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Rocklin Schools Reach Partial Agreement With Teachers’ Union

After reaching an impasse earlier this month, Rocklin’s teachers’ union and school district headed back to the negotiating table before heading to arbitration. The talks have led to the Rocklin Unified School District has reached an agreement with its teachers’ union over compensation for 2013-14 and is continuing negotiations for the 2015-16 school year....

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Hiram Johnson High School: Student Support Center

Mar 22, 2014

Mary Struhs, advisor for the Student Support Center at Hiram Johnson High School, regularly promotes healthy bodies and minds of students. But the Student Support ...

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The Titan Ledger
Movie Review: 12 Years a Slave

Mar 21, 2014
Movie Review: 12 Years a Slave

by Kongmeng VangChiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup, the New York State citizen who was kidnapped and made to work on a plantation in New Orleans in the 1800s. Steve McQueen (Hunger) directs from a script he co-wrote with John Ridley, based in pa...

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EQCA-Sponsored Bill to Improve Safety and Prevent Bullying in CA Schools Clears Committee with Bipartisan Support

Mar 21, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. March 20, 2014 - A bill – authored by Senator Ricardo Lara and co-sponsored by Equality California and GSA Network – that would improve the handling of bullying and discrimination incidents in public schools, has passed the Senate Education Committee by a bipartisan vote of 7-0-2.

The bill, SB 840, addresses shortfalls in...

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Placer County Online
Colfax students experience “Quirky” path to inventive careers

Colfax High School students’ prototype of a sensor that helps skiers have more control was selected by Quirky, a New York-based company that makes invention accessible, for further exploration at the South by South West (SXSW) conference in Austin TX, giving students the thrill of recognition and teaching them the design process. (Rocklin, CA) While...

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Historic Bar Concerned About School Construction Next Door

Mar 20, 2014

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Parents and bar patrons sharing the same parking lot.  That’s the fear along Riverside Boulevard now that construction has started on a new school, right next to The Trap.

And you might be surprised at who is upset the …


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Alleged Case of Extreme Bullying Leads to Restraining Order Against 9-Year-Old

Mar 20, 2014

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Rolling Hills Elementary in Fairfield school is a place where kids go to learn, but one fourth grader says he’s a victim of a bully.

“He came up and pushed me, I pushed him back and he punched me …


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Placer County Online
Long-time Lincoln High teacher Mark Fowler to be honored

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will present a commemorative coin to long-time Lincoln High School teacher Mark Fowler Tuesday, March 25 to honor him for his many years of community service. Second District Supervisor Robert M. Weygandt, the board member who represents the Lincoln area, is inviting community members to attend the March...

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PG&E Demonstrates Pipe Welding for High Schoolers

Mar 19, 2014
PG&E Demonstrates Pipe Welding for High Schoolers

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PG&E’s General Construction group gave a demonstration on pipe welding to students at Del Oro High School in Loomis Wednesday.

The advanced welding class had the opportunity to watch professional welders in action and learn more about opportunities …


The Titan Ledger
Movie Review: Hetalia! Paint it, White

Mar 19, 2014
Movie Review: Hetalia! Paint it, White

Promotional poster.By: Trina HookerHetalia: Paint it, White! is an animated film created by Funimation. It is based off the series of the same name (Hetalia: Axis Powers). The cast consist of voice actors.Eric Vale as AmericaTodd Haberkorn as Ital...



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