education

Rock Creek Elementary School honor roll

Fourth-grade Honor roll (3.9-3.5 GPA): Max Esquerra, Alexander Amrine, Brynn Blatnick, Ryan Bower, Presley Burgess, Brooke DuPont, McKenna Ellis, Eindra Khine, Jessica Read, Fait ...

Cobblestone Elementary first trimester honor roll

4th Grade: Principal’s List 4.0 GPA: Lexi Dugue, Emma Silva, Collin Petersen, Connor Jones, Casey Silver, Audrey Mayer, Nicole Cronin, Kevin Bugna, Alliya Smith-Brown, Lindsay ...

Rocklin Academy fifth-grader places in math contest

Rocklin Academy fifth-grader Henry Low enjoys working with numbers. Recently Low participated in the elementary school division of Sacramento Area Competitions in Mathematics and ...

Illustrated lecture featured at Sierra College

The Sierra College Natural History Museum will present an illustrated lecture entitled “Sierra Nevada Winter Ecology: Survival Strategies” by Sierra College Professor of Biolog ...

Rocklin High senior signs letter of intent

Alexis Melnikov signed a national letter of intent to swim for the Fresno State Bulldogs next fall. The 17-year-old senior will accept a scholarship to swim on the NCAA Division I ...

Ruhkala students donate more than 2,000 canned goods

The Roseville Salvation Army recently received 2,000 canned goods, thanks to Ruhkala Elementary students in Rocklin. Tucker Thorson and Anna Keithler of Whitney High School coord ...

William Jessup announces tuition freeze

When the multitude of prospective students and parents assembled in the student union at William Jessup University’s 128-acre Rocklin campus, they heard some refreshing news that ...

WJU Yellow Ribbon program honors veterans

On Veterans Day William Jessup University honored veterans who are participants in the Yellow Ribbon Program. The program offers any veteran who has served on active duty for at ...

Students step up for families in need

For about a month, Parker Whitney Elementary students were on a mission to gather canned goods. It was all part of KCRA 3 Kids Can, a national campaign that began in 1987 with 24 p ...

Charter school petition denied

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 ...

All education is critical

Our education system should adjust to needs of the economy. I spent two years on a California task force looking at education, and in particular vocational education. I have a fe ...

Sixth graders embark on overnight trip

There certainly is a benefit for having reached sixth grade at Breen Elementary School. For these lucky students, they recently embarked on their first school-related overnight tr ...

Group raises funds for students

A group of Rocklin parents and community leaders has created a new local nonprofit organization to support programs that benefit students in the Rocklin Unified School District. T ...

Rocklin charter school students hold mock disaster

Maria Montessori students acted as rescuers last week for their staged mock disaster. Seventh- and eighth-grade students at Maria Montessori Charter Academy in Rocklin, held a mo ...

School district’s first bike ride is a success

Rocklin citizens geared up for the adventure of a bike ride unlike any other in Rocklin history. Rocklin Unified School District hosted its first Tour de Rocklin. The program is ...