FFA is a dynamic youth organization that is a part of agricultural education programs at middle schools and high schools. Founded as the Future Farmers of America, the name was changed in 1988 to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, student members are engaged in a wide range of curriculum and FFA activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in agriculture. FFA is structured on three levels: local, state and national.
Schools throughout Manteca unified are staging winter concerts next week.
Janet Dyk recognized six students of the Manteca Unified School District for their efforts during the recent AgVenture.
The "Ladybug" could be the latest technological innovation to hit the classrooms.
San Joaquin County Public Health and San Joaquin County Office of Education's school health administrators recently met to discuss the current H1N1 vaccine status.
The Manteca Unified's use-of-facility fees are on the rise.
RIPON - A concerned Ripon resident, Lisa Weinstein, raised a red flag for Ripon Unified School District trustees last week over the approved construction of a Clearwire Internet tower near Weston Elementary School.
"GREATS" is an academic rally at Lathrop High that stands for Grades, Responsibility, Excellence, Attitude, and Spirit.
Due to continuing financial challenges, the Manteca Unified School District administrative offices will be closed from Nov. 23 through 27.
RIPON - Ripon farmer David Phippen went before the Ripon Unified School District Board of Trustees last week asking permission to put funds earned from the school farm back into upgrading and replanting the acreage at a projected cost of $63,000.
The top finishers of the recent Manteca Unified Spelling Bee are gearing up for the next round of words.
East Union High leadership students conducted canned food drives on two consecutive Saturdays benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.
Golden West School, 1031 N. Main St., will host a Scholastic Book Fair on Nov. 16-20, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. to purchase books for children, classroom libraries, and the media center. Families, teachers, and the community are invited to attend the book fair, featuring the theme Destination Book Fair, Read Around the World.
Poonam Dehal knows that growth happens.
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.