School bulletin: Eureka Schools Foundation hosts run for schools

St. Albans comic strip earns recognition
By: Sena Christian, The Press Tribune
-A +A

Eureka Schools Foundation hosts run for schools

The fourth annual Eureka Schools Foundation Fund Run and Pancake Breakfast takes place at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 20, at Granite Bay High School, 1 Grizzly Way. The 10K race starts at 8:20 a.m., the 5K at 8:30 a.m., the kids 1-mile at 9:30 a.m. and the 100-yard dash at 9:45 a.m. Rain or shine. Cost includes pancake breakfast and range from $25 to $40 for the run, $15 for the mile and $10 for the dash. To register, visit

Comic strip earns recognition

St. Albans Country Day School fifth grader Julie Lynch's comic strip recently won honorable mention in the third annual First Amendment Cartoon Contest, a national competition sponsored by the Constitutional Rights Foundation. This year's theme was, "Free expression through the 'rights of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.'" More than 1,100 students entered the contest and Julie was one of six students in the elementary school category to earn recognition.

Roseville High School alumni barbecue in June

The annual Roseville High School alumni barbecue is scheduled for 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Sierra View Country Club, 105 Alta Vista Ave. in Roseville. This year's event celebrates the high school's 100th anniversary. Tickets are $25 and checks can be made payable to the Roseville High School Alumni Association, P.O. Box 240, Roseville, CA 95678. Forms are available on the association's website. Tickets are available until June 6. After that date, call Judy Pugliese Aguilar at (916) 765-7052 or visit

The alumni association has begun presales of the Centennial Yearbook, which will feature historical photos and information. The presale cost is $35 and yearbooks will be mailed out this fall. For more information, email Charlene Rhodes at

Antelope student earns $500 scholarship

The Sons of Italy Lodge, Roseville Branch 1413, awarded its 2012 scholarship of $500 to Antelope High School senior Jenna Lee Garofalo. Jenna plans to attend California State University, Chico and major in kinesiology to become a physical therapist. She has been an honor roll student all four years of high school and plays on the varsity soccer team. Jenna and her mom started Cinderella's Closet, which provides girls a place to rent a prom dress for $20.

Woodcreek's scoreboard refurbished

Woodcreek High School's Timberwolves got a refurbished scoreboard thanks to Safeway's human resources staff, who donated money for the project. This new board will benefit both the school's baseball programs and Woodcreek Little League.

GBHS wins newspaper awards

Granite Bay High School recently won two awards from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. The Gazette took second place for best writing and second place for best sports story in the high school division of the 2011 Campus Excellence in Journalism Contest.

Have news for the school bulletin? Email your campus news and events to reporter Sena Christian at