FRENCH CAMP – About two years ago, French Camp School underwent restructuring. The rural historic campus of the Manteca Unified School District had failed to meet minimum proficiency targets established under the No Child Left Behind Act, and was in jeopardy of being taken over by the state after several years as program improvement school. The restructuring paid off Tuesday as French Camp moved up 23 points in the State Department of Education's Academic Performance ...
LATHROP – Three months ago, Dan Doyle was singing his praises for the West Lathrop Road improvements. He could hardly wait to see the improvements completed.
STOCKTON - San Joaquin Delta College will host its annual "College Night" program on Thursday, Sept. 17, 5 to 8 p.m. in Danner Hall.
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.
Forty Manteca Unified School District bus drivers will take a day off from their fall break vacation to learn what they need to do in the event of a hijacking or shooting incident while on the job.
You know Halloween is around the corner when the bright orange gourds appear on the grassy lawn in front of Nile Garden School.
In time, the crepe myrtle plunged into the ground at Lincoln Elementary School will bloom beautiful pink flowers.
Tesoro 8 plus Union Ranch 9 equals Tara 17.
River Islands Technology Academy is no ordinary school.
The number of candidates for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent continues to grow.
LATHROP – If it were a business, the City of Lathrop would have one sharp-looking logo.