FRENCH CAMP – State Sen. Lois Wolk is no stranger to Manteca Unified. Earlier this year, the representative of the Fifth Senate District – that includes Manteca, Stockton, and Tracy in San Joaquin County; Suisun City, Fairfield, Dixon and Vacaville in Solano County; Davis, West Sacramento, Winters and Woodland in Yolo County; and Walnut Grove and a portion of Elk Grove in Sacramento County – made a special visit to McParland School after being inspired ...
LATHROP – It seemed only fitting for Dr. Janey Thornton to distribute fresh-cut peaches to students at Lathrop School on Wednesday.
Leo Omlin is a regular come Farm Day. During the years, he's brought his Texas longhorn steer and llama to various agriculture-related events throughout the area, including several in Manteca Unified. "But Leo just couldn't say 'no' about coming to Mossdale School (in Lathrop)," said first-grade teacher and Farm Day organizer Sharon Silveira. "He's my neighbor." Omlin, in turn, was on hand to answer questions by students about his animals. "Of course, they've asked about ...
The Manteca Unified School District is gearing up for the upcoming graduation / promotion events.
A two-week recycling contest earned Lincoln School students $375. The City of Manteca's recycling division worked in conjunction with the school staff. Students were instructed to bring in plastic bottles and aluminum cans for the two weeks. The contest was between primary grades (kindergarten through third grade) and intermediate grades (fourth through eighth grade). The city took the cans and bottles to the recycling center on Moffat Boulevard and met Tony Barros the head ...
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 ...
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.
You know Halloween is around the corner when the bright orange gourds appear on the grassy lawn in front of Nile Garden School.
In time, the crepe myrtle plunged into the ground at Lincoln Elementary School will bloom beautiful pink flowers.
Tesoro 8 plus Union Ranch 9 equals Tara 17.
River Islands Technology Academy is no ordinary school.
The number of candidates for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent continues to grow.
LATHROP – If it were a business, the City of Lathrop would have one sharp-looking logo.