Adriana Torres had a rough start to the school year. The Sequoia student was ill during that time, missing the first week of school. But rather than allowing the youngster to fall further behind in school, Sharon Melcher, her algebra teacher, decided to take Torres under her wings. The two are among the over 70 pairs of student-adult mentors involved in the second-year Tiger Buddy program. Lori Guzman-Alvarez, who is the vice principal at the ...
Lathrop High played their first ever varsity football game on Friday. Even though they fell 55-0 to Sierra High, it failed to dampen Spartan spirit.
Last Friday, Manteca High along with Lincoln, Manteca Day, Lindbergh and other schools within a nine-block radius were forced to lock down.
Wednesday's Sierra High Back to School Night took place in the main gym and cafeteria with performances by the choir in the band room.
Tuowanda Salgado, a mother of three who resides south of the Highway 120 bypass, was told by city leaders that sidewalks along Atherton Drive and not Woodward Avenue are still two years away. The latter was erroneously reported in Wednesday's no-bus exemption story.
Tuowanda Salgado hopes the no-bus zone exemption will apply in her case. She's the mother of three youngsters – age 13, 12, and 7 – attending Veritas School. The Salgados reside south of the Highway 120 Bypass, just east of South Airport Way between Atherton Drive and East Woodward Avenue. They're also within the 1.25 miles from Veritas. That's the radius adopted by the Manteca Unified School District last June as part of the Level ...
With only a handful of projects remaining, the "Measure M" Citizens' Oversight Committee will meet Wednesday in the new administration building, 2271 W. Louise Ave.
FRENCH CAMP – Students at French Camp School came through with a boost in the Standardized Testing and Reporting results a year ago.
Enrollment in Manteca Unified is up in some areas and down in others. That's according to Don Halseth, the assistant superintendent filling for Superintendent Jason Messer at last week's school board meeting. Messer was out with an illness. "The good news is that we're growing," Halseth said. Great Valley and Mossdale schools both had 100 students more than expected during those opening weeks. August Knodt and Walter Woodward schools also experienced an increase, respectively, with ...
RIPON - The future of Ripon education may soon get a boost from a planned multi-million dollar non-profit foundation.
Nile Garden School's "Panther Pride" student recognition program recipients for August based on citizenship and academic effort.
The administration at Manteca High was made complete with the appointment of Troy Fast as vice principal.
STOCKTON – University of the Pacific is off to a strong start for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Weston Ranch has been considered ground zero for foreclosures during the recent housing downturn.
RIPON - Breakfast with the Ripon Unified Superintendent of Schools Louise Nan Wednesday morning focused on concern for a possible flu outbreak in the fall, discussing preventative measures.
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.