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.
The arts will be in full force all over the campus at Manteca High School Wednesday evening, and the public is invited to enjoy all two hours of the entertainment with free admission.
Leo Bennett-Cauchon, the special education teacher who has been on leave of absence with pay since Feb. 3 due to a complaint about inappropriately touching a student, is back to his teaching job.
The kid was being disruptive
Parents of Manteca Unified students are invited to attend a free seminar about using OneNote – the software that students and staff will be using as part of the district's Going Digital initiative. By understanding OneNote, parents will be better able to support their children with their education needs.
The 4th Annual Crystal Apple Awards were held recently at the Northland building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
The days of educated guesses on state performance tests are numbered.
Spring break for Manteca Unified Deputy Superintendent Clark Burke meant military reserve training in South Korea. He was actually gone for two weeks which included the one week that used to be called Easter break.
No one was injured in the school bus versus Honda Accord collision Thursday afternoon in Weston Ranch caused by a distracted driver.
Lathrop High School drama teacher Hali Rosen will continue working in that capacity after the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees voted by a slim margin of 4-3 in favor of her retaining the job.
Great Wolf Resorts likes the direction Manteca Unified School District is heading.
If you graduated from Manteca High School after 1958, you are too young for this class reunion.
•Sierra student cheer section largest in years
Get ready for smaller class sizes and teacher shortages in Manteca Unified schools.
Eight seniors from four high schools in Manteca Unified are the recipients of scholarships this year from the Federated Women's Club. They will be presented with the awards on Wednesday, March 18, during the annual scholarship-presentation luncheon in honor of the students who are being honored this year at Prestige Senior Living in Manteca.
Returning to the California Spelling Bee competition for the second year in a row is Sierra High School freshman James Quiaoit. This time, he will be competing in the California State Junior High Spelling Bee.