WESTON RANCH - By a unanimous vote of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, Kathy Brown was appointed to the permanent position of vice principal at Great Valley Elementary School in Weston Ranch.
LATHROP – For the past month, some parents at Lathrop High have been receiving an education of sorts.
Manteca Unified School District broke ground Thursday in more ways than one. The groundbreaking ceremonies that took place in the fields behind Golden West Elementary School was not merely to kick off the first phase of the district's Renewable Energy Efficiency Project, or REEP, with the Golden West campus as the first of 26 campus sites for the ground-mounted and parking-lot solar installations. The solar project is, more importantly, breaking fiscal grounds that will result ...
LATHROP - An "Every 15 Minutes" simulated fatal vehicle crash killing one Lathrop High student and injuring five others was played out Thursday morning in the high school football stadium before some 500 juniors and seniors.
William McIntosh was one proud father of a George McParland Elementary School student last year. And for good reason. His son, Tyler, who was then in fifth grade, was part of the school's Science Olympiad team that brought home a big pennant for the West Northgate Drive campus.
An encore performance for "Bye Bye Birdie" is scheduled this weekend at Sierra High.
There will be no school for all high school and elementary students in the Manteca Unified School District from March 25 to April 1.
Lathrop High School teacher Michael Pangburn brought his new kids on the academic block to the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting earlier this week.
LATHROP – The Mexican-style fiesta and Mexican food buffet extravaganza to raise money for Lathrop Elementary School's surveillance cameras is taking place today from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets to the event, called Spring King and Queen Fiesta & Mexican-American food buffet, is just a donation of $1 at the door. It's being held at the school's multipurpose building at the corner of Fifth and O streets next door to the school.
East Union High School Migrant Program coordinator Araceli Sandoval and student Ana Naranjo are both in Los Angeles this weekend to receive distinct honors.
"Bye Bye Birdie" is a musical comedy that takes you back to the innocent days of Rock 'N' Roll, Elvis and malt shops.
St. Anthony of Padua School is celebrating a two-decade milestone with an open house on Sunday, March 17.
WESTON RANCH - A Great Valley Elementary School Annex science teacher lost his hair but gained $1,440 for his favorite cause, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Association.
Each high school athlete in the Manteca Unified School District pays $75 for transportation costs.
Manteca Unified School District's competition was fairly small just a few years ago. Primarily Christian schools such as St. Anthony's, Plumfield Academy, Ripon Christian Schools, and Manteca Christian Schools competed with the district for students. And given parents had to come up with the tuition, the numbers of students who opted out of public school was small. Now the school landscape has changed. The Christian schools have been joined by public charter schools in and ...
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.