FFA is a dynamic youth organization that is a part of agricultural education programs at middle schools and high schools. Founded as the Future Farmers of America, the name was changed in 1988 to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, student members are engaged in a wide range of curriculum and FFA activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in agriculture. FFA is structured on three levels: local, state and national.
Schools throughout Manteca unified are staging winter concerts next week.
Janet Dyk recognized six students of the Manteca Unified School District for their efforts during the recent AgVenture.
The "Ladybug" could be the latest technological innovation to hit the classrooms.
San Joaquin County Public Health and San Joaquin County Office of Education's school health administrators recently met to discuss the current H1N1 vaccine status.
The Manteca Unified's use-of-facility fees are on the rise.
RIPON - A concerned Ripon resident, Lisa Weinstein, raised a red flag for Ripon Unified School District trustees last week over the approved construction of a Clearwire Internet tower near Weston Elementary School.
"GREATS" is an academic rally at Lathrop High that stands for Grades, Responsibility, Excellence, Attitude, and Spirit.
Due to continuing financial challenges, the Manteca Unified School District administrative offices will be closed from Nov. 23 through 27.
RIPON - Ripon farmer David Phippen went before the Ripon Unified School District Board of Trustees last week asking permission to put funds earned from the school farm back into upgrading and replanting the acreage at a projected cost of $63,000.
The top finishers of the recent Manteca Unified Spelling Bee are gearing up for the next round of words.
East Union High leadership students conducted canned food drives on two consecutive Saturdays benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.
Golden West School, 1031 N. Main St., will host a Scholastic Book Fair on Nov. 16-20, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. to purchase books for children, classroom libraries, and the media center. Families, teachers, and the community are invited to attend the book fair, featuring the theme Destination Book Fair, Read Around the World.
It was a night that that was both "an end and a beginning."
Donna Moline shared some tidbits of Vincent Van Gogh with youngsters at River Island Technology Academy on Wednesday.
Friends in need are friends indeed.
Anyssa Ayala and Alondra Basulto were the first ones up to if their chicken egg could stay intact in one piece from a two-story fall.
There are teachers, and then there are teachers like Larry Grimes, Science Department chair at Sierra High School where he has been a member of the faculty for the last 15 years.
When people hear about what Larry Grimes do for a living, they cringe.
Larry Grimes' colleagues and students at Sierra High School are familiar with a lot of things about the 2014 Cortopassi Family Foundation Excellence in Science Teaching awardee.