Education

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 ...

South Placer CASA mentor, youth develop special bond

Editor’s Note: Some children in this story are referred to by their first names only, due to privacy concerns and the nature of the Court Appointed Special Advocates program. ...

Rocklin students find warm life in cold water

Rocklin’s Western Sierra Collegiate Academy recently sent its most advanced biology students on a microbial ecosystems study trip to Bodega Bay. The students teamed up with C ...

Rocklin to see big art/faith event

It occurs to some event planners at William Jessup University that what they do as religious educators, especially in subjects of the arts, is related to creativity – that th ...

Sierra College invites public to altering concepts of ‘Time’

Rocklin’s Sierra College will soon be hosting four free interactive discussions at its campus library.  Each will be on the topic of “Time.” Sierra College& ...

Rocklin Unified looks to take over Club Rocklin, preschool

The City of Rocklin recently announced that it will begin discussions with Rocklin Unified School District to change ownership of its Club Rocklin, the city’s before and afte ...

Rocklin High brings ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to the stage

Rocklin High School’s music and theater students are presenting a rendition of the classic tale “Beauty and the Beast” between now and Feb. 21.The school invites ...

Rocklin Lions name Tucker student speaker champ

On Tuesday, Feb. 3 the Rocklin Lions selected Nicolette Tucker as their student speaker champion. Tucker competed against fellow students, winning the speaking contest with he ...

Rocklin Unified accepting new Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten

Rocklin Unified School District is now inviting and accepting applications for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten students to attend its schools for the 2015-2016 school ...

Teacher shares Rocklin history

Nancy Lohse is preserving Rocklin’s history – one student at a time. A resident of Rocklin for 38 years, the retired teacher delights in sharing stories of Rocklin&rsqu ...

Sierra College students launch new art exhibit

A new art show will be on display until Feb. 7 highlighting the work of Sierra College students who have won scholarships for their excellence and dedication. The exhibit ...