Manteca High's James Keller is an avid racing fan of NASCAR. For his senior project, he opted to host a car show to benefit his favorite sport. Proceeds from the "Keller's Car Show" planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, in the parking lot of Sequoia Heights Baptist Church at the corner of Wawona Street and Union Avenue will help sponsor youngsters with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses to attend ...
Several Ripon High School JROTC cadets are only days away from making a trip of a lifetime to the nation's capital.
Steve Winter still remembers the day he first represented Manteca High. Winter and several of his eighth grade buddies had wandered over to the Manteca High swimming pool where a meet was about to get underway. The coach – who knew Winter could swim – had a few holes to plug on his "B" team. So he told Winter he had a pair of trunks if he wanted to compete. Even though it had been ...
In order to address a $23.5 million shortfall, the Manteca Unified school board agreed with more precautionary layoffs at Tuesday's meeting.
Two Manteca Police school resource officers spent the week at Joshua Cowell School where they engaged students to the dangers of gangs in the community.
Joshua Cowell School Principal Harriet Myrick has released the February All Stars of the month.
LATHROP - For his senior project, Humza Mansoor hopes to earn money to help the Manteca Community Action Program and Services projects.
Coming soon to the Manteca Unified School District: 20 buses designed specifically to service special needs students.
Jason Messer is no longer Manteca Unified's acting superintendent. On Tuesday, the school board appointed the employee of the district since 2000 to the top administrative post. Trustees, in closed session, voted 5-2 in favor of Messer. Dissenting were board members Nancy Teicheira and Manuel Medeiros. "Jason, I want to welcome you back to our district," board President Michael Seelye said. Messer was the assistant superintendent of educational services since 2004.He had been juggling his ...
Vern Gebhardt apologized for making a tough decision. As a Manteca Unified school board member, he and his colleagues unanimously voted for part of the budget-reduction plan to issue 89 layoff notices. "It was a reluctant vote," Gebhardt said at Tuesday's session. "But these notices must be in place by the March 15 deadline (to the state Department of Education)." The approved layoff list consisted of 20 school psychologist positions, 10 (single subject) English instructors, ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will meet Tuesday to discuss items affecting next year's budget.
Dr. Seuss Day is coming. For the past 12 years, the National Education Association sponsors Read Across America in celebration of the birthday of beloved children's author Theodor Geisel, who was born on March 2, 1904. Several Manteca Unified sites will be among the thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participating in this day designed to motivate youngsters to read. Throughout the day, special guests consisting of community members, retired teachers, and county, district ...
Weston Ranch High sophomore Ryan Jones was selected to the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in Washington, D.C,. throughout this week.
WESTON RANCH – Weston Ranch High School senior Jennifer Acoba is a big fan of Nick Jonas of the pop group, Jonas Brothers.
A 50-acre site in south Manteca could someday serve as a future high school campus. Plans, however, will be dictated by several factors including growth of Manteca Unified's student population. The South Tinnin Road still has a useful service to the district as a temporary annex to the school farm. At last Tuesday's school board meeting, Jaime Sanchez, who is an instructor at Lathrop High, noted that the district's Ag Project Committee has plans of ...
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.