Education

Sac State to offer classes within Rocklin this fall

Starting this fall, Sacramento State will offer five junior- and senior-level undergraduate classes at Sierra College in Rocklin. Sierra College announced the classes June 3 in a ...

Rocklin Library’s summer program announced, dedicated to longtime supporter

The 2015 Summer Reading Program at the Rocklin Library was recently unveiled under the title, “Read to the Rhythm.” A spokeswoman for the Rocklin Friends of the Library ...

Rocklin’s Western Sierra Collegiate Academy sees graduates head into the future

Editor’s note: The following is a list of Western Sierra Collegiate Academy’s senior graduates, their awards and schools of destination.   Aisley Alldredge  ...

Whitney High graduating seniors show all the right stuff

Unlike their cross-town rivals, the Whitney High seniors’ graduation ceremony went off without a hitch, culminating in an evening of smiles, speeches, music, cheering and fam ...

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 ...