He calls out the play, standing tall in his stance, signaling each member of his team with smooth arm strokes.
They blew bubbles. They built forts made out of newspapers. They experimented with tie dyes using water and rubbing alcohol. They learned how heat is generated and its consequences. They showed how solar heat can power a remote-controlled car. They peered through microscopes to note and observe how a salt crystal looks like magnified so many times.
Manteca High School is not the only one going on block scheduling at the start of the school year 2015-2016. Weston Ranch High School's request to get the green light from the Board of Trustees to do the same starting in August of next year was approved at the last board meeting on Nov. 12.
During his 16 years on the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, Manuel Medeiros often provided comic relief, even when discussions turned serious and complicated.
The road to success may go down Disaster Avenue for some Manteca Unified students.
Alexander Bronson made his first appearance at a Manteca Unified School board meeting on Wednesday.
Shasta Elementary School was locked down Wednesday morning when police were chasing Alonzo Fabian Talavera, 25, of Manteca who was reportedly running from Manteca Police officers near the Edison Street campus.
Jacob Davis of Manteca graduated with multiple Student of the Course (SOC) honors from the Sacramento campus of Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Sacramento.
The first five schools that will be benefiting from the narrowly passed $159 million school bond in the November elections are all elementary campuses.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees will have its regular meeting on Wednesday in observance of Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
It's turning out to be a case between 21st technology and policies put in place before instant communication exploded into the global picture.
L.J. Alofaituli and Tim Brown weren't anything like the rookie cops on '21 Jump Street.'
Like most parents Tania Green has concerns about Manteca Unified School District going digital in the coming months.
More than 3,000 third graders from all over San Joaquin County had an educational and fun day at the farm Thursday. Playing host to the thousands of youngsters eager to learn about apples, walnuts, almonds, pomegranates and everything else related to farming was the Manteca Unified School Farm.
The open spaces at Lincoln Elementary School will be transformed into a bustling marketplace.
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."
Facebook could be getting another Manteca Unified School District board member in trouble.
Claudette Alves chased her students through the bark, around the bars and up the flight of stairs that lead to the slides.
The San Joaquin AgFest Junior Show and Auction is scheduled next month.
Great Valley Writing Project at CSU Stanislaus will offer summer writing programs in Manteca, Ripon, and Tracy for students who are currently enrolled in grades K-12. Enrollment is open to the public.