Education

Former foster kids get helping hand at Rocklin’s Sierra College

With Sierra College’s new academic year underway, the school’s foundation recently teamed up with Rocklin organizations and businesses to provided more than 100 care-pa ...

Rocklin’s William Jessup sees storm of students on first day

Rocklin’s William Jessup University saw more than 1,200 students roaming its campus Monday, as new and returning academics got their first look at the school’s major, o ...

Rocklin’s Hacker Lab captivates local kids

It was cross-county success for several agencies last month when a donation from a Placer County organization sent Roseville kids to a science lab in Rocklin for a day. The donati ...

Rocklin college grad launches ambitious career at home, abroad

A five-year academic adventure through multiple nations and two college degrees has come to a close for Rocklin’s James Whistler – and he’s done it all by age 22. ...

Sierra College embroiled in labor dispute over salaries

Salary negotiations have broken down between Sierra College and its classified staff – including full-time administrative assistants, maintenance workers and instructional ai ...

Rocklin to host ‘improvement network’ class at Sierra College

The Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies in Rocklin is teaming up with the Continuous Improvement Network to offer a training seminar called “Lean Princ ...

Cosmetology school to open in Rocklin

A cosmetology school, Selah Beauty Academy, is planned to open this fall at 4750 Grove Street in Rocklin, just north of Midas Avenue and east of Pacific Street. Rocklin City Counc ...

Sierra College employees in Rocklin launch protest

Motorists on Rocklin Road were treated to a good dose of picketing this afternoon around the intersection of El Don Drive, after Sierra College’s classified employees staged ...

Rocklin history author helps area library

As the Loomis Library struggles to stay open, its ‘Friends’ organization is holding a speaker’s series this summer with regional favorites and New York Times best ...

Rocklin students, teacher, makes waves at National History Day contest

Lynne Meiers, an 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Spring View Middle School in Rocklin, is a strong supporter of National History Day. In addition to helping her students compet ...

Roseville’s John Adams Academy buys Heald campus

Officials from John Adams Academy charter school in Roseville announced this week they have finalized the purchase of the former Heald College building, increasing their footprint ...

Sierra College hold special Jump Start day on Thursday, June 25

Sierra College in Rocklin is offering a helping hand for new students who need assistance with the registration process. The New Student Jump Start event, Thursday, June 25, guides ...

Supporters rally to protect Rocklin Library

News in January that Rocklin’s library was being forced to close on Mondays due to county budget problems put families and book-lovers on notice about being vocal for their s ...

Rocklin High band teacher takes a bow

When David Dick came to Rocklin High School in fall 1993, the school had just opened its doors. As the school’s first band teacher, he was charged with creating a high school ...

Rocklin 6th-grader leads anti-poaching fundraiser

Eleven-year-old Audrey Robinson, a sixth-grader at Harvest Ridge Placer Academy, raised $920 in three weeks with various fundraisers — all for helping the cause of wildlife. ...