Drinking and driving kills all too often at graduation time across the country and Manteca schools' seniors are no exception to the potential carnage.
Back in December, Patrick Caldwell was locked in a grueling 12-round spell-off with Amelia Ellison.
The annual Every 15 Minutes depiction of a tragic crash that could realistically involve seniors celebrating their graduation next month had an unusually somber tone as it came less than a week after a Manteca High freshman had been killed by a distracted driver.
When Sierra High School's band director Richard Hammarstrom, Jr. accepted his plaque as Manteca Unified's 2013-2014 Outstanding Secondary Educator, he shared the recognition with one very important person in his life.
It was lights out in East Union High School classrooms Tuesday morning.
Help! That's the plea coming from Sierra High School's Sober Graduation Committee.
Hundreds of high school students accepted Rachel's Challenge this week.
Golden West Elementary and East Union High School will be sporting new roofs when they open in August for the 2014-2015 school year.
Welcome to the Frederick H. Arucan Administration Building. That will be greeting welcoming visitors to the Sierra High School Administration Office.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing tonight regarding the possible adoption of a plan to raise school facilities fees to meet the expected student-growth impacts in the next 20 years.
Poonan Dehal once got into trouble for taking a 'selfie' in class.
Storm Anderson and Hannah Goe will lead the way in Sierra High Advanced Theater's "Footloose."
Charles Garcia has a tough decision to make.
MODESTO - Modesto Junior College will honor Bunreth Sok as the Disability Services Student of the Year during the 2014 Disability Services Graduation Celebration.
It was a deadly creation – a Plague Bird Mask. But it was this gloomy inspiration which earned Madison Hoffman her best achievement this school year – as in Best of Show.
Two members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees whose terms are ending at the end of the year will not be going through the election process. They will be automatically appointed for another four years on the board.
The teachers in Manteca Unified School District have spoken. They are unanimously endorsing the $159 million Measure G school bond, the election of the four incumbent members of the Board of Trustees, and James Mousalimas for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.
The $159 million school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot isn't just about upgrading aging schools and correcting safety problems.
Torrey Mercer is coming back to Manteca. This time, the winner of the 2013 Best Pop Song for Indie Channel Music Awards is bringing her anti-bullying message not only to Joshua Cowell Elementary School but to Lincoln Elementary as well.
Two other schools in Beijing, China, are interested in a sister-school partnership with Manteca Unified School District.
Skype, in modern technology parlance, is nothing new to millions of high tech-savvy users. But this Microsoft "freemium" instant-messaging tool is only now introducing its utilization in Manteca Unified School District's boardroom. This first-time event is expected to happen during the September meeting of the Board of Trustees.