Education

Chevron Design Challenge at Folsom Lake College

Fifteen teams comprised of Project Lead The Way Engineering students from high schools throughout California will compete in the 2015 Chevron Design Challenge Statewide competition ...

Redesigned SAT will affect class of 2017

One Folsom business will help students prepare for a redesigned college entrance test with a speaker series Thursday, May 21. According to Lynette Mathews the founder of The Colle ...

City Works Day offers residents inside look

The ins and outs of the City of Folsom will be open for exploration May 20 at its annual City Works Day. Guests of all ages are invited to experience different facets of Folsom wit ...

Vista junior helps support those affected by cancer

After watching people in her own life be diagnosed with caner, Vista del Lago junior Jenna Parks started a club on campus to support people who were affected by the disease. Parks ...

Student hospitalized, drug-laced brownies suspected

A Folsom High School student was hospitalized Wednesday for illness suspected to be caused by drug-laced brownies. An email from Folsom High School Principal Kathryn Allaman that e ...

Teachers, district reach agreement in contract negotiations

After roughly eight months of contract negotiations, the Folsom Cordova Education Association (FCEA) teachers union and the Folsom Cordova School District (FCUSD) have reached a te ...

Local students triumph in NASA’s Hackathon

Folsom Cordova Unified School District made a big showing at the Sacramento Regional competition for the 2015 NASA Challenge April 11 and 12. NASA’s global Hackathon present ...

Annual physics and engineering challenge highlights students’ creativity

Hovercrafts, catapults, laser harps, solar electric boats and other student innovations were spotlighted during Folsom High School’s eighth annual physics and engineering cha ...

STEM Day inspires Folsom students

Students at Theodore Judah Elementary School in Folsom recently participated in the school’s first STEM Day. Last Thursday, professionals with jobs in science, technology, e ...

Bestselling author Bruce Henderson to speak in EDH

Award-winning journalist and a No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Bruce Henderson will hold a special book signing in El Dorado Hills Sunday for his new book, “Rescue at ...

Folsom author describes parenting an autistic child

Folsom author David A. Seaton is bringing light to April’s Autism Awareness Month through his book, “The Mystery of Jack.” “The current rate of autism is 1 ...

New e-testing begins across counties

Local students are beginning the first official year of California’s new computerized assessments this spring. The tests, known as Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBA ...

Go green for Earth Week and Bike Month

In celebration of Earth Day, Folsom Lake College will hold their annual Earth Day and “Green Machine” Alternative Transportation Fair from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, April ...

Devastation of drunk, distracted driving

The crash scene was faked, the victims were actors and the loss was imagined outside Vista del Lago High School on April 8, but the tears shed at the assembly the next day were rea ...