Improvements at Weston Elementary School are more than just the voter-approved Measure G reconstruction plans.
LATHROP – Wednesday marked many 'firsts' at the River Islands Technology Academy.
Even as students attending traditional public schools are moving in droves to public charter schools, some education leaders are not convinced this is the wave of the future.
Since 2011, three public charter schools have opened for business in Manteca and Lathrop. During the school year 2011-2012, the K-8 Great Valley Academy took over the former Manteca Christian School facility on Button Avenue. It is the Manteca branch of the first campus of the same name founded in Modesto and is sponsored by the New Jerusalem School District in Tracy. The next school year, 2012-2013, the Manteca Unified Vocational Academy was officially launched ...
Three Manteca Unified high schools - East Union, Sierra, and Weston Ranch - were among 226 schools statewide that the California Department of Education said violated rules against students using their cell phones during standardized tests and then posting images on various social media.
LATHROP – It took years, but Lathrop High School is now officially an accredited institution of secondary education.
LATHROP - For Juliana Ballesteros and Chase Hayes, the first day of school was like starting all over.
LATHROP – The two-hour dedication ceremony Wednesday evening was just a blip in time. But in a historical perspective, the official opening of the River Islands Technology Academy was a giant leap for the City of Lathrop, the River Islands at Lathrop development, and for Banta Elementary School District.
Freshmen orientation at Manteca High may have had its fair share of doers. Included was an estimated 300 ninth-grade students who showed up to Monday's annual Link Crew event that kicked off at Winter Gymnasium. According to coordinator Nina Norton, MHS has 440 freshmen enrolled for the upcoming school year. The first day of school is Thursday. "You're already ahead of the game," she said to those in attendance. "Our hope is what you've learned ...
Freshmen orientation at Manteca High is scheduled Monday from 8:30 to noon at Winter Gymnasium.
Bullying prevention is the focus of the new Manteca Unified school board policy for the coming school year. It reflects the added categories as amended by Assembly Bill 9.
What constitutes a hardship that would be an acceptable reason for an elected trustee to skip a Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting?
LATHROP – The newest school in Lathrop, and the newest campus for the Banta Elementary School District in rural Tracy, is marking a historic milestone.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Deborah Romero says some aspects of the school district's dress code regulations may be a little "overboard" and would like to see changes implemented in the rules.
Negotiations are under way for the Manteca Unified School District to get rid of two annex sites – the 9-acre Union Ranch on North Union Road, and the 8-acre Woodward Annex south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
Bullying is an age-old phenomenon that is getting a lot of modern-day attention.
The bullying started when Blake Coronado was in sixth grade. A shy kid by nature, he kept it all to himself because he didn't want to bother his parents and did not want them to get worried.
A high school student is "physically assaulted" without apparent provocation. The incident happens just once. It gets reported to school and police authorities. The student's parent says her daughter was bullied. Is this bullying?
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.
There's a match-making site, it seems, for just about anybody and anything on the Internet these days. For romance seekers and the marriage-minded, there are web sites such as eharmony.com and match.com. For the online gaming milieu, the cyberspace is cluttered with terabytes of e-game choices in practically every phantom scenario that the human brain has so far created.
For the past six years, the Manteca Unified bus drivers have helped bring the holiday spirit to those in need.
Five dollars can still go a long way these days. It can even buy you a designer Michael Kors purse and wallet which could set you back up to $700, maybe more, at the store.
Walter Winchell said "Broadway is a main artery of New York life – the hardened artery."
Fifty-three more students were honored by the Manteca Unified School District for posting perfect 600 STAR testing scores in 2013. Several of the students did not just achieve perfect scores; they have already done the feat twice or three times before.
Jose Buenrostro wasn't happy when his son came home the victim of a bully.
Who's the best speller of them all in Manteca Unified School District?
The annual District Spelling Bee will be held tonight (Nov. 7) in the Theater Building at Manteca High. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. The winners at each school site for their division will represent their school at the District Spelling Bee. The top three spellers in the 4th to 6th division will be registered for the San Joaquin County Spelling Bee. Those winners will represent Manteca Unified. The ...
The Manteca Unified School Farm will again play host to 4,000 third graders from Tracy, Ripon, Escalon, and Manteca when the fall AgVenture field trip will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The students from the four school districts will be touring the school farm to learn food gets to their dining table from the farm. The experience also allows them to gain understanding and ...