As part of the recent budget cuts, the Manteca Unified School District agreed to close down the Sequoia Annex.
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.
Manteca High School's Academic Decathlon Team is heading to the state competitions next week after capturing the top award in San Joaquin County earlier this month.
Students in Manteca Unified have a better chance of graduating high school than their counterparts elsewhere in San Joaquin County, California, and the nation.
After a series of bad news and setbacks, Manteca Unified Special Ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon who has been fighting for his reinstatement on the job for more than a month now has a bit of good news going his way.
Manteca Unified School District serves more than 23,000 students from age 3 to 22. Out of that number are some 2,800 students enrolled in the district's Special Education program.
Geoffrey Lum-Perez is an award-winning artist. Some of his unique drawings have also been used to illustrate a calendar.
Every parent with a special-needs child faces a multitude of challenges. Sharon Anaya knows them all, and more.
Aubrey Mach is a teacher to special kids. But she would be the first to say she is learning just as much as she is teaching them.
New Haven Elementary teacher Shelley Dini's Peer Resource students have just completed a school-wide fund-raising project which raised more than $3,000 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. She is distinctly proud, not just of the 13 in Peer Resource but of the entire student body who stepped up to the plate and support a worthy course.
By DENNIS WYATT
As of Thursday, New Haven Elementary School has raised nearly $3,000 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. The last chance for donors to help the students and faculty reach their goal of $4,000 is today during school hours.
Delta Charter High School senior Natasha Young received a surprise Monday afternoon in the school's office, as she was awarded a $44,000 scholarship at Notre Dame de Namur University, the largest offered to a Delta student in the school's history.
Starting today, Weston Ranch High School Principal Joe Fregoso will be working as the top administrator at the Stockton campus until the end of the school year in June following his resignation on Tuesday.
Dale Fritchen is vowing to file a lawsuit against the Manteca Unified School District after declaring that the official response to his complaint that the Board of Trustees violated the Brown Act several times during recent meetings was not satisfactory.
Next stop for embattled special ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon is the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, March 3, where he plans to plead once more that he be reinstated to his teaching position at Veritas Elementary School.
Dale Fritchen – a former two-term Manteca Unified trustee – believes that the school board has violated the Brown Act in at least three instances.