Education

Rocklin brother-sister team create their own video game app

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy students Henry and Heidi Low have been combining their fascination with pet rabbits with their love for computer coding. According to Western Sier ...

Sierra College’s Mechatronics program lands $10,000 grant

A recent job fair at Sierra College in Rocklin led to a regional business gifting $10,000 to the school’s specialized Mechatronics program. The money was donated by Folsom co ...

Rocklin students get pocket constitutions

Volunteers for Constitution Literacy Project recently delivered 500 pocket Constitutions to the Rocklin Unified School District. The books are meant for distribution to the eight a ...

Rocklin’s book club keeps life interesting between the pages

It’s a Thursday afternoon and a group of women files into the clean, open dimensions of a room at the Rocklin Library. Each holds a copy of Zora Neale Hurston’s “ ...

New classrooms in the works at Rocklin’s Granite Oaks

As its student population approaches capacity, Granite Oaks Middle School in Rocklin has planned a $5 million expansion project to install eight new “relocatable” exter ...

It’s time to apply for civilian sheriff’s academy

Reservations are now being taken for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s Community Awareness Academy, which offers an inside look at the law enforcement agency. Attendees are ...

For vets, an exception to the rule at Sierra College

In many colleges in the United States, veterans face an uphill battle when it comes to not only readjusting to civilian life, but getting the educational benefits they earned throu ...

Rocklin’s Jessup university plans $10-million expansion

William Jessup University announced its intention last week to add a $10 million dorm building to its campus in Rocklin, anticipating that current trends in enrollment and interest ...

Rocklin charter students trade party for charity

Eight grades, 250 kids and four charities were the sum total of Christmas festivities this year at Harvest Ridge Placer Academy, the students of which opted to forego their traditi ...

Roseville, Rocklin students scramble to overcome nix of Academic Decathlon

Despite the cancelation of the 2015 Placer County Academic Decathlon competition, which Roseville High School won the past  two years in a row, local Placer County coaches are ...