LATHROP – Those that showed up 30 minutes before the Lathrop High School graduation last year learned a hard lesson.
Going solar for Manteca Unified is starting to pay off. Of the 9.1 million kWh (kilowatt hour) of electricity that the district consumed so far during fiscal year 2013-2014, 2.5 kWh – or 27 percent – was generated by the array of solar installations at the school district and about two-dozen other campus locations. The remaining 73 percent was generated by PG&E.
There was no band playing the grandiose strains of "Pomp and Circumstance."
Troy Fast called the first-ever recipients of Manteca High's Honor The Code patch an "eclectic" group.
Weston Ranch High School likes suspense. While the other comprehensive high schools in the Manteca Unified School District have announced the names of their graduating class valedictorians and salutatorians, Weston Ranch wants to continue its tradition of maintaining the suspense by not revealing at this point the names of its top graduates.
It was an hour-long competition to make the best cheese sandwich in Manteca.
The California State University, Stanislaus chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi held its annual initiation ceremony May 2 to welcome 73 new student initiates - the most in the chapter's 16-year history - and six new faculty and administration initiates.
Larry Grimes, Sierra High School's Science Department Chairman who teaches Biology, Physiology, and AP Biology, is the recipient of the prestigious Cortopassi award for 2013.
Manteca High School senior Poonam Kaur Dehal holds a certificate in Suicide Intervention Training.
If you're looking for custom-made flower arrangements made on the spot for Mother's Day, stop by the Manteca Unified School Farm on Saturday between 9 a.m. until noon.
San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Mick Founts may not be a contender in the June 3 primary elections. But his presence still dominates the three-way election race.
Fourth-grade students at Joshua Cowell School were inspired after reading 'Shiloh.'
Teresa Morales and Carlos Belmonte were announced as Cinco de Mayo queen and king at Monday's Manteca High lunch-time festivities.
Howard Holtsman of Manteca has received the Association of California School Administrators Robert E. Kelly Retired Volunteer of the Year award.
MODESTO – Seats are still available in Modesto Junior College's Friday-Saturday and Saturday only summer classes. Appreciation of Art, Introduction to Human Services, Philosophy and Spanish 1 are being offered in the Friday-Saturday pattern and Physical Geography is offered on Saturdays.
Two academies at the South Stockton campus of the San Joaquin County Office of Education were locked down for about an hour Friday morning when a half dozen witnesses reported seeing three teens - including one with a hand gun - riding bicycles in the area.
Numbers are a gauge to measure one's popularity and importance.
Take pride in being a millennial.
LATHROP – E.T. used a Speak-and-Spell, an umbrella and a coffee can to communicate with another world.
Manteca Unified School District's Trustee Awards went to four graduating students for their academic accomplishments Wednesday evening at Park View Elementary School. Trustee Kit Oase presented the honors to Emily Green, Vikash Raja, Thomas Vaughn and Megan Johnson.
Ripon High School graduating senior Tami Myers had a serious message to the graduating eighth graders who are going into high school four years after her graduation from Weston Elementary School.
Pete Rodriguez squinted as he focused his black state-of-the-art smart phone on his grandson Jordan D'Amico. The eighth grader was one of 60 students who were on the stage inside the Lincoln Elementary School Cafeteria on Wednesday which was crammed with family members and school and district staff attending the Promotion Ceremony for the Class of 2014 who will be attending high school in the fall.
Music, song, and messages of hope and celebration marked the Class of 2014 Brock Elliott School Promotion Ceremony on Wednesday.
It's hard to believe that Kiran Preet was once a shy person.
What's the point of having friends if they can't be there to support you?
The author of a bestselling children's mystery book entertained students at Woodward School.
Eighth-grade students at Stella Brockman School bid adieu Wednesday.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Michael Seelye was very impressed.
In less than three hours Sierra High School's seniors will board a bus and drive the six hours down to Valencia to partake in grad night at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Sixth graders at Stella Brockman School took part in their version of the annual Greek Olympic Games on Friday.