Parker Whitney Elementary School

Grant funds new books for young readers

Last school year’s last day in June foreshadowed a delightful surprise for Parker Whitney fourth-grade teacher Holly Runsten and her current class. Runsten, a Parker Whitney ...

Parker Whitney parents, staff at odds over field trip

Discontent with Parker Whitney Elementary School’s stance on the matter, a few Rocklin parents have taken it upon themselves to arrange a sixth-grade field trip which the sch ...

Help the environment, help students go to science camp at e-waste fundraiser

A free electronic waste drive-thru/drop off fundraiser to help Panther Outdoor Education Camp will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Dollar Tree parking lot in Rocklin. Funds raise ...

South Placer Rotary gives the gift of words

The South Placer Rotary Club recently presented 70 dictionaries to third-grade students at Parker Whitney Elementary School in Rocklin. Rotarians Ken Yorde, Dennis Grewer and Larry ...

Students break in new field at Parker Whitney

Parker Whitney Kindergarten/first grade teacher Jennifer Wong and her students lead the student body on a walk around the school’s newly refurbished playing field last Friday. ...

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 ...

Vandals flood Parker Whitney classroom

Targeted by recent vandals, Parker Whitney Elementary School’s Principal Denny Rush is hoping a reward will get people talking. The school has been hit hard by vandals lately. ...

Parker Whitney Elementary first trimester honor roll

Fourth-grade Honor roll (3.0 – 3.4 GPA): Ricardo David Acevedo, Louis Bording III, Michael Maldonado, Makenna Matesen, Brian Plasencia, Gillian Schneickert, Dylan Shepard, Ben W ...

Parker Whitney Elementary 3rd trimester honor roll

Fourth-grade Honor roll (3.0 — 3.4 GPA): Aliyah Carr, Chase Cater, Noah Dyson, Garrett Hardy, Brennen Henderson, Sophia Paul, Robert Sexton, Zachary Sierck, Mateo Tournier. Rich ...

Parker Whitney first trimester honor roll

Fourth-grade Honor Roll (3.0 — 3.4 GPA): Lucas Amado, Nathan Carr, Chase Cater, Lois De La Cruz, Geno Dolce, Thomas Hay, Emily Johnston, Natalie Knight, Brandon Robinson, Zach S ...

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 ...

Parker Whitney students Eager to Stamp Out Hunger

More than a thousand pounds of non-perishable food was donated to local food banks thanks to Parker Whitney Elementary students in Rocklin. For three weeks, the school’s studen ...

Don’t forget to get the light

They care about the environment. They’re setting examples for other people to save energy and they’re also a bunch of 10-year-olds. “They’ve got me teaching with half the ...

Department of Justice visits Parker Whitney

On Friday afternoon, the Department of Justice made a helicopter visit to the students of Parker Whitney Elementary School to kick off Red Ribbon Week, which runs through Friday. T ...