RIPON - Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters saw the parched landscaping at Ripon's newest elementary school and stepped up to the plate to meet the problem head on.
Girls who didn't want to spend a small fortune on their prom or graduation dress got a chance to save some money when the Sierra High School Sober Grad Committee conducted its first annual "gently used" prom dress fundraiser Saturday in the school's drama room. The committee offered slightly-used formal and semi-formal dresses at discount prices to raise funds for their safe and sober after graduation celebration. People who donated a dress could get either ...
Jennifer Spellman recently learned to dance Bhangra. The Sierra High librarian was taught the form of music and dance that originated in the Punjab region of India and Pakistan from several students of the culture. "She picked it up real fast," said senior Amanpreet Kaur. Spellman, who spent a couple of weeks after school learning the steps of Bhangra from the threesome of Amanpreet, Gurleen, and Ravneet Kaur, had a chance to display her new ...
It's one more year that the Ripon Rotary Club has provided all the third graders in the Ripon Unified School District with fully illustrated McMillan Children's Dictionaries.
Boomer Plata has a senior project in the works that's part public relations and philanthropy.
The Manteca Unified School District and the Manteca Educators Association came to a tentative agreement last Tuesday.
Jerry Gorman wasn't your typical big-town hero. At 34 years old, Gorman – who had just been promoted to manage the shack back at his local Wal-Mart – was feeling more than just a little bit cooped up in a town where everyone else seemed to be getting further in life that he had in the nearly 20 years since he graduated high school. But on Thursday night inside of the Dorothy Mulvihill Theater, Manteca ...
The $24,400 raise that new Manteca Unified Superintendent Jason Messer received last week has raised more than a few eyebrows from educators worried about whether they'll have a job next year, but the salary he'll be taking home is the same his predecessor made while his overall compensation will actually be less.
During the weekend, Valleri Gammon took a black-and-white photograph of her brother and his fiancé snuggled up against a bright sky back drop.
WESTON RANCH – Strong gusting winds and a nearby house fire wasn't enough to put a damper on Farm Day at August Knodt School.
RIPON – The second annual Rina's Run is still a month away. But those looking to take part in the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation's 10 kilometer of 5K walk can make plans for Saturday, May 9. The Ripon Community and Youth Commission is also a co-sponsor of the event honoring the memory of the Brocchini family matriarch. Proceeds will benefit the Stouffer Field revitalization project at Ripon High. RCAF has been working for nearly two ...
The Manteca Unified School District announced its 2009 classified employees of the year last Tuesday.
For years, those in the agricultural community would bring the farm to the various Manteca Unified sites.
Students and teachers in Manteca High School's Visual and Performing Arts Department will celebrate their annual Day of the Arts on Wednesday, April 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Winter Gym.
Open enrollment for elementary schools Open Enrollment Request forms will be available at all Manteca Unified elementary schools beginning Wednesday, April 1. Open Enrollment Request forms for elementary schools are to be turned in to the school of residence between Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 30, for possible placement in the fall semester of the 2009-10 school year. All applications will be date and time stamped when received at the school of residence. ...
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.
MODESTO – Raul Mora lacks any formal training and admits to having two left feet.
The "Every 15 Minutes" scenario depicting the consequences of drinking and driving, as it relates to high school graduations, played out once again as a stark warning in the Manteca High School athletic field before the upper class students of four area schools.