Some 70 Ripon Christian High School students stepped up to their graduation ceremonies Friday night in the high school gym with nearly all of them going on to college.
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District could fill several key positions at Tuesday's meeting.
Manteca Unified is in the middle of a budget crisis of what could be described as biblical proportions yet the folks at 2271 West Louise Avenue are crafting plans to spend money to put in a baseball field.
The Manteca High Class of 2009 conducted its Sober Grad Party Thursday night and Friday morning at Manteca Bowl.
The Ripon Christian High Class of 2009 posed for a photo before Friday's commencement exercises.
There was a time closing Lathrop High and shuttering New Haven and Nile Garden schools could have saved Manteca Unified over $2 million.
Sierra High School's 13th and largest graduating class of 438 was fortunate to avoid the rain Friday.
Lauren Mitchell admitted her fears at East Union High's commencement exercises. As co-valedictorian – she shared the top academic honor with Robyn Raker – Mitchell said Friday that some of it had to do with speaking in front of 5,000 friends, family members, and guests packing Dino Cunial Field. But most of her fears had to do with the uncertainty of the future. "The biggest question is: What are you going to do with your ...
It was a great year for Dolphin Joe's at Stella Brockman School. The student-operated coffee shop tended to at least one distinguished guest in State Sen. Lois Wolk, numerous administrators, and catered the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Manteca Unified district office. Dolphin Joe's is the creation of teacher Christine Simoncic, who handles students with special needs. "When I worked in the Bay Area, we had a workability program for students," she said Friday. "But ...
An elaborate Ripon Christian Junior High School graduation saw 58 students cross the stage Thursday night to receive their diplomas from members of the school board.
Graduates from various Manteca Unified School District schools are listed below. Additional names will be published in the coming days. Calla High Allan Abaunza, Enrique Aguilar, Timothy King Alvarado, Reba Alvarada, Josefina Alvarez, Kevin Ancheta, James Anderson, Nicholas Armstrong, Isaac Arvie, Maritza Moreno Avila, Jeffrey Barbieri, Corey Bishop, Trevor Boehmer, Kenneth Bragg, Brittany Cardoza, Castello Sergio, Jessica Ceja, Maria Cervantes, Abraham Cortez, Lindsey Covey, Tyler Davidson, Robert Davis, Viridiana De La Cruz, Charles ...
Next year's senior class will have a different academic experience when they return to classes in August than those from Sierra and East Union high schools who are receiving their diplomas tonight.
Add one more to the list of Manteca High graduates. At Thursday's commencement exercises, retiring Principal Steve Winter received an honorary diploma. "But this one is a little different," said Michael Seelye, president of the Manteca Unified school board. Winter was part of the school's "Tradition of Excellence." He first attended MHS in 1961, with his diploma dating back 48 years to the present. "It makes this guy older than dirt," Seelye kidded. Some 355 ...
WESTON RANCH – When Weston Ranch class of 2009 valedictorian Winnie Bahn first started off as a Cougar four years ago, she sat alone at lunch for the first three months of school.
Monday morning, Lathrop Elementary kicked off their week of Promotion Activities. Lathrop began their day with a breakfast, organized by parent volunteers, in the gym for all students making promotion and their parents.
LATHROP – It's not exactly a battle of the bands. But that is what this fund-raising event will look like on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the multipurpose room of Mossdale Elementary School in Lathrop.
Three trucks full of donations from Manteca Unified School teachers and students, plus a $500 cash donation were delivered to the Lodi Support Our Troops this week. More than 2,000 hand-written student letters addressed to the American soldiers also accompanied the donated items which will be mailed in care packages to American soldiers serving overseas in time for the holidays. This is a project of the Manteca Educators Association started by ...
Nearly a dozen bands, including the Mossdale Elementary School band in Lathrop, will be performing on stage from 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the multipurpose room. It's all for a philanthropic cause. All proceeds will go to a trust to help the family of school custodian Ronnie LeMay who was diagnosed with brain cancer three years ago. The husband, his wife and their four children live ...
Manteca Unified could be up for a costly special election in June based on Monday's San Joaquin County Board of Education meeting.
Calla High School staff and students are adopting American service men and women this Christmas. They are asking the public to help them collect items that will be mailed in time for the holidays. Donations must be dropped off at Calla High, corner E. Highway 120 and Austin Road, by Wednesday, Nov. 6. The project is in cooperation with the Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II Memorial Troop Support Program. For ...
The iconic Lindbergh School which has been vacant for a while is open for business once again.
Mark McDonald, the father of a 4-year-old who is attending Manteca Unified's Kids Academy for pre-kindergarten students, would like to see automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, available in district classrooms.
*MUSD Perfect STAR students
There's a campus growing at the Manteca Unified School District property on the corner of West Louise Avenue and South Airport Way.
Name that school district campus. Individuals and groups are invited to submit a name for the campus at the Manteca Unified School District on West Louise Avenue. Deadline for submission is Friday, Oct. 25. Contact the Superintendent's Office at (209) 858-0729 for more details.
Five years ago, longtime Manteca Unified School District employee and community volunteer Faustina Rosas lost her battle against cancer. A few years before that, Kelly Cardoza of the district office personnel department lost her young cousin Jowell Griggs, a young wife and mother, to the same dreaded disease after a short but valiant fight.
*Fundraiser for MUSD homeless students
A resolution unanimously approved by the Manteca Unified School District Board of Education recognizes and appreciates "all veterans and their families for their contributions for the freedoms and way of life benefited by all in the United States of America." The resolution also "encourages schools to participate in appropriate activities to honor the dedication and sacrifices of our country's veterans during the week of Veterans Day."
It was the "Day of the Writer" last week at Manteca High School when students took pen to paper and chalk to concrete during all their classes – even in PE.
Nearly $50 million of Measure M funds have been used so far to fund 22 different projects that have been completed.