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.
Car show Saturday at Sequoia Baptist Manteca High student James Keller's senior project – a car show – takes place this Saturday. Keller is putting together a car show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Sequoia Heights Baptist Church located at the corner of Wawona Street and Union Avenue. All proceeds will help sponsor youngsters with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses attend the NASCAR Victory Junction Gang Camp. ...
Open Enrollment Request forms are now available at all Manteca Unified elementary schools. Open Enrollment Request forms for elementary schools are to be turned in to the school of residence before Thursday, April 30, for possible placement in the fall semester of the 2009-10 school year. All applications will be date and time stamped when received at the school of residence. All elementary request forms will need to be renewed every school year. If there ...
Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting today from 9 a.m.to 3:30 P.M.
RIPON – On top of losing five teachers for the next school year due to retirement, Ripon Unified might also end up laying off 28 employees and reducing the hours of 44 others.
Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting on Wednesday, April 15, from 9 a.m.to 3:30 P.M.
RIPON - Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters saw the parched landscaping at Ripon's newest elementary school and stepped up to the plate to meet the problem head on.
Girls who didn't want to spend a small fortune on their prom or graduation dress got a chance to save some money when the Sierra High School Sober Grad Committee conducted its first annual "gently used" prom dress fundraiser Saturday in the school's drama room. The committee offered slightly-used formal and semi-formal dresses at discount prices to raise funds for their safe and sober after graduation celebration. People who donated a dress could get either ...
The following are eighth graders in the Manteca Unified School District that were promoted last week to high school.
LATHROP – Lisa Lee has a dream. The Lathrop High School's Class of 2013 salutatorian would like to see the day when diabetes will no longer be a scourge to those who have the disease.
The following are students who were among the eighth graders promoted to high school at various Manteca Unified School District campuses.
Sierra High School Class of 2013 salutatorian Rajbir Singh Sooch described high school graduation as the "entrance into the real world."
The past year at Lathrop High represented plenty of first-time achievements.
Julia Vigallon shared a quote from Dr. Seuss at Tuesday's eighth-grade promotion event at Golden West School.
About 79 eighth-grade students at Sequoia School are en route to high school.
Manteca High's co-Valedictorian Derek Benson delivered a speech that could have given professional speechwriters competition Thursday night.
Collin Scholl is an East Union High School survivor. At least, that's how he described himself in his salutatory address delivered during commencement exercises on Thursday at the Lancers' Dino Cunial stadium.
There are no limits to what one can do in life, and the secret to success is to never be discouraged.
Fifty-one students from Nile Garden School were recognized at the annual commencement exercises on Wednesday.
LATHROP – Farhat Khairzadah's list of accomplishments is impressive.
The Veritas School Class of 2013 Promotion Ceremony was a success on Wednesday evening.
Alaina Haena's summer break has only just begun and already she's booked solid through August.
Kimberly LaMar is graduating from East Union High tonight. The Lancers' Class of 2013 valedictorian has a speech to work on and a host of other things to worry about.