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RC 's volleyball camp set for July

RC 's volleyball camp set for July

RC 's Volleyball camp set for July
Manteca Bulletin
Ripon Christian is hosting its 5th Annual Knights Volleyball Summer Camp July 12-15. Each session will run from 9 am to noon. The camp will be instructed by longtime coaches Tiger and Michelle Shelton, Delta Valley director Richard Chan, ...

Ripon Unified will explore school closure alternatives

Ripon Unified will explore school closure alternatives

Ripon Unified will explore school closure alternatives
Manteca Bulletin
RIPON – Before they even consider closure of a school, Ripon Unified board of trustees agreed Monday to first go the route of an ad hoc committee. This group, according to Superintendent Louise Johnson (formerly Nan), would be made up ...

Escalon edges Ripon for Division-V golf title

Escalon edges Ripon for Division-V golf title

Escalon edges Ripon for Division-V golf title
Manteca Bulletin
Ripon High's boys golf team turned in a respectable score Monday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-V Tournament, but it's not advancing the Indians to Masters. Rival Escalon shot a 418 — four better than the Trans Valley League ...

San Joaquin County students receive top honors at State Science Fair

San Joaquin County students receive top honors at State Science Fair

Unprecedented in San Joaquin County history, county students excelled at the California State Science Fair by taking first, second, and third place in the junior division. San Joaquin County students have not placed in the State competition since 2006 when a student placed third. Not only did four of six San Joaquin County junior division attendees place, but Tom Hawkins Elementary School Teacher, Cassandra de Wood was honored as California’s Science Teacher of the Year.
 
The State Science Fair, held in Los Angeles at the California Science Center on May 2 and 3, received 1,000 projects from 403 schools all over California. Seventh grader Julie Fukunaga of Elkhorn Elementary took first place with her project, Weedfinder: An Eco-Friendly Herbicide Sprayer. Julie also received the Alfarata Walley Award for Excellence in Electronics, as well as $500 for her project.

San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon set for May 7 & 14

The 17th Annual San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon will be held on two days: Saturday, May 7 for 7th and 9th grade competitions at East Union High School (1700 North Union Road in Manteca) and Saturday, May 14 for the 6th grade competition at Kimball High School (3200 Jaguar Run in Tracy).

The Academic Pentathlon provides a less restrictive environment for student learning where individual leadership, cooperation and peer support are incorporated into the program as motivators.

The two days of competition will feature:

8 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Individual competitions
11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Super quiz
2:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Manteca educators to hold awareness rally May 9

Manteca educators to hold awareness rally May 9

MANTECA - On Monday, May 9 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., the Manteca Educators' Association will hold a rally at the corner of Louise Avenue and Main Street, to bring attention to its cause of defending public education.

To promote awarness and unity, the group will have 262 red balloons to symbolize the Manteca educators who received pink slips two years ago. The community is welcome and encouraged to participate in the event.

The group also plans to take a trip to Sacramento to rally on the steps of the State Capitol on Friday, May 13. That event will be held from 5 - 6 p.m.

For more information, call Ken Johnson at (209) 603-3767.

Tickets available for Friday's alumni football games

Tickets available for Friday's alumni football games

Tickets available for Friday's alumni football games
Manteca Bulletin
Advanced tickets for Friday's alumni football games featuring graduates of East Union, Manteca and Sierra high schools are available at the front office of Manteca High. The Class of 2001-and-younger game between Manteca and Sierra kicks off at 6 pm at ...