Education

Hands4Hope aims to help county’s needy kids

This summer Hands4Hope held its first School Supply Drive to benefit children in need in El Dorado County. In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2014-15 school year, Hands4H ...

El Dorado students deconstruct debate

In the moments leading up to the showdown, the room buzzed with energy, anticipation and a little uncertainty. The live televised gubernatorial debate from Sacramento between Gov. ...

Folsom High senior wins congressional app contest

Matthew Merrill, a senior at Folsom High School, won first place in the “House App Contest” in Sacramento County, which is a congressional competition sponsored by Rep. ...

Council salutes young Folsom speller's victories

 Snehaa Ganesh Kumar of Folsom began her precocious career in literacy even before she took her first steps. “We started reading to her when she was three months old, ...

Food for Thought raises funds to support local schools

The Folsom Cordova Education Foundation will hold its third annual Food for Thought fundraiser benefiting local school programs from 6:30 -9:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Pall ...

Electricity Fair returns to Folsom

The Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park will be hosting the annual Electricity Fair to highlight one of the world’s oldest hydroelectric facilities. For the third year, th ...

County office of education seeks to improve classrooms through ‘cohorts’

Classroom level grants will soon help to bring more innovative and engaging learning experiences to the students of El Dorado County, and a cohort of educators is working together ...

Folsom grad ditches wheelchair during graduation ceremony

Nearly 440 students graduated from Folsom High on Thursday, but only one received a standing ovation from the student body and the thousands in attendance. When Erik Braun rose fr ...

Folsom's Vista del Lago seniors say goodbye to high school

FOLSOM, CA - Friday evening found hundreds of Vista del Lago High School seniors waiting to step into the world of adulthood, with diplomas in hand.