Education

New Rocklin High alumni fund looks for impact

It’s always been the case that high school graduates don’t go back to high school, but now Rocklin High graduates can give back to the future of the community through a ...

Rocklin mom develops phone apps to communicate with school

A Rocklin resident and mother of two at Sunset Ranch Elementary School has created a series of mobile apps to improve communications between schools and parents, and they’re ...

Sierra College launches new E-Journal on Hetch Hetchy battle

As some Rocklin residents take to the streets and boardrooms with signs demanding the protection the city’s remaining oak woodlands, the Sierra College Press is releasing a n ...

Whitney High broadcast students earn top honors at national convention

The Whitney High School Broadcast program recently sent 44 students to San Diego to compete in Student Television Network’s annual convention. Whitney’s students earned ...

Rocklin high school teacher wins national award

Whitney High School journalism teacher Sarah Nichols was among four people in the nation to win Columbia University’s Gold Key award in New York last month for her contributi ...

Rocklin resident to be key speaker at TEDx

In the age of streaming video, live feeds and inter-connected notions, TED talks have become special events designed to bring people closer to the world of emerging ideas. And now ...

Rocklin’s Victory High among top continuation schools

The California Department of Education on March 18 singled out Victory High School in Rocklin as one of 29 “model” continuation high schools in the state, based partial ...

Rocklin’s Ridley Gallery to host ‘Pass the Baton’

The Blue Line Arts Gallery is partnering with Rocklin’s Ridley Gallery to host a special three-week ceramic exhibit called “Passing the Baton” in April. Represen ...

Rocklin's Big Time event gives big honor to Native Americans

Rocklin’s Big Time event, part of Indigenous Peoples Days at Sierra College, drew a crowd Saturday. The afternoon was the high point of Yomen Weda or the Spring Equinox ...

Rocklin middle school students show off scientific prowess at Olympiad

Students from Rocklin’s Granite Oaks Middle School scored medals at the recent Science Olympiad, held March 7 at California State University, Sacramento. According to Granite ...

Sierra College to host Native American ‘Big Time’ on Saturday

Sierra College in Rocklin is preparing to host its Big Time event, Indigenous Peoples Days, on Saturday, March 21. Representatives for the college said the “California-style ...

Tenuous future of books highlights Sierra College event

The clash of tradition and technology drew a crowd to Sierra College Friday night, with locals contemplating whether their love for the printed word will eventually be sucked into ...

Major protest hits Rocklin over smoke shop slated near schools

A crowd of Rocklin residents converged on the parking lot of the CVS on Park Drive this afternoon to demonstrate against 3 Monkeys Smoke Shop, a tobacco retailer that plans to open ...

Rocklin bans tobacco stores near schools

Spurred by concerns from residents, the City of Rocklin confronted a new issue last week for its fast-developing commercial environment: tobacco stores near school property. In me ...

Rocklin High trains students for jobs

Summer hiring season is fast approaching, and the Rocklin High School parent club wants to be sure that students throughout South Placer are prepared. Rocklin High School’s ...