Education

Roseville teacher to be key speaker at TEDx

In the age of streaming video, live feeds and inter-connected notions, TED talks have become special events designed to bring people closer to the world of emerging ideas. And now ...

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 ...

Roseville middle schoolers grow their brains on Pi Day

On Saturday, March 14 the Roseville City School District joined with educators across the nation to celebrate National Pi Day. Chilton Middle School held activities to commentate t ...

Sierra College to host Native American ‘Big Time’ on Saturday

Sierra College in Rocklin is preparing to host its Big Time event, Indigenous Peoples Days, on Saturday, March 21. Representatives for the college said the “California-style ...

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 ...

Rocklin event ponders future of the book

“Are Books Dead?” Sierra College plans to put the question to the public on March 6 with its upcoming illustrated lecture-discussion, hosted by award-winning Berkeley p ...

South Placer CASA mentor, youth develop special bond

Editor’s Note: Some children in this story are referred to by their first names only, due to privacy concerns and the nature of the Court Appointed Special Advocates program. ...

Roseville High wins county academic decathlon for 3rd year in a row

For the third consecutive year, a team of Roseville High School students won top honors Feb. 12 at the annual Placer County Academic Decathlon. Sponsored and organized by the Plac ...

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 ...

Upcoming Rocklin ‘birder’ event isn’t for the birds

“Birders” in Rocklin will have their day on Friday, Feb. 20 when the Sierra College Natural History Museum hosts its presentation, “How to Spy on Your Feathered F ...

Warwick University moving forward on Placer County campus

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

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 ...