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Rocklin Academy joins Learning School Alliance
Wednesday Jun 09 2010
Rocklin Academy, an elementary charter school, is now one of 40 schools nationwide to participate in the Learning School Alliance. The National Staff Development Council, a resea ...
Rocklin Academy faces scrutiny during renewal
Wednesday Dec 23 2009
Rocklin Academy, Turnstone campus, a kindergarten through sixth-grade charter school in Rocklin, is up for renewal. According to a California education code regarding charter sch ...
Best if all facts are known
Wednesday Nov 25 2009
In order to balance the information recently proffered on Nov 5 &12: Western Sierra Collegiate Academy is a long planned “build-out” of Rocklin Academy charter school. These c ...
Taxpayers shouldn’t pay
Friday Nov 20 2009
A community newspaper provides an important source of information for local residents. In the Nov. 12 edition of The Placer Herald, I was surprised to see that the new Western Sie ...
Charter school petition denied
Thursday Nov 12 2009
The future of another charter school looks dim as the Rocklin Unified School Board trustees unanimously denied the petition of Global Tides at its meeting last Wednesday night. La ...
Western Sierra academy finally opens its doors
Thursday Aug 20 2009
After a lengthy battle for approval, Western Sierra Collegiate Academy, a seventh- through 12th-grade charter school, welcomed its first students Tuesday. Located in a vacant bui ...
Rocklin charter school secures site
Thursday May 21 2009
Western Sierra Collegiate Academy will have a place to call home for the 2009-10 school year. The seventh- through 12th-grade public charter school recently announced a site for th ...
Western Sierra charter school hires founding principal
Wednesday May 06 2009
The recently-approved Western Sierra Collegiate Academy, grades seven through 12 charter school in Rocklin, announced Steven Carney as principal. Carney has been hired as the fou ...
Sixth-grader Noah Spahn moves forward in national competition
Wednesday May 06 2009
Rocklin Academy sixth-grader Noah Spahn may be America’s Top Young Scientist. Spahn recently completed in Rocklin Academy’s eighth annual science fair with more than 200 stud ...
In case of fire, Maria Montessori students are prepared
Monday Apr 13 2009
Maria Montessori students are ready if disaster strikes. Seventh- and eighth-grade students at Maria Montessori Charter Academy in Rocklin have been training three hours per day ...
High school campuses are for high school students
Friday Apr 03 2009
With a strange and flip-flopping vote from the State Board of Education, Rocklin parents should be aware of what is to come. The state board overruled local school officials and ...
Board of Education’s charter school about-face is appalling
Friday Apr 03 2009
Regarding the Western Sierra Charter Academy, I am appalled by the about-face of the State Board of Education, which recently reviewed an application from the Rocklin Academy to op ...
Board of Education sneaky in approval of charter school
Thursday Mar 26 2009
When the California Board of Education considered an application recently to create a 7-12-grade charter school in Rocklin, there were not enough votes to approve it, as members ex ...
CORE Placer to open center in Loomis for fall
Thursday Mar 19 2009
CORE Placer, a public charter school with learning centers in Colfax and Nevada City, will open a new center in Loomis in August. Previously part of The Camptonville Academy, CO ...
Update: WSCA receives approval at state level
Wednesday Mar 18 2009
Even though Western Sierra Collegiate Academy charter school was approved last Thursday at the state level, the debate about the future of the proposed school continues for many Ro ...
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