education

Serving the surrounding area in academics and athletics

Located just off Sunset Drive in Rocklin not far from Highway 65 is a high school that will hold its first graduation this spring. Although they’re yet to be a force in local ...

Short-sited: How Horizon Charter School’s $800,000 investment went wrong

No school children, no Horizon Charter Schools sign, no teachers, no cars – nothing. On a sunny day in mid February outside 290 Technology Way in Rocklin, the only indicatio ...

New Lincoln program a haven for 90 ex-Horizon students

When Horizon Charter Schools closed its Rocklin and Lincoln sites in recent months, it left families scrambling to figure out where their children would continue their education. ...

New private school opening in Roseville

New Year’s Eve marked the last day of employment for teachers at the Accelerated Learning Academy in Lincoln and Rocklin, operated by Horizon Charter Schools until the progra ...

Invest in our children’s future

  Over the past four years, funding for our schools been cut dramatically. This has led to larger class sizes, shorter school years and reduced educational opportunities. Pr ...

Holding hands for higher education

Sierra College students linked hands Sunday to show their support for higher education. It was a state-wide endeavor called Hands Across California, where students held their fell ...

Rocklin Academy students earn awards

Two Rocklin Academy students, Kevin Chang, 11, and Shaurya Grover, 10, recently earned outstanding regional awards for excellence in science and mathematics. Chang, a sixth grade ...

Students spell their way to wins

Ten students from the Rocklin Unified School District were winners in the Placer County Office of Education Oral Spelling Bee held on March 29 in Auburn. These students competed ag ...

Parker Whitney Elementary second trimester honor roll

Fourth-grade Honor roll (3.0 — 3.4 GPA): David Acevedo, Matt Adams, Caleb Boomhower, Louis Bording III, Michaela Cline, Kyanna Davis, Kristen Flowers, Thomas Gonzales, Spencer H ...

Valley View Elementary second trimester honor roll

Fourth-grade Honor roll 3.0-3.4 GPA: Gillian Baldwin, Colin Barker, McKenna Barry, Nick Burris, Dominic Christensen, Spencer Durose, Claire Francis, Otto German, Cade Gimenez, Die ...