WESTON RANCH – When Weston Ranch class of 2009 valedictorian Winnie Bahn first started off as a Cougar four years ago, she sat alone at lunch for the first three months of school.
Monday morning, Lathrop Elementary kicked off their week of Promotion Activities. Lathrop began their day with a breakfast, organized by parent volunteers, in the gym for all students making promotion and their parents.
The Lincoln School winners of the City of Manteca recycling contest for collecting the most cans and bottles had a pizza party Thursday with 70 pizzas from Round Table Pizza. More than 400 kindergarten through fourth graders enjoyed pizza.
Graduates from various Manteca Unified School District schools are listed below. Additional names will be published in the coming days. Joshua Cowell School Olivia Barnett, Nolverto Barriga, Doan Bien, Candace Britt, Jacob Burttram, Devin Carter, Travis Cavagnaro, Amanda Christensen, Travis Chun, Jamie DeRosa, Noha Elabed, John Fortuny, Samantha Greiman, Isidro Hernandez, Laurel Hoppis, Viviana Horta, Kelsy Jackson, Jessee Jimenez, Alba Lazcon, Tanner Mangum, Carlos Medina, Eric Melgar, Lilliana Mendoza, Kayla Menefee-Dall. Logan Newcomb, ...
Saving class size reduction is a dead issue. It's been buried under an avalanche of May cutbacks in state funding that swelled the deficit for Manteca Unified 2009-10 school years to $32,775,000. There are parents who are still pushing hard to keep lower class sizes even though the writing is on the wall with 209 teachers getting final layoff notices and more cuts dictated by new state decisions on how much Manteca Unified will share ...
RIPON – The Ripon High Class of 2009 was known for its occasional pranks. That's according to salutatorian Ashley McCoy, who made reference about the Chrysler LeBaron spray-painted in bright green, including tires, and featuring the signatures of her classmates. The sedan – in tow and parked directly in front of the gymnasium – greeted friends, family and special guests attending Wednesday's commencement ceremony held in Stouffer Field. "(As a prank) the green car with ...
As part of Operation Military Support, Lathrop High School's Ross Downum, who is involved in the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp., had an opportunity to accompany three World War II Veterans to McClellan Air Force Base to the Freedom Flight Air Show.
Sierra High's graduating class scholarship recipients and academic award winners were recognized during the recent senior awards night.
ROCKLIN – Elizabeth Bernados of Manteca was recently honored during William Jessup University's annual celebratory chapel session designed to honor 39 students with various scholarship opportunities totaling $55,000.
Michelle Rindels received two degrees on May 23 from Biola University. She received a B.A. in Journalism and a B.A. in Spanish, and graduated Summa Cum Laude (3.96 GPA). Biola University held its commencement exercises last Saturday at its La Mirada campus.
Manteca Unified will issue final lay-off notices to 209 teachers by June 15. The district rescinded layoff notices to another 52 teachers that originally received them in March. The decision came on the heels of more bad news - the loss of $993,000 of state reimbursement of school bus transportation – to push the deficit for the 2009-10 school year to $32,775,000. The deficit has grown from $14 million since December thanks to the state ...
The 42 members of Nile Garden School's Class of 200 a were not the only ones saying farewell to their alma mater at their graduation exercises Tuesday evening.
You had to have a ticket to get into the graduation ceremonies at Stella Brockman School Tuesday evening.
RIPON - Ripon Christian High School's commencement speakers, valedictorian Jeffrey Hulsey and salutatorian Lindsay Hannick, have garnered over $100,000 in college scholarship money over four years.
RIPON – Abigail Van Vuren comes across as shy when she meets somebody that she isn't familiar with.
A resolution unanimously approved by the Manteca Unified School District Board of Education recognizes and appreciates "all veterans and their families for their contributions for the freedoms and way of life benefited by all in the United States of America." The resolution also "encourages schools to participate in appropriate activities to honor the dedication and sacrifices of our country's veterans during the week of Veterans Day."
It was the "Day of the Writer" last week at Manteca High School when students took pen to paper and chalk to concrete during all their classes – even in PE.
Nearly $50 million of Measure M funds have been used so far to fund 22 different projects that have been completed.
Forty Manteca Unified School District bus drivers will take a day off from their fall break vacation to learn what they need to do in the event of a hijacking or shooting incident while on the job.