RIPON – Abigail Van Vuren comes across as shy when she meets somebody that she isn't familiar with.
Susan Sanders, principal at Mossdale School, made a promise to the Class of 2009.
The 98 graduates making up the Class of 2009 at Brock Elliott School received their diplomas Tuesday evening under the watchful eyes of the Timberwolves, Sierra High School's mascot.
Gurwinder Kaur and Charleigh Nygaard have been friends since their sophomore year at Manteca High.
Students at George McParland School showcased their random acts of kindness on Friday.
The road to a high school diploma didn't come easy for Andrew Ramos.
Madison Taylor and Marena Rankin have known each other since they were fifth-grade students at Brock Elliott School.
Tonya Mauldin knows tough times.
Gurwinder Kaur earned valedictorian honors for the Manteca High Class of 2009 while Charleigh Nygaard is the salutatorian.
WESTON RANCH - About 10 months ago, a group of 18 youngsters embarked on a learning project. Little did they know that project would evolve into a small business.
LATHROP – School buses and parents driving their children to Lathrop High School could start dropping off the students to the front entrance instead of in the back of the campus when school starts in the fall.
How many random acts of kindness take place in any given day? And how many of them get noticed at all?
Vince Lopez managed to stay in character at Living History Day at McParland School.
Fourteen teachers – representing 368 years of service – were retired in a light-hearted roast Friday night at Modesto's SOS Club.
The third of Manteca Unified's three vocational academy programs, be.first, will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new facilities on the district campus.
Nancy Teicheira is someone who doesn't get fazed easily. Time after time, she has shown that she is made of stern stuff – as a farmer, as a wife and mother, as a cancer survivor, and soon-to-be a four-term member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees.
A member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees is considering filing a complaint to the San Joaquin County Grand Jury over "possible" Brown Act violations involving Trustee Sam Fant.
Manteca Unified staff and families of students in the school district are invited and encouraged to attend information sessions to become familiarized with the technology involved in launching the $30 million Going Digital project. The program will equip all 23,000+ students in the district, from elementary to high school, with a computer laptop to use at school and at home, to get them prepared and ready for the challenges of 21st-century education.
Desiree Mendola was shocked and surprised to discover that she's the first student athlete at Lathrop High to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.
Ashley Drain has worked with youth since her days at East Union High School. But her "passion for teen-agers kicked in" when she was in college.
Don Scholl, the current president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, is seeking another four-year term in the November 4 elections.
It's official. Manteca High School will be on block scheduling starting the 2015-2016 school year.
Manteca Unified School District could expand its block schedule model to include Manteca High beginning in the school year 2015-2016.
And on this side of town, shaped by a lifetime of hard lessons, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
Manteca Unified School District is dipping into reserves to cover a $9 million shortfall due to the state not covering the tab for home-to-school transportation and special education.
Evelyn Moore is going for 24. She is reaching the tail end of her fifth term as Manteca Unified School District Trustee representing Area 5. And she will be adding four more years to her 20-year tenure, starting right after the Nov. 4 elections.
TRACY – Amanda Spencer never thought she would see the day she would earn her high school diploma after leaving an area high school in 2010. That changed on Monday when the Lodi resident was awarded a diploma from Delta Charter Online, a new Tracy-based charter school authorized by New Jerusalem Elementary School District.
Manteca Unified 10th graders who took the 2014 California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in March showed "slightly higher passing rates" in both English Language Arts and Math when compared to the overall San Joaquin County and state passing rates.
Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Sierra High School Hall of Fame. Deadline for submissions is midnight on Friday, Oct. 3, with the selections to be announced three days later.