School bulletin: Roseville High School banners unveiled

Local kids place in Placer County Spelling Bee
By: Sena Christian, The Press Tribune
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RHS banners unveiled

Banners to commemorate Roseville High School’s Centennial Celebration were installed Sunday morning on lamp posts on Vernon Street downtown. The school’s alumni association has several special events and projects planned throughout the year to celebrate Roseville’s oldest high school, which opened out of a hotel in 1912.

WHS speech and debate event

Woodcreek High School’s speech and debate team will present a showcase of speeches and mock debates from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 29 in the school’s theater at 2551 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd. in Roseville. Proceeds from the event will assist the team with travel costs for the state finals in April. Pre-sale tickets cost $4 or $5 at the door. For more information, contact Cindy Ruder at (916) 773-4289.

Local kids place in Spelling Bee

Steven Abramowitz, a seventh grader at Granite Oaks Middle School in Rocklin, won the Placer County Spelling Bee on March 1. The winning word was “iridescent.” He will represent the county at the California State Junior High School Spelling Bee Championship in May.

Aditya Mishra, a fifth grader at Excelsior Elementary School in Roseville, placed second. She will represent the county at the state’s elementary spelling bee in April. Stephanie Kang, a sixth grader from Ridgeview Elementary School in Granite Bay, took third place. Jonas Lee, a fourth grader at Excelsior School, placed fourth. Natan Leo, an eighth grader at Creekview Ranch Middle School in Roseville, placed fifth.

Golf fundraiser for Diamond Creek

Diamond Creek Elementary School will host its inaugural golf tournament, sponsored by Ashton and Price, LLC, on Friday, June 8, at Morgan Creek Golf Club, 8791 Morgan Creek Lane in Roseville. Proceeds from the four-person golf scramble will go toward technology improvements for the school.

Corporate sponsorships are available for $100 to $750. Donations are tax deductible. For more information, contact Donna at Registration for the event begins at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A party at the 19th hole includes dinner, a silent auction, raffle prizes and dancing, which starts at 5:30 p.m. The cost for individual players is $100. The party costs $30. Download the entry form at

New elementary school planned

Roseville City School District plans to start construction on a new elementary school this spring, according to Superintendent Richard Pierucci. The school is scheduled to open in 2013 in the West Roseville Specific Plan on North Hayden Parkway off Fiddyment Road. The school, currently unnamed, will be a kindergarten through fifth grade program and will be the 19th school in the district.

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