Joshua Cowell Elementary School president Mckena Hoppis challenged her schoolmates by calling on them to do this simple task: "I would like for everyone, when they see a first responder, if you could just smile and just say thank you. I know it makes a big impact on them."
Below are three of the students' speeches shared on 911 Patriot Day at Joshua Cowell Elementary School last week.
The campaign to get Manteca Unified's $159 million Measure G bond passed in the November election is in full swing.
Since 1989, Soroptimist International of Manteca every year has donated thousands of dollars to Manteca Unified School District. To date, the total is $311,500 – and counting.
Two words are transformed into action every year on September 11 at Joshua Cowell Elementary School: service and remembrance.
Several Weston Ranch residents came to the defense of Manteca Unified Trustee Sam Fant at the Tuesday night Board of Trustee meeting over a column in Tuesday's Manteca Bulletin suggesting he should resign.
Art students in the Manteca Unified School District are invited to take part in a competition that could earn them some cool cash plus an opportunity to launch their artistic careers.
It's a three-bedroom, two-bath, moderately-sized family home in an older neighborhood.
Churches don't have a monopoly on sacrificial giving. Teachers do it every day, all the time, for their students.
He's the second challenger taking on an established incumbent in the race for the Manteca Unified Board of Education.
The third annual Patriot Day celebration at Joshua Cowell Elementary School will honor all first responders.
It was a first-hand fact-finding tour of the Give Every Child a Chance free tutoring program by Congressman Jeff Denham Thursday afternoon as he met with CEO Carol Davis in the Sun West Place headquarters followed by a close look at GECAC educational operations at Sequoia Elementary School.
The $159 million Manteca Unified School bond on the Nov. 4 ballot is not simply a rehab of existing schools that have safety, health, and aging issues such as structural concerns.
Two members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees whose terms are ending at the end of the year will not be going through the election process. They will be automatically appointed for another four years on the board.
The teachers in Manteca Unified School District have spoken. They are unanimously endorsing the $159 million Measure G school bond, the election of the four incumbent members of the Board of Trustees, and James Mousalimas for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.
Next stop for embattled special ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon is the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, March 3, where he plans to plead once more that he be reinstated to his teaching position at Veritas Elementary School.
Dale Fritchen – a former two-term Manteca Unified trustee – believes that the school board has violated the Brown Act in at least three instances.
TRACY – Bob Elliott, San Joaquin County Supervisor, District 5, will deliver the keynote address at this year's Delta Charter High School Commencement Exercises.
Parents of Special Education students in Manteca Unified and their supporters are holding a rally on Friday in front of the school district office to demand that district officials meet with them and reinstate teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon to his job by Monday, March 2.
Leo Bennett-Cauchon, Manteca Unified's special ed teacher who continues to be on leave of absence with pay, is taking his cause to Lathrop High School.
What are the current fashion trends among young people?
Ashley Drain has absolutely no problem with the Manteca Unified "Going Digital" initiative.
The ongoing investigation by Manteca Police into alleged improper relations with a student by Manteca Unified special ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon involves not just one student, according to school district officials.
Individuals who are interested in serving on the Measure G Oversight Committee are invited to submit their applications for consideration.
East Union High School's Lancer Battalion Academic team captured second place in the 8th Brigade Academic Test. The test was created by the 8th Brigade to promote a centralized academic focus and curriculum.
It's day two of Manteca Unified special education teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchion's vigil in front of the district administration office on West Louise Avenue.
Jason Messer remembers the Bank of America armed robbery in September of 2009.
When Manteca Unified School District officials return to work this morning after a three-day weekend off, they will be met by Leo Bennett-Cauchon outside the West Louise Avenue entrance to the property.
Annisity Miller tracks her name on the board hanging high above the weight room at Sierra High.
Parents and guardians of students in Manteca Unified School District are being alerted about individuals claiming to be Microsoft representatives and telling the students they need their remote access to their personal computers.