Education

Community Supports Burke at Meeting

Oak Ridge High School Principal Paul Burke has been on paid administrative leave, (not suspension contrary to some reports), since last month with no explanation from the El Dorado ...

Free meal program helps schools too

There’s an easy way families can help increase resources for our schools: Folsom Cordova families are encouraged to apply online today for free and reduced meals for their ch ...

Inaugural Anti-Bullying Club awareness benefit tonight

The Folsom High School Anti-Bullying Club is pleased to announce for the first time ever, an Anti-Bullying Awareness and Concert event. This is a free event that will be in the Fol ...

Swastika found at Folsom High

A swastika constructed of removable metal traffic barriers was found Monday at Folsom High School. The act of vandalism was reported to the Folsom Police Department before 8:30 a.m ...

New state testing results released this month

After several months of waiting, families of students who took the first scored Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) tests will soon be receiving their official score repo ...

New program gets students focused on their future

A new college and career readiness program called, “Get Focused, Stay Focused” is now available to Folsom High School students after showing great success with students ...

Folsom High School welcomes new principal

A new principal is ringing in the new school year at Folsom High School this month. Principal Howard Cadenhead took the helm after Kathryn Allaman, the school’s previous prin ...

Students at Theodore Judah Elementary head back to school

Many Folsom students headed back to school yesterday after summer break. Students at Theodore Judah Elementary in Folsom are pictured here on the first day of school.

Folsom parents hope to open an art and technology-focused school

Folsom parents Todd and Tannya Derby are working to petition the opening of a charter school in Folsom that will focus on art and technology. “We have found that our kids ar ...

Folsom student earns top honor

At just 15 years old, Clara Whetstone, of Folsom, has already graduated from high school and received a Lowenstine Honors Scholarship to attend Conserve School in Land O’ Lak ...

Folsom teachers travel to Germany

Two Folsom High School teachers will study sustainability and culture this month during a 10-day trip to Germany through a national program. Chemistry teacher Kristy Guarienti and ...

Folsom Garden Club announces scholarship recipients

The Folsom Garden Club awarded scholarships to four local college and university students pursuing horticulture related majors. The awards were announced at the club's business ...

Folsom Women’s Service Club awards seven scholarships to graduating seniors

The Folsom Women’s Service Club held its annual scholarship awards luncheon last week at the Cattlemen’s Restaurant in Rancho Cordova. The luncheon represented the cul ...

Folsom High grad receives Daniel Campbell Ford Scholarship

At a recent school board meeting, Folsom High grad Whitney Yeager received a scholarship to help her continuing education. Folsom Cordova School Board Member Zak Ford presented the ...