Education

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 ...

Cirby Elementary gets holiday transformation

On Dec. 18 Roseville's Cirby Elementary School partnered with Hillside Church to transform a Cirby classroom into a Holiday Toy Store for the school's less fortunate famili ...

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 ...