One in 88 children will be diagnosed with autism. For boys, that number drops down to one in 54. And whether it's a better understanding of the autism spectrum, how to properly recognize and diagnose the disorder or environmental factors that are leading organizations like the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to reexamine its numbers – or a combination of the three – the ratios certainly aren't sliding in the direction that experts would ...
With as little as a $5 donation, you can help send a middle school San Joaquin County of Education fifth and sixth grader to a memorable Outdoor Education experience, formerly known as Science Camp.
There are plenty of artistic things to see and hear, not to mention refreshments, tonight at Sierra High School.
Children have bonded with two Manteca Police officers that have been assigned to circulate among the 15 elementary schools in the district on a daily basis.
Neither rain nor gloomy gray skies on Thursday dampened the enthusiasm of the nearly 2,000 Manteca Unified sixth graders who attended the annual Planet Party Day at the Manteca Unified School District office campus on West Louise Avenue.
Band students from the Reynolds Secondary School in Canada can thank social media for Thursday's hookup in Manteca.
Charity begins at home, so the saying goes. It's also where lessons about being green begins, with those little steps serving as the beginning of long-range and lifelong energy-saving practices that will impact generations to come.
The new National Collegiate Athletic Association gym at the San Joaquin County Office of Education's Excel Academy on Arch Road north of Manteca had plenty of local ties.
LATHROP – It's being called the Spartan Arts Invasion. It's free and it's open to the public.
All that remains of the preschool playground at George McFall School is a small pile of twisted metal and a sprawling pile of plastic ash.
LATHROP – The hustle and bustle of the big city with small-time gamblers and band members of the Save-a-Soul Mission is the part of the opening scene for Lathrop High School Advance Theatre production, "Guys and Dolls."
Larry Lousen lives and plays in Southern California, but his work breaths life onto the campuses of local high schools.
Manteca High School tennis teams will be able to use the campus tennis courts again after the spring break.
Mary Ann Tolbert nearly had to call off this year's Medieval Day. She mentioned that possibility to her seventh-grade students at St. Anthony School only to be met by disappointment. "They really wanted to do it this year," said Tolbert, who said the exercise is part of the junior high curriculum for European Medieval history. Fortunately, Medieval Day went on as planned. As a culmination of their weeklong studies, the seventh-grade students, who were also ...
There will be one group of sixth graders that will not be riding the school bus to the annual Planet Party on Thursday, April 4, at the Manteca Unified Office campus.
Alvin Vang's black gown was heavier than most.
Tuesday afternoon was bittersweet for Britney Szeto.
No one really leaves McParland School.
For years, Janet Sanders has shared her classroom with frustration, confusion and anger.
Manuel Cardenas didn't think that he was ever going to graduate high school.
The Manteca Unified Board of Education during a special meeting on Tuesday approved the reassignment of two school district administrative personnel.
It was a cozy family affair. Loved ones sat in chairs around white-covered round tables with live potted flower plants serving as centerpieces. Lined up against the walls in the back of the airy and spacious room were trays of brunch comestibles and a wide selection of drinks.
For months, Michelle Halla has been collecting and shipping recyclables across the country as part of the Recycling Rumble.
Manteca Unified School District's 2013 graduation season will be ushered in on Friday with three culmination ceremonies scheduled that day.
Don't look for Ripon High to have mandatory drug testing just yet.
It was a culinary test of skills determining who could make the best hamburger that would be taste tempting to the pallets of a school district administrator, a police chief and the chef of a fine dining restaurant.
It takes work to apply for college scholarships.
St. Anthony of Padua School's graduating class of 2013 will be led by four valedictorians – Jordan Barajas, Zachary Hansen, Joseph Poncini, and Monica Yalung. The eighth graders' class salutatorian is Joelle Hylton.
Collin Scholl, East Union High School's Class of 2013 salutatorian, is headed to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – also known as Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – this fall.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday.