LATHROP – The Lathrop Elementary School class of 2010 can walk into high school knowing that they're already doing things just a little bit differently.
Harriet Myrick checked briefly for rain clouds on Wednesday.
They've known of their academic status about a month ago.
Father Patrick Walker paid tribute to the parents and teachers of St. Anthony School's graduates of 2010 whom he called "the shining lights" of the future as they prepare to move on to the next chapter in their lives.
More than 100 eighth grade students from McParland Elementary School are ready to start the next chapter in their lives.
WESTON RANCH - High school can be a place of unlimited possibilities.
About 100 students at Shasta School were honored Tuesday at the eighth-grade promotion exercises held at Manteca High's Winter Gymnasium.
They came in droves to see off an old friend as she heads into retirement more than four decades into her career.
Adversity is nothing new to Manteca Adult School students who balance families, work schedules and a host of other obstacles to attend class every day.
Ninety Calla High students earned diplomas as part of the Class of 2010.
Brandon Anderson wasn't afraid to admit his initial fears of attending Calla High.
Scenes from Wednesday's Neil Hafley School's 24th annual Red & Gold Honor Banquet. The event was conducted in the new school multipurpose room that honored 64 seventh and eighth graders with a 3.5 or better grade point average.
Erica Aguiar has earned valedictorian honors for the East Union High Class of 2010.
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."
Nancy Teicheira is someone who doesn't get fazed easily. Time after time, she has shown that she is made of stern stuff – as a farmer, as a wife and mother, as a cancer survivor, and soon-to-be a four-term member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees.
A member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees is considering filing a complaint to the San Joaquin County Grand Jury over "possible" Brown Act violations involving Trustee Sam Fant.
Manteca Unified staff and families of students in the school district are invited and encouraged to attend information sessions to become familiarized with the technology involved in launching the $30 million Going Digital project. The program will equip all 23,000+ students in the district, from elementary to high school, with a computer laptop to use at school and at home, to get them prepared and ready for the challenges of 21st-century education.
Desiree Mendola was shocked and surprised to discover that she's the first student athlete at Lathrop High to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.
Ashley Drain has worked with youth since her days at East Union High School. But her "passion for teen-agers kicked in" when she was in college.
Don Scholl, the current president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, is seeking another four-year term in the November 4 elections.
It's official. Manteca High School will be on block scheduling starting the 2015-2016 school year.
Manteca Unified School District could expand its block schedule model to include Manteca High beginning in the school year 2015-2016.
And on this side of town, shaped by a lifetime of hard lessons, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
Manteca Unified School District is dipping into reserves to cover a $9 million shortfall due to the state not covering the tab for home-to-school transportation and special education.
Evelyn Moore is going for 24. She is reaching the tail end of her fifth term as Manteca Unified School District Trustee representing Area 5. And she will be adding four more years to her 20-year tenure, starting right after the Nov. 4 elections.
TRACY – Amanda Spencer never thought she would see the day she would earn her high school diploma after leaving an area high school in 2010. That changed on Monday when the Lodi resident was awarded a diploma from Delta Charter Online, a new Tracy-based charter school authorized by New Jerusalem Elementary School District.
Manteca Unified 10th graders who took the 2014 California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in March showed "slightly higher passing rates" in both English Language Arts and Math when compared to the overall San Joaquin County and state passing rates.
Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Sierra High School Hall of Fame. Deadline for submissions is midnight on Friday, Oct. 3, with the selections to be announced three days later.
The faulty fire alarm system at East Union High is forcing the use of staff to stand guard around campus when the system is malfunctioning.