Education

Roseville schools brace for drought impacts

Gov. Jerry Brown announced April 1 that California’s first-ever statewide water restrictions would be coming down the pike this summer, and Roseville area schools are bracing ...

Roseville school board insists students learn personal finance

Starting next school year, Roseville Joint Union High School District will require its graduating seniors to know at least the basics of personal finance in order to earn their dip ...

Granite Bay kids hit the notes with Sac Youth Symphony

If you close your eyes and listen to the music — really immerse yourself in the Sacramento Youth Symphony experience — you might think you’re in Vienna, maybe Lon ...

Roseville libraries add tech for special needs

Public libraries are a refuge for curious minds and lifelong learners, and one Roseville resident, after observing a lack of special-needs accommodations several years ago, has mad ...

Tenuous future of books highlights Sierra College event

The clash of tradition and technology drew a crowd to Sierra College Friday night, with locals contemplating whether their love for the printed word will eventually be sucked into ...

Google Fest highlights a year of tech advancement for Roseville High

Two weekends ago, Roseville High School hosted the Roseville Google Summit, an event similar to the Google Festival it hosted almost exactly a year before. Like last year’s ...

England’s Warwick University moving on Placer County campus

England’s University of Warwick has taken the first official step to establish a campus in Placer County, near Roseville. Plans announced today by the school call for a phas ...

Granite Bay instructor named California’s ‘Outstanding History Teacher’

Granite Bay High School teacher Brandon Dell’Orto beat out dozens of his colleagues from around the state this month to receive California’s Outstanding History Teacher ...

Parents, PTA help bring music back to Roseville elementary students

It’s after school hours at Heritage Oaks Elementary in Roseville when a 10-year-old girl holds up a small baggie with a toothbrush and paste inside, announcing, “I just ...

Famed paleontologist visits Roseville students

Having spent the better part of a lifetime digging up dinosaurs, legendary paleontologist Jack Horner is as close as he’s ever been to resurrecting one, and he appeared in Ro ...

For vets, an exception to the rule at Sierra College

In many colleges in the United States, veterans face an uphill battle when it comes to not only readjusting to civilian life, but getting the educational benefits they earned throu ...

Rocklin’s Jessup university plans $10-million expansion

William Jessup University announced its intention last week to add a $10 million dorm building to its campus in Rocklin, anticipating that current trends in enrollment and interest ...

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 ...

‘Fancy Pigeons’ flock to Eureka School in Granite Bay

Most people know of the common feral pigeon, found in urban areas and often seen as a nuisance. Yet not all people will be familiar with the 310 species of fancy pigeon, used as ho ...