An elaborate Ripon Christian Junior High School graduation saw 58 students cross the stage Thursday night to receive their diplomas from members of the school board.
Graduates from various Manteca Unified School District schools are listed below. Additional names will be published in the coming days. Calla High Allan Abaunza, Enrique Aguilar, Timothy King Alvarado, Reba Alvarada, Josefina Alvarez, Kevin Ancheta, James Anderson, Nicholas Armstrong, Isaac Arvie, Maritza Moreno Avila, Jeffrey Barbieri, Corey Bishop, Trevor Boehmer, Kenneth Bragg, Brittany Cardoza, Castello Sergio, Jessica Ceja, Maria Cervantes, Abraham Cortez, Lindsey Covey, Tyler Davidson, Robert Davis, Viridiana De La Cruz, Charles ...
Next year's senior class will have a different academic experience when they return to classes in August than those from Sierra and East Union high schools who are receiving their diplomas tonight.
Add one more to the list of Manteca High graduates. At Thursday's commencement exercises, retiring Principal Steve Winter received an honorary diploma. "But this one is a little different," said Michael Seelye, president of the Manteca Unified school board. Winter was part of the school's "Tradition of Excellence." He first attended MHS in 1961, with his diploma dating back 48 years to the present. "It makes this guy older than dirt," Seelye kidded. Some 355 ...
WESTON RANCH – When Weston Ranch class of 2009 valedictorian Winnie Bahn first started off as a Cougar four years ago, she sat alone at lunch for the first three months of school.
Monday morning, Lathrop Elementary kicked off their week of Promotion Activities. Lathrop began their day with a breakfast, organized by parent volunteers, in the gym for all students making promotion and their parents.
The Lincoln School winners of the City of Manteca recycling contest for collecting the most cans and bottles had a pizza party Thursday with 70 pizzas from Round Table Pizza. More than 400 kindergarten through fourth graders enjoyed pizza.
Graduates from various Manteca Unified School District schools are listed below. Additional names will be published in the coming days. Joshua Cowell School Olivia Barnett, Nolverto Barriga, Doan Bien, Candace Britt, Jacob Burttram, Devin Carter, Travis Cavagnaro, Amanda Christensen, Travis Chun, Jamie DeRosa, Noha Elabed, John Fortuny, Samantha Greiman, Isidro Hernandez, Laurel Hoppis, Viviana Horta, Kelsy Jackson, Jessee Jimenez, Alba Lazcon, Tanner Mangum, Carlos Medina, Eric Melgar, Lilliana Mendoza, Kayla Menefee-Dall. Logan Newcomb, ...
Saving class size reduction is a dead issue. It's been buried under an avalanche of May cutbacks in state funding that swelled the deficit for Manteca Unified 2009-10 school years to $32,775,000. There are parents who are still pushing hard to keep lower class sizes even though the writing is on the wall with 209 teachers getting final layoff notices and more cuts dictated by new state decisions on how much Manteca Unified will share ...
RIPON – The Ripon High Class of 2009 was known for its occasional pranks. That's according to salutatorian Ashley McCoy, who made reference about the Chrysler LeBaron spray-painted in bright green, including tires, and featuring the signatures of her classmates. The sedan – in tow and parked directly in front of the gymnasium – greeted friends, family and special guests attending Wednesday's commencement ceremony held in Stouffer Field. "(As a prank) the green car with ...
As part of Operation Military Support, Lathrop High School's Ross Downum, who is involved in the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp., had an opportunity to accompany three World War II Veterans to McClellan Air Force Base to the Freedom Flight Air Show.
Sierra High's graduating class scholarship recipients and academic award winners were recognized during the recent senior awards night.
ROCKLIN – Elizabeth Bernados of Manteca was recently honored during William Jessup University's annual celebratory chapel session designed to honor 39 students with various scholarship opportunities totaling $55,000.
Michelle Rindels received two degrees on May 23 from Biola University. She received a B.A. in Journalism and a B.A. in Spanish, and graduated Summa Cum Laude (3.96 GPA). Biola University held its commencement exercises last Saturday at its La Mirada campus.
Manteca Unified will issue final lay-off notices to 209 teachers by June 15. The district rescinded layoff notices to another 52 teachers that originally received them in March. The decision came on the heels of more bad news - the loss of $993,000 of state reimbursement of school bus transportation – to push the deficit for the 2009-10 school year to $32,775,000. The deficit has grown from $14 million since December thanks to the state ...
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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.