FFA is a dynamic youth organization that is a part of agricultural education programs at middle schools and high schools. Founded as the Future Farmers of America, the name was changed in 1988 to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, student members are engaged in a wide range of curriculum and FFA activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in agriculture. FFA is structured on three levels: local, state and national.
Schools throughout Manteca unified are staging winter concerts next week.
Janet Dyk recognized six students of the Manteca Unified School District for their efforts during the recent AgVenture.
The "Ladybug" could be the latest technological innovation to hit the classrooms.
San Joaquin County Public Health and San Joaquin County Office of Education's school health administrators recently met to discuss the current H1N1 vaccine status.
The Manteca Unified's use-of-facility fees are on the rise.
RIPON - A concerned Ripon resident, Lisa Weinstein, raised a red flag for Ripon Unified School District trustees last week over the approved construction of a Clearwire Internet tower near Weston Elementary School.
"GREATS" is an academic rally at Lathrop High that stands for Grades, Responsibility, Excellence, Attitude, and Spirit.
Due to continuing financial challenges, the Manteca Unified School District administrative offices will be closed from Nov. 23 through 27.
RIPON - Ripon farmer David Phippen went before the Ripon Unified School District Board of Trustees last week asking permission to put funds earned from the school farm back into upgrading and replanting the acreage at a projected cost of $63,000.
The top finishers of the recent Manteca Unified Spelling Bee are gearing up for the next round of words.
East Union High leadership students conducted canned food drives on two consecutive Saturdays benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.
Golden West School, 1031 N. Main St., will host a Scholastic Book Fair on Nov. 16-20, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. to purchase books for children, classroom libraries, and the media center. Families, teachers, and the community are invited to attend the book fair, featuring the theme Destination Book Fair, Read Around the World.
If you have time to spare today and you enjoy getting your hands dirty, you are welcome to stop by anytime at the community garden in progress at Sequoia Elementary School.
Sara Henry is looking to help out youngsters in Manteca and Lathrop by taking up a collection for back-to-school supplies.
It was in her church on a Sunday morning that one Manteca teen heard the answer to her college funding prayers.
Graduating seniors from Manteca, Escalon, Tracy and Ripon were included in the more than $25,000 in scholarships handed out last Thursday night by the San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) during ceremonies.
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Sophia Cardoza has a standing date with her two grandchildren every weekday during summer from 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Brieanne Jansen took math.
A picnic at the park five days a week. That's the highlight of the day for hundreds of Manteca Unified School District children during the summer.
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Will it be Give Every Child A Chance or another non-profit organization that will run the after-school program at Weston Ranch High School?
Youngsters of the Give Every Child A Chance Summer Camp spent a portion of the past few weeks learning dances influenced by Disney Channel's popular "Teen Beach Movie."
She has overseen the operation of an orphanage in Grenada and worked to save rhinos in South Africa.
The Manteca Unified School District budget for school year 2014-2015 was approved by the members of the Board of Trustees with the exception of Nancy Teicheira.
LATHROP – Czarina Calayan of Lathrop, was among about 340 graduates at the Fresno Pacific University's spring commencement, which took place at 7 p.m. in Chukchansi Park (Grizzlies Stadium) in downtown Fresno. Graduates came from the traditional undergraduate, bachelor's degree completion and master's degree programs, including those of Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary.
Meet the 158 newly minted published authors in the Manteca Unified School District and surrounding areas.