For years, Janet Sanders has shared her classroom with frustration, confusion and anger. She gets it. The written word can be difficult to master for even those that speak fluent English. Now imagine that you've just moved from a different country with an assortment of different customs, and speak an entirely different language. School becomes less a journey of enlightenment and more a mystery and struggle. "The whole process can be challenging," said Sanders, an ...
Manuel Cardenas didn't think that he was ever going to graduate high school. It wasn't in the cards, he thought. After slacking off through middle school and watching his high school grades slip from the brief reprieve that he gave himself during his first semester at Sierra High, Cardenas just knew that he was bound to disappoint his mother and drastically narrow his prospects for the future. But then he took the advice of administrator ...
The Manteca Unified Board of Education during a special meeting on Tuesday approved the reassignment of two school district administrative personnel.
It was a cozy family affair. Loved ones sat in chairs around white-covered round tables with live potted flower plants serving as centerpieces. Lined up against the walls in the back of the airy and spacious room were trays of brunch comestibles and a wide selection of drinks.
For months, Michelle Halla has been collecting and shipping recyclables across the country as part of the Recycling Rumble.
Manteca Unified School District's 2013 graduation season will be ushered in on Friday with three culmination ceremonies scheduled that day.
Don't look for Ripon High to have mandatory drug testing just yet. The Ripon Unified school board on Monday opted against the passing of the policy, citing "no problem" on the matter at this time. "When we talked about this a few months ago, Ripon High football coach (Chris) Johnson claimed he didn't see a problem. But some of his athletes disagreed, saying that the school had (drug) problems," Trustee Ernie Tyhurst noted. Another reason ...
It was a culinary test of skills determining who could make the best hamburger that would be taste tempting to the pallets of a school district administrator, a police chief and the chef of a fine dining restaurant.
It takes work to apply for college scholarships. But nothing could have prepared Nicholas Vaughn for the undertaking he would commit to when he decided to apply for the Gates Millennium Scholarship -- awarded annually to the best and the brightest around the globe that make it through the rigorous selection process. Well, maybe the work that he did at Lathrop High School - where he's currently holding down a grade point average in excess ...
St. Anthony of Padua School's graduating class of 2013 will be led by four valedictorians – Jordan Barajas, Zachary Hansen, Joseph Poncini, and Monica Yalung. The eighth graders' class salutatorian is Joelle Hylton.
Collin Scholl, East Union High School's Class of 2013 salutatorian, is headed to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – also known as Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – this fall.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday.
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.
In time, the crepe myrtle plunged into the ground at Lincoln Elementary School will bloom beautiful pink flowers.
Tesoro 8 plus Union Ranch 9 equals Tara 17.
River Islands Technology Academy is no ordinary school.
The number of candidates for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent continues to grow.
LATHROP – If it were a business, the City of Lathrop would have one sharp-looking logo.