RIPON - Teachers throughout California are closely following Ripon High instructor Terri Messick's challenge of a state edict to obtain certification that her teaching techniques are sensitive to the needs of non-English-speaking students.
RIPON - Ripon High music and performing arts teacher Terri Messick who is currently under fire for not having taken specific courses as directed by her school board has drawn considerable support on a Facebook page.
RIPON - Two students that Ripon Unified leaders pulled from Terry Messick's performing arts classes because she wasn't fluent in Spanish turned out to be able to readily speak and understand English according to testimony presented on Tuesday.
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District approved the outline Tuesday of next year's financial plan.
RIPON - A beloved 30-year Ripon High performing arts teacher is fighting for her job after refusing to comply with district orders to obtain certification needed to prove she can teach Spanish-speaking students who are learning English.
Students from Lathrop Elementary School will be recognized for their efforts as published writers at Tuesday's Manteca Unified school board meeting.
RIPON – Some have been classmates for the past 13 years,
The following are eighth graders promoted to high school at Manteca Unified's Widmer and Golden West elementary schools.
TURLOCK – Medical school is just around the corner for the youngest graduate among the 2,345 students eligible to participate in commencement ceremonies at California State University, Stanislaus today.
RIPON - The following are eighth graders at Ripon and Ripona schools in the Ripon Unified School District that have graduated.
The following are eighth graders at Manteca Unified's Stella Brockman, Shasta and Woodward schools that earned promotion to high school.
The following are Neil Hafley and Lathrop elementary school students who were promoted to high school after successfully completing their studies.
Calla High School has graduated its Class of 2010.
RIPON - The following are among the eighth graders who were promoted last week to high school at Ripon Unified School District elementary campuses.
The memo about being done with high school after Friday's graduation ceremony apparently never circulated the halls of Manteca High.
The third of Manteca Unified's three vocational academy programs, be.first, will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new facilities on the district campus.
Nancy Teicheira is someone who doesn't get fazed easily. Time after time, she has shown that she is made of stern stuff – as a farmer, as a wife and mother, as a cancer survivor, and soon-to-be a four-term member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees.
A member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees is considering filing a complaint to the San Joaquin County Grand Jury over "possible" Brown Act violations involving Trustee Sam Fant.
Manteca Unified staff and families of students in the school district are invited and encouraged to attend information sessions to become familiarized with the technology involved in launching the $30 million Going Digital project. The program will equip all 23,000+ students in the district, from elementary to high school, with a computer laptop to use at school and at home, to get them prepared and ready for the challenges of 21st-century education.
Desiree Mendola was shocked and surprised to discover that she's the first student athlete at Lathrop High to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.
Ashley Drain has worked with youth since her days at East Union High School. But her "passion for teen-agers kicked in" when she was in college.