What to do with the Rustic School site? It wasn't too long ago that the Manteca Unified School District had looked into accommodating area growth with plans of building a kindergarten-through-eighth-grade campus just south of the Highway 120 bypass site. The project was even listed on the voter-approved Measure M. But then the housing market dipped and the projected MUSD student enrollment came to a crawl. "Right now, we're not in line to build on ...
RIPON - A feared budget shortfall of $875,000 in Ripon Unified School District's budget brought parents together in the high school multipurpose room Tuesday night voicing their willingness to work as a group to overcome the shortage.
Students of the ROP Fashion Merchandising class at Lindbergh Educational Center are presenting their 2010 fashion show "The Premiere Runway Show," on Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Auditorium at Lindbergh Educational Center, 311 E. North St.
Sierra High Sober Grad is having a Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament to raise money for grad night on May 27.
As part of the recent big budget cuts, Manteca Unified eliminated summer school at both the elementary and high school sites.
Welcome to the Champions' Closet. Since October, Brock Elliott School had converted one of its classrooms into a store consisting of gently used donated clothes benefiting needy youngsters. The Champions' Closet is open by appointment-only during school business hours or before 5 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. Everything is free and, more importantly, confidential. Principal Debbie Ruger was credited with the idea, borrowing a page from Sierra High's prom wear store. "With the (tough) economy, it's ...
RIPON - A 9-year-old Ripon elementary school fourth grader has won first place in a national toothbrush design contest.
STOCKTON – Manteca High competed in the 29th annual San Joaquin Academic Decathlon championship Feb. 6.
RIPON - The elimination of coaching stipends in Ripon will bring an end to high school sports according to athletic director Chris Johnson.
Lathrop School is doing its part to assist the people of Haiti. Through the non-profit organization Soles4souls, students at the Manteca Unified site were able to collect most of the nearly 800 shoes. Last month, Haiti was hit by a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 earthquake. Affected were some three million people. Losses included an estimated 170,000 among the dead and property damages consisting of 20,000 in commercial buildings and over 225,000 homes. Enter Soles4Souls. The Nashville-based ...
As part of Manteca Unified's Character Counts program, Stella Brockman School students have steadily worked on activities that go towards good causes.
Nearly 100 students from the special needs programs from throughout San Joaquin County were thrilled Wednesday to take part in the annual Happy Valentine's Dance held at Manteca High. For the first time in 12 years, the event was made available to students from the likes of Tracy, Escalon, Sierra, Weston Ranch, and the Manteca Transition Program. "We were able to attend the dance for the first time since (MHS) scheduled it during the day ...
Manteca Unified students will start the 2010-11 school year a week later than previously expected.
Joshua Cowell School Principal Harriet Myrick has announced the All Stars for January. Recipients of All Star are recognized based on citizenship and academic effort are: 1st Grade, Kelley/MIss Thiel; Kyle Neuman, Aiden Garibay, Mujed Ammari, Andrew Moore, Adrianna Velez, Brandon Navarrette, Eduardo Pulido, Yocelyn Torres, Caleb Watson, Jesee Batres. Mrs. Florez; Phoenix Anadon, Itzanami Bermudez, Preston Church, Angelina Galletta, Nicholas Costa, Oscar Garcia, Lysha Nuncio, Marcelle Jilian Paneto, Isaac Pedroza, Julian Sanchez, Luiz ...
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.
What to do with the empty Lindbergh School building, the brick facility that used to house the Manteca Adult School, some of Manteca Unified ROP classes and other programs, is an issue that will be rehashed for the next several months and, perhaps, for the next few years by the district Board of Education.
When William Hollingsworth gets together with his friends, they do the same things normal high school kids do.
Severely deteriorating pavements at two high school and one elementary school campuses in the Manteca Unified School District are presenting health and safety risks.
Alex Orr, Sierra High School's Class of 2013 valedictorian, has his heart set on a career in the music industry. To get there, he plans to pursue a degree in applied computer science at the University of California, San Diego where he will start his college studies in the fall.
Samantha Shepard's ceramic "Autism Awareness" won Best in Category at the 2013 Manteca Unified School District's Best of the Best Art Show and Sale.
MODESTO – Raul Mora lacks any formal training and admits to having two left feet.
The "Every 15 Minutes" scenario depicting the consequences of drinking and driving, as it relates to high school graduations, played out once again as a stark warning in the Manteca High School athletic field before the upper class students of four area schools.
When it comes to art, Madeleine Romero is as sharp as a tack.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the community to attend the Crystal Apple Awards on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. at the Northland Chapel, 6060 Northland Ave., in Manteca. The event will recognize and honor the outstanding educators in the various high schools in Ripon, Tracy and Manteca.