Education

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 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 ...

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& ...