Manteca Unified School District is leaping into a tableful of potential challenges and history-making changes in 2015.
Manteca Unified School District made a digital leap in 2014 by launching the $30 million Going Digital program which puts the latest online technology on the fingertips of elementary and high school students. Armed with that technological power, the students will be better equipped to face the challenges of an increasingly challenging digital world in the work force and in their personal lives.
A multitude of questions have been asked about the district's ambitious and record-setting $30 million Going Digital program. They ranged from inquiries about how the $30M price tag was spent and where all that money went, to the far-reaching impacts of the program on such school curriculum programs as the second graders' cursive writing lessons.
MODESTO -Modesto Junior College submitted an application to be one of the 15 California Community Colleges to develop a baccalaureate degree pilot program.
How do you spell tetanus? Sierra High School freshman James Quiaoit knows. It's the word that won him the title of San Joaquin County Junior High Spelling Bee champion in the seventh-through-ninth-grade division for the school year 2014-15.
Racial tensions that marred Weston Ranch High School nearly a decade ago appear to be cropping up again.
Jennifer Rodriguez and Braulio Solis are students in the Interior Design class.
Students at Golden West Elementary School may or may not be familiar with the works of Carol McCloud.
Deborah Romero, loan officer with Ability Mortgage, is the new president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees.
The sixth graders at Joshua Cowell School are working to literally send warm greetings to the residents at the Manteca HOPE Shelter. They have started a blanket drive which is their way of taking part in the global "youth empowerment" program called WE Day organized by Free the Children, a non-profit organization.
Four members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees were sworn in to office Tuesday night.
Love INC is a non-profit organization that dispenses hand-ups and not hand-outs. Now, it's the one in need of a hand-up. Volunteers who can provide extra helping hands are needed to help with the additional load it is handling this Christmas.
Ashley Drain, who defeated Manuel Medeiros in the November election as trustee for Area 2 in Manteca Unified, will not be sworn in by San Joaquin Superior Court Judge Tony Agbayani at the board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 9.
What's a better time to give back to the community than Thanksgiving?
Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson, who sent two incumbents of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees packing in the November elections, will be sworn in at the December school board meeting even while questions about the legitimacy of some of the information they wrote down in the candidates' papers they filed with the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters are being investigated.
It's day two of Manteca Unified special education teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchion's vigil in front of the district administration office on West Louise Avenue.
Jason Messer remembers the Bank of America armed robbery in September of 2009.
When Manteca Unified School District officials return to work this morning after a three-day weekend off, they will be met by Leo Bennett-Cauchon outside the West Louise Avenue entrance to the property.
Annisity Miller tracks her name on the board hanging high above the weight room at Sierra High.
Parents and guardians of students in Manteca Unified School District are being alerted about individuals claiming to be Microsoft representatives and telling the students they need their remote access to their personal computers.
Duct tape to keep frayed carpet together will eventually become a thing of the past in Manteca Unified School District classrooms.
All comprehensive high schools in Manteca Unified will be on the same block-schedule mode when the 2015-2016 school year rolls around in August.
If you are thinking of Valentine's Day and what to give to that special someone close to your heart, think Lathrop High School FFA.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca offered a three-hour presentation on the different aspects of the medical facility's operation to students from Give Every Child a Chance earlier this week.
Supporters of Weston Ranch High School principal Jose Fregoso nearly filled the room during the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday night. There were some detractors too, but they were outnumbered by the former.
The incensed mother of the child who is at the center of the investigation in connection with Manteca Unified special education teacher Leo Benet-Cauchon is talking about filing a lawsuit against the school district if the situation that is "threatening my son's well being is not resolved quickly."
Leo Benet-Cauchon, a Manteca Unified special education teacher, has been suspended with pay while an investigation is ongoing for allegations of "inappropriate relations to students."
REDDING -Janeen Viss of Ripon graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree from Simpson University.
Francisco Ceja of Manteca has been named to the fall 2014 Dean's List at Texas State University.
Alexander Bronson's vision for the Manteca Unified School District can be summed up in four words: Shoot for the stratosphere.