Education

Del Oro students, PG&E bond over welding

The pros at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. reached out Wednesday to Del Oro High School student welders, providing tips on the finer points of a skill that could provide a career p ...

Granite Oaks students win medals at Science Olympiad

Science professionals at California State University Sacramento recently got a dose of the talent Granite Oaks Middle School students have for envisioning the future. A team of st ...

Auburn Placer High classroom fire cause still a mystery

  Nearly two weeks after a fire damaged a Placer High School art classroom, investigators are not releasing a cause. Auburn’s fire and police departments are both invo ...

Junior journalists spread the news at Sierra Elementary

Breaking into the newspaper business can be a challenge even for skilled professionals, but a handful of enterprising young journalists have cornered a market at Sierra Elementary ...

Rocklin teacher contract talks break down

Teacher contract negotiations at Rocklin Unified School District broke down last week as teachers reached a stalemate with administrators and, in an outcry for public support, took ...

County gets its nerd on at the STEM Expo

Drones hovering in the air, robots moving around objects in small pens and race cars buzzing around a track were all on display Saturday as William Jessup University in Rocklin pla ...

Placer High art class scrambles to make up for supplies lost in fire

Art teacher Kaija Perkins-Uno and her classes are back in creative mode, days after a fire forced them out of a Placer High School classroom. The classes that normally would be h ...

Job fair to recruit Rocklin students

Placer County’s unemployment rate in December, according to the California Employment Development Department, was 6.5 percent. That’s 1.8 percent better than the statew ...

Clarkson University partnering with Sierra College

A New York-based private university will begin offering new graduate programs and enhanced opportunities for emerging technology education for undergraduates through a partnership ...

Placer High School fire evacuates hundreds of students

A fire in a Placer High School classroom today led to the safe evacuation of hundreds of students before it was put out. The fire was initially reported in an upper campus classro ...