Jason Messer is anticipating the opening of the Lathrop Road extension equipped with lights prior to the start of the 2009-10 school year.
The Sierra High Band Boosters are proud to say they "got the beat." But they will also say they "got the beef."
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will discuss a proposal Tuesday on a transportation plan for the upcoming year.
Stephen Loro is a retired helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army. Affectionately known as "Chief" for the past 12 years to those involved in the East Union High Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp., he's stepping down once again, taking advantage of the school board-approved Public Retirement Agency Services, an early retirement program. "This is the longest I've worked in one place," he said at Thursday's annual Changing of the Command / JROTC Awards Presentation. Loro ...
Lorena Ayala and Devra Stapleton are soccer players. The two Manteca High seniors earned their letter varsity playing the sport. But during Wednesday's annual Block M Games, Ayala and Stapleton played volleyball against the teachers, coaches and staff. "It would give us great pride just to beat them," said Stapleton. Added Ayala, '"The teachers win almost every year." The teachers' team consisting of Neil MacDannald, Tim Horning, Bridgette Madden, Dave Asuncion, Justin Conenberg and April ...
Seven elementary sites from Manteca Unified have earned the distinction as the first-ever recipients in California to claim the Gold Healthier US School Challenge.
The Manteca Unified School District Agriculture Department will host a pancake breakfast and preshow on Saturday.
Kay White may have erred in her decision to accept the Public Agency Retirement Service package.
Not too long ago, the Manteca Unified School District entered into an agreement with the Public Agency Retirement Services.
Manteca Unified plays host to the 15th annual San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon. Today, seventh- and eighth- grade students from both public and private schools will test their knowledge and leadership skills at East Union High. The event for sixth-grade students is planned for the following Saturday, May 9, at Manteca High. Fifty-eight teams consisting of nine students will compete in the three events scheduled for those two days, including some 180 alternatives. According to ...
Eric Simoni once played basketball under Bill Stricker at East Union High. The Lancers hoop coach is now in line to become the next dean of athletics at his alma mater. The post was made available when Stricker announced his retirement effective at the end of this school year. Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District made the move official last Tuesday during closed session. The board also selected Deborah Forte as the next principal ...
Amber Diekmann is a freshman at Manteca High. A year ago, she decided to challenge herself by taking Advanced Placement classes. Diekmann now has hopes of attending college after high school. However, she fears those plans could be derailed if AP courses are part of the cost-cutting casualties to bridge Manteca Unified's $23.5 million budget shortfall. "Without AP classes we would be limited in our ability to excel," Diekmann told the school board at Tuesday's ...
The East Union High cheerleaders will host their second annual drive-through barbecue dinner on Monday, May 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the EUHS student parking lot. The event is being sponsored by local restaurant, Papa Joe's Big BBQ. Cost is $10. Included will be Papa Joe's signature baby back ribs and chicken, homemade beans, garden fresh salad and roll. All proceeds will help pay for camp and uniforms for the EU cheer squad. ...
Six elementary school students were awarded a collective $300 for their efforts in the South San Joaquin Irrigation District's Poster Contest.
Friday's memorial service for the dead in this year's "Every 15 minutes" dramatization was heavy with emotion.
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.