Rocklin Unified School District

Rocklin schools attain top scores

Students in the Rocklin Unified School District, including the family of charter schools, have earned top grades in the eyes of the state. According to results released by the Cal ...

Rocklin schools attain top scores

Students in the Rocklin Unified School District, including the family of charter schools, have earned top grades in the eyes of the state. According to results released by the Cal ...

New Thunder head rolls in for Rocklin High

As a new school year begins, Rocklin High School staff and students welcomed a new principal. David Bills is taking over for Michael Garrison, who has been promoted to assistant s ...

Back to class

It was a day for alarm clocks, anticipation and new beginnings. Wednesday marked the first day of school in the Rocklin Unified School District. Ruhkala Elementary kindergartener ...

Nine Rocklin schools named to prestigious honor roll Nine Rocklin schools named to prestigious honor roll Nine Rocklin schools named to prestigious honor roll

Nine schools were honored during the Rocklin Unified School District board meeting on May 31. Antelope Creek Elementary, Ruhkala Elementary, Valley View Elementary, Rock Creek Ele ...

State budget crisis means shrinking school budgets

There has been a great deal of media coverage regarding the tax extensions that Governor Jerry Brown wanted on the June ballot. The ability to vote on these extensions has faile ...

Singing the praises of music in schools

Justin Gilsdorf has recently finished touring as an Honor Band musician from Granite Oaks Middle School. The eighth-grade tuba and trumpet player visited every corner of Rocklin sh ...

Superintendent responds to state budget challenges

Over the past three years, $18 billion has been cut statewide from public schools. The current “tax extension” stalemate in Sacramento could result in billions more. Th ...

Rocklin schools get new leaders

Next year will be full of fresh faces at three Rocklin schools as two new principals and one assistant principal take over responsibilities. Despite being new to their positions, ...

Our View: Saving schools a tax plan worth considering

This past week students from around the state rallied at the Capitol to protest additional cuts to education. Sierra College student Morgan Leskody and professor Megan Seely were a ...

District to send out 23 pink slips

Approximately 23 Rocklin Unified teachers and certificated staff could be without jobs next year. According to Bob Lee, assistant superintendent of human resources at Rocklin Uni ...

District OKs energy contract

With possible layoffs looming for Rocklin Unified teachers and staff, trustees approved an energy-savings contract that has the potential of saving the district approximately $547, ...

Smith’s students make the planet ‘Mo Betta’

The state of California wants sixth-graders to know that water is a dynamic component of the environment. Cobblestone Elementary teacher Cindy Smith wants her sixth-graders to kn ...

Rocklin Unified offering kindergarten informational meetings this month

Parents, guardians and preschool providers are invited to attend a Kindergarten Information Meeting at neighborhood schools in the Rocklin Unified School District. Staff will pre ...

Rocklin Unified looks into energy-saving program

Rocklin Unified trustees are entertaining the idea of bringing in an outside company to help cut energy costs. It has the possibility of saving Rocklin Unified School District up ...