Education

Rocklin’s Low, Doty make big academic waves

Rocklin sophomores Henry Low and Leila Doty recently had strong showings in statewide and national academic competitions. Low and Doty are both students at Western Sierra Collegiat ...

Storm puts damper on Rocklin High graduation

Rocklin High School's 19th graduation ceremony couldn't afford time for the usual pomp and circumstance Friday evening as thunder and lightning pressured school officials t ...

Leadership Rocklin unveils project at Antelope Creek Elementary

Rocklin schools spokesman Skott Hutton, Antelope Creek Elementary Principal Brian Arcuri, Leslie Marks and Leah Gillespie, were all front and center for a ribbon cutting May 19 to ...

Meet Rocklin Academy’s new ‘math-letes’

Baseball is not the only sport that starts with a spring season: Just ask Rocklin Academy’s mathematicians Karina Andersen and Nihar Mudigonda. Both students are considered & ...

Too Cool for Comfort Part II: Perks and financial benefits to offering too many remedial classes at community colleges

Editor’s note: In Part I of this Op Ed series, which was published last week, Dr. Janis Cox Jones reviewed research suggesting between 1998 and 2008, the California Community ...

Sierra College launches new Hacker Lab in Rocklin

Sierra College unveiled its new Hacker Lab to a standing-room only crowd last week at 4804 Granite Drive in Rocklin, the second of two such facilities in the region to offer an ope ...

Rocklin High School Choir performs at New York’s Carnegie Hall

Rocklin High School recently saw 71 of its best singers fly to the East Coast for a special night of performing at the landmark Carnegie Hall. Built in 1891, Carnegie Hall has rema ...

Too Cool for Comfort Part I: Transfer numbers at Cal’s community colleges have been minuscule for decades

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part Op Ed series. This is the time of year when parents of high school sophomore or junior students contemplating college begin t ...

Rocklin elementary kids turn authors

A handful of Rocklin Elementary School first-graders got a taste of fame on May 1, when locals showed up to their campus’s Young Authors Celebration event. According to teach ...

Rocklin turns out for Dinosaur Day Science Fest

Kids and adults alike flocked to Sierra College in Rocklin on May 3 for the school’s Dinosaur Day Science Fest. Called the “Force of Nature” event, the afternoon ...

Six families sue Rocklin Unified for special-ed child abuse

The families of six special education students at Breen Elementary School filed a joint lawsuit last week against Rocklin Unified School District, special education teacher Sherry ...

William Jessup gets ready for big graduation bash

Rocklin’s William Jessup University will celebrate its annual Commencement Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to noon. The ceremony involves the university’s largest graduati ...

Rocklin students tackle gender bias with campus project

Sierra College was one of 11 schools in the U.S. this year to receive the American Association of University Women’s annual Campus Action Project grant, a $5,000 push for stu ...

Rocklin student musicians hit the golden notes in Anaheim

The Spring View Middle School Honor Band, Jazz Band, Choir, and Orchestra recently returned from a trip to Anaheim, where the groups competed in the Worldstrides Heritage Performan ...