Nile Garden and New Haven were among the Manteca Unified sites on the possible closure list when the superintendent's budget reduction committee met last fall.
Stella Brockman School and the Manteca Chili's Grill & Bar were in partnership for a good cause.
Stella Brockman, McParland and Nile Garden became the latest schools in Manteca Unified to exceed "800" in the state Department of Education's Academic Performance Index.
FRENCH CAMP – About two years ago, French Camp School underwent restructuring.
LATHROP – Three months ago, Dan Doyle was singing his praises for the West Lathrop Road improvements. He could hardly wait to see the improvements completed.
STOCKTON - San Joaquin Delta College will host its annual "College Night" program on Thursday, Sept. 17, 5 to 8 p.m. in Danner Hall.
Adriana Torres had a rough start to the school year.
Lathrop High played their first ever varsity football game on Friday. Even though they fell 55-0 to Sierra High, it failed to dampen Spartan spirit.
Last Friday, Manteca High along with Lincoln, Manteca Day, Lindbergh and other schools within a nine-block radius were forced to lock down.
Tuowanda Salgado, a mother of three who resides south of the Highway 120 bypass, was told by city leaders that sidewalks along Atherton Drive and not Woodward Avenue are still two years away. The latter was erroneously reported in Wednesday's no-bus exemption story.
Tuowanda Salgado hopes the no-bus zone exemption will apply in her case.
With only a handful of projects remaining, the "Measure M" Citizens' Oversight Committee will meet Wednesday in the new administration building, 2271 W. Louise Ave.
FRENCH CAMP – Students at French Camp School came through with a boost in the Standardized Testing and Reporting results a year ago.
Enrollment in Manteca Unified is up in some areas and down in others.
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.