Sheiring did not give up a hit to East Union until the seventh inning, when Delaney Pamplin led off the frame with a bomb over the left-center field fence to give No. 2 East Union a thrilling 2-1 win in second-round action of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III softball playoffs on Garvine Field at the Northgate Softball Complex on Thursday.

    05/19/2017 2:43 PM

  • MHS Si Hao Tang and Lejla Pepic

    Pepic sibling continues Buffalo tradition

    As valedictorian for Manteca High’s Class of 2017, Lejla Pepic had some great resources for advice when putting together her graduation speech. “I asked my brothers,” she said on Thursday.

    05/19/2017 7:57 AM

  • 3 qualify for Masters meet in D-III trials

    FAIR OAKS — School records were broken, tickets were punched to next week’s Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet and impressive all- around individual efforts has several area teams eyeing the coveted blue banner.

    05/18/2017 2:47 PM

  • MHS Girls Soccer presents check to Elisa Vallejos

    Buffaloes girls’ soccer team raises $8,256 to help young cancer victim

    Elisa Vallejos was grateful to the Manteca High girls’ varsity soccer program. In particular, she was referring to the Buffaloes for their recent effort in the Kicking for a Cure game.

    05/18/2017 2:40 PM

  • LHS Navneet Garcia and Natasha Prasad

    Garcha leads Lathrop High Class of 2017

    The last time Navneet Garcha spoke in front of a large audience was her eighthgrade promotion exercises at Mossdale Elementary School.

    05/18/2017 2:35 PM

  • Alyssa Arredondo steals second

    One-Sided Openers

    Sierra came up one win shy of returning to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV finals last year, and standout pitcher Lindsey Walljasper is doing all she can to get them there.

    05/17/2017 9:59 AM

  • EUHS softball hitter

    East Union hammers Bethel

    Score early, score often. That is what East Union did Tuesday, plating at least two runs in every inning of an 11-0 five-inning mercy shortened win over visiting Bethel of Vallejo in opening-round action of the Sac Joaquin Section Division III softball playoffs on Garvine field at the Northgate Softball complex.

    05/17/2017 9:49 AM

  • SHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian

    Badial, Montross lead Sierra Class of 2017

    For Komalpreet Badial and Gillian Montross, this special day will mark the end of countless hours of hard work, in and out of the classroom.

    05/17/2017 9:38 AM

  • Maria Rodriquez serves pizza at Nile Garden

    Trump Card: Good Taste

    There’s no crying over fat free chocolate milk in Manteca Unified schools. In fact, there is no deep frying, excessive sodium or problems with 100 percent whole grain rich requirements.

    05/17/2017 9:31 AM

  • LHS Christian Guzman golfs

    Guzman becomes 1st Lathrop golfer to reach NorCals

    STOCKTON — Christian Guzman wasn’t entirely pleased with his effort at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament on Monday.

    05/16/2017 8:39 AM

  • Roche Agriculture Scholarship $5,000

    Manteca High senior Carina Martinez is the 2017 recipient of the Escalon Almond Company Roche Brother’s Agriculture Scholarship in the amount of $5,000.

    05/16/2017 8:24 AM

  • Manteca Children's Foundation Scholarships

    05/16/2017 8:22 AM

  • Ethnic Breakdown of MUSD Schools

    The following is the 2015-2016 school year breakdown of the five largest ethnic groups in the Manteca Unified School District along with enrollment. District totals as well as a comparison to San Joaquin County as a whole along with California appears on the bottom. The last line is a breakdown of the ethnicity of MUSD teachers.

    05/15/2017 9:37 AM

  • Intro to Video Game Design

    Manteca Unified offering STEM Summer Camp classes

    The STEM Summer Camps are back. For the second year, the Manteca Unified School District will host a series of weeklong programs specifically for current students of the district.

    05/15/2017 9:30 AM

  • Manteca Unified Diversity

    French Camp School — the oldest in Manteca Unified — was diverse from the day it first opened its doors in 1851.

    05/15/2017 9:26 AM

  • Nile Garden Jacob DeRuyter

    Medieval times at Nile Garden

    Jacob DeRuyter and Emma McLarty reigned over Friday’s Medieval Faire at Nile Garden Elementary School.

    05/15/2017 9:15 AM

  • Manteca facing familiar foe in D3 final

    Whether it’s during the girls season in the fall or the boys in the spring, the two schools have met every year since the Sac-Joaquin Section added a third division to its team tennis playoff format in 2014-15.

    05/12/2017 4:57 PM

  • MHS Andrew Brunn and Teammate celebrate

    Gouveia, Brunn deliver in clutch for Buffaloes

    Alex Gouveia and the few returning Buffaloes from Manteca High did not forget how the regular season ended a year ago. What transpired the rest of the way was surely unforgettable.

    05/12/2017 4:51 PM

  • Highlights Homepage promo 5-1

    the Mark Highlights

    In this issue, we feature our schools, the Professional Development Department, WRHS Theatre and the Every 15 Minutes program

    05/12/2017 2:15 PM

  • Curtis_Beyers

    He beats the odds to earn high school diploma

    Curtiss Beyers, 17, has a theme of “never quit” that he has followed in his drive to graduate first from Stella Brockman School and now as part of the Manteca High School Class of 2021 later this month.

    05/12/2017 9:29 AM

  • Jadyn Nicole Shinn

    U-17 WNT Heads to Lakewood Ranch FLA for 40-Player Camp

    CHICAGO (May 11, 2017) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will head to Lakewood Ranch, Fla. as head coach Mark Carr will run a large 40-player camp from May 14-21.

    05/12/2017 9:02 AM

  • Veritas School playground with students

    Growth wave slams Mossdale, Veritas schools before others

    There is one tool that Manteca Unified might need to deploy in the next five years that may not sit too well with families already living in Manteca and Lathrop — redistricting school attendance boundaries.

    05/12/2017 8:52 AM

  • Soroptimist logo

    Manteca Soroptimists Award Scholarships

    Manteca Soroptimists do more than just award scholarships to outstanding high school senior girls. The service club also provides cash grants to help further the education of young women who have been able to overcome hardships and return to school.

    05/12/2017 8:48 AM