Desiree Mendola was shocked and surprised to discover that she's the first student athlete at Lathrop High to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.
Ashley Drain has worked with youth since her days at East Union High School. But her "passion for teen-agers kicked in" when she was in college.
Don Scholl, the current president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, is seeking another four-year term in the November 4 elections.
It's official. Manteca High School will be on block scheduling starting the 2015-2016 school year.
Manteca Unified School District could expand its block schedule model to include Manteca High beginning in the school year 2015-2016.
And on this side of town, shaped by a lifetime of hard lessons, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
Manteca Unified School District is dipping into reserves to cover a $9 million shortfall due to the state not covering the tab for home-to-school transportation and special education.
Evelyn Moore is going for 24. She is reaching the tail end of her fifth term as Manteca Unified School District Trustee representing Area 5. And she will be adding four more years to her 20-year tenure, starting right after the Nov. 4 elections.
TRACY – Amanda Spencer never thought she would see the day she would earn her high school diploma after leaving an area high school in 2010. That changed on Monday when the Lodi resident was awarded a diploma from Delta Charter Online, a new Tracy-based charter school authorized by New Jerusalem Elementary School District.
Manteca Unified 10th graders who took the 2014 California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in March showed "slightly higher passing rates" in both English Language Arts and Math when compared to the overall San Joaquin County and state passing rates.
Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Sierra High School Hall of Fame. Deadline for submissions is midnight on Friday, Oct. 3, with the selections to be announced three days later.
The faulty fire alarm system at East Union High is forcing the use of staff to stand guard around campus when the system is malfunctioning.
Does Manteca Unified School District board candidate Ashley Drain know the way home?
Joshua Cowell Elementary School is still near and dear to the heart of Torrey Mercer.
Joshua Cowell Elementary School president Mckena Hoppis challenged her schoolmates by calling on them to do this simple task: "I would like for everyone, when they see a first responder, if you could just smile and just say thank you. I know it makes a big impact on them."
If you are thinking of Valentine's Day and what to give to that special someone close to your heart, think Lathrop High School FFA.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca offered a three-hour presentation on the different aspects of the medical facility's operation to students from Give Every Child a Chance earlier this week.
Supporters of Weston Ranch High School principal Jose Fregoso nearly filled the room during the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday night. There were some detractors too, but they were outnumbered by the former.
The incensed mother of the child who is at the center of the investigation in connection with Manteca Unified special education teacher Leo Benet-Cauchon is talking about filing a lawsuit against the school district if the situation that is "threatening my son's well being is not resolved quickly."
Leo Benet-Cauchon, a Manteca Unified special education teacher, has been suspended with pay while an investigation is ongoing for allegations of "inappropriate relations to students."
REDDING -Janeen Viss of Ripon graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree from Simpson University.
Francisco Ceja of Manteca has been named to the fall 2014 Dean's List at Texas State University.
Alexander Bronson's vision for the Manteca Unified School District can be summed up in four words: Shoot for the stratosphere.
East Union High School will go the way of the other secondary campuses in Manteca Unified by implementing block scheduling if the Board of Trustees at their meeting tonight gives its blessing.
"When speaking for the District, the Board encourages its spokesperson to exercise restraint and tact and to communicate the message in a manner that promotes public confidence in the Board's leadership."
Retired San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools Mick Founts and Delta Charter Schools Superintendent Jeff Tilton have co-founded a charter school, one of three charter school petitions the New Jerusalem Elementary School District (NJESD) Board of Trustees approved this week.
Nate Krebbs and Josh Lee looked every bit the part of California High Patrol officers during a felony traffic stop exercise on Friday.
The word recall was mentioned at a recent meeting of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees by a speaker in the audience during public comments.
An administrator at a high school in the Manteca Unified School District will remain in his position following a Board of Trustees vote in closed session on Tuesday.