Rocklin Unified School District

Community rep sought for GATE board

The Rocklin Unified School District has an opening for a community representative on the Gifted and Talented Education Advisory Committee for 2012-13. Any person residing in the ...

Rocklin is first in Placer County for high school API scores

Rocklin High School has the highest Academic Performance Index score of all high schools in Placer County, according to state test results released Thursday. Rocklin High scored an ...

Rocklin Unified to ban a book?

A Rocklin High School senior made an impassioned plea to her school district last week after she learned a book could possibly be removed from the library. The book in question is ...

Rocklin Unified nurses to get jobs back?

The California Public Employment Relations Board found last week that the Rocklin Unified School District retaliated against four nurses when it laid them off in 2010. In her decis ...

Students leave summer behind

School opened for the year on Tuesday. However, students and parents began the transition from summertime back into the classroom last week. At Whitney High School, freshmen attend ...

It's new school year; we're ready for you

We would like to welcome all our students back to school. The grounds and custodial staff have been working all summer getting our facilities prepared for the new school year. Ou ...

Former teacher makes school district his classroom

Skott Hutton has turned the Rocklin Unified School District into his classroom. The former elementary school teacher turned energy education specialist now spends his work days tea ...

Three elementary schools named California Distinguished Schools

Three Rocklin Unified School District elementary schools have been designated 2012 California Distinguished Schools, it was announced at the April 18 district board of trustees mee ...

Rooney named Eureka Union School District superintendent

Linda Rooney, deputy superintendent of Educational Services for the Rocklin Unified School District, has been named District Superintendent of the Eureka Union School District. Th ...

School district in good financial shape

November’s tax increase initiative may impact funding By Margaret Snider Placer Herald Correspondent Rocklin Unified School District Associate Superintendent Barbara Patterson ...

Mega Concert showcases local talent

Take 450 accomplished music students, four music directors, more than 1,000 fans and invite them to the Whitney High School gymnasium for what Rocklin Unified calls its Mega Concer ...

Charter school receives helping hand from district

While the typical time frame for building a school is three years, Western Sierra Collegiate Academy parents and leaders managed to transform a building into a high school campus i ...

Teacher holding No. 1 seniority spot in district retiring

By Amanda Calzada Placer Herald Correspondent If each child that Nancy Ustaszewski had inspired during her 35-year teaching career were a page in a book, she would have a lasting ...

Information meetings slated for kindergarten

Parents, guardians, and preschool providers are invited to attend a Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten information meeting at schools within the Rocklin Unified School Dist ...

Christmas comes early for Rocklin teachers

Six Rocklin teachers received a big surprise last week as a non-profit version of the prize patrol visited their classrooms bearing gifts. The gifts, totaling $16,200, are part of ...