The Ripon JROTC drill team has its sights set on hosting a regional championship in March and a return trip to the All Army Nationals.
Tyler Gonzalez was pleased with the verdict. Never mind the Manteca High senior was still in the role of Shannon J. Jacobson, better known as Shakey in Friday's annual mock trial involving his fellow students in the Regional Occupational Program's Careers in Law Enforcement class. Accused of the shooting death of Jerry Lee Lewis, alias Sneaky Pete, Gonzalez's character was found innocent of first-degree murder during a two-part exercise held in the auxiliary classroom of ...
Ann Drum was awake long before the crack of dawn Tuesday morning. "I got up at 3:30 a.m. and was here at 4:40," said Drum, whose bright-eyed smile and spritely steps explained the reason for the day's excitement – the grand opening of the Manteca Vocational Academy Café. The Café is unlike any business in Manteca, perhaps even in San Joaquin County and beyond. The bistro-style cozy dining destination is entirely run by students, from ...
Manteca Unified School District employees are going to have a new lunch option starting today – meals prepared at the Manteca Vocational Academy Café.
The multimillion-dollar renewable energy project of the Manteca Unified School District that will have solar panels installed in more than two-dozen high school and elementary campuses is quickly moving along.
With arsenic content exceeding safe drinking water levels at Nile Garden Elementary well waters, the school site has been relying on potable water being supplied by a service provider.
Like mother, like daughter. It's a trite statement that's become so stale due to overuse. But it's the perfect description for Janet Dyk of Manteca and her only daughter, Amy Bavaro, of Escalon.
WESTON RANCH – When Alison Ordner saw one of August Knodt School's students featured in the 2013 Central Valley Air calendar but didn't get the proper credit, she did something about it.
Woodward School first trimester honor roll students are: Fourth grade Zalaa Afzal, Sonia Arun, Sukhjot Badh, Isabella Belaski, Nana Bell, Jewlea Bettencourt, Kiana Briseno, Jackson Brunn, Austin Buschow, Mario Cardenas, Emma Carrillo, Peter Cefalu, Kensey Cope, Caela Cunanan, Andrea Delgadillo, Megan Densmore, Emily Eavenson, Jaycob Funsch, Tristan Garcia, Mia Gonzaleaz, Mario Hernandez, Zachary Huffsstutler, Haley Hutchison, Kyaira Jacobs, Aleena James, Tyler Kellery, Christopher Lane, Janiece Lucas, Edrees Mahmood, Isabel Martinez, Tucker McLarty, Grace Mejorado, ...
An ambitious renewable-energy project, the launching of a vocational charter school, new faces on the Board of Education, and students making great strides academically were among the news that dominated 2012 for Manteca Unified School District.
A funny thing happened when Sierra High Associated Student Body Secretary Riley Cardoza started raising money with her fellow leadership students to attend the inauguration in Washington, D.C.
RIPON - During this time of the year we individually become the definition of stress with the horrible things that often surround us. By the end of the day we are equally exhausted and sometimes sad. The monster of anxiety breathing down one's back is hardly a comfortable state.
Students at Woodward School followed Andrew's dream of having freckles.
Jason Messer started his public education career well aware that being a teacher could one day mean having to protect students from gunmen.
Shaky was back at the Star Bar Friday for the annual barroom brawl at the Star Bar. He's the central character in the Careers in Law Enforcement classes under the direction of instructor Joe Waller. In one of his morning sessions, Christian Gonzalez, who is a Manteca High senior, enjoyed playing the jealous and antagonistic Shaky. "It was fun (playing Shaky)," he said. As Shaky, he's involved in domestic dispute – in this case, East ...
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.
LATHROP - A pent-up demand for charter schools means the South County's newest public elementary campus - River Islands Technology Academy - will open in August with a waiting list of students trying to get into kindergarten through fourth grade classes.
Amanda Christensen is in an enviable position. The Manteca High School's Class of 2013 co-salutatorian already has her heart set on studying cognitive neuroscience in college. But she is facing a difficult, albeit, a happy dilemma – whether to attend University of California, Los Angeles or New York University.
Manteca High is the green school.
A child's second birthday, for many, is a big to-do for the little one's family and friends.
Airenne Curry of Manteca was presented the Rev. P. Lauritz and Alpha Mork Scholarship award during Honors Day at Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa. The annual event was held April 3 in Waldorf's Atrium.
Lathrop High Principal Mike Horwood was raised in a non-English speaking, single-parent household.
Behind many a successful student is a teacher who inspired them to spread their wings and reach for the stars to achieve their penultimate dream.