It's not merely by chance that Alex Sakata favors his saxophone and trumpet more than the nearly half-dozen musical instruments that he plays quite proficiently.
MODESTO – Interested in learning the story behind the scenery in places like Grand Canyon, Arches, Zion, Bryce Canyon and Mesa Verde National Parks?
The Manteca High Band Boosters are hoping to raise enough money to take care of some needs for next year.
Awards were presented to the outstanding Manteca Unified teachers and other district employees Tuesday night during the Board of Trustees meeting.
WESON RANCH - The YMCA of San Joaquin County could start offering after-school and summer program services in Weston Ranch as early as May 28.
There will be 180 instructional days in the 2013-2014 school year, according to the Student School Calendar for Manteca Unified adopted by the Board of Trustees at their meeting last week.
Each year, the Sierra High Athletic Boosters conduct two major fundraisers. The second of the two is the Wine Social planned for Saturday at Delicato Winery, 12001 S. Highway 99, from 6 to 8 p.m. A dinner dance was held in the fall. The Delicato Wine Social is open to those 21 and older. Cost is $15 per person and includes finger foods, drinks, silent auction, drawing of prizes, and, of course, wine tasting. "Every ...
Jacquelyn Matthews drew inspiration from her family for her self-portrait piece made up of off-balanced books.
Some skipped. Some danced. Some linked arms and held hands. Others enjoyed conversation on a sun-splashed Friday morning.
The performance of 'Ragtime: The Musical' at the Mulvihill Theatre was a fitting conclusion to Day of the Arts at Manteca High on Thursday.
Did Manteca Unified Trustee Sam Fant have a conflict of interest when he voted on an agenda item Tuesday night?
Is Manteca Unified School District discriminating against the children of transgender parents?
Continuous high velocity tones heard throughout New Haven School classrooms and the playgrounds shortly after 11 a.m. Monday signaled students and teachers they were experiencing a "lockdown," alerting them to evacuate the playgrounds within 60 seconds.
Several years ago, students in Sam Dolson's Architectural Design displayed plans to revamp the Dawson Center.
With just over a week left, Manteca High has shaken up the Recycling Rumble standings. The Buffaloes have jumped into first place in this national recycling competition among schools and businesses with a total of 5,077 items. "I don't want to let our guard down," Manteca High Technical Support Advisor Michelle Halla said. "I did a contest like this seven or eight years ago, sent in a bunch of stuff and figured we'd get it. ...
Manteca High's co-Valedictorian Derek Benson delivered a speech that could have given professional speechwriters competition Thursday night.
Collin Scholl is an East Union High School survivor. At least, that's how he described himself in his salutatory address delivered during commencement exercises on Thursday at the Lancers' Dino Cunial stadium.
There are no limits to what one can do in life, and the secret to success is to never be discouraged.
Fifty-one students from Nile Garden School were recognized at the annual commencement exercises on Wednesday.
LATHROP – Farhat Khairzadah's list of accomplishments is impressive.
The Veritas School Class of 2013 Promotion Ceremony was a success on Wednesday evening.
Alaina Haena's summer break has only just begun and already she's booked solid through August.
Kimberly LaMar is graduating from East Union High tonight. The Lancers' Class of 2013 valedictorian has a speech to work on and a host of other things to worry about.
It was hard to tell which shone brighter. The shimmering afternoon sun fanned by gentle breezes, or the seemingly never-ending smile on the face of Va Perez.
Stella Brockman Elementary School sent some 115 eighth graders to high school Wednesday night with 16 of them having 4.0 grade point averages for every trimester during the year.
Hunter Leonard knew that his tie was straight.
LATHROP – Chase Hayes summed up his excitement in a single motion.
Jaelyn Stock had bounced around elementary schools in the Central Valley before she found a home at Neil Hafley.
Shasta Elementary School's promotion ceremony for the 8th grade Class of 2013 began with a moment of silence.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Elementary School 8th grade class of 2013 will have plenty of inspirational words to see them through as they journey on to the next level of education at Lathrop High School.