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Natomas Pacific opens AP Precalculus course for STEM majors

Jack Fedor, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory June 1, 2023

Students at Natomas High, Inderkum High and Leroy Greene Academy will be able to take a new mathematics course starting with the 2023-24 school year. The new course, Advanced Placement (AP) Precalculus,...

McClatchy High School music students gathered for a group photo during their tour of Spain and Portugal in April. Photo by Kennedy OGilvie Joplin.

McClatchy student musicians tour Portugal, Spain while performing during spring break

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School June 1, 2023

The McClatchy High School Music Program recently traveled abroad to Spain and Portugal where they shared their music, toured cities, tried new food and experienced some European culture.  “I learned...


Cultural diversity a feature at Cordova High School

Maxim Russu, Cordova High School May 31, 2023

Cordova High School embraces the wealth of diversity and multiple perspectives in its student body, and administrators and teachers find ways both inside and outside the classroom to stress the importance...

Assault on principal, staff death roil Rosemont High campus

Gemma Costuna , Rosemont High School May 31, 2023

“Attention all students and staff, we are now in a shelter in place. Please stay in your classrooms until further notice.” The warning sounded through the Rosemont High School campus on May 4, just...


Controversial Measure O’s proposed solutions for Sacramento unhoused earn voter approval

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School May 30, 2023

Aaima Arshad, a Mira Loma High School senior, is concerned about the housing crisis in Sacramento, and she feels sympathy for the unhoused individuals she sees in downtown Sacramento.  However, despite...

A sign noting the amount of money raised by Dutch Brothers Coffee outlet for Rosemont High School. Photo by Gemma Costuna, Rosemont High School.

Coffee outlets take advantage of built-in clientele, open near Rosemont Campus

Gemma Costuna , Rosemont High School May 26, 2023

It's a Friday, and students, families and early-bird workers are waiting in line at the new Dutch Bros coffee stand on Kiefer Boulevard in Rosemont. A promotional fundraiser for Rosemont High School has...


Racist incidents persistent on C. K. McClatchy campus

Juliana Castro, C. K. McClatchy High School May 26, 2023

Over the past couple of years, C.K. McClatchy High School has become no stranger to racist incidents during Black History Month.   On Feb. 3 of this year, a student posted a video on their Instagram...

Music also can help strengthen discipline and mental health, say teachers and students. Photo by Maxim Russu, Cordova High School.

Music expands student success, person growth and improvement

Maxim Russu, Cordova High School May 25, 2023

Cordova High School’s music programs this year have won more than 30 trophies, making them a significant source of pride for the CHS community. Kevin Sims, who instructs Jazz Band, Concert Band, Orchestra,...


Federal administration acts to safeguard nonbinary, transgender athletes; local schools implement new regulations

Kay Stout, Cordova High School May 25, 2023

The Biden administration is taking action to safeguard the inclusion of nonbinary and transgender student athletes on college and K–12 sports teams, but proposed regulations issued in April by the U.S....


Farewell Operation Smile fundraiser held by graduating club leaders

Jack Fedor, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory May 25, 2023

The Operation Smile-affiliated club at Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep (NP3) held an on-campus fundraiser on May 2 in which the club sold pizza during the lunch period. The event to benefit Operation...

Teacher Appreciation at Pleasant Grove High School. Pixabay.

Pleasant Grove gives their teachers props

Parneet Kaur, Pleasant Grove High School May 25, 2023

Pleasant Grove High School students celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week by creating posters, writing “validation notes,” and posting them around the campus. Aayush Raina, a sophomore and soccer...

Galt High German students protest the school board’s decision to cut the class. From left to right Juan Pablo Martinez, Adam Miller, Sam Yong and Savannah Soto. Photo by Josh Cullers, Galt High School.

Galt Joint Union school board votes to eliminate German courses

Josh Cullers, Galt High School May 8, 2023

The Galt Joint Union High School District school board recently made the decision to eliminate all German course offerings during a round of budget cuts, and many members of the Galt community are opposed...

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