STOCKTON – University of the Pacific is off to a strong start for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Weston Ranch has been considered ground zero for foreclosures during the recent housing downturn.
RIPON - Breakfast with the Ripon Unified Superintendent of Schools Louise Nan Wednesday morning focused on concern for a possible flu outbreak in the fall, discussing preventative measures.
FRENCH CAMP - Annie Cunial noticed more families in attendance at Wednesday's Back-to-School Night at French Camp School.
Sandi Larsen is a Manteca Unified bus driver.
RIPON - Louise Nan's continuing series of "Breakfast with the Superintendent" promises to focus on the potential for Novel H1N1 swine flu strain that may hit the Ripon Unified School District in the fall.
LATHROP - Lathrop Elementary school teacher Sheila Sandoli wrote a garden grant last school year for $5,000.
RIPON – The money might not be pouring in for the Stouffer Field renovation, but for project coordinator Stephanie Hobbs it's just seeing the concept grow and garner the support of the community that keeps her going.
Victoria Brunn and Kimberly Wright are serving as the Energy Education specialists for Manteca Unified.
Joanna de Graaf is concerned about the safety of youngsters walking to and from New Haven School.
RIPON – A group of 20 volunteers is making sure that elementary athletics aren't completely done away with because of budget constraints.
McParland School conducted its Back to School Night Thursday evening.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Ports, reigning champions of the California League, will award Walter Woodward Elementary School in Manteca $1,000, for having the highest percentage of participation in the Ports Baseball by the Books reading program, in an on-field, pre-game ceremony on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.
Jason Messer was pleased with the California Standards Test results released a few days ago.
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.
Does Manteca Unified School District board candidate Ashley Drain know the way home?