Folsom Cordova Unified School District

City Scene: Time to focus on Folsom schools

Watching Folsom students head back to school this month is a timely reminder that our top-notch schools serve as a community anchor and a testament to our community values. Each ...

Folsom school district facing drastic cuts

At a recent Folsom Cordova Unified School District special board meeting, lay off notices were approved for school employees. The notices are effective Aug. 13 for eight counselors ...

Deadline nears for Folsom, Rancho Cordova scholarship

A deadline has been set for students for a new Folsom scholarship. The deadline for high school students to apply for the Daniel Campbell Ford Scholarship is Friday, April 20. Fols ...

Boxing up the Folsom school district office

Friday was lights out for the Folsom Cordova Unified School District main offices at E. Bidwell Street and Riley in Folsom. Jake Hay, 17, an intern with Folsom High School, was one ...

Despite prison sentence, ex-school official to receive his pension

Jeffrey Crayton Yelverton, the recently terminated food services director for the local school district, will be entitled to receive a pension after he elected to resign his high r ...

Plan to 'syphon' students could be killed

A plan to split up students moving from middle school to high school could be quashed thanks to the efforts of some vocal parents. “The new recommendations were posted (Friday) a ...

Swine flu fears mount

The first case of swine flu, or H1N1, hit area schools as soon as the doors opened. Vista del Lago was the first to report a student had contracted the illness. While the student n ...

No layoffs for local teachers

During a special July 30 meeting of the Folsom Cordova Unified School District, board members voted unanimously to accept the contract negotiated between the district and the Folso ...

School layoffs spark heated debate

Up to 59 people could be getting pink slips within a few weeks, according to the Folsom Cordova Unified School District Board of Education. The board made their case to a packed ro ...