RIPON – With a budget shortfall of almost $970,000 from last year, times are tight for the Ripon Unified School District.
Where will it be this summer? Paddling Lake Como in Italy or exploring the coast of Spain? Or perhaps touring the Black Forest in Germany or visiting Copenhagen in Denmark? How about the city of Curitiba in Southern Brazil? These adventures and others await students who participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange of summer 2009.
Crawling through a simulated attic ducting, dismantling a car with the Jaws of Life and ascending to the top of the Manteca Fire Department's new aerial ladder was all part of the day Tuesday for a dozen Manteca Chamber of Commerce Junior Ambassadors.
Six drafting students from the Manteca Unified School District qualified for the 42nd Annual State Leadership Conference / SkillsUSA Championship in Fresno.
For nearly three weeks, the Manteca High drafting class design team of Aaron Wells-Rattler, Rigo Gutierrez, Anthony Ruiz, Tosha Monty and Devan Heupel toiled with their robotic project.
Joshua Cowell School Principal Harriet Myrick has announced the January Cowell All Stars picked based on citizenship and academic effort.
WESTON RANCH – In the 10 years or so of conducting the mock trial involving those in the Regional Occupational Programs, Joe Waller has yet to reach a consensus on the verdict from all three classes.
Amanda Christensen and Logan Newcomb were among the 1.6 million in Washington, DC's, National Mall during the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Each year, Victoria Brunn takes students from her Regional Occupational Program's Fashion Merchandising class to Los Angeles.
RIPON – Even after a special meeting where the Board of Education weighed their options about how to deal with a deficit of more than $1 million, the Ripon Unified School District still doesn't know which way to proceed.
For her senior project, Manteca High's Amy Cross is organizing a scramble golf tournament.
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Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will no doubt have a tough task Tuesday when considering the next series of budget cuts for the 2009-10 school year.
It could end up coming down to one of the big three – transportation, an across-the-board pay cut, or the closing of Lathrop High School.
Manteca Unified's mid-year cut package as proposed by Acting Superintendent Jason Messer could put a damper on transportation.
Manteca Unified School District is dipping into reserves to cover a $9 million shortfall due to the state not covering the tab for home-to-school transportation and special education.
Evelyn Moore is going for 24. She is reaching the tail end of her fifth term as Manteca Unified School District Trustee representing Area 5. And she will be adding four more years to her 20-year tenure, starting right after the Nov. 4 elections.
TRACY – Amanda Spencer never thought she would see the day she would earn her high school diploma after leaving an area high school in 2010. That changed on Monday when the Lodi resident was awarded a diploma from Delta Charter Online, a new Tracy-based charter school authorized by New Jerusalem Elementary School District.
Manteca Unified 10th graders who took the 2014 California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in March showed "slightly higher passing rates" in both English Language Arts and Math when compared to the overall San Joaquin County and state passing rates.
Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Sierra High School Hall of Fame. Deadline for submissions is midnight on Friday, Oct. 3, with the selections to be announced three days later.
The faulty fire alarm system at East Union High is forcing the use of staff to stand guard around campus when the system is malfunctioning.