education

School Bulletin: Dry Creek registration begins soon

Dry Creek registration begins soon Registration for transitional kindergarten through eighth grade in the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District begins Monday, Jan. 28. If you ...

New Lincoln program a haven for 90 ex-Horizon students

When Horizon Charter Schools closed its Rocklin and Lincoln sites in recent months, it left families scrambling to figure out where their children would continue their education. ...

New private school opening in Roseville

New Year’s Eve marked the last day of employment for teachers at the Accelerated Learning Academy in Lincoln and Rocklin, operated by Horizon Charter Schools until the progra ...

Roseville families open houses to Japanese

A Roseville teacher arranged for a group of Japanese parents and children to stay with local families to experience American Christmas traditions and, more importantly, to “m ...

School Bulletin: Blabtree officially launches

Blabtree officially launches Blabtree.com, a website created as a platform for students to share positive messages with one another, officially launched Jan. 1. The Sacramento-bas ...

St. John’s and Roseville City School District resolve lawsuit

The Roseville City School District, St. John’s Parish of Roseville and the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California have resolved litigation following the closure of St. John ...

Teens lend student perspective to school board

Attend a meeting of the Roseville Joint Union High School District school board and you’ll see five adults elected by voters to make crucial decisions about education. You&r ...

School Bulletin: Roseville G.A.T.E. students build towns

G.A.T.E. students build towns Students in the Roseville City School District G.A.T.E. program envisioned and built towns made of recycled materials during an all-day “Creati ...

School Bulletin: Granite Bay alumna honored by Federal Aviation Administration

Granite Bay alumna honored by Federal Aviation Administration Granite Bay High School alumna Gabriela DeFrancisci was recently named one of two outstanding students of the year by ...

Roseville teens talk about sex, self esteem

During a recent class at Roseville High School — attended solely by female freshmen — themes of self-respect and insecurities emerged as six young women shared stories ...

School Bulletin: Three local trustees honored

Three local trustees honored Three local school board members were recently honored as recipients of the 2012 Trustee of the Year award at the annual Placer County School Boards A ...

Roseville’s high school district prepping for Common Core transition

The next big chapter in American learning is coming. It won’t involve teaching students a series of factoids, or giving them multiple choice tests or demanding rote memoriza ...

Granite Bay High School launches state’s first IB Career Certificate program

On a recent fall afternoon, students in Granite Bay High School’s International Baccalaureate film class perused through online lessons, as their teacher walked around to pro ...

Roseville High School teens take different approach to anti-drug message

Madie Whalen, a sophomore at Roseville High School, spoke softly as her peers sat transfixed in silence inside the campus gymnasium on an October morning. Her voice shook slightly ...

Parents’ parking lot powwow leads to opening of new Montessori school

For years, parents tried to get a popular Montessori kindergarten teacher to agree to teach their children as they got older. Eva Doris, who had been a teacher at American Montess ...