Superintendent Stout, Principal Laura Regan, and fifth grade teacher, Trisha Smith, attended the National Blue Ribbon Ceremony in Washington, D.C. to receive the National Blue Ribbon award on behalf of the students, teachers, staff and parents who worked together to create a learning environment of academic excellence!
Thank you for voting Rocklin Academy the #1 public charter school choice!
• Best Elementary School - Rocklin Academy
• Best Principal - Jillayne Antoon
• Best Teacher - Suzy Parrett
The recipient of the this year's Wendy Boyd Beyond the Call Award is LaNette Barnum! LaNette was honored at the June 20th board meeting for her years of dedicated service. She has been the PSP President at Gateway for two years, has organized countless school events, and is well-respected by parents, teachers, staff and administration. Thank you, LaNette, for being an outstanding example of volunteerism!
Coastal Marine Biolabs (CMB) has accepted Western Sierra incoming senior Jennifer Weiher into their highly competitive NeuroLab program this summer. Thirty students are selected annually for participation in this advanced and interdisciplinary learning experience from a pool of top-performing 11th and 12th graders nationwide. With funding support from the National Institutes of Health, the NeuroLab Program provides a rare opportunity for high school students to experience how science unfolds in a real-world biomedical research setting.
WSCA Junior, Henry Low, took first place and the grand prize at the Synopsys Sacramento Regional STEM Fair. The fair is the premier science competition in Northern California, where high school students from 12 different counties compete and exhibit their science fair research. Low developed a software application for treating obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety, including research that proved the effectiveness of his application.