LATHROP – Brenda Scholl has something in common with her mother that will be hard to match.
Nick Obligacion likes doughnuts. At least that's what he told the students of Risa Hernandez' third grade class at Sequoia Elementary Tuesday morning when he stopped by. Donning his blue uniform and a light duty belt, Obligacion – Manteca's police chief – fielded a handful of prepared questions for the anxious class before calling on students that wanted to know things that weren't on the sheet. And whether he enjoyed the stereotypical snack was one ...
LATHROP – Parents of Lathrop Elementary School students continue to pound the pavement to make their spring fund-raising project a success.
WESTON RANCH - The autobiographical story is about a girl whose life was transformed by words. The author is Patricia Barber Polacco. Her book is simply titled, "Thank You, Mr. Falker."
Students from eight area bands will participate in Manteca High School's second annual Concert Band Festival this Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school theater.
Students of the Manteca Unified District's Regional Occupational Program will again work together at the annual Fashion Show on Saturday.
LATHROP – Tears welled in Jill Schrank's eyes as she left the Dell Osso Farms Country Store. She could barely wipe the teardrops off her face fast enough as she walked to her car. And it was not because the blinding setting sun was hurting her eyes. She was crying because she was so happy. She was finally able to enroll her two young children in a charter school.
All high school and elementary school sites in the Manteca Unified School District will have Open Enrollment request forms available from Friday, March 1, until 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 22.
Area students can again enjoy the likes of Green Eggs and Ham and The Cat in the Hat. That's when Read Across America is held each year in honor of Theodor Geisel who was best known as the beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss. This year's theme is "Grab your Hat and Read with the Cat." For the past 16 years, the National Education Association honors his birthday, March 2 – this date falls on a ...
Lindbergh School doesn't have a future as a satellite campus for California State University at Stanislaus.
LATHROP – Education is a top priority for parents of students attending Lathrop Elementary School. But so is the safety of their young ones when they are on campus.
All 20 elementary and five comprehensive high school campuses in the Manteca Unified School District will be accepting intradistrict transfer requests for grades 1 through 12, through the Open Enrollment process.
LATHROP - The Chinese cultural invasion Tuesday night at Lathrop High School lasted nearly two hours. The event was met with applause and concluded with an exchange of gifts between the group of young performers from an experimental school affiliated with Beijing Niulanshan and the Manteca Unified School District.
California Assembly members Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) and Brian Nestande (R-Palm Desert) have introduced an Assembly Constitutional Amendment aimed at stopping the practice of deferring education dollars to pay for other programs and to balance the state budget.
Three young artists in the Manteca Unified School District just got an extension of their proverbial 15 minutes of fame.
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.
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.