LATHROP – The handful of parents and grandparents who showed up Tuesday morning at Lathrop Elementary School knew they were attending a book party. But the big surprise came later on when they actually got to read what their children had written in the newly minted hardcover publication titled, "Warriors Rock!" with the subtitle, "Lathrop Elementary School Warrior Writers."
FRENCH CAMP – Mark Condit knew that he had something special when he came up with the "Children Achieving Multiple Proficiencies" program for the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
RIPON – The Stouffer Field Revitalization Project took one step closer to being a reality last week.
Mark Condit wants to make sure that students who understand a second language are not looked down upon.
Manteca High students who have met strict academic criteria were recognized during the annual Honors Program that took place on Thursday.
Imagine teachers giving students the OK to use text messaging via cell phone and other electronic signaling devices as part of the instructional experience.
RIPON - Twelve Ripon Unified teachers have been notified of permanent layoffs this week because of the state's economic woes in supporting education.
The Manteca Unified School District is gearing up for the graduation season.
Manteca Unified School District will once again turn to home-to-school transportation as a cost-cutting move for the upcoming year.
Joshua Cowell has selected its students All Stars for May based on academic effort and citizenship.
Brock Elliott, Stella Brockman and George McParland schools are the toast of Manteca Unified.
Ag students of the Manteca Unified School District are experiencing the business side of life on the farm.
The San Joaquin County Fair is right around the corner.
Scenes from Wednesday's Sierra High Jazz Band Concert conducted in the school cafeteria. The Sierra High Concert and Symphonic bands spring concert is this Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The band awards night is Tuesday, May 16, at 7 p.m.
Two members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees whose terms are ending at the end of the year will not be going through the election process. They will be automatically appointed for another four years on the board.
The teachers in Manteca Unified School District have spoken. They are unanimously endorsing the $159 million Measure G school bond, the election of the four incumbent members of the Board of Trustees, and James Mousalimas for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.
The $159 million school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot isn't just about upgrading aging schools and correcting safety problems.
Torrey Mercer is coming back to Manteca. This time, the winner of the 2013 Best Pop Song for Indie Channel Music Awards is bringing her anti-bullying message not only to Joshua Cowell Elementary School but to Lincoln Elementary as well.
Two other schools in Beijing, China, are interested in a sister-school partnership with Manteca Unified School District.
Skype, in modern technology parlance, is nothing new to millions of high tech-savvy users. But this Microsoft "freemium" instant-messaging tool is only now introducing its utilization in Manteca Unified School District's boardroom. This first-time event is expected to happen during the September meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Anthony Salcito, vice president of Microsoft Corporation's Worldwide Public Sector Education, has issued a challenge to Manteca Unified School District students.
LATHROP – The woman hoping to unseat longtime Manteca Unified trustee Manuel Medeiros doesn't appear to live in his district.
Sierra High kicked off the Back to School Night season on Wednesday.
LATHROP – The nearly 11,000 homes that will be constructed at River Islands will drastically alter the landscape of whatever school district ends up serving the students that fall within its boundaries.
FRENCH CAMP- Susie McCreath calls the operation at French Camp School a "well-oiled" machine.
The Lindbergh Corporation Yard building is officially completed. That's the new structure warehouse-like structure in what used to be a parking lot surrounded by portables behind the brick structure that used to house the Manteca Adult School on East North Street.
School is not the place for a fashion show. Neither is it a venue for setting the world on fire by wearing clothes that serve as walking billboards for slogans. Nor is the school campus a vehicle for advertisements disguised as fashions, especially when they deal with products that fall under the category of controlled substances such as tobacco or alcoholic beverages.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Nancy Teicheira of Area 4 is gunning for 20 years as an elected school district representative. She made it official last week when she filed her candidate's papers at the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters in Stockton.
Manteca Unified's third high school campus is reaching a milestone this month.