The multimillion-dollar renewable energy project of the Manteca Unified School District that will have solar panels installed in more than two-dozen high school and elementary campuses is quickly moving along.
With arsenic content exceeding safe drinking water levels at Nile Garden Elementary well waters, the school site has been relying on potable water being supplied by a service provider.
Like mother, like daughter. It's a trite statement that's become so stale due to overuse. But it's the perfect description for Janet Dyk of Manteca and her only daughter, Amy Bavaro, of Escalon.
WESTON RANCH – When Alison Ordner saw one of August Knodt School's students featured in the 2013 Central Valley Air calendar but didn't get the proper credit, she did something about it.
Woodward School first trimester honor roll students are: Fourth grade Zalaa Afzal, Sonia Arun, Sukhjot Badh, Isabella Belaski, Nana Bell, Jewlea Bettencourt, Kiana Briseno, Jackson Brunn, Austin Buschow, Mario Cardenas, Emma Carrillo, Peter Cefalu, Kensey Cope, Caela Cunanan, Andrea Delgadillo, Megan Densmore, Emily Eavenson, Jaycob Funsch, Tristan Garcia, Mia Gonzaleaz, Mario Hernandez, Zachary Huffsstutler, Haley Hutchison, Kyaira Jacobs, Aleena James, Tyler Kellery, Christopher Lane, Janiece Lucas, Edrees Mahmood, Isabel Martinez, Tucker McLarty, Grace Mejorado, ...
An ambitious renewable-energy project, the launching of a vocational charter school, new faces on the Board of Education, and students making great strides academically were among the news that dominated 2012 for Manteca Unified School District.
A funny thing happened when Sierra High Associated Student Body Secretary Riley Cardoza started raising money with her fellow leadership students to attend the inauguration in Washington, D.C.
RIPON - During this time of the year we individually become the definition of stress with the horrible things that often surround us. By the end of the day we are equally exhausted and sometimes sad. The monster of anxiety breathing down one's back is hardly a comfortable state.
Students at Woodward School followed Andrew's dream of having freckles.
Jason Messer started his public education career well aware that being a teacher could one day mean having to protect students from gunmen.
Shaky was back at the Star Bar Friday for the annual barroom brawl at the Star Bar. He's the central character in the Careers in Law Enforcement classes under the direction of instructor Joe Waller. In one of his morning sessions, Christian Gonzalez, who is a Manteca High senior, enjoyed playing the jealous and antagonistic Shaky. "It was fun (playing Shaky)," he said. As Shaky, he's involved in domestic dispute – in this case, East ...
WESTON RANCH – Annel Mercado just found out what it's like to be famous.
RIPON – Drug test or not to drug test. Ripon High Leadership students discussed just that during a recent review on routine policy updates from the California School Board Association. CSBA, as an optional policy, recommended that school districts can chose to have a drug testing program in place for student athletes and activities. Bret Harte High, according to Ripon Unified Superintendent Louise Johnson, has one in the athletic handbook that includes random drug testing ...
RIPON – Technology has been a big concern at Ripon Unified as of late. But some relief appears to be in sight. At the recent San Joaquin County Data Processing Joints Power Agreement meeting, Superintendent Louise Johnson received word that Microsoft would no longer support Windows 3.0 on Windows XP effective March 31. "We were given a spreadsheet showing the number of computers in our district which must be upgraded or replaced before the deadline," ...
Jacob LeDon was honored at a rally held at Manteca High's Winter Gymnasium. But he wasn't alone. A student in Shanon Murphy's San Joaquin County Special Ed Class located on campus, he was picked from a list as part of the Buff Maniac tradition, according to MHS Leadership class chair Taylor Teixeira. That's the recognition week consisting of members of the MHS varsity football squad under coach Eric Reis. Students pay for the privilege to ...
Eighth grader Aubreyanna White enjoyed last year's Medieval Faire at Nile Garden School so much she came to the annual event on Friday wearing the same costume she wore last year when her class put on the show.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees on Tuesday night approved the allocation of $700,000 from Measure M funds to repair severely deteriorating pavements at East Union High School this summer.
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.