The administration at Manteca High was made complete with the appointment of Troy Fast as vice principal.
STOCKTON – University of the Pacific is off to a strong start for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Weston Ranch has been considered ground zero for foreclosures during the recent housing downturn.
RIPON - Breakfast with the Ripon Unified Superintendent of Schools Louise Nan Wednesday morning focused on concern for a possible flu outbreak in the fall, discussing preventative measures.
FRENCH CAMP - Annie Cunial noticed more families in attendance at Wednesday's Back-to-School Night at French Camp School.
Sandi Larsen is a Manteca Unified bus driver.
RIPON - Louise Nan's continuing series of "Breakfast with the Superintendent" promises to focus on the potential for Novel H1N1 swine flu strain that may hit the Ripon Unified School District in the fall.
LATHROP - Lathrop Elementary school teacher Sheila Sandoli wrote a garden grant last school year for $5,000.
RIPON – The money might not be pouring in for the Stouffer Field renovation, but for project coordinator Stephanie Hobbs it's just seeing the concept grow and garner the support of the community that keeps her going.
Victoria Brunn and Kimberly Wright are serving as the Energy Education specialists for Manteca Unified.
Joanna de Graaf is concerned about the safety of youngsters walking to and from New Haven School.
RIPON – A group of 20 volunteers is making sure that elementary athletics aren't completely done away with because of budget constraints.
McParland School conducted its Back to School Night Thursday evening.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Ports, reigning champions of the California League, will award Walter Woodward Elementary School in Manteca $1,000, for having the highest percentage of participation in the Ports Baseball by the Books reading program, in an on-field, pre-game ceremony on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.
Jason Messer was pleased with the California Standards Test results released a few days ago.
Ryan Ender and Mahir Pepic are both UCLA-bound.
Calla High graduation on Friday had its fair share of memories.
Larissa Castillo learned through be.tech that procrastination really doesn't work.
MODESTO – It has been 50 years since the first class of nursing students completed their two year Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) at Modesto Junior College.
Growth is tearing apart 8th grade classes this month.
Mauricio Torres is enjoying his final days at Lathrop High.
Sometime over the weekend Alec Alegre felt like drawing a picture of Goofy that he could slip behind the plastic cover of his binder.
"Summer" vacation for 600 plus Manteca Unified students starts in mid-December and ends in mid-March.
The season for Pomp and Circumstance at Manteca Unified School District will kick off on Thursday, May 21.
Thunderous cheers filled the air Friday noon as Nile Garden School seventh grade students opened their 20th Celtic Faire in the school's courtyard with the blessing of their history teacher "King Lewis" after he was pulled into the heart of the activities by a pair of bards.
Douglas and Antoinette Carraway experienced racism at Walter Woodward Elementary School.
There were plenty of things said during the discussion about whether Manteca Unified School Board Trustee Sam Fant should face censure for his behavior surrounding a set of personal Facebook pictures of a district employee that took the air out of the room Thursday night.
Filling the seat vacated by Alexander Bronson could be the first time area-only elections are conducted in the Manteca Unified School District.
Both of the Manteca Unified school board members who were charged last month with a host of felonies stemming from a voter fraud inquiry into registering to vote to run for trustee positions they were not legally entitled were notified days in advance by the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office that the charges were coming.
This summer, Great Valley Writing Project at CSU Stanislaus will offer academic writing camps for K-12 students in Manteca, Ripon, and Tracy. Since 2005, these programs have been advertised as "GVWP Writing & Technology Workshops," but they recently changed their title to "Great Valley Writing Camps."