Shasta School students will get a sneak preview Wednesday of the Manteca High Drama Department's "The Madwoman of Chaillot."
LATHROP – The citizens of the mythical town of Skunk Creek has a phantom lurking in the opera house.
The Mulvihill Theatre will double up as the streets of Paris. In Jean Giraudoux's "The Madwoman of Chaillot," Manteca High Drama students will take on this timely piece written during World War II. According to Drama teacher Dawn Coyan, her students will discuss contemporary issues of those days in an entertaining yet thought-provoking manner during the two performances scheduled Thursday (Nov. 29) and Friday (Nov. 30). "At first, it seems to be about one crazy ...
Four of the seven members of the Manteca Unified School Board of Trustees do not have e-mail addresses. In the absence of an e-mail, they have telephone numbers posted in the district web page where they can be contacted by members of the public.
RIPON - Thanks to voters Ripon Unified schools are avoiding $2 million a year in cuts.
During the annual Day of the Writer, Manteca High students would take chalk and scribble their writing on the sidewalk near the front office.
Everybody has had that one teacher. That one instructor that just wouldn't give you an inch of slack when it came to getting that assignment in on time – taking almost sadistic pleasure in watching their students suffer as a major assignment or huge test loomed. And in the case of Alan Haehnel's "Homework Eats Dog" – the first of a two-play performance put on by students at the East Union Playbox Theater – that ...
High school doesn't have to be that hard. Sure there's the small matter of math, science, English, any one of a number of foreign language classes as well as the dreaded physical education. But as anybody who saw East Union High School's Playbox Theater's Presentation of "How to Succeed in High School Without Really Trying" Thursday night can attest, there are all sorts of ways that one can cut corners to make the four years ...
Two sisters with college degrees in education are working to help Manteca area children through their Valley Dyslexia Services.
Eighth-grade students at Stella Brockman School came close to getting it right at last Tuesday's general Election.
LATHROP – Justin Barber and Elizabeth Terra made it a first-place sweep for Lathrop Elementary School at Thursday's Manteca Unified School District Spelling Bee.
Brice Ellis meticulously arranged the miniature barns, cattle, fences, and loading trucks on the display table of the San Joaquin/Stanislaus Cattlewomen under the canopy of an almond tree.
Shasta School fourth grader Gabby Curutchet was jazzed. "I feel excited!" she said, a little out of breath but excited, after doing the hula-hoop on stage inside the school gym. She was one of the few lucky students who were picked by members of the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre Program who was at the school Wednesday morning to officially kick-off the 2012-13 Exercise Across California Program. Shasta School was one of the 15 participating schools ...
RIPON – Leo Zuber fundraised slightly over $8,600 in his quest for a seat on the Ripon City Council.
FRENCH CAMP - Beginning today, San Joaquin County Office of Education and Migrant Education Region 23 will be one of the first Migrant Education programs in the state to implement an iPad-based reading initiative.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO