FFA is a dynamic youth organization that is a part of agricultural education programs at middle schools and high schools. Founded as the Future Farmers of America, the name was changed in 1988 to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, student members are engaged in a wide range of curriculum and FFA activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in agriculture. FFA is structured on three levels: local, state and national.
Schools throughout Manteca unified are staging winter concerts next week.
Janet Dyk recognized six students of the Manteca Unified School District for their efforts during the recent AgVenture.
The "Ladybug" could be the latest technological innovation to hit the classrooms.
San Joaquin County Public Health and San Joaquin County Office of Education's school health administrators recently met to discuss the current H1N1 vaccine status.
The Manteca Unified's use-of-facility fees are on the rise.
RIPON - A concerned Ripon resident, Lisa Weinstein, raised a red flag for Ripon Unified School District trustees last week over the approved construction of a Clearwire Internet tower near Weston Elementary School.
"GREATS" is an academic rally at Lathrop High that stands for Grades, Responsibility, Excellence, Attitude, and Spirit.
Due to continuing financial challenges, the Manteca Unified School District administrative offices will be closed from Nov. 23 through 27.
RIPON - Ripon farmer David Phippen went before the Ripon Unified School District Board of Trustees last week asking permission to put funds earned from the school farm back into upgrading and replanting the acreage at a projected cost of $63,000.
The top finishers of the recent Manteca Unified Spelling Bee are gearing up for the next round of words.
East Union High leadership students conducted canned food drives on two consecutive Saturdays benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.
Golden West School, 1031 N. Main St., will host a Scholastic Book Fair on Nov. 16-20, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. to purchase books for children, classroom libraries, and the media center. Families, teachers, and the community are invited to attend the book fair, featuring the theme Destination Book Fair, Read Around the World.
The open spaces at Lincoln Elementary School will be transformed into a bustling marketplace.
The Manteca Unified school bond, commonly known as Measure G, did not receive 68 percent of the votes as predicted by the results of a survey taken early in summer.
The voters' message was clear: out with the old, and in with the new on the Manteca Unified School District board.
Growing up on a dairy farm, Daniel Botelho knows by heart the many challenges that the farming industry faces.
The annual District Spelling Bee will be held Thursday, Nov. 13, in the Dorothy Mulvihill Performing Arts of Manteca High School. Organized by the Elementary Education Department, the event will begin at 6:30 p.m.
A whole town celebrated the grand opening Thof be.tech Academy's First Responders class with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The third of Manteca Unified's three vocational academy programs, be.first, will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new facilities on the district campus.
Nancy Teicheira is someone who doesn't get fazed easily. Time after time, she has shown that she is made of stern stuff – as a farmer, as a wife and mother, as a cancer survivor, and soon-to-be a four-term member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees.
A member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees is considering filing a complaint to the San Joaquin County Grand Jury over "possible" Brown Act violations involving Trustee Sam Fant.
Manteca Unified staff and families of students in the school district are invited and encouraged to attend information sessions to become familiarized with the technology involved in launching the $30 million Going Digital project. The program will equip all 23,000+ students in the district, from elementary to high school, with a computer laptop to use at school and at home, to get them prepared and ready for the challenges of 21st-century education.
Desiree Mendola was shocked and surprised to discover that she's the first student athlete at Lathrop High to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.
Ashley Drain has worked with youth since her days at East Union High School. But her "passion for teen-agers kicked in" when she was in college.
Don Scholl, the current president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, is seeking another four-year term in the November 4 elections.
It's official. Manteca High School will be on block scheduling starting the 2015-2016 school year.
Manteca Unified School District could expand its block schedule model to include Manteca High beginning in the school year 2015-2016.