STOCKTON - Pardon the Lancers for being a bit too zealous Friday at Podesto Field. The 32-15 non-league win over Bear Creek was their first since November 2, 2007.
For the past four years, the Pumpkin Run has served as a major fundraiser for the Manteca Unified Student Trust.
Stella Brockman School and the Manteca Chili's Grill & Bar were in partnership for a good cause.
Stella Brockman, McParland and Nile Garden became the latest schools in Manteca Unified to exceed "800" in the state Department of Education's Academic Performance Index.
FRENCH CAMP – About two years ago, French Camp School underwent restructuring. The rural historic campus of the Manteca Unified School District had failed to meet minimum proficiency targets established under the No Child Left Behind Act, and was in jeopardy of being taken over by the state after several years as program improvement school. The restructuring paid off Tuesday as French Camp moved up 23 points in the State Department of Education's Academic Performance ...
Where are some of the best deals in town? Try the Ray of Hope Children Shop. Operating under new hours for donors and shoppers – 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays – the store at 1030 W. Yosemite Ave. offers clothing for infants, toddler, school-aged children and teens at low prices such as $2 and $3. All proceeds benefit the Babies in Crisis program operated by Ray of Hope. The shop ...
The high school experience can be tough on freshmen. For the most part, they've had to adjust to a new school with hallway lockers. This new surroundings may also entail these ninth-grade students jumping from classroom to classroom and, based on their schedule, racing across campus in a matter minutes. In terms of the pecking order, they've gone from the rulers of the school as eighth graders to the new kids on the block. Now, ...
Adriana Torres had a rough start to the school year. The Sequoia student was ill during that time, missing the first week of school. But rather than allowing the youngster to fall further behind in school, Sharon Melcher, her algebra teacher, decided to take Torres under her wings. The two are among the over 70 pairs of student-adult mentors involved in the second-year Tiger Buddy program. Lori Guzman-Alvarez, who is the vice principal at the ...
LINDEN - The Indians took a big step forward in their season opener. At Lion Stadium, Ripon High coach Chris Johnson, witnessed his young squad overcome first-half mistakes and penalties to edge out Linden in the non-league affair, 25-21. "With only seven players returning on varsity, I thought we really grew up (as a team) tonight," he said. Behind 21-13 at halftime, the Indians recovered a punt fumble following their first offensive sequence. The turnover ...
Scads of empty Gatorade bottles littered the practice football at Zuckerman Field. That's the one-time summer training camp of the San Francisco 49ers. From the late 1990s to 2002, the University of the Pacific catered to this proud NFL franchise. The Niners held two practice sessions daily free to the public. Bleachers were often scattered with mostly fans trying to catch a glimpse of their favorite players. The blowing of an air horn often signaled ...
Last Friday, Manteca High along with Lincoln, Manteca Day, Lindbergh and other schools within a nine-block radius were forced to lock down.
Tuowanda Salgado hopes the no-bus zone exemption will apply in her case. She's the mother of three youngsters – age 13, 12, and 7 – attending Veritas School. The Salgados reside south of the Highway 120 Bypass, just east of South Airport Way between Atherton Drive and East Woodward Avenue. They're also within the 1.25 miles from Veritas. That's the radius adopted by the Manteca Unified School District last June as part of the Level ...
Karisa Rubio will have a chance to learn about history and other subject areas. A fifth-grade student, she was among a handful of select youngsters from Woodward School bound for the People to People World Leadership Forum. Rubio, however, will be the first of the elite group nominated by fourth-grade teacher Christina Frederick, who served as the Gifted And Talented Education coordinator for several years, to go to the Washington D.C. event. She's scheduled to ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District could look to tweak the "no bus zone" on Tuesday.
With only a handful of projects remaining, the "Measure M" Citizens' Oversight Committee will meet Wednesday in the new administration building, 2271 W. Louise Ave.
Neal Plymate recently received an unexpected call from Main Auto Repair.
At Ripon Unified, Donna Parks is currently the school board president.
The City of Ripon now has clear-cut definition of the "Central Traffic District."
STOCKTON – Patrick Caldwell made plans prior to Wednesday's 17th annual San Joaquin County Spelling Bee on a return trip in the spring to the San Joaquin County Office of Education building.
RIPON – The first game of the season was a work in progress.
Chuck Winn is the new mayor of Ripon. For the third time, he was named to the post. But this was time he slotted for the top position as specified by an ordinance based on the rotation by the Ripon City Council seating. At the organization session on Tuesday, Winn, who previously served as vice mayor under Dean Uecker, advanced to the top spot, with Elden "Red" Nutt moving up one to vice mayor.
The City of Ripon can now look to lease the baseball fields along with the recently completed softball complex at the Mistlin Sports Park to an outside organization.
For the past six years, the Manteca Unified bus drivers have helped bring the holiday spirit to those in need.
Anna Fassler took time out from her studies Monday for civic duty.
The Measure G Oversight Committee on voter-approved projects at Weston and Colony Oak schools will meet today at the Ripon Unified District Office Conference Room, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
MODESTO – For the second straight year, Ripon High had its season end at the hands of Central Catholic.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.
The hyacinth along the Deep Water Channel has been cleared in preparation for the 33rd annual Stockton Delta Reflection Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7.
November is National Runaway Prevention Month.