Education

Roseville, Placer officials try to wrangle the social media beast

Like rock n’ roll in its time, social media is here to stay – for good or for ill – which means that a lot of the choices students make online in their free time ...

Roseville’s Cirby Elementary jumps into global anti-bullying push

Roseville’s George Cirby Elementary School has been abuzz with activity, with students learning about the art of being kind through actions that are generous, caring and comp ...

A crowd turns out for unveiling of St. Rose kindergarten room

Roseville’s St. Rose School held a special ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new kindergarten classroom on Saturday, Jan. 14. Members of the Roseville Chamber of Commerce and o ...

Transferring out of community college system in Roseville area a challenge

A large number of community college students are finding they’re stuck in the system, without any transfer in sight, for considerably longer than they had planned. Of those ...

Roseville elementary students score big with ‘Angry Hawks’ mascot

Kaseberg Elementary students recently learned that even the little guys can make big differences.  It all began when the father of a sixth grade student at the school had the ...

Roseville anti-bully group expands reach

A Touch of Understanding, a South Placer anti-bullying organization, believes it’s had so much success reaching out to elementary school and high school students — part ...

Researchers offer visual bridge to Arctic in Rocklin Nov. 20

The Sierra College Natural History Museum in Rocklin will host a presentation called “Life in the Arctic: The Impacts of a Changing Climate” on Friday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 ...

Flamingos flock in Granite Bay against bullying

Residents of Granit Bay may have noticed houses with seemingly strange clusters of pink on their lawns. These blurs of pink are in fact flocks of flamingos, ones that have been mov ...

Plans for Placer Ranch development, Sac State in Roseville on hold

The plan to bring a Sacramento State University satellite campus to Roseville is in limbo. The 2,200-acre Placer Ranch Specific Plan, which would have accommodated 25,000 college ...

Roseville to curb teen drinking

Taking the lead of the City of Rocklin, Roseville has implemented a “social host” ordinance that will allow it to levy $500 to $1,000 penalties against residents who al ...

Common Core: Placer County students rank above state average

Public school students across the U.S. participated in the first round of Common Core testing last spring, and now the results are trickling in. The tests measured student achievem ...

On 911 anniversary, Rocklin educator discusses book on living in N.Y. through tragedy

Some moments in life stay as vivid as if they happened only yesterday, and for William Jessup University’s Marketing Director Amy Bartlett that moment came on September 11, 2 ...

John Adams Academy unveils new school space at former Heald site

Public servants, business owners and educators from across Placer County converged on Roseville’s John Adams Academy Thursday, Sept. 3 to celebrate the ribbon-cutting for its ...

Area Hacker Lab captivates Roseville kids

It was cross-county success for several agencies last month when a donation from a Placer County organization sent Roseville kids to a science lab in Rocklin for a day. The donati ...

Another View: California needs to address its lack of technical training

As the uneven economy recovery continues in California, there is one area where jobs remain available: technical workers. Workers with vocational training are currently in demand. ...