Education

Roseville, Rocklin students scramble to overcome nix of Academic Decathlon

Despite the cancelation of the 2015 Placer County Academic Decathlon competition, which Roseville High School won the past  two years in a row, local Placer County coaches are ...

Big crowd shows up to Roseville Adult Merit Awards

On Nov. 19, some 27 adults celebrated having a second chance at high school completion at the Roseville Adult Merit Awards. The ceremony, held in conjunction with the Roseville Pub ...

Parents voice fears, outrage with Rocklin school board

Last week’s school board meeting at Rocklin Unified School District was a standing-room only affair, as parents of special education students came out in force to say their p ...

Granite Bay senior wins International Award for web design

Granite Bay High School senior Bradley Chee plans to major in information technology when he reaches college. Like many students, Chee is preparing for life after graduation with t ...

State law may force quadriplegic Roseville teacher out of work

After 28 years of teaching math at Oakmont High School in Roseville, Jennifer Weast is at the wrong end of a formula that could force her out of work. Weast, 53, lost the use of h ...

District speaks out on Google Chromebook controversy

Following a series of emails and other extended communications with Placer Union High School District staff, parent Sam Toll of Loomis was given an opportunity to speak before the ...

Roseville High newspaper wins national award

Evidently preparing for their futures, the student journalists behind Eye of the Tiger, Roseville High School’s student-run newspaper, have proven their mettle in an exceptio ...

Vet on the mend: Rocklin student fights to comeback from Army injury

When Melanie Turner saw a live grenade rolling toward her, she fought through the fear to make time stand still for an instant — and in the milliseconds that followed she mad ...

Placer parent raises privacy fears over Chromebooks in school

Sam Toll, like many fathers, wants to protect his teenage daughter. However, the eminent, perhaps even clichéd threats of her male teenage counterparts, bullies and social p ...

Class of ‘59 donates to Roseville High at 55th reunion

For its 55th class reunion Sept. 27 at the Sierra View Country Club, Roseville High School’s class of 1959 donated $1,845 to the scholarship fund of the school’s alumni ...