Shasta School students will get a sneak preview Wednesday of the Manteca High Drama Department's "The Madwoman of Chaillot."
LATHROP – The citizens of the mythical town of Skunk Creek has a phantom lurking in the opera house.
The Mulvihill Theatre will double up as the streets of Paris. In Jean Giraudoux's "The Madwoman of Chaillot," Manteca High Drama students will take on this timely piece written during World War II. According to Drama teacher Dawn Coyan, her students will discuss contemporary issues of those days in an entertaining yet thought-provoking manner during the two performances scheduled Thursday (Nov. 29) and Friday (Nov. 30). "At first, it seems to be about one crazy ...
Four of the seven members of the Manteca Unified School Board of Trustees do not have e-mail addresses. In the absence of an e-mail, they have telephone numbers posted in the district web page where they can be contacted by members of the public.
RIPON - Thanks to voters Ripon Unified schools are avoiding $2 million a year in cuts.
During the annual Day of the Writer, Manteca High students would take chalk and scribble their writing on the sidewalk near the front office.
Everybody has had that one teacher. That one instructor that just wouldn't give you an inch of slack when it came to getting that assignment in on time – taking almost sadistic pleasure in watching their students suffer as a major assignment or huge test loomed. And in the case of Alan Haehnel's "Homework Eats Dog" – the first of a two-play performance put on by students at the East Union Playbox Theater – that ...
High school doesn't have to be that hard. Sure there's the small matter of math, science, English, any one of a number of foreign language classes as well as the dreaded physical education. But as anybody who saw East Union High School's Playbox Theater's Presentation of "How to Succeed in High School Without Really Trying" Thursday night can attest, there are all sorts of ways that one can cut corners to make the four years ...
Two sisters with college degrees in education are working to help Manteca area children through their Valley Dyslexia Services.
Eighth-grade students at Stella Brockman School came close to getting it right at last Tuesday's general Election.
LATHROP – Justin Barber and Elizabeth Terra made it a first-place sweep for Lathrop Elementary School at Thursday's Manteca Unified School District Spelling Bee.
Brice Ellis meticulously arranged the miniature barns, cattle, fences, and loading trucks on the display table of the San Joaquin/Stanislaus Cattlewomen under the canopy of an almond tree.
Shasta School fourth grader Gabby Curutchet was jazzed. "I feel excited!" she said, a little out of breath but excited, after doing the hula-hoop on stage inside the school gym. She was one of the few lucky students who were picked by members of the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre Program who was at the school Wednesday morning to officially kick-off the 2012-13 Exercise Across California Program. Shasta School was one of the 15 participating schools ...
RIPON – Leo Zuber fundraised slightly over $8,600 in his quest for a seat on the Ripon City Council.
FRENCH CAMP - Beginning today, San Joaquin County Office of Education and Migrant Education Region 23 will be one of the first Migrant Education programs in the state to implement an iPad-based reading initiative.
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.