FRENCH CAMP - Annie Cunial noticed more families in attendance at Wednesday's Back-to-School Night at French Camp School.
Sandi Larsen is a Manteca Unified bus driver. Her route consists of Nile Garden School and Sierra High. Involved here are two siblings, where the older boy attends high school and the girl goes to the elementary site. "I'm taking the brother (on the bus) but I'm not able to take the sister," Larsen said at Tuesday's school board meeting. The reason for that is the "no bus zone" plan approved last June by the ...
RIPON - Louise Nan's continuing series of "Breakfast with the Superintendent" promises to focus on the potential for Novel H1N1 swine flu strain that may hit the Ripon Unified School District in the fall.
LATHROP - Lathrop Elementary school teacher Sheila Sandoli wrote a garden grant last school year for $5,000.
RIPON – The money might not be pouring in for the Stouffer Field renovation, but for project coordinator Stephanie Hobbs it's just seeing the concept grow and garner the support of the community that keeps her going.
Victoria Brunn and Kimberly Wright are serving as the Energy Education specialists for Manteca Unified.
Joanna de Graaf is concerned about the safety of youngsters walking to and from New Haven School.
RIPON – A group of 20 volunteers is making sure that elementary athletics aren't completely done away with because of budget constraints.
McParland School conducted its Back to School Night Thursday evening.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Ports, reigning champions of the California League, will award Walter Woodward Elementary School in Manteca $1,000, for having the highest percentage of participation in the Ports Baseball by the Books reading program, in an on-field, pre-game ceremony on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.
Jason Messer was pleased with the California Standards Test results released a few days ago. CST consisted of five performance areas – advanced, proficient, basic, below basic and far below basic – in English-language arts and math. The state's goal is for all students at all grade levels to score at the proficient or advanced levels in the various subject areas. Manteca Unified is within that goal. "Our CSTs reflect a continuation of improvement at ...
Parents got a chance to meet their child's teachers during Stella Brockman's Back to School Night on Wednesday.
The back-to-school events at Manteca Unified's elementary school sites will begin this week.
Rachel Godfrey-Stacy was aware that her son, Benjamin, would be in a kindergarten classroom filled with a lot of students.
What's in a name? When it comes to naming a brand-new facility, the Manteca Unified School District has a policy in place, calling for a five-member committee to handle such matters. The naming of the two recently completed facilities at Shasta School and Neil Hafley could soon be in the hands of members from both communities. At a recent school board meeting, Superintendent Jason Messer indicated that some interest has already been sparked in the ...
The following are eighth graders in the Manteca Unified School District that were promoted last week to high school.
LATHROP – Lisa Lee has a dream. The Lathrop High School's Class of 2013 salutatorian would like to see the day when diabetes will no longer be a scourge to those who have the disease.
The following are students who were among the eighth graders promoted to high school at various Manteca Unified School District campuses.
Sierra High School Class of 2013 salutatorian Rajbir Singh Sooch described high school graduation as the "entrance into the real world."
The past year at Lathrop High represented plenty of first-time achievements.
Julia Vigallon shared a quote from Dr. Seuss at Tuesday's eighth-grade promotion event at Golden West School.
About 79 eighth-grade students at Sequoia School are en route to high school.
Manteca High's co-Valedictorian Derek Benson delivered a speech that could have given professional speechwriters competition Thursday night.
Collin Scholl is an East Union High School survivor. At least, that's how he described himself in his salutatory address delivered during commencement exercises on Thursday at the Lancers' Dino Cunial stadium.
There are no limits to what one can do in life, and the secret to success is to never be discouraged.
Fifty-one students from Nile Garden School were recognized at the annual commencement exercises on Wednesday.
LATHROP – Farhat Khairzadah's list of accomplishments is impressive.
The Veritas School Class of 2013 Promotion Ceremony was a success on Wednesday evening.