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.
Saving class size reduction is a dead issue.
RIPON – The Ripon High Class of 2009 was known for its occasional pranks.
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 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.
Expect another collaborative effort Saturday for the Regional Occupational Program Fashion Merchandising's Fashion Show.
The 3rd Annual Crystal Apple Awards took place Saturday evening at the Northland building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Here's the news flash: University of California Cooperative Extension will play host to Farm 2 School fundraiser. Venue will be the Stanislaus County Ag Center Harvest Hall. Highlight samples: Wine and beer tasting, produce tasting, and a farmers' market.
BY ROSE ALBANO RISSO
The encore performance of 'You Can't Take it with You' will take place today at the Lathrop High.
Two of the five members of the San Joaquin County Board of Education are ending their terms this year. They are Jill Fritchen who represents Area 3, and Anthony Gutierrez of Area 4.