The year 2013 closed on a high note for other schools that are not part of the Manteca Unified School District area.
The problem of bullying was high on the must-be-proactive radar for Manteca Unified elementary and high school campuses in 2013. At least two campuses brought in popular anti-bullying personalities to present educational programs for students and parents, as well as school staff, to heighten everyone's awareness on the dangers of bullying and ways to deal with it or completely eradicate it.
The year 2013 was full of historical highlights for many in the Manteca Unified School District.
The year was 1940. It was the marrying month of March. At least, it was for teen bride Alice Machado who just exchanged vows with the love of her life, Joe Machado, at St. Anthony's Church in Manteca.
Parents whose children are attending schools in Manteca Unified and would like to transfer them to another campus in the district will have the opportunity to do just that from January 7 through Jan 31, 2014.
The position of Manteca Adult School vice principal is being re-instated effective immediately.
Penny and Allen Hermann of Manteca have had an intense love affair for a good 50 years.
Two hundred needy families in the community will be able to sit down together and share a nutritious Christmas dinner.
A few years ago, the Marine Corps Toys For Tots program ran out of toys to give away to needy children at Christmas.
Victor Gully's mother died in 1942 when he was seven years old. His family did not have Christmas that year. It was not a time of celebration. It was a time of grief. His mother was not the only one who died in the fire that reduced their home to ashes. An older brother, the oldest of eight siblings, also lost his life. He was just eight-and-a-half years old.
The holiday rush is reaching fever pitch at the Manteca Post Office as Christmas Day fast approaches. At the Maple Avenue location, customer lines that practically spill into the front door are becoming a common site throughout the day as people try to get their Christmas gifts and greeting cards to out-of-town loved ones in the mail in time for the big day on Wednesday.
A re-enactment of the first Christmas is a time-honored tradition at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School in Manteca at this time of the year.
Oleander Avenue between Woodward and Peach will be closed to traffic for two months starting Monday, Dec. 23.
It's impossible to miss the Marsden home in the neighborhood off Crom Avenue just north of the Manteca Golf Course. It literally outshines all the houses at Greenview Place. The entire length of the house facing the street is dripping with all kinds of Christmas bling – blinking lights, chasing lights, dancing diode lights, a lighted choo-choo train, a red snowman, and Frosty the Snowman sporting a top hat. Proudly occupying a central location among all the outdoor decoration is a lighted American flag handmade by Alan Marsden.
There's a new campus on the Manteca Unified School District property at the corner of Louise Avenue and Airport Way in Manteca.
If you pray for rain, it will happen. You can't convince Dave Roorda and friends otherwise. The proof is in the ground.
For area farmers, it's 1975-1976 all over again.
Two-dozen Sierra High School students could be experiencing a life-changing two-week experience during the summer of 2015 in the Peruvian Amazon.
The dozen or so teachers at St. Anthony of Padua School headed by Principal Mary Lou Hoffman are all certificated. That means they have the option, and could have chosen, to teach at any public school and perhaps reap more in benefits in the process.
LONDON (AP) - Go ahead - just try to get away with it. If you're willing to take the risk, you'll pay the price.
Editor's note: The Bulletin will occasionally catch up with people that were once high profile in the community to see what they are doing now.
The Manteca Unified School District gave up two smaller properties that were obtained for elementary school sites.
The thieves who broke into St. Anthony School Cafeteria Friday night are being described as "not too smart." And for that, the school is being called lucky.
Catholic schools are not just educational institutions, said Mary Lou Hoffman, principal of St. Anthony of Padua School in Manteca.
St. Anthony of Padua School in Manteca is taking part in the annual observance of National Schools Week.
The time to plan is before something happens – not after.
Question: What's better than one community club putting together an annual fund-raising event?
Nearly a thousand students at Woodward Elementary School learned important lessons on Friday about heroes – what it means to be a hero, who are the heroes in their everyday life, and what it takes to be one.
Eight years ago, Norma Lynn Hood saw a simple tank top at Macy's in San Jose. She fell in love with the carnation flower that accented the otherwise plain piece of women's clothing.
Be.tech, Manteca Unified's vocational charter school, will hold an open house Jan. 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event is in conjunction with the national observance of School Choice Week 2014.