When it comes to art, Madeleine Romero is as sharp as a tack. Literally. It isn't that she knows everything about specific art movements or periods or other information that one would expect from an art history major. It isn't even that she wants to make art something that she pursues professionally when she graduates from East Union High School in the spring. But with her raw fingers to tell the tale, Romero showed each ...
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. Beyond the school colors – green and white – MHS stepped up its recycling efforts this year while utilizing some of the earth resources. One example of that was the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp along with the wood shop class working collaboratively on constructing a green house earlier this year using plastic water and soda bottles. In keeping with "go green" theme, students of the Advanced Art classes ...
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.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO The Bulletin These are hectic days for high school seniors, but exciting at the same time. Graduation is about a month away. And for many of the graduating seniors, this is also the time to get everything in order for that giant leap to the next chapter in their lives – to the college or university of their choice, whether it be the junior college in Stockton or Modesto, University of ...
Todd Dunaway has a vision and it doesn't include his best athletes in swimsuits, street clothes or casts.
Students and families of Woodward Elementary School reached their finish line on April 6. The Mustang running club completed its progressive marathon at the "Hit the Streets for Hunger" 1-mile and 5-kilometer race earlier this month. One of the morning's highlights came courtesy of Woodward principal Sherrie Jamero, who ran the 5K with a running club student at her side. Those that completed the progressive marathon – a 26.2-mile journey spread out over several months ...
CORVALLIS - Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll Winter term have been announced by Oregon State University.
It's not merely by chance that Alex Sakata favors his saxophone and trumpet more than the nearly half-dozen musical instruments that he plays quite proficiently.
MODESTO – Interested in learning the story behind the scenery in places like Grand Canyon, Arches, Zion, Bryce Canyon and Mesa Verde National Parks?
St. Anthony of Padua School's graduating class of 2013 will be led by four valedictorians – Jordan Barajas, Zachary Hansen, Joseph Poncini, and Monica Yalung. The eighth graders' class salutatorian is Joelle Hylton.
Collin Scholl, East Union High School's Class of 2013 salutatorian, is headed to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – also known as Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – this fall.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday.
Eighth grader Aubreyanna White enjoyed last year's Medieval Faire at Nile Garden School so much she came to the annual event on Friday wearing the same costume she wore last year when her class put on the show.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees on Tuesday night approved the allocation of $700,000 from Measure M funds to repair severely deteriorating pavements at East Union High School this summer.
The pristine MUVA Culinary Arts Academy opened its doors to curious juniors from area high schools Tuesday morning with student chefs proudly showing them their accomplishments in their stainless steel kitchen, classroom and small café that will soon be open to the public.
What to do with the empty Lindbergh School building, the brick facility that used to house the Manteca Adult School, some of Manteca Unified ROP classes and other programs, is an issue that will be rehashed for the next several months and, perhaps, for the next few years by the district Board of Education.
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.