school talk

School Talk: Ready or not, here they come

As the doors opened this fall to a new school year, over 3.5 million children in the U.S. entered kindergarten. Yes, really, that many! Kindergarten entry means schools all over th ...

School Talk: Graduation and scholarships go hand in hand

Tra-la, it’s May, the lusty month of May. Remember the song from Camelot? Yes, it is May. El Dorado County may not be quite Camelot, but for a large number of graduating studen ...

School Talk: Peer tutoring helps students develop new skills

Cooking is not a specialty for me. I enjoy food, love to eat out, and appreciate fine cuisine. But, putting it together at home is not something I go out of my way to perfect. So, ...

School Talk: Students serve and learn at the same time

How many shingles does it take for the roof? Where shall we plant these trees? Which families need food from the food bank? Service-Learning is a hands-on teaching and learning str ...

School Talk: El Dorado County offers plenty of talent

A question I was asked a few years ago was, “Don’t you think the program for gifted and talented students is poorly run and underfunded?” Of course, it was a loaded question ...

Learn about your child's school

Schools in El Dorado County are open, buses are running, and children are carting backpacks full of books to and from school. Fall is in the air, or will be shortly. You just bough ...