Apr 032013
 
RCHS kids win regional science prize

From Dax Castro For the first time in River City High School’s history, two students have brought home the gold, winning the Sacramento Regional Science Fair competition in the “Psychology and Social Behavior” category. Helaman Burdge and Camille Krahn competed with over 100 other projects overall spread across several categories and emerged victorious. Their project [...]

Mar 162013
 
Big kids helping little kids

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 6, 2013 –  The volunteers’ mission was to listen to second-grader Abby Saechin (center) practice her reading skills. The program runs Fridays 4-5 p.m., courtesy of the River City High School Interact Club and a local Rotary Club chapter. For information, or to sign up a youngster, call 375-6465. (Courtesy [...]

Mar 122013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Freshmen, sophomores and juniors at River City High School are invited to attend College Information night on Wed., March 13, from 6-7 p.m. at the school career center. Parents welcome. There will be information on community colleges and four-year colleges and universities as well as trade schools. Copyright News-Ledger 2013

Mar 052013
 
New 'patisserie' aims to provide pastry treats -- and job training for local teens

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor You can now pick up a lemon tart, éclair or canalé – all made under the supervision of a trained pastry chef – at an unlikely place: the Collings West Sacramento Teen Center. The new pastry shop, or patisserie, is open for your morning [...]

Feb 252013
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL — FEB 13, 2013 – What can we all do to help West Sacramento’s schools? Well, one of the top strategic goals now being put forward by the local school board is to “foster a culture of high expectations.” And that is something that the City of West Sacramento, and the rest of [...]

Feb 212013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – West Sacramento’s local elementary schools will accept registration for kindergarten and transitional kindergarten students on Sat., Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring your child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization records, proof of physical (dated after Aug., 2012, for kindergarten students) and a copy of your PG&E bill for [...]