The Manteca Unified School District said no. The San Joaquin County Office of Education, in a kinder and gentler manner, also delivered an unequivocal no vote.
RIPON – Ripon Elementary School that earned state distinguished school ranking and at the same time was listed as an underperforming school is officially off the politically motivated hit list targeting bad schools.
RIPON - Promising that 98 percent of their grads will go on to college – 78 percent to four year schools – Ripon Christian High School is offering an open house Thursday night for interested parents and students to take a look at its curriculum.
RIPON - Ripon Christian High athletic director Joe Darretta is pumped up about his school's numerous extra-curricular endeavors.
FRENCH CAMP – Can two lemons power up an LED light?
It might be the time that college students flock to Cancun for endless days of sun-drenched fun.
A charter school that is patterned after Modesto's Great Valley Academy and its Integrated Visual Learning approach may yet become a reality in Manteca by the beginning of the next school year.
New drivers need to start smart.
Students of Manteca Unified's Regional Occupational Program will have a chance to showcase the latest fashion trends on Saturday.
Andrew Andersen and Whitney Ryan performed "Green Eggs and Ham" on Wednesday.
RIPON - The Manteca JC Penney store is a $6,500 sponsor for the Ripon Christian High team involved in a robotic design development competition taking place at the University of California at Davis over three days beginning March 17.
Shasta School has talent.
Have a sundae on a Saturday. Be blessed by St. Joseph. Dine among the honeybees. Feel the breeze with Tommy Bahama.
FRENCH CAMP – It was more than a school that celebrated the grand opening of a new facility.
WESTON RANCH – Darryl George performed his role as a California Highway Patrol officer Tuesday almost to a tee.
The death of a friend and major injuries suffered by others as they walked along East Highway 120 from a bonfire last year were fresh on the minds of many students as they watched this year's Every 15 Minutes at the Manteca High stadium
Manteca Unified teachers will continue to be better paid than their counterparts in Stockton Unified - and most teachers in San Joaquin County - under the latest compensation offer made by the district.
The program is a collaborative effort between the Center for Ecoliteracy and 42 school districts in the Golden State including Manteca Unified. All together, the school districts serve more than 250 million meals a year.
The old sycamore trees in the parking lot of Calla High School are counting their days. They need to come down because their roots are getting into the pipes in the boys' bathroom. There is no definite date set for their removal.
Lincoln Elementary School will play host to more than 30 vendors today for its Spring Boutique.
East Union High senior Alexis Evans' artistic talents stood out so much her impressed teachers awarded her ceramic sculpture Best of Show at this year's annual Evening of the Arts.
Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer's contract has been extended another year by the Board of Trustees.
The annual Planet Party Day held the Manteca Unified School District office grounds is now in its sixth year, thanks to the many sponsors that have made this educational event a success that it is today.
The story of one particular ancient civilization is no longer all Greek to the George McParland School sixth-graders.
Resign voluntarily or get recalled.
STOCKTON - Delta College celebrates its new state-of-the-art Horticulture Center with a dedication on Tuesday, April 14, at 1 p.m.
Call it switching on a high tech light bulb.
Melonie Vaughn of Lathrop High School could be going from Lathrop to Harvard.
"Damn Yankees," the modern retelling of the Faust legend comes alive at Sierra High School. The musical comedy, which ran an impressive 1,019 performances in its original Broadway production in 1955, is being brought to life by the Advanced Theater class of Timberwolves' drama teacher, Dianna Puett.
In preparation for the 2015-2016 school year, New Jerusalem Elementary School and three Delta Charter Schools are accepting applications for kindergarten beginning Thursday, April 16, 9 a.m., in the school office located at 31400 S. Koster Road, Tracy.