Neither rain nor gloomy gray skies on Thursday dampened the enthusiasm of the nearly 2,000 Manteca Unified sixth graders who attended the annual Planet Party Day at the Manteca Unified School District office campus on West Louise Avenue.
Band students from the Reynolds Secondary School in Canada can thank social media for Thursday's hookup in Manteca.
Charity begins at home, so the saying goes. It's also where lessons about being green begins, with those little steps serving as the beginning of long-range and lifelong energy-saving practices that will impact generations to come.
The new National Collegiate Athletic Association gym at the San Joaquin County Office of Education's Excel Academy on Arch Road north of Manteca had plenty of local ties.
LATHROP – It's being called the Spartan Arts Invasion. It's free and it's open to the public.
All that remains of the preschool playground at George McFall School is a small pile of twisted metal and a sprawling pile of plastic ash.
LATHROP – The hustle and bustle of the big city with small-time gamblers and band members of the Save-a-Soul Mission is the part of the opening scene for Lathrop High School Advance Theatre production, "Guys and Dolls."
Larry Lousen lives and plays in Southern California, but his work breaths life onto the campuses of local high schools.
Manteca High School tennis teams will be able to use the campus tennis courts again after the spring break.
Mary Ann Tolbert nearly had to call off this year's Medieval Day. She mentioned that possibility to her seventh-grade students at St. Anthony School only to be met by disappointment. "They really wanted to do it this year," said Tolbert, who said the exercise is part of the junior high curriculum for European Medieval history. Fortunately, Medieval Day went on as planned. As a culmination of their weeklong studies, the seventh-grade students, who were also ...
There will be one group of sixth graders that will not be riding the school bus to the annual Planet Party on Thursday, April 4, at the Manteca Unified Office campus.
WESTON RANCH - By a unanimous vote of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, Kathy Brown was appointed to the permanent position of vice principal at Great Valley Elementary School in Weston Ranch.
LATHROP – For the past month, some parents at Lathrop High have been receiving an education of sorts.
Manteca Unified School District broke ground Thursday in more ways than one. The groundbreaking ceremonies that took place in the fields behind Golden West Elementary School was not merely to kick off the first phase of the district's Renewable Energy Efficiency Project, or REEP, with the Golden West campus as the first of 26 campus sites for the ground-mounted and parking-lot solar installations. The solar project is, more importantly, breaking fiscal grounds that will result ...
LATHROP - An "Every 15 Minutes" simulated fatal vehicle crash killing one Lathrop High student and injuring five others was played out Thursday morning in the high school football stadium before some 500 juniors and seniors.
The pristine MUVA Culinary Arts Academy opened its doors to curious juniors from area high schools Tuesday morning with student chefs proudly showing them their accomplishments in their stainless steel kitchen, classroom and small café that will soon be open to the public.
What to do with the empty Lindbergh School building, the brick facility that used to house the Manteca Adult School, some of Manteca Unified ROP classes and other programs, is an issue that will be rehashed for the next several months and, perhaps, for the next few years by the district Board of Education.
When William Hollingsworth gets together with his friends, they do the same things normal high school kids do.
Severely deteriorating pavements at two high school and one elementary school campuses in the Manteca Unified School District are presenting health and safety risks.
Alex Orr, Sierra High School's Class of 2013 valedictorian, has his heart set on a career in the music industry. To get there, he plans to pursue a degree in applied computer science at the University of California, San Diego where he will start his college studies in the fall.
Samantha Shepard's ceramic "Autism Awareness" won Best in Category at the 2013 Manteca Unified School District's Best of the Best Art Show and Sale.
MODESTO – Raul Mora lacks any formal training and admits to having two left feet.
The "Every 15 Minutes" scenario depicting the consequences of drinking and driving, as it relates to high school graduations, played out once again as a stark warning in the Manteca High School athletic field before the upper class students of four area schools.
When it comes to art, Madeleine Romero is as sharp as a tack.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the community to attend the Crystal Apple Awards on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. at the Northland Chapel, 6060 Northland Ave., in Manteca. The event will recognize and honor the outstanding educators in the various high schools in Ripon, Tracy and Manteca.