education

Rocklin Unified to cut more than 50 teachers

A total of 76 final reductions of force notices will go out to teachers on or before May 15. The notices represent more than 50 full-time teachers within the district. Almost hal ...

Our young students are the future

I am writing to you to express my concern over the future of education in Rocklin. I have two children in the school system, both at Twin Oaks Elementary. I have just read the a ...

Registration now open for Rocklin Preschool

Studies have shown the importance of preschool learning with success in kindergartend and later in life, according to a California Superintendent of Schools Universal Preschool Tas ...

Schools earn the mark of distinction

Two Rocklin schools earned California Distinguished School status. Antelope Creek Elementary and Rocklin Academy were two of 484 schools selected, and two of only seven within th ...

Students raise funds to support school

Valley View’s campus transformed into a track for a school wide jog-a-thon last Wednesday. The students ran anywhere from four to 16 laps around the school to raise funds for the ...

Cobblestone Elementary second trimester honor roll

Fourth-grade Principal’s list (4.0 GPA): Zaid Ahmad, Christine Change, Ayla Harris, Drew Harris, Alex Kusiak, Sofia Zavala, Lexi Dugue, Emma Silva, Lindsay Stark, Cole Parrot, K ...

A glee-ful occasion for Rocklin High singers

All five Rocklin High School students remember when they got the call, text, or Facebook message. “It was probably midnight,” recalled Annie Dick, a senior who sings soprano 1 ...

Bryce Jessup to retire from university

A retirement celebration will be held on May 13 to honor William Jessup University President Dr. Bryce Jessup for his 25 years of service as president. As the university’s fift ...

Rocklin Elementary second trimester honor roll

Fourth-grade Principal’s list: (4.0 GPA): Sophia Keenan, Sophia LaRose; Sarah Scott; Jameson Elsemore, Andrew Franco, Stanley Huang, Natalie King, Calvin Kwok, Brian Lee, Amy Ni ...

16 Rocklin students earn journalism awards

The year 2010 marked the greatest number of awards for Rocklin High students on the yearbook and newspaper staffs. Recently, 16 Rocklin High students were recognized for excellen ...

Music should not be cut

I am a student currently in my fifth year of music education since I started taking lessons at my old elementary school in the Rocklin Unified School District. It made me feel sa ...

Granite Oaks students medal at regional Science Olympiad

Students from Granite Oaks Middle School and Rocklin High School earned medals for their entries at the regional Science Olympiad event held March 20 at the Sacramento State campus ...

Antelope Creek Elementary second trimester honor roll

Fourth-grade Principal’s list (4.0 GPA): Asia Fong, Jared Gedde, Shelby Hickok, Renese Lopez, Kage Martin, Skyler Watson, Ernest Zgulev. Distinguished list (3.8-3.99 GPA): Shaw ...

Parker Whitney second trimester honor roll

Fourth-grade Honor roll (3.0 — 3.4 GPA): Chase Cater, Lois De La Cruz, Geno Dolce, Nick Eaton, Vanessa Estrella, Dalton Goodwin, Mollie Holliday, Emily Johnston, Avery Lambrite, ...

Twin Oaks second trimester honor roll

Principal’s list (4.0 GPA): Andrew Armstrong, Kiana Barker, Chad Campbell, Megan Campbell, Ardith Chavez, Danielle Clarion,Tyler Czapkay, Danielle DeChavez, Ross Harper, Garrett ...