District News

  • Classroom Furniture Refresh

    After piloting new, 21st century furniture at a few school sites, MUSD is excited to announce that classrooms will receive new, collaborative furniture designed to keep students engaged and invested in their learning environments!

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  • MUSD’s Superintendent Leads Education on a Global Scale

    During his time in the military, working all over the world, Dr. Burke has come to understand one critical truth, a truth which he now puts into practice every day within MUSD – Education is the key to individual success and long-term community stability.

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    Connecting to Culture: Indigenous Education Program Teaches Students about their Heritage

    This month students participating in Manteca Unified’s Title VI Indian Education program and their families gathered at Stella Brockman Elementary to learn about sage and how the plant is traditionally used by Native Americans.

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    Woodward Fifth Graders are Sock Stars!

    Each year Ms. DeMatteo’s classroom decorates the Woodward campus with posters and banners remind students, staff and parents that they are collecting donations. They also visit classrooms weekly collecting and counting sock donations!

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  • Watch: Thank You, Veterans!

    Manteca Unified is a workplace for many veterans, which might not come as a surprise considering there are similarities in the dedication required to serve one’s country and community," shared Dr. Clark Burke MUSD Superintendent & US Army Lieutenant Colonel.

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  • District Board Celebration 2022 - Photobooth Photos

    Students and families can access and download Board Celebration photos from MUSD's Google Photos folder.

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    The Role of Instructional Support Specialists in Manteca Unified - An Interview with Mellissa Schmitz

    Just as students look to their teacher for help, educators also need someone to lean on for support! To highlight the role of Instructional Support Specialists and their purpose in MUSD, the Community Outreach team spoke with a key Instructional Support Specialist who helped develop the role in Manteca Unified over the past two years.

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    Watch: Visual and Performing Arts in MUSD

    Schools play a pivotal role in cultivating the next generation of citizens and leaders! Whether it’s performing for an audience, creating traditional or digital media, MUSD students are learning to collaborate, communicate, self-direct and problem solve through Visual & Performing Arts programs.

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    Watch: Fire Safety in MUSD

    Student and staff safety are a top priority in MUSD. Thanks to funding from Measure A and G, aging school campuses are receiving upgraded fire safety systems!

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    Watch: PBIS in MUSD

    School sites implement PBIS in a variety of ways to support, recognize and reward student achievement. See how a few school campuses are creating positive campus culture through PBIS!

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    An MUSD Graduate’s Journey from Custodian to Teacher

    For nearly a decade, Mr. Dedmon spent his days as a custodian doing everything from vacuuming to on-site maintenance – he was the person to call whenever something went wrong at Joshua Cowell. Now at Nile Garden Elementary, Mr. Dedmon teaches a classroom full of eager and inquisitive students.

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  • Manteca Unified Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

    Many schools nationwide, including those in Manteca Unified School District, are celebrating Red Ribbon Week to spread awareness of substance abuse and make a commitment to living healthy lives.

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  • CTE Students Lead the Way in Conferences

    As a District, Manteca Unified understands how important it is for students to have diverse learning opportunities that support college and career readiness. Over 3,861 emerging students are involved in CTE, gaining a professional understanding of various fields and industry practices.

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  • Watch: Thank You Custodians

    Watch: Thank You Custodians!

    October 2nd is National Custodians Day! Custodians work hard each day, ensuring our school sites safe and maintained. They also play an important role supporting school events, athletic games and so much more! Without custodians, school operations would not be possible.

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  •  Watch Expanded Learning Opportunities at MUSD

    Watch: Expanded Learning Opportunities in MUSD

    MUSD's Expanded Learning Opportunities Program is a new state initiative which provides school districts with funding for expanded learning opportunities for elementary aged children. As part of this plan, each school site in MUSD will soon be able to provide access to an Expanded Learning Opportunity Program that families can enroll their child(ren) in! Click play to learn more!

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    A Place for Teachers to Grow: Professional Learning Communities in MUSD

    This story is the second in a series highlighting Manteca Unified’s Plan for Instruction structured by Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, known as MTSS. This series will explore Tier 1 of MTSS, which is the District’s baseline of inclusive instruction. Tier 1 supports ensure that all students are able to achieve essential academic and behavior standards.

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    Parent Engagement in Manteca Unified

    MUSD’s new parent engagement program has been designed to be practical, high-impact, and easy to implement at each school site. The official kickoff took place on August 29th, with each participating school sending a selected “facilitator team” of 4-6 individuals – a mix of parents and staff – to attend a two-day training at the District Office.

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  • Buzz-ing with delight over Shasta Elementary’s Chess Club!

    This school club was founded six years ago, beginning organically when RSP Specialist teacher Danny Resendiz had two students ask to hangout in his classroom during lunch. Mr. Resendiz, who understood that some students prefer a more tranquil, calm environment where they can relax.

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  •  Women of Woodbridge pose with student holding backpack

    More Than Just a Backpack

    Thanks to the generosity of the Women of Woodbridge, several students attending French Camp Elementary, Manteca Unified’s highest needs population, have a brand-new backpack filled to the brim with school supplies for the 2022-23 school year!

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    MAP-ing Student Success with MAP Assessments & Goal Setting

    Manteca Unified is halfway through its Fall 2022 MAP assessment period, which will conclude next Friday, September 2. MAP assessments are a diagnostic tool used to measure the academic progress of each student in key subject areas such as English language arts and math.  

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