Rock Creek School

Auburn’s Rock Creek School students welcome exam with teeth in it

The class of Rock Creek Elementary School second graders is full of bright eyes and attentiveness as Dr. Dan Mertz arrives. “What is his job, boys and girls?” teacher ...

Reader input: Thanks for focus on academics, community

As another school year comes to conclusion, and as our youngest daughter completes fifth grade, we want to thank the staff and teachers at Rock Creek Elementary School. Both of our ...

Chana High School garden a fertile ground for educational fun

Chana High School’s garden students have seen harvest season before – a time when months or years of hard work and careful planning pay off. As students have started t ...

Sesame Street helps ease kids’ pain over parents in jail

For Sandra, an inmate at Placer County Jail in North Auburn, this past Saturday’s visit with her 11-year-old daughter was as happy as it was sad. Sandra, whose full identity ...

Our View: Schools on right track in building critical skills

Our local students are shining brightly and deserve to be recognized. And we’re not just talking about the multitude of stand-out athletes in the foothills. Two groups of ...

Students propel creative thinking to the next level

  A dozen local students will put their creative thinking skills to the test this month in a competition against California’s best and brightest.   In o ...

Targeted for teardown: Empty Bell Garden apartments could go in May

  The end could come this spring for the Bell Garden Apartments complex. The apartment block is now empty of renters and owner Placer County is targeting May for demolition ...

Care to help or just gripe?

As a social justice advocate, I appreciate (Gold Country Media’s) Sena Christian’s reporting and the Journal’s carrying of the story (Jan. 15) about the unspent state-mandate ...

Students’ program touches veteran

I would like to thank the principal of the Rock Creek School (Suzanne Flint) for the outstanding Veterans Day celebration held at the school last Thursday. The entire program from ...

Teacher asks for yes on Measure L

I am urging all voters to vote yes on Measure L. I have been a teacher in the Auburn Union School District for more than 16 years and I can tell you firsthand that we really need ...