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.
Jordan Jeffery had no idea that his charcoal art work would garner the awards.
The 12th annual Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps awards ceremony at East Union High on Friday was a swan song of sorts for Carin Martz.
The Playbox Theatre Ensemble at East Union HIgh School is staging William Shakespeare's Hamlet tonight as well as May 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. in the Playbox Theatre.
East Union High art students recently took part in the Vans Custom Culture Contest.
RIPON - Ripon High School Performing Arts Department will be presenting the '50s Rock and Roll musical "Grease!"
How do you spell tetanus? Sierra High School freshman James Quiaoit knows. It's the word that won him the title of San Joaquin County Junior High Spelling Bee champion in the seventh-through-ninth-grade division for the school year 2014-15.
Racial tensions that marred Weston Ranch High School nearly a decade ago appear to be cropping up again.
Jennifer Rodriguez and Braulio Solis are students in the Interior Design class.
Students at Golden West Elementary School may or may not be familiar with the works of Carol McCloud.
Deborah Romero, loan officer with Ability Mortgage, is the new president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees.
The sixth graders at Joshua Cowell School are working to literally send warm greetings to the residents at the Manteca HOPE Shelter. They have started a blanket drive which is their way of taking part in the global "youth empowerment" program called WE Day organized by Free the Children, a non-profit organization.
Four members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees were sworn in to office Tuesday night.
Love INC is a non-profit organization that dispenses hand-ups and not hand-outs. Now, it's the one in need of a hand-up. Volunteers who can provide extra helping hands are needed to help with the additional load it is handling this Christmas.
Ashley Drain, who defeated Manuel Medeiros in the November election as trustee for Area 2 in Manteca Unified, will not be sworn in by San Joaquin Superior Court Judge Tony Agbayani at the board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 9.
What's a better time to give back to the community than Thanksgiving?
Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson, who sent two incumbents of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees packing in the November elections, will be sworn in at the December school board meeting even while questions about the legitimacy of some of the information they wrote down in the candidates' papers they filed with the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters are being investigated.
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.