St. Anthony of Padua School is celebrating a two-decade milestone with an open house on Sunday, March 17.
WESTON RANCH - A Great Valley Elementary School Annex science teacher lost his hair but gained $1,440 for his favorite cause, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Association.
Each high school athlete in the Manteca Unified School District pays $75 for transportation costs.
Manteca Unified School District's competition was fairly small just a few years ago. Primarily Christian schools such as St. Anthony's, Plumfield Academy, Ripon Christian Schools, and Manteca Christian Schools competed with the district for students. And given parents had to come up with the tuition, the numbers of students who opted out of public school was small. Now the school landscape has changed. The Christian schools have been joined by public charter schools in and ...
It's a place where art and science, media and technology, and students' lives and the real world converge.
Each year, students in Angie Anaya's Fashion Merchandising class and club earn their way to the Los Angeles Fashion District.
LATHROP – Brenda Scholl has something in common with her mother that will be hard to match.
Nick Obligacion likes doughnuts. At least that's what he told the students of Risa Hernandez' third grade class at Sequoia Elementary Tuesday morning when he stopped by. Donning his blue uniform and a light duty belt, Obligacion – Manteca's police chief – fielded a handful of prepared questions for the anxious class before calling on students that wanted to know things that weren't on the sheet. And whether he enjoyed the stereotypical snack was one ...
LATHROP – Parents of Lathrop Elementary School students continue to pound the pavement to make their spring fund-raising project a success.
WESTON RANCH - The autobiographical story is about a girl whose life was transformed by words. The author is Patricia Barber Polacco. Her book is simply titled, "Thank You, Mr. Falker."
Students from eight area bands will participate in Manteca High School's second annual Concert Band Festival this Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school theater.
Students of the Manteca Unified District's Regional Occupational Program will again work together at the annual Fashion Show on Saturday.
LATHROP – Tears welled in Jill Schrank's eyes as she left the Dell Osso Farms Country Store. She could barely wipe the teardrops off her face fast enough as she walked to her car. And it was not because the blinding setting sun was hurting her eyes. She was crying because she was so happy. She was finally able to enroll her two young children in a charter school.
All high school and elementary school sites in the Manteca Unified School District will have Open Enrollment request forms available from Friday, March 1, until 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 22.
Area students can again enjoy the likes of Green Eggs and Ham and The Cat in the Hat. That's when Read Across America is held each year in honor of Theodor Geisel who was best known as the beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss. This year's theme is "Grab your Hat and Read with the Cat." For the past 16 years, the National Education Association honors his birthday, March 2 – this date falls on a ...
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.