academics

Academics, athletics and the postseason

The Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs are underway for most sports as finals loom in the classroom just before the end of the 2012-13 school year and graduation. It has to be remembere ...

Sweat equity is paying off

I often receive a number of invites to the local schools to witness the signing of a Letter of Intent for some student-athlete to go on to college and pursue a degree while continu ...

A charter for success

I like the idea of innovation and trying new things. It’s the engine of invention and greater efficiency. “Too big to fail” is too often an attempt to restart the ...

Five questions with Keaton Boyle

Recent Whitney High graduate Keaton Boyle was not only a Class of 2010 valedictorian, but also earned a perfect score on both the ACT and the math portion of the SAT, both of which ...