EDCOE's "Charter Career Prep" Wins VEX Robotics Competition

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 13, 2017 / comments

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EDC School Board and Community Members Recognized

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 13, 2017 / comments

[Dina Gentry. Img: Matt Smith and Heather Hill]

At an awards ceremony on March 6, the El Dorado County School Boards Association (EDCSBA) recognized school board and community members for their 2016 contributions. County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ed Manansala, facilitated the presentations and remarked, "Everyone here helps to foster the educational leadership that makes this County such a special place. Thank you and congratulations."

UC Davis South Lake Tahoe Science Expo

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 11, 2017 / comments


Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 4:30 - 6:30 pm at the Lake Tahoe Community College, 2nd annual UC Davis South Lake Tahoe Science Expo with the theme of Earth & Space Science.

Free admission. Hands-on science investigations and experiments for children ages 6 - 12 and their families.

This year's activities focus on earth & space science, earth systems, geology, weather, climate, and more.

High School News - Academic Decathlon, Jazz Night, Cheer, Band, and E-Notify Invitation

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 06, 2017 / comments


2017 Academic Decathlon - Oak Ridge Takes Title and Pondo Takes Top Individual

Teams from El Dorado, Oak Ridge, Ponderosa, Union Mine, Golden Sierra, and Nevada County’s Gidotti Early College High Schools competed for the opportunity to represent El Dorado County in the 2017 State Academic Decathlon Competition.

David Toston of the El Dorado County SELPA Backs AB 312 to support Students with Disabilities

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 07, 2017 / comments

“We applaud Assemblymember O’Donnell’s efforts to address the inequities in special education funding,” said David Toston, Associate Superintendent of the El Dorado County SELPA and Chair of the Coalition for Adequate Funding for Special Education. “Establishing a funding stream for early interventions will produce significant educational and social benefits as well as cut costs over the long-term.”