Larry Grimes' colleagues and students at Sierra High School are familiar with a lot of things about the 2014 Cortopassi Family Foundation Excellence in Science Teaching awardee.
LATHROP – Those that showed up 30 minutes before the Lathrop High School graduation last year learned a hard lesson.
Going solar for Manteca Unified is starting to pay off. Of the 9.1 million kWh (kilowatt hour) of electricity that the district consumed so far during fiscal year 2013-2014, 2.5 kWh – or 27 percent – was generated by the array of solar installations at the school district and about two-dozen other campus locations. The remaining 73 percent was generated by PG&E.
There was no band playing the grandiose strains of "Pomp and Circumstance."
Troy Fast called the first-ever recipients of Manteca High's Honor The Code patch an "eclectic" group.
Weston Ranch High School likes suspense. While the other comprehensive high schools in the Manteca Unified School District have announced the names of their graduating class valedictorians and salutatorians, Weston Ranch wants to continue its tradition of maintaining the suspense by not revealing at this point the names of its top graduates.
It was an hour-long competition to make the best cheese sandwich in Manteca.
The California State University, Stanislaus chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi held its annual initiation ceremony May 2 to welcome 73 new student initiates - the most in the chapter's 16-year history - and six new faculty and administration initiates.
Larry Grimes, Sierra High School's Science Department Chairman who teaches Biology, Physiology, and AP Biology, is the recipient of the prestigious Cortopassi award for 2013.
Manteca High School senior Poonam Kaur Dehal holds a certificate in Suicide Intervention Training.
If you're looking for custom-made flower arrangements made on the spot for Mother's Day, stop by the Manteca Unified School Farm on Saturday between 9 a.m. until noon.
San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent Mick Founts may not be a contender in the June 3 primary elections. But his presence still dominates the three-way election race.
Fourth-grade students at Joshua Cowell School were inspired after reading 'Shiloh.'
Teresa Morales and Carlos Belmonte were announced as Cinco de Mayo queen and king at Monday's Manteca High lunch-time festivities.
Howard Holtsman of Manteca has received the Association of California School Administrators Robert E. Kelly Retired Volunteer of the Year award.
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.