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Hawkins brings coaching passion to physical education

Lori Hawkins uses tools like balloons, jump ropes and yoga to make physical education fun. On a recent rainy day, she had her class not cooped up in a classroom watching a movie, ...

Sherrill enriches her students inside the classroom and out

Sometimes it takes great teachers to inspire soon-to-be teachers. That was the case for Wendy Sherrill, a social studies teacher at Granite Oaks Middle School in Rocklin. “I ...

Second career choice is the right one for Root

For some people, the first choice is not always the right choice. Colleen Root, a teacher at Antelope Creek Elementary School in Rocklin, has experienced this firsthand. She gr ...

RHS chemistry teacher relates science to real life

Rocklin High School Chemistry Teacher Trina Lee not only teaches her students the concepts of chemistry, she also shows her students how it applies in everyday life. “A lot of p ...