LATHROP – Priscilla Rodriguez was more than intimidated when she decided to venture out and try her hand in the leadership class at Lathrop High School.
LATHROP – Jorvic Ramos and Justin Fernandez stood tall as they made their way across the Lathrop High School campus.
Jasmine Currimao may have saved her toughest assignment for last.
LATHROP – It was a historical first for Lathrop on Friday as the community celebrated the first students to earn high school diplomas without leaving town.
Over 300 seniors at East Union High received their diplomas Thursday at Dino Cunial Field.
Dallas Mould, the Manteca High School Class of 2011 valedictorian, noted in her valedictory speech what everybody in the world already knew – the world did not end on May 21, just five days before – as predicted by Bay Area radio prophet Harold Camping.
WESTON RANCH -The wind that swept through the stadium at Weston Ranch Thursday evening might have been more of a sign than most people realized.
RIPON - Ripon Unified school board trustee Ernie Tyhurst presented two Trustee Awards at Tuesday night's graduation ceremonies at Weston Elementary School. Class President Emma Lewis welcomed the parents and friends to the school auditorium.
RIPON - Seven Colony Oak Elementary School graduates were presented with the coveted Trustee Awards Tuesday night by board member Kit Oase in the multi-use room on the Ripon campus.
RIPON - A total of 51 Ripon Elementary School graduates received their diplomas from Trustee Donna Parks Tuesday night at the Ripon High School multi-use room before a crowd of parents and friends.
RIPON - The songs, the special messages, and their class motto all converged into one defining moment Tuesday evening for the Ripon High School's Class of 2011.
Sixteen Brock Elliott School eighth graders were lauded for perfect grade point averages at commencement ceremonies Wednesday evening in the Sierra High School gymnasium. Another 11 were credited with earning grade point averages of 3.5 or greater from the class of more than 100 students.
It might have been a small class of students that participated in the eighth grade promotion ceremony Tuesday evening at Veritas Elementary, but that only made the ceremony all the more intimate.
Once a Mustang, always a Mustang.
LATHROP - Widmer Elementary Principal. Suzan Turner-Kelley opened the 2011 promotion ceremonies in a packed Widmer gymnasium to help send her graduating class into to the next stage in their lives.
"Summer" vacation for 600 plus Manteca Unified students starts in mid-December and ends in mid-March.
The season for Pomp and Circumstance at Manteca Unified School District will kick off on Thursday, May 21.
Thunderous cheers filled the air Friday noon as Nile Garden School seventh grade students opened their 20th Celtic Faire in the school's courtyard with the blessing of their history teacher "King Lewis" after he was pulled into the heart of the activities by a pair of bards.
Douglas and Antoinette Carraway experienced racism at Walter Woodward Elementary School.
There were plenty of things said during the discussion about whether Manteca Unified School Board Trustee Sam Fant should face censure for his behavior surrounding a set of personal Facebook pictures of a district employee that took the air out of the room Thursday night.
Filling the seat vacated by Alexander Bronson could be the first time area-only elections are conducted in the Manteca Unified School District.
Both of the Manteca Unified school board members who were charged last month with a host of felonies stemming from a voter fraud inquiry into registering to vote to run for trustee positions they were not legally entitled were notified days in advance by the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office that the charges were coming.
This summer, Great Valley Writing Project at CSU Stanislaus will offer academic writing camps for K-12 students in Manteca, Ripon, and Tracy. Since 2005, these programs have been advertised as "GVWP Writing & Technology Workshops," but they recently changed their title to "Great Valley Writing Camps."
Facebook could be getting another Manteca Unified School District board member in trouble.
Claudette Alves chased her students through the bark, around the bars and up the flight of stairs that lead to the slides.
The San Joaquin AgFest Junior Show and Auction is scheduled next month.
Great Valley Writing Project at CSU Stanislaus will offer summer writing programs in Manteca, Ripon, and Tracy for students who are currently enrolled in grades K-12. Enrollment is open to the public.
Manteca Unified high school students and their parents now have expanded choices.
It's been a banner week for Sierra High senior Riley Cardoza – and it's only Tuesday.