Drinking and driving kills all too often at graduation time across the country and Manteca schools' seniors are no exception to the potential carnage.
Back in December, Patrick Caldwell was locked in a grueling 12-round spell-off with Amelia Ellison.
The annual Every 15 Minutes depiction of a tragic crash that could realistically involve seniors celebrating their graduation next month had an unusually somber tone as it came less than a week after a Manteca High freshman had been killed by a distracted driver.
When Sierra High School's band director Richard Hammarstrom, Jr. accepted his plaque as Manteca Unified's 2013-2014 Outstanding Secondary Educator, he shared the recognition with one very important person in his life.
It was lights out in East Union High School classrooms Tuesday morning.
Help! That's the plea coming from Sierra High School's Sober Graduation Committee.
Hundreds of high school students accepted Rachel's Challenge this week.
Golden West Elementary and East Union High School will be sporting new roofs when they open in August for the 2014-2015 school year.
Welcome to the Frederick H. Arucan Administration Building. That will be greeting welcoming visitors to the Sierra High School Administration Office.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing tonight regarding the possible adoption of a plan to raise school facilities fees to meet the expected student-growth impacts in the next 20 years.
Poonan Dehal once got into trouble for taking a 'selfie' in class.
Storm Anderson and Hannah Goe will lead the way in Sierra High Advanced Theater's "Footloose."
Charles Garcia has a tough decision to make.
MODESTO - Modesto Junior College will honor Bunreth Sok as the Disability Services Student of the Year during the 2014 Disability Services Graduation Celebration.
It was a deadly creation – a Plague Bird Mask. But it was this gloomy inspiration which earned Madison Hoffman her best achievement this school year – as in Best of Show.
Does Manteca Unified School District board candidate Ashley Drain know the way home?
Joshua Cowell Elementary School is still near and dear to the heart of Torrey Mercer.
Joshua Cowell Elementary School president Mckena Hoppis challenged her schoolmates by calling on them to do this simple task: "I would like for everyone, when they see a first responder, if you could just smile and just say thank you. I know it makes a big impact on them."
Below are three of the students' speeches shared on 911 Patriot Day at Joshua Cowell Elementary School last week.
The campaign to get Manteca Unified's $159 million Measure G bond passed in the November election is in full swing.
Since 1989, Soroptimist International of Manteca every year has donated thousands of dollars to Manteca Unified School District. To date, the total is $311,500 – and counting.
Two words are transformed into action every year on September 11 at Joshua Cowell Elementary School: service and remembrance.
Several Weston Ranch residents came to the defense of Manteca Unified Trustee Sam Fant at the Tuesday night Board of Trustee meeting over a column in Tuesday's Manteca Bulletin suggesting he should resign.
Art students in the Manteca Unified School District are invited to take part in a competition that could earn them some cool cash plus an opportunity to launch their artistic careers.
It's a three-bedroom, two-bath, moderately-sized family home in an older neighborhood.
Churches don't have a monopoly on sacrificial giving. Teachers do it every day, all the time, for their students.
He's the second challenger taking on an established incumbent in the race for the Manteca Unified Board of Education.
The third annual Patriot Day celebration at Joshua Cowell Elementary School will honor all first responders.
It was a first-hand fact-finding tour of the Give Every Child a Chance free tutoring program by Congressman Jeff Denham Thursday afternoon as he met with CEO Carol Davis in the Sun West Place headquarters followed by a close look at GECAC educational operations at Sequoia Elementary School.
The $159 million Manteca Unified School bond on the Nov. 4 ballot is not simply a rehab of existing schools that have safety, health, and aging issues such as structural concerns.