Teachers Picket Buckeye School over Pay Increase Impasse

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 18, 2016 / comments

In a letter from the District a “last, best, and final” offer has reached impasse and they are seeking mediation:

Buckeye Union School District, Negotiations Update, 4/17/2016

The Buckeye Union School District regrets to inform the community that negotiations with the Buckeye Teachers Association (BTA) has reached impasse and we are seeking mediation in an effort to reach mutual agreement.

500 students at the 38th annual Festival of Oral Interpretation hosted by Pioneer Union School District

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 05, 2016 / comments

El Dorado County Students Celebrate the Spoken Word [Image: Rebecca Roberts, sixth-grade Mountain Creek student, performs a piece of poetry she composed and practiced in preparation for the Festival of Oral Interpretation]

Top EDUHSD Administrators Recognized

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 31, 2016 / comments

[Image: ACSA award recipients]  The El Dorado Union High School District is proud to have three administrators honored at this year’s regional Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Administrator of the Year award ceremony last month. Aaron Palm, current interim principal at Oak Ridge High School, Mike Ziegler, counselor at Union Mine High School, and Dan Augino, Director of Maintenance, Operations and Facilities, were all presented with their awards at the February 25th event.

High Speed Internet Brought to Black Oak Mine Unified School District

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 14, 2016 / comments

The Black Oak Mine Unified School District (BOMUSD) is excited to announce that some of the fastest connectivity in El Dorado County has arrived in its classrooms. Before the fiber connection was made, BOMUSD educators and staff were continuously challenged with sluggish, non-productive internet connectivity. Teachers can now conduct 21st century lessons with interactive, online components. For the first time, students are able to watch web-based videos in their classes.

Wilderness Outdoor Skills class goes to Kyburz

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 06, 2016 / comments

Charter Community School students recently completed a Wilderness Outdoor Skills class. This class is designed to help students learn to appreciate our area’s surroundings. They can do this by working together to focus on resourcefulness, problem solving, and positive life skills.

The outdoor class reflects the program’s mission of making learning fun and relevant.