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School bulletin: Film on teen substance abuse wins Emmy

Roseville high school district recognized for exchange program
By: Sena Christian, The Press Tribune
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'Collision Course' wins Emmy

"Collision Course: Teen Addiction Epidemic" won an Emmy at the 41st Northern California Area Emmy Awards ceremony in San Francisco on June 9. The documentary about teen substance abuse was produced by Pathway to Prevention, a nonprofit parent group from Roseville, Granite Bay and Folsom. The film aired on public television in October. To watch the documentary, visit www.kvie.org or www.pathwaytoprevention.org.

RJUHSD recognized for exchange program

Roseville Joint Union High School District recently received the 2012 Global Education Excellence Award from the EF Foundation for Foreign Study in recognition of the district's support of international student exchange. Over the past school year, the district accepted three students from Norway, Germany and Hong Kong through the EF program.

Grants for redwood education available

Save the Redwoods League seeks education grant applications from schools and nonprofit organizations that can provide redwood education in and out of the classroom. The league will award up to $100,000 total in grants to fund redwood education programs and create opportunities for diverse groups of people to visit and learn about redwood forests. The deadline is June 29. For more information, visit www.savetheredwoods.org.

"The education grants program plays a key role in the mission of Save the Redwoods League to protect redwoods by making it possible for people of all ages to learn about these forests," said the league's Director of Science Emily Burns.

BloodSource honors students

Nima Miraliakbar of Granite Bay High School, Sean Antram of Oakmont High School, Alexis Jordan of Roseville High School and Kaela Punsalan of Woodcreek High School each recently received a BloodSource $500 scholarship for participating in their school's blood drives and maintaining at least a 3.0 grade point average. BloodSource hosted 279 blood drives at 137 high schools throughout northern and central California during the 2011-12 school year.

"Students and high school blood drive committees never cease to amaze us," said BloodSource Vice President Mitzy Edgecomb in a news release. "Their hard work deeply impacts the reality of a safe and plentiful blood supply to help patients in need.

Have news for the school bulletin? Email your campus news and events to reporter Sena Christian at senac@goldcountrymedia.com.