Where will it be this summer? Paddling Lake Como in Italy or exploring the coast of Spain? Or perhaps touring the Black Forest in Germany or visiting Copenhagen in Denmark? How about the city of Curitiba in Southern Brazil? These adventures and others await students who participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange of summer 2009.
Crawling through a simulated attic ducting, dismantling a car with the Jaws of Life and ascending to the top of the Manteca Fire Department's new aerial ladder was all part of the day Tuesday for a dozen Manteca Chamber of Commerce Junior Ambassadors.
Six drafting students from the Manteca Unified School District qualified for the 42nd Annual State Leadership Conference / SkillsUSA Championship in Fresno.
For nearly three weeks, the Manteca High drafting class design team of Aaron Wells-Rattler, Rigo Gutierrez, Anthony Ruiz, Tosha Monty and Devan Heupel toiled with their robotic project.
Joshua Cowell School Principal Harriet Myrick has announced the January Cowell All Stars picked based on citizenship and academic effort.
WESTON RANCH – In the 10 years or so of conducting the mock trial involving those in the Regional Occupational Programs, Joe Waller has yet to reach a consensus on the verdict from all three classes.
Amanda Christensen and Logan Newcomb were among the 1.6 million in Washington, DC's, National Mall during the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Each year, Victoria Brunn takes students from her Regional Occupational Program's Fashion Merchandising class to Los Angeles.
RIPON – Even after a special meeting where the Board of Education weighed their options about how to deal with a deficit of more than $1 million, the Ripon Unified School District still doesn't know which way to proceed.
For her senior project, Manteca High's Amy Cross is organizing a scramble golf tournament.
Ask what you can do for your school district? Last week, Brianna Tinoco and Jasmyne Moreno attended one of acting Superintendent Jason Messer's budget reduction informational meetings. According to their parents, Patty Guzman-Tinoco and Dawn Moreno, respectively, the two fifth-grade students at McParland School began asking questions about the cuts possibly affecting 116 kindergarten- through- third-grade instructors involved in class size reduction. But it was while sitting in a Starbucks coffee house after the meeting ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will no doubt have a tough task Tuesday when considering the next series of budget cuts for the 2009-10 school year.
It could end up coming down to one of the big three – transportation, an across-the-board pay cut, or the closing of Lathrop High School.
Manteca Unified's mid-year cut package as proposed by Acting Superintendent Jason Messer could put a damper on transportation.
RIPON - Residents concerned about Ripon Unified's pending budget cuts will get a chance to learn more about what they may be in store for over the course of the next year.
Bullying is an age-old phenomenon that is getting a lot of modern-day attention.
The bullying started when Blake Coronado was in sixth grade. A shy kid by nature, he kept it all to himself because he didn't want to bother his parents and did not want them to get worried.
A high school student is "physically assaulted" without apparent provocation. The incident happens just once. It gets reported to school and police authorities. The student's parent says her daughter was bullied. Is this bullying?
STOCKTON – Patrick Caldwell made plans prior to Wednesday's 17th annual San Joaquin County Spelling Bee on a return trip in the spring to the San Joaquin County Office of Education building.
There's a match-making site, it seems, for just about anybody and anything on the Internet these days. For romance seekers and the marriage-minded, there are web sites such as eharmony.com and match.com. For the online gaming milieu, the cyberspace is cluttered with terabytes of e-game choices in practically every phantom scenario that the human brain has so far created.
For the past six years, the Manteca Unified bus drivers have helped bring the holiday spirit to those in need.
Five dollars can still go a long way these days. It can even buy you a designer Michael Kors purse and wallet which could set you back up to $700, maybe more, at the store.
Walter Winchell said "Broadway is a main artery of New York life – the hardened artery."
Fifty-three more students were honored by the Manteca Unified School District for posting perfect 600 STAR testing scores in 2013. Several of the students did not just achieve perfect scores; they have already done the feat twice or three times before.
Jose Buenrostro wasn't happy when his son came home the victim of a bully.
Who's the best speller of them all in Manteca Unified School District?
The annual District Spelling Bee will be held tonight (Nov. 7) in the Theater Building at Manteca High. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. The winners at each school site for their division will represent their school at the District Spelling Bee. The top three spellers in the 4th to 6th division will be registered for the San Joaquin County Spelling Bee. Those winners will represent Manteca Unified. The ...
The Manteca Unified School Farm will again play host to 4,000 third graders from Tracy, Ripon, Escalon, and Manteca when the fall AgVenture field trip will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The students from the four school districts will be touring the school farm to learn food gets to their dining table from the farm. The experience also allows them to gain understanding and ...