Robyn Raker wants to help children suffering from alopecia areata and tinea capitis. In each case, these diseases are common among youngsters and may affect siblings. Alopecia, for example, may be associated with itchiness with irregular hair loss along with broken hairs. Raker, an East Union High student, is organizing a "Hope and Hair" drive on Saturday, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Fuzion Salon and Spa, 217 W. Yosemite Ave. She also has "Locks ...
Besides educators, administrators, and support staff, Manteca Unified school board members are also being asked to take cuts.
The driver in a SUV pulled up to the Manteca Educators Association group at the start of the "Pink Friday" rally at North Main Street and Louise Avenue. He was aware of the preliminary layoff notices issued to some 259 teachers in the Manteca Unified School District as part of a $23.5 million shortfall for the 2009-10 budget. "We're praying for all of you (teachers)," said the passerby. The nearly two dozen during the first ...
The sound along Manteca's busiest intersection Friday afternoon was deafening – it's seldom quiet with thousands of cars and trucks rushing by on a daily basis.
Jamie Cameron helps operate the International Self Defense Institute at 1140 N. Main St. With possible layoffs to nearly 260 teachers, she and sensei Mark Cameron are opening their doors to these classroom instructors and their family, offering free martial arts lessons. "Bring your pink slip into our dojo," she said at the Pink Friday Rally at North Main Street and Yosemite Avenue. "We want Manteca Unified to know how much we support our teachers." ...
It wasn't too long ago that 50 acres along Tinnin Road were cleared, grubbed and graded. While the site could serve as a future high school site in south Manteca, the Manteca Unified Ag Advisory Committee has some immediate plans. Those plans and more are scheduled to be discussed at Tuesday's 4:30 p.m. meeting at the school farm classroom, 2901 E. Louise Ave. The Ag Advisory group will also hear an update on the school ...
Regional Occupational Program students in Joe Waller's Careers in Law Enforcement classes received step-by-step instructions on several California Highway Patrol training exercises.
STOCKTON – In conjunction with "Pink Friday," the San Joaquin Office of Education today will address the cuts impacting public education.
FRENCH CAMP – In the not so distant future, French Camp School will be getting a much-needed multipurpose gymnasium.
Manteca High's James Keller is an avid racing fan of NASCAR. For his senior project, he opted to host a car show to benefit his favorite sport. Proceeds from the "Keller's Car Show" planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, in the parking lot of Sequoia Heights Baptist Church at the corner of Wawona Street and Union Avenue will help sponsor youngsters with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses to attend ...
Several Ripon High School JROTC cadets are only days away from making a trip of a lifetime to the nation's capital.
Steve Winter still remembers the day he first represented Manteca High. Winter and several of his eighth grade buddies had wandered over to the Manteca High swimming pool where a meet was about to get underway. The coach – who knew Winter could swim – had a few holes to plug on his "B" team. So he told Winter he had a pair of trunks if he wanted to compete. Even though it had been ...
In order to address a $23.5 million shortfall, the Manteca Unified school board agreed with more precautionary layoffs at Tuesday's meeting.
Two Manteca Police school resource officers spent the week at Joshua Cowell School where they engaged students to the dangers of gangs in the community.
Joshua Cowell School Principal Harriet Myrick has released the February All Stars of the month.
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.