Education

County office of education seeks to improve classrooms through ‘cohorts’

Classroom level grants will soon help to bring more innovative and engaging learning experiences to the students of El Dorado County, and a cohort of educators is working together ...

Boom in AP class enrollment raises flags

During the 2005-06 school year, students at Roseville High School took a total of 473 Advanced Placement courses. Last year, that number jumped to 1,064 –a figure more than t ...

Folsom students dedicate memorial garden at Oak Chan Elementary

Recently, Junior Girl Scout Troop 574 dedicated a memorial garden at Oak Chan Elementary School in memory of Bob Winford, a former third-grade teacher who passed away in October. ...

Chronicling the gift of family

After delivering three children of her own and seven surrogate infants, Tawni Nylander helped three couples create families of their own. Nylander, 45, of Cameron Park, said she b ...

County educators honored

As an annual tradition, the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) announced the recognition of selected employees who help deliver high-quality education to the children of ...

Church volunteers roll up sleeves to build homes

More than 250 volunteers from Rolling Hills Church in El Dorado Hills made the long trek to a small town outside of Tijuana last month to build homes for those in need. Rob Philli ...

Folsom Lake College begins construction on new Rancho Cordova Center

Folsom Lake College (FLC) will break ground Wednesday, April 30 on the first phase of its new Rancho Cordova Center. The first phase – a 26,000 square foot building – ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters partner with local businesses for ‘Bigs in Schools’

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Greater Sacramento Area will partner with Wells Fargo Bank, VSP Global, Northwestern Mutual and Franklin Templeton to help mentor students fr ...

Students apply skills in Engineering Challenge

The annual Engineering Challenge and Folsom-bration took place last week allowing students to celebrate the Arts and Sciences at Folsom High School. More than 50 different project ...

Folsom teens learn safe driving

Members of the Folsom Police Department, Folsom Fire Department, Office of Traffic Safety, P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth) and Mercy Hospital of Folso ...