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. "Oh, no," chuckled Manteca High's assistant principal. "I'm not a good dancer at all." Sure fooled the judges. With Mora as its centerpiece, Manteca High's M.E.Ch.A student group turned a carefully choreographed routine into scholarship money. Manteca High captured the Principal's Lip Sync Exhibicion de Talento at Modesto High last Saturday, emerging from a pool of schools from around the ...
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. Literally. It isn't that she knows everything about specific art movements or periods or other information that one would expect from an art history major. It isn't even that she wants to make art something that she pursues professionally when she graduates from East Union High School in the spring. But with her raw fingers to tell the tale, Romero showed each ...
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. Beyond the school colors – green and white – MHS stepped up its recycling efforts this year while utilizing some of the earth resources. One example of that was the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp along with the wood shop class working collaboratively on constructing a green house earlier this year using plastic water and soda bottles. In keeping with "go green" theme, students of the Advanced Art classes ...
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.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO The Bulletin These are hectic days for high school seniors, but exciting at the same time. Graduation is about a month away. And for many of the graduating seniors, this is also the time to get everything in order for that giant leap to the next chapter in their lives – to the college or university of their choice, whether it be the junior college in Stockton or Modesto, University of ...
Todd Dunaway has a vision and it doesn't include his best athletes in swimsuits, street clothes or casts.
Students and families of Woodward Elementary School reached their finish line on April 6. The Mustang running club completed its progressive marathon at the "Hit the Streets for Hunger" 1-mile and 5-kilometer race earlier this month. One of the morning's highlights came courtesy of Woodward principal Sherrie Jamero, who ran the 5K with a running club student at her side. Those that completed the progressive marathon – a 26.2-mile journey spread out over several months ...
There's a campus growing at the Manteca Unified School District property on the corner of West Louise Avenue and South Airport Way.
Name that school district campus. Individuals and groups are invited to submit a name for the campus at the Manteca Unified School District on West Louise Avenue. Deadline for submission is Friday, Oct. 25. Contact the Superintendent's Office at (209) 858-0729 for more details.
Five years ago, longtime Manteca Unified School District employee and community volunteer Faustina Rosas lost her battle against cancer. A few years before that, Kelly Cardoza of the district office personnel department lost her young cousin Jowell Griggs, a young wife and mother, to the same dreaded disease after a short but valiant fight.