RIPON - A 9-year-old Ripon elementary school fourth grader has won first place in a national toothbrush design contest.
STOCKTON – Manteca High competed in the 29th annual San Joaquin Academic Decathlon championship Feb. 6.
RIPON - The elimination of coaching stipends in Ripon will bring an end to high school sports according to athletic director Chris Johnson.
Lathrop School is doing its part to assist the people of Haiti.
As part of Manteca Unified's Character Counts program, Stella Brockman School students have steadily worked on activities that go towards good causes.
Nearly 100 students from the special needs programs from throughout San Joaquin County were thrilled Wednesday to take part in the annual Happy Valentine's Dance held at Manteca High.
Manteca Unified students will start the 2010-11 school year a week later than previously expected.
Joshua Cowell School Principal Harriet Myrick has announced the All Stars for January.
RIPON - Ripon Unified school trustees are looking to a grant writer to plug some of the holes in their state funding by approving a six-month trial with California Consulting grant writing services.
ATLANTA - Laurin Sephos of Manteca, daughter of Andrew S. Sephos and Marie A. Raymus, was named to the Dean's List of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., for the 2009 fall semester.
RIPON - Striking out the band is going to hit a sour note with elementary school musicians in the next round of potential cuts for the Ripon Unified School District.
Friday members of the Walter Woodward Elementary School leadership class were busy organizing a fund raiser for the Lymphoma Foundation of America by taping up their principal Sherrie Jamero during the noon hour.
Sierra High Sober Grad is having a Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament to raise money for grad night on May 27.
Retired San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Frederick Wentworth is appealing the action taken by the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) to reduce his retirement pension from $291,732 a year to $234,929.
In February, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees gave Superintendent Jason Messer the OK to ink a lease-leaseback contract with Vanden Bos Electric, Inc for the scope of work in the Going Digital project at three schools – Lathrop Elementary, Great Valley Elementary in Weston Ranch, and Manteca Day School. The total cost for these three sites was $177,232.
During the budget crisis six years ago, Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer took a 5 percent pay cut which lowered his base salary to $176,441.51 – down from $186,222.38. That figure remained the same through June 30, 2011.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College will hold Spirit Team and mascot try-outs on Saturday, March 22, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Gymnasium located on East Campus.
Today is the last day of filing for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent. Candidate's papers have to be filed at the county Registrar of Voters in Stockton by 5 p.m.
When Mick Founts took over as superintendent of San Joaquin County Office of Education, his annual base salary was set at $235,000.
One of the three candidates vying for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent has made a campaign pledge to take a 15 percent voluntary reduction in salary if elected.
Sierra High School's Sober Grad committee will be hosting the 4th annual Manteca Firefighters vs. Manteca Police Officers in a charity basketball game on Wednesday, March 19, starting at 6:30 p.m.
Cheer takes dedication, commitment and hard work.
Today promises to be a fun fowl day, and so much more, at the Manteca Unified School Farm.
The fun was just beginning at Stella Brockman School.
They read. They listened to readings. They watched various people reading their favorite books. They wore Dr. Seuss character costumes. They ate green eggs – scrambled – and green apples. They wore hats that looked like the one worn by the character in The Cat in the Hat with a spelling twist.
It's market day. The venue is a spacious grassy field that's about the size of a baseball field. Around the perimeter of the field are tables laden with an array of handmade and one-of-a-kind creations that range from practical and simply decorative to whimsical and plain utilitarian.
Expect another collaborative effort Saturday for the Regional Occupational Program Fashion Merchandising's Fashion Show.
The 3rd Annual Crystal Apple Awards took place Saturday evening at the Northland building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.