Education

Granite Oaks Middle School students make caps for cancer patients

Looming for Love Club students at Granite Oaks Middle School in Rocklin are learning a skill and helping others at the same time. Club members learn how to loom, while simultaneou ...

Halldin, Counter, Miller win election to Rocklin school board

Susan Halldin was reelected to the Rocklin Unified School District board of trustees Tuesday night and Dereck Counter and Rick Miller were elected to the board. Three seats were u ...

Lead tests: Final written notice for 11 Placer schools

Placer County Water Agency is sending out final written notices this week to schools that have not yet had their drinking water tested for lead content under a 2017 state law. So ...

Whitney High School coach practices inclusion

Whitney High School’s Nicholas French is a counselor, coach and teacher. Now in his sixth year at the Rocklin school, French has taught for 17 years, 16 of those years in sp ...

Eating right learned at school

More than 25 percent of youth ages 5 to 19 are overweight in Placer and Nevada counties, according to University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program, Placer/Nevada c ...

Educating kids on healthy eating

Obesity is not a joke, regardless of what TV sitcoms and movie comedies sometimes portray. For starters, think of TV’s “The Biggest Loser,” “More to Love&r ...

Proceeds benefit veterans to attain debt-free higher education

  William Jessup University hosts its fourth annual Veterans Honor Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, paying homage to fallen veteran Victor Dew of Granite Bay. Proceeds from the ru ...

Five running for three seats on Rocklin school board

Rocklin voters will have the chance in November to significantly influence the direction of the Rocklin Unified School District with five candidates running for three available sea ...

Neighborhood activists upset with proposed development near Rocklin's Sierra College

Some Sierra College neighbors are upset they have not had much input for a proposed development planned for Rocklin Road between El Don Drive and Sierra College Boulevard. The pro ...

William Jessup University again ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges

    William Jessup University, a residential four-year private university in Rocklin, ranked second in the Regional Colleges West category; second in the Best Colleges ...

Rocklin teachers strike still looming

“One percent can’t pay the bills” was the sentiment (and a sign) Wednesday as more than 100 parents took to the streets at nearly every Rocklin elementary school ...

William Jessup rolls out red carpet for new students

  The first day on a college campus can be an intimidating one for most incoming freshmen. Setting up the dorm room, trying to make new friends, learning the campus layout, ...

Sierra College offers free tuition for first year

Rocklin – To help reduce the financial burden that college can place on students, Sierra College has implemented an initiative that provides free tuition for the first full y ...

West Park High School to alleviate congested district

Shovels hit the dirt last Friday as city leaders, students and parents geared up for the first groundbreaking event at what will be the sixth high school in Roseville on Fiddyment ...