Foundation pour nears for new 2-story CTE Ripon High classrooms

RIPON – Work is currently taking place at Ripon High on the new Career Technical Education Center. Andy Strickland, who is the Director of Facilities, Operations & Safety Services, said at the Sept. 11 Ripon Unified school board meeting that most of work up to now is “pre-underground.” He added: “We’ve been waiting on clarification…

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Engel Field Renovations Now Underway At EHS

ESCALON – Long-awaited renovation and improvement work at Engel Field on the Escalon High School campus has started … and it will definitely mean some short-term pain for long-term gain. Usually the site for both El Portal and Escalon High graduation ceremonies, those events have been moved to Modesto Junior College for this year. El…

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New Gym ‘Opens’ at MHS

MANTECA – Before the first-ever game was to be played at the new gymnasium at Manteca High, Principal Frank Gonzales thought it was important to make official with a ceremonious ribbon-cutting event. That occurred Thursday just before the Buffaloes (8-4 in the preseason) volleyball squad’s Valley Oak League opener against visiting Kimball (5-3). This 2,250-seat…

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Colony Oaks contractor working on new Ripon High CTE class complex

RIPON – Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District are scheduled Monday to sign off on a pre-construction services agreement with CT Brayton & Sons, Inc. on the Career Technical Education Project. That’s a two-story building planned for Ripon High. At the 7 p.m. open session in the City of Ripon Council Chambers, 259 N.…

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