School bulletin: GBHS choir performs at Carnegie Hall
Choir performs at Carnegie Hall
Granite Bay High School’s Madrigal Choir performed at Carnegie Hall in New York on March 18. The choir earned an invitation for the special event. The students also toured Ellis Island to see the Statue of Liberty and visited the Twin Towers memorial site.
EUSD maintains class sizes
The Eureka Union School District board of trustees voted on March 7 to preserve the current class size ratios in first through eighth grades and reduce the kindergarten class size for the upcoming school year. The district will reduce the extended-day kindergarten class size to 21 for the upcoming school year. By keeping class sizes low, the board aims to attract more students to the Roseville and Granite Bay district, which has faced declining enrollment in recent years.
Greenhills kids run water fundraiser
Teacher Eric Lee’s third grade class at Greenhills School in Granite Bay has organized a school-wide fundraiser in conjunction with World Water Day on March 22. The goal of the fundraiser is to encourage the families of the school to drink only water for two weeks and to donate the money that they would have spent on other beverages to the Ryan’s Wells Foundation, an organization that builds wells worldwide in order to provide people with clean, safe drinking water.
KVIE writing contest ends April 13
Kindergarteners through third graders are invited to write and illustrate original storybooks and enter them into KVIE Public Television’s annual Writers Contest. Children can enter for a chance to win prizes at both the local and national levels. The deadline is April 13. For contest rules, entry form and writing guide, visit www.kviekids.org.
Kids celebrate reading
Students at elementary schools throughout Roseville and Granite Bay — and the rest of the United States — participated in “Read Across America Day” on March 2 by reading books by beloved children’s author, Dr. Seuss. This annual event celebrates reading and encourages kids to read year-round. Research shows that children who spend more time reading do better in school.
Teacher loses cancer battle
Sargeant Elementary School teacher Leslie Enos passed away March 11 after a four-year battle with a rare form of cancer. She was 55 years old. Enos began her teaching career at Sargeant in 1997.
Musician visits Sargeant
Musician Michael Bayard visited Sargeant Elementary School in Roseville on March 9 to teach students about percussion instruments. He demonstrated instruments from countries and continents around the world, including Mexico, Chile, Africa and Asia.
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