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Makis now the lead Bulldog on campus

A new head Bulldog will take over Rocklin Elementary next year. Amanda Makis, currently a fourth-grade teacher at Rocklin Elementary and the service learning coordinator for the ...

Trimble ready to serve two elementary schools

It’s easy to catch Rocklin Unified elementary school principal Jim Trimble. Just tell him you’re coming and put on some solid shoes. Then be prepared to walk – he’s not t ...

Principal prefers to wear pie

Antelope Creek Principal Matt Murphy, right, recently had pies thrown in his face by his students as their incentive to increase their test scores. The students, such as Isaac Vica ...

Western Sierra academy finally opens its doors

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 ...

Granite Oaks welcomes new falcon principal

Granite Oaks Middle School students are now led by a new principal. Former assistant principal at Granite Oaks, Jay Holmes, now takes on the position of principal. Holmes will ov ...

New Spring View Middle School principal is a familiar face

Spring View has a new head Eagle this year, but he’s a familiar face on campus. Marty Flowers, former Spring View Middle School assistant principal, recently accepted the positi ...

New principal takes on Ruhkala Elementary

A new face will be joining Ruhkala Elementary this fall, as Principal Gary Yee leaves his position. Yee, who assumed the role of Ruhkala principal when the school opened in 2005, ...

Western Sierra charter school hires founding principal

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 ...

Whitney off to a 'distinguished' start

Whitney High School recently joined the ranks with the other Rocklin schools designated as distinguished. Debra Hawkins, Whitney High School principal, said it was a welcome rewa ...

Principal puckers up for pig

Rocklin’s Antelope Creek Elementary School principal Matt Murphy lost a bet to his students and had to pucker up to a pig Friday. The agreement was motivation for his students to ...