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Rock Creek Elementary School

Reader Input: What we feed our children matters

Wow, last evening I watched the “Fed Up” movie at the State Theatre. What an eye-opener it was for me. One point that is high on my list is that this is the first gen ...

Telephone Pioneers respond to students’ need for backpacks

Thanks to a local service club, some local students are now equipped with new backpacks. Richard Huntley, a volunteer in the Rock Creek Elementary School garden and vice presiden ...

Stop light repairs rupture North Auburn gas line

A Placer County work crew ruptured a natural gas line in North Auburn Tuesday morning prompting a school closure and emergency response. The break occurred at the corner of Bell R ...

Plant now for fall and winter greens

Even before the bushels of tomatoes, zucchini and peppers start to wane, it’s time for fall planting. It’s a natural progression for Master Gardener Laurie Meyerpeter ...

Auburn Union School District to hold surplus property hearing

A little more than an acre of property next to Rock Creek Elementary School in Auburn may soon be up for grabs. At 6 p.m. today Auburn Union School District will conduct a public ...

Rock Creek fifth-graders rally to raise funds for trip

Rock Creek Elementary school will host its annual bunco and silent auction fundraiser on March 14, in an effort to send its fifth-grade class to Camp Augusta in Nevada City. Teach ...

A grid idea for saving water

Drought conditions call for creative thinking. For Richard Huntley, master gardener and director of the compost education program at the Placer Nature Center, it’s a good tim ...

Auburn’s Rock Creek sees 10 percent gain in English scores

Schools in Auburn Union School District were an exception to the statewide decline in average STAR test scores this year, and none more prominently than Rock Creek Elementary Schoo ...

Reader Input: Rock Creek test scores rock

Kudos to Rock Creek Elementary School. The results for the STAR testing 2013 are in. And Rock Creek Elementary School scored among the top 10 schools in the greater Sacramento ar ...

Reader Input: Rock Creek a center of good deeds

I really appreciated the article on Rock Creek Elementary School’s raising funds for the fifth-graders’ possibility of going to camp (“Rock Creek fifth-graders un ...

Rock Creek fifth-graders unite for a cause

Rock Creek Elementary school will be hosting its first ever bunco and silent auction fundraiser on April 26, in an effort to send its fifth grade class to Camp Augusta in Nevada Ci ...

Reader Input: Sheriffs gave students a great day

So often these days parents and community members help support their local schools through financial donations, volunteering time  and donating supplies. I would like the com ...

Meet the principal: Suzanne Flint

Though Rock Creek Elementary Principal Suzanne Flint is excited to see all of her students, new and old, back this year, she is intrigued by one class. This year’s first-graders ...

Auburn dentist helps students smile

At the end of May, Dr. Luminita Markham, a general dentist in Auburn, provided dental checkup screenings for students at Rock Creek Elementary School. Markham and staff made the st ...