All that remains of the preschool playground at George McFall School is a small pile of twisted metal and a sprawling pile of plastic ash.
LATHROP – The hustle and bustle of the big city with small-time gamblers and band members of the Save-a-Soul Mission is the part of the opening scene for Lathrop High School Advance Theatre production, "Guys and Dolls."
Larry Lousen lives and plays in Southern California, but his work breaths life onto the campuses of local high schools.
Manteca High School tennis teams will be able to use the campus tennis courts again after the spring break.
Mary Ann Tolbert nearly had to call off this year's Medieval Day. She mentioned that possibility to her seventh-grade students at St. Anthony School only to be met by disappointment. "They really wanted to do it this year," said Tolbert, who said the exercise is part of the junior high curriculum for European Medieval history. Fortunately, Medieval Day went on as planned. As a culmination of their weeklong studies, the seventh-grade students, who were also ...
There will be one group of sixth graders that will not be riding the school bus to the annual Planet Party on Thursday, April 4, at the Manteca Unified Office campus.
WESTON RANCH - By a unanimous vote of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, Kathy Brown was appointed to the permanent position of vice principal at Great Valley Elementary School in Weston Ranch.
LATHROP – For the past month, some parents at Lathrop High have been receiving an education of sorts.
Manteca Unified School District broke ground Thursday in more ways than one. The groundbreaking ceremonies that took place in the fields behind Golden West Elementary School was not merely to kick off the first phase of the district's Renewable Energy Efficiency Project, or REEP, with the Golden West campus as the first of 26 campus sites for the ground-mounted and parking-lot solar installations. The solar project is, more importantly, breaking fiscal grounds that will result ...
LATHROP - An "Every 15 Minutes" simulated fatal vehicle crash killing one Lathrop High student and injuring five others was played out Thursday morning in the high school football stadium before some 500 juniors and seniors.
William McIntosh was one proud father of a George McParland Elementary School student last year. And for good reason. His son, Tyler, who was then in fifth grade, was part of the school's Science Olympiad team that brought home a big pennant for the West Northgate Drive campus.
An encore performance for "Bye Bye Birdie" is scheduled this weekend at Sierra High.
There will be no school for all high school and elementary students in the Manteca Unified School District from March 25 to April 1.
Lathrop High School teacher Michael Pangburn brought his new kids on the academic block to the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting earlier this week.
LATHROP – The Mexican-style fiesta and Mexican food buffet extravaganza to raise money for Lathrop Elementary School's surveillance cameras is taking place today from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets to the event, called Spring King and Queen Fiesta & Mexican-American food buffet, is just a donation of $1 at the door. It's being held at the school's multipurpose building at the corner of Fifth and O streets next door to the school.
Manuel Cardenas didn't think that he was ever going to graduate high school.
The Manteca Unified Board of Education during a special meeting on Tuesday approved the reassignment of two school district administrative personnel.
It was a cozy family affair. Loved ones sat in chairs around white-covered round tables with live potted flower plants serving as centerpieces. Lined up against the walls in the back of the airy and spacious room were trays of brunch comestibles and a wide selection of drinks.
For months, Michelle Halla has been collecting and shipping recyclables across the country as part of the Recycling Rumble.
Manteca Unified School District's 2013 graduation season will be ushered in on Friday with three culmination ceremonies scheduled that day.
Don't look for Ripon High to have mandatory drug testing just yet.
It was a culinary test of skills determining who could make the best hamburger that would be taste tempting to the pallets of a school district administrator, a police chief and the chef of a fine dining restaurant.
It takes work to apply for college scholarships.
St. Anthony of Padua School's graduating class of 2013 will be led by four valedictorians – Jordan Barajas, Zachary Hansen, Joseph Poncini, and Monica Yalung. The eighth graders' class salutatorian is Joelle Hylton.
Collin Scholl, East Union High School's Class of 2013 salutatorian, is headed to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – also known as Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – this fall.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday.
Eighth grader Aubreyanna White enjoyed last year's Medieval Faire at Nile Garden School so much she came to the annual event on Friday wearing the same costume she wore last year when her class put on the show.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees on Tuesday night approved the allocation of $700,000 from Measure M funds to repair severely deteriorating pavements at East Union High School this summer.
The pristine MUVA Culinary Arts Academy opened its doors to curious juniors from area high schools Tuesday morning with student chefs proudly showing them their accomplishments in their stainless steel kitchen, classroom and small café that will soon be open to the public.
What to do with the empty Lindbergh School building, the brick facility that used to house the Manteca Adult School, some of Manteca Unified ROP classes and other programs, is an issue that will be rehashed for the next several months and, perhaps, for the next few years by the district Board of Education.