Western Sierra Collegiate Academy

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 ...

High school campuses are for high school students

With a strange and flip-flopping vote from the State Board of Education, Rocklin parents should be aware of what is to come. The state board overruled local school officials and ...

Board of Education’s charter school about-face is appalling

Regarding the Western Sierra Charter Academy, I am appalled by the about-face of the State Board of Education, which recently reviewed an application from the Rocklin Academy to op ...

Update: WSCA receives approval at state level

Even though Western Sierra Collegiate Academy charter school was approved last Thursday at the state level, the debate about the future of the proposed school continues for many Ro ...

WSCA receives approval at state level

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy, a proposed seventh- through 12th-grade charter school in Rocklin, was approved Thursday with a seven to one vote. Wednesday night, a petition to ...

Future of WSCA still undecided

The future of Western Sierra Collegiate Academy, a proposed seventh- through 12th-grade charter school in Rocklin, is still up in the air. Last night, a petition to establish WSC ...

Diversity in education allows more opportunity

I am glad to see that the charter for Rocklin Academy has been submitted to the state for approval. I look forward to having a school for my children to attend that is smaller tha ...

Facts slightly askew in anti-Academy piece

As board president of Pacific Collegiate School in Santa Cruz, I was pleased to read that Western Sierra Collegiate Academy is hoping to replicate the proven, successful charter sc ...

Numbers misleading in pro-Academy piece

This correspondence is in response to the article: WSCA: Right for Rocklin by Wendy Boyd, Chairwoman, Rocklin Academy, that was in the Feb. 18 Placer Herald. I would like to se ...

District response to WSCA similar to that of GATE

The Rocklin Unified School District board and administration object to Western Sierra Colligate Academy and the Rocklin Academy for one reason. They view the idea that Rocklin need ...