When people hear about what Larry Grimes do for a living, they cringe.
Larry Grimes' colleagues and students at Sierra High School are familiar with a lot of things about the 2014 Cortopassi Family Foundation Excellence in Science Teaching awardee.
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.
LATHROP – Czarina Calayan of Lathrop, was among about 340 graduates at the Fresno Pacific University's spring commencement, which took place at 7 p.m. in Chukchansi Park (Grizzlies Stadium) in downtown Fresno. Graduates came from the traditional undergraduate, bachelor's degree completion and master's degree programs, including those of Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary.
Meet the 158 newly minted published authors in the Manteca Unified School District and surrounding areas.
Diana Duarte is only 9 years old but she already knows what she wants to be when she grows up.
The after-school pilot project conducted in spring in Weston Ranch was deemed quite successful. Now, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees is looking into possibly continuing the program. The issue is how to do that and where to get the money to keep it going.
Florence Luiz was 108 years old when she died a couple of years ago.