RIPON – Before they even consider closure of a school, Ripon Unified board of trustees agreed Monday to first go the route of an ad hoc committee.
The San Joaquin County Fair is right around the corner.
School board member Wendy King does not have a conflict of interest serving as the paid executive director of the nonprofit Manteca Unified Student Trust (MUST) that provides after school sports programs and supports the school farm, academics as well as the arts and sciences.
The 94-degree temperature Thursday was no match for the enthusiasm of nearly 2,000 energetic sixth graders who turned out for the second annual Planet Party Day.
Educators, parents, and community leaders from Manteca Unified School District will hold a rally on Monday, May 9, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Main Street and Louise Avenue to publicize the local impacts of more than $18 billion in state budget education funding cuts during the last three years, and an additional $4 billion this year.
LATHROP – Ashley Victorine doesn't mind that starting next year she'll be coming to school in the same outfit as many of her fellow Lathrop Elementary Warriors.
LATHROP - A "voluntary common dress" is being implemented at Lathrop Elementary when the new school year starts in August.
The Every 15 Minutes memorial delivered a dose of reality about the folly of teens driving and drinking to students and parents alike Friday morning in a packed church auditorium.
May is not just the month of flowers nurtured by April showers.
The Every 15 Minute production was put on once again by emergency responders and educators who hope to possibly save the life of a student on the highways at graduation time.
The cost for school can add up.
Manteca High science teacher Greg Conway is a San Joaquin A+ teacher.
Savannah Jackson incorporated some the adversities that her family has managed overcome in recent years for her coat of arms project.
RIPON – What school might be closed if Ripon Unified's future plans include doing away with one kindergarten- through eighth- grade campus?
The 180 members of the Manteca Dolphins Recreation Swim Team have to drive to Lathrop for their swim events.
The season for Pomp and Circumstance at Manteca Unified School District will kick off on Thursday, May 21.
Thunderous cheers filled the air Friday noon as Nile Garden School seventh grade students opened their 20th Celtic Faire in the school's courtyard with the blessing of their history teacher "King Lewis" after he was pulled into the heart of the activities by a pair of bards.
Douglas and Antoinette Carraway experienced racism at Walter Woodward Elementary School.
There were plenty of things said during the discussion about whether Manteca Unified School Board Trustee Sam Fant should face censure for his behavior surrounding a set of personal Facebook pictures of a district employee that took the air out of the room Thursday night.
Filling the seat vacated by Alexander Bronson could be the first time area-only elections are conducted in the Manteca Unified School District.
Both of the Manteca Unified school board members who were charged last month with a host of felonies stemming from a voter fraud inquiry into registering to vote to run for trustee positions they were not legally entitled were notified days in advance by the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office that the charges were coming.
This summer, Great Valley Writing Project at CSU Stanislaus will offer academic writing camps for K-12 students in Manteca, Ripon, and Tracy. Since 2005, these programs have been advertised as "GVWP Writing & Technology Workshops," but they recently changed their title to "Great Valley Writing Camps."
Facebook could be getting another Manteca Unified School District board member in trouble.
Claudette Alves chased her students through the bark, around the bars and up the flight of stairs that lead to the slides.
The San Joaquin AgFest Junior Show and Auction is scheduled next month.
Great Valley Writing Project at CSU Stanislaus will offer summer writing programs in Manteca, Ripon, and Tracy for students who are currently enrolled in grades K-12. Enrollment is open to the public.
Manteca Unified high school students and their parents now have expanded choices.
It's been a banner week for Sierra High senior Riley Cardoza – and it's only Tuesday.
Nick Hobby and Richard Boyd have been the flame and fuse in the CrossFit explosion in South San Joaquin County.
Ryan Shaw hasn't missed a day of school in 13 years.