RIPON – Having their kids ride Ripon Unified school buses is going to cost parents up to $200 a year.
WESTON RANCH – At half-time of Friday's varsity football game, Weston Ranch High will crown at homecoming queen and princess.
Manteca High wants to be known not just for athletics. Doug McCreath, the first-year principal at the school, hopes that the Buffalo green and white will also signify academic success. He indicated that most folks may only be familiar with the wins and losses involving Manteca High sports. "But we want people to know that academics here are where it's happening," McCreath said on Tuesday. The first to step up to the plate are four ...
Dan Rohovit didn't seem the least bit nervous as he stepped up to the microphone for the first ever Manteca Unified Honor Choir performance that included representatives from all five of the district's high schools.
WESTON RANCH - The Cougars are hoping to go on a roll. But in order to do so, they'll have to first get past Valley Oak League rival East Union High on Friday. Weston Ranch High, coming off a lopsided 44-0 loss to Manteca in last week's opener, will also have to deal with a flurry of activities on tap for this week as part of its 2009 fall homecoming. This year's theme is "Cougars ...
Debbie Noceti says she's never dyed her hair. But the first-year principal at Nile Garden School is willing to do just that if her second- through- eighth- grade students score at least 830 in the Academic Performance Index of the upcoming Standardized Testing And Reporting. The school, after coming close in recent years to 800 – that's the target for all public schools as established by the state Department of Education – broke through by ...
The pumpkin patch and corn maze at Manteca Unified's school farm is open every Friday and Saturday for the exception of Halloween during October.
Nile Garden's Panther Pride Award Winners for the month of September.
Guss Schmiedt Field looks just as it did 50 years ago. That's according to Tim Brumley, who scored the first-ever touchdown during the dedication of the Manteca High stadium on that memorable September 1959. He along with Jim Cunningham, Casey Stagno, Wayne Dias, Mike Erdman, Roy Rea, Leon Thomason and Gary Heaton were among those attending the special event honoring the longtime board of trustee. Heaton, in fact, wore his original white jersey from those ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District accepted the final completion of the Lathrop High stadium.
At New Haven School, students start at a rather an early age in embracing the Standardized Testing and Reporting.
It's an all-out effort in the support of Victoria Marie Martin, 33, a school district yard duty supervisor at the McParland School Annex.
Superintendent Jason Messer, on short notice, received word that Manteca Unified was one of 11 districts statewide to win a "Champion for Fitness" Spotlight Award.
Ag Venture is coming. The free San Joaquin County-sponsored field trip educating third-grade students is scheduled for Nov. 4 at the Manteca Unified school farm. That's one of several Ag Venture field trips planned for this school year, with the other two scheduled at the San Joaquin Fairgrouds (Jan. 20) and Lodi Grape Festival (March 10). All told, an estimated 11,000 from those three events will have a chance to learn about locally grown crops, ...
Manteca Unified's sixth-grade students will soon learn about air quality, recycling, energy, climate, conservation and water.
It was hard to tell which shone brighter. The shimmering afternoon sun fanned by gentle breezes, or the seemingly never-ending smile on the face of Va Perez.
Stella Brockman Elementary School sent some 115 eighth graders to high school Wednesday night with 16 of them having 4.0 grade point averages for every trimester during the year.
Hunter Leonard knew that his tie was straight.
LATHROP – Chase Hayes summed up his excitement in a single motion.