Scenes from Wednesday's Neil Hafley School's 24th annual Red & Gold Honor Banquet. The event was conducted in the new school multipurpose room that honored 64 seventh and eighth graders with a 3.5 or better grade point average.
Erica Aguiar has earned valedictorian honors for the East Union High Class of 2010.
LATHROP – The handful of parents and grandparents who showed up Tuesday morning at Lathrop Elementary School knew they were attending a book party. But the big surprise came later on when they actually got to read what their children had written in the newly minted hardcover publication titled, "Warriors Rock!" with the subtitle, "Lathrop Elementary School Warrior Writers."
FRENCH CAMP – Mark Condit knew that he had something special when he came up with the "Children Achieving Multiple Proficiencies" program for the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
RIPON – The Stouffer Field Revitalization Project took one step closer to being a reality last week.
Mark Condit wants to make sure that students who understand a second language are not looked down upon.
Manteca High students who have met strict academic criteria were recognized during the annual Honors Program that took place on Thursday.
Imagine teachers giving students the OK to use text messaging via cell phone and other electronic signaling devices as part of the instructional experience.
RIPON - Twelve Ripon Unified teachers have been notified of permanent layoffs this week because of the state's economic woes in supporting education.
The Manteca Unified School District is gearing up for the graduation season.
Manteca Unified School District will once again turn to home-to-school transportation as a cost-cutting move for the upcoming year.
Joshua Cowell has selected its students All Stars for May based on academic effort and citizenship.
Brock Elliott, Stella Brockman and George McParland schools are the toast of Manteca Unified.
Ag students of the Manteca Unified School District are experiencing the business side of life on the farm.
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.
Two members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees whose terms are ending at the end of the year will not be going through the election process. They will be automatically appointed for another four years on the board.
The teachers in Manteca Unified School District have spoken. They are unanimously endorsing the $159 million Measure G school bond, the election of the four incumbent members of the Board of Trustees, and James Mousalimas for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.
The $159 million school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot isn't just about upgrading aging schools and correcting safety problems.
Torrey Mercer is coming back to Manteca. This time, the winner of the 2013 Best Pop Song for Indie Channel Music Awards is bringing her anti-bullying message not only to Joshua Cowell Elementary School but to Lincoln Elementary as well.
Two other schools in Beijing, China, are interested in a sister-school partnership with Manteca Unified School District.
Skype, in modern technology parlance, is nothing new to millions of high tech-savvy users. But this Microsoft "freemium" instant-messaging tool is only now introducing its utilization in Manteca Unified School District's boardroom. This first-time event is expected to happen during the September meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Anthony Salcito, vice president of Microsoft Corporation's Worldwide Public Sector Education, has issued a challenge to Manteca Unified School District students.
LATHROP – The woman hoping to unseat longtime Manteca Unified trustee Manuel Medeiros doesn't appear to live in his district.
Sierra High kicked off the Back to School Night season on Wednesday.
LATHROP – The nearly 11,000 homes that will be constructed at River Islands will drastically alter the landscape of whatever school district ends up serving the students that fall within its boundaries.