LATHROP – Those that showed up 30 minutes before the Lathrop High School graduation last year learned a hard lesson.
Going solar for Manteca Unified is starting to pay off. Of the 9.1 million kWh (kilowatt hour) of electricity that the district consumed so far during fiscal year 2013-2014, 2.5 kWh – or 27 percent – was generated by the array of solar installations at the school district and about two-dozen other campus locations. The remaining 73 percent was generated by PG&E.
There was no band playing the grandiose strains of "Pomp and Circumstance."
Troy Fast called the first-ever recipients of Manteca High's Honor The Code patch an "eclectic" group.
Weston Ranch High School likes suspense. While the other comprehensive high schools in the Manteca Unified School District have announced the names of their graduating class valedictorians and salutatorians, Weston Ranch wants to continue its tradition of maintaining the suspense by not revealing at this point the names of its top graduates.
It was an hour-long competition to make the best cheese sandwich in Manteca.
The California State University, Stanislaus chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi held its annual initiation ceremony May 2 to welcome 73 new student initiates - the most in the chapter's 16-year history - and six new faculty and administration initiates.
Larry Grimes, Sierra High School's Science Department Chairman who teaches Biology, Physiology, and AP Biology, is the recipient of the prestigious Cortopassi award for 2013.
Manteca High School senior Poonam Kaur Dehal holds a certificate in Suicide Intervention Training.
If you're looking for custom-made flower arrangements made on the spot for Mother's Day, stop by the Manteca Unified School Farm on Saturday between 9 a.m. until noon.
San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Mick Founts may not be a contender in the June 3 primary elections. But his presence still dominates the three-way election race.
Fourth-grade students at Joshua Cowell School were inspired after reading 'Shiloh.'
Teresa Morales and Carlos Belmonte were announced as Cinco de Mayo queen and king at Monday's Manteca High lunch-time festivities.
Howard Holtsman of Manteca has received the Association of California School Administrators Robert E. Kelly Retired Volunteer of the Year award.
MODESTO – Seats are still available in Modesto Junior College's Friday-Saturday and Saturday only summer classes. Appreciation of Art, Introduction to Human Services, Philosophy and Spanish 1 are being offered in the Friday-Saturday pattern and Physical Geography is offered on Saturdays.
Diana Duarte is only 9 years old but she already knows what she wants to be when she grows up.
The after-school pilot project conducted in spring in Weston Ranch was deemed quite successful. Now, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees is looking into possibly continuing the program. The issue is how to do that and where to get the money to keep it going.
Florence Luiz was 108 years old when she died a couple of years ago.
OAKDALE – Several people that swam in Woodward Reservoir claim that the water made them sick.
Two men woke up by the dawn's early light on Wednesday. Both were driving quads.
He was first in Manteca Unified. Now he is the number one in San Joaquin County.
The accolades did not stop on graduation day the last week of May for Lawrence Silveira and Noelle Lanser.
Should Nile Garden Elementary School be closed if the water from campus wells is not safe to drink?
Manteca Unified and its partners may have lost the grant war. But they are not giving up the battle.
A $152 million bond measure has a good chance of being approved by voters in the November election.
The Manteca Unified School District has announced the selection of Walter Woodward Elementary School to participate in the second year of Middle School Matters (MSM) Institute. This second round of schools expands the program to 16 schools, spanning four states, including California, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees tonight will discuss and then consider approving the proposed 2014-2015 budget of $186,741,148. The discussion will include anticipated expenditures to the tune of $197,545,438.
Samantha Placeres of Manteca graduated with her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in a commencement ceremony held on May 16.
Last week's eighth-grade promotion exercises were a time to remember for 126 students at Walter Woodward School.
East Union High School is living up to its slogan: Lancers lead while others follow.