LATHROP – The no bus zone proposed by Manteca Unified's department of transportation has some problems for those with students attending school west of Interstate 5.
Car show Saturday at Sequoia Baptist Manteca High student James Keller's senior project – a car show – takes place this Saturday. Keller is putting together a car show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Sequoia Heights Baptist Church located at the corner of Wawona Street and Union Avenue. All proceeds will help sponsor youngsters with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses attend the NASCAR Victory Junction Gang Camp. ...
Open Enrollment Request forms are now available at all Manteca Unified elementary schools. Open Enrollment Request forms for elementary schools are to be turned in to the school of residence before 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. All elementary request forms will need to be renewed every school year. If there ...
Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting today from 9 a.m.to 3:30 P.M.
RIPON – On top of losing five teachers for the next school year due to retirement, Ripon Unified might also end up laying off 28 employees and reducing the hours of 44 others.
Registration for year-round and traditional schools takes place at the school of attendance starting on Wednesday, April 15, from 9 a.m.to 3:30 P.M.
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.
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.
When it comes to art, Madeleine Romero is as sharp as a tack.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the community to attend the Crystal Apple Awards on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. at the Northland Chapel, 6060 Northland Ave., in Manteca. The event will recognize and honor the outstanding educators in the various high schools in Ripon, Tracy and Manteca.
LATHROP - A pent-up demand for charter schools means the South County's newest public elementary campus - River Islands Technology Academy - will open in August with a waiting list of students trying to get into kindergarten through fourth grade classes.
Amanda Christensen is in an enviable position. The Manteca High School's Class of 2013 co-salutatorian already has her heart set on studying cognitive neuroscience in college. But she is facing a difficult, albeit, a happy dilemma – whether to attend University of California, Los Angeles or New York University.
Manteca High is the green school.
A child's second birthday, for many, is a big to-do for the little one's family and friends.
Airenne Curry of Manteca was presented the Rev. P. Lauritz and Alpha Mork Scholarship award during Honors Day at Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa. The annual event was held April 3 in Waldorf's Atrium.
Lathrop High Principal Mike Horwood was raised in a non-English speaking, single-parent household.
Behind many a successful student is a teacher who inspired them to spread their wings and reach for the stars to achieve their penultimate dream.