The East Union High cheerleaders will host their second annual drive-through barbecue dinner on Monday, May 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the EUHS student parking lot. The event is being sponsored by local restaurant, Papa Joe's Big BBQ. Cost is $10. Included will be Papa Joe's signature baby back ribs and chicken, homemade beans, garden fresh salad and roll. All proceeds will help pay for camp and uniforms for the EU cheer squad. ...
Six elementary school students were awarded a collective $300 for their efforts in the South San Joaquin Irrigation District's Poster Contest.
Friday's memorial service for the dead in this year's "Every 15 minutes" dramatization was heavy with emotion.
Farm Day 2009 at St. Anthony's School in Manteca featured plenty of rides for the students and some of their teachers.
It's a vignette of real tragedy - "Every 15 Minutes" - that Manteca emergency workers hope will have an impact on high school seniors and their parents.
LATHROP - Lathrop Elementary held its third annual "Evening with the STARs" Ice-Cream Sundae STAR Recognition.
Everything's Groovy at Lathrop High "Everything's Groovy" is a one- hour mini-musical tribute to the 1960s being staged as Lathrop High's first musical. It runs in the Lathrop High School Theatre tonight and Saturday. The show begins at 7 o'clock each evening. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, which will open at 6:30 each evening. They can also be purchased in advance from Mrs. Puett at Lathrop High School. Tickets prices ...
Thelma D. Asher, 95, entered into rest on, April 17, 2009 in Manteca. She was born on, April 10, 1914 in Santa Cruz, Cal. She joins in heaven her husband, Claude Asher, her son, Judge Don I. Asher, her great grandson, Kallen Graham and her sister Dorothy Larrabee.
Stacey Hernandez shares the one big concern of those attending the recent Manteca Unified transportation department meetings – safety.
Jonathan Ortega has only been involved in ceramics since the beginning of the school year. In that time, the Weston Ranch High senior has managed to craft several outstanding pieces, according to his instructor Kira Eadington, including the functional teapot displayed at Tuesday's fourth annual Manteca Unified Art Show. The dark green ceramic teapot captured the top overall "best of show" prize. "He has a great eye for detail," said Eadington of her student. "I ...
Isabella Mays, a first-grade student at Stella Brockman School, has been receiving chemotherapy for the past 16 months to treat a brain tumor.
'Seussical' the musical underway at Sierra Sierra High's advanced theater and advanced choir students are teaming up to perform "Seussical" – the stage production that brings the bizarre and imaginative world of Dr. Seuss – at the school's black-box theater. The entire story is predicated on the imagination of a young boy who is encouraged by The Cat in the Hat to think up anything that he wants – eventually creating the Jungle of ...
On National Librarian Day Thursday, Nina Norton sported a tiara, a t-shirt reading "Librarian Goddess," and even toted a wand throughout the school day.
Several months ago, the Manteca Unified board of trustees agreed to extend the walking distance to school for all students to an additional half mile as part of the Level II cuts to handle a $23.5 million budget shortfall.
LATHROP – The no bus zone proposed by Manteca Unified's department of transportation has some problems for those with students attending school west of Interstate 5.
When William Hollingsworth gets together with his friends, they do the same things normal high school kids do.
Severely deteriorating pavements at two high school and one elementary school campuses in the Manteca Unified School District are presenting health and safety risks.
Alex Orr, Sierra High School's Class of 2013 valedictorian, has his heart set on a career in the music industry. To get there, he plans to pursue a degree in applied computer science at the University of California, San Diego where he will start his college studies in the fall.
Samantha Shepard's ceramic "Autism Awareness" won Best in Category at the 2013 Manteca Unified School District's Best of the Best Art Show and Sale.
MODESTO – Raul Mora lacks any formal training and admits to having two left feet.
The "Every 15 Minutes" scenario depicting the consequences of drinking and driving, as it relates to high school graduations, played out once again as a stark warning in the Manteca High School athletic field before the upper class students of four area schools.
When it comes to art, Madeleine Romero is as sharp as a tack.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the community to attend the Crystal Apple Awards on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. at the Northland Chapel, 6060 Northland Ave., in Manteca. The event will recognize and honor the outstanding educators in the various high schools in Ripon, Tracy and Manteca.
LATHROP - A pent-up demand for charter schools means the South County's newest public elementary campus - River Islands Technology Academy - will open in August with a waiting list of students trying to get into kindergarten through fourth grade classes.
Amanda Christensen is in an enviable position. The Manteca High School's Class of 2013 co-salutatorian already has her heart set on studying cognitive neuroscience in college. But she is facing a difficult, albeit, a happy dilemma – whether to attend University of California, Los Angeles or New York University.
Manteca High is the green school.
A child's second birthday, for many, is a big to-do for the little one's family and friends.
Airenne Curry of Manteca was presented the Rev. P. Lauritz and Alpha Mork Scholarship award during Honors Day at Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa. The annual event was held April 3 in Waldorf's Atrium.
Lathrop High Principal Mike Horwood was raised in a non-English speaking, single-parent household.
Behind many a successful student is a teacher who inspired them to spread their wings and reach for the stars to achieve their penultimate dream.