Several Ripon High School JROTC cadets are only days away from making a trip of a lifetime to the nation's capital.
Steve Winter still remembers the day he first represented Manteca High. Winter and several of his eighth grade buddies had wandered over to the Manteca High swimming pool where a meet was about to get underway. The coach – who knew Winter could swim – had a few holes to plug on his "B" team. So he told Winter he had a pair of trunks if he wanted to compete. Even though it had been ...
In order to address a $23.5 million shortfall, the Manteca Unified school board agreed with more precautionary layoffs at Tuesday's meeting.
Two Manteca Police school resource officers spent the week at Joshua Cowell School where they engaged students to the dangers of gangs in the community.
Joshua Cowell School Principal Harriet Myrick has released the February All Stars of the month.
LATHROP - For his senior project, Humza Mansoor hopes to earn money to help the Manteca Community Action Program and Services projects.
Coming soon to the Manteca Unified School District: 20 buses designed specifically to service special needs students.
Jason Messer is no longer Manteca Unified's acting superintendent. On Tuesday, the school board appointed the employee of the district since 2000 to the top administrative post. Trustees, in closed session, voted 5-2 in favor of Messer. Dissenting were board members Nancy Teicheira and Manuel Medeiros. "Jason, I want to welcome you back to our district," board President Michael Seelye said. Messer was the assistant superintendent of educational services since 2004.He had been juggling his ...
Vern Gebhardt apologized for making a tough decision. As a Manteca Unified school board member, he and his colleagues unanimously voted for part of the budget-reduction plan to issue 89 layoff notices. "It was a reluctant vote," Gebhardt said at Tuesday's session. "But these notices must be in place by the March 15 deadline (to the state Department of Education)." The approved layoff list consisted of 20 school psychologist positions, 10 (single subject) English instructors, ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will meet Tuesday to discuss items affecting next year's budget.
Dr. Seuss Day is coming. For the past 12 years, the National Education Association sponsors Read Across America in celebration of the birthday of beloved children's author Theodor Geisel, who was born on March 2, 1904. Several Manteca Unified sites will be among the thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participating in this day designed to motivate youngsters to read. Throughout the day, special guests consisting of community members, retired teachers, and county, district ...
Weston Ranch High sophomore Ryan Jones was selected to the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in Washington, D.C,. throughout this week.
WESTON RANCH – Weston Ranch High School senior Jennifer Acoba is a big fan of Nick Jonas of the pop group, Jonas Brothers.
A 50-acre site in south Manteca could someday serve as a future high school campus. Plans, however, will be dictated by several factors including growth of Manteca Unified's student population. The South Tinnin Road still has a useful service to the district as a temporary annex to the school farm. At last Tuesday's school board meeting, Jaime Sanchez, who is an instructor at Lathrop High, noted that the district's Ag Project Committee has plans of ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District, as part of their goal to reduce $23 million from the 2009-10 budget, agreed not too long ago to close the doors of both the Sequoia Annex and Lathrop Annex.
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.