Jaycie Schenone’s words won her a $16,000 scholarship and a trip to the nation’s capitol, as a second place national winner in the Veterans of Foreign War Voice of Democracy Contest earlier this year.
The California Department of Education has named Folsom High School a 2015 Gold Ribbon School for its implementation of a comprehensive international studies curriculum.
Joel Francisco, an English teacher at Mills Middle School, earlier this year became the latest Folsom Cordova educator to earn National Board Certification.
When Theodore Judah Elementary teacher Jennifer Foster considered how to get her second-graders engaged in a social studies unit on historical figures last fall, she wanted to explore a new way to get them thinking critically, communicating and working together.
Nearly two dozen community organizations – including four Community Partners of the Year – were honored last month for their ongoing, generous contributions toward student achievement during Folsom Cordova’s yearly recognition ceremony.
To participate in the graduation ceremony, all graduates must wear a cap, gown, and tassel in approved school colors. Students have three options to secure a cap, gown, and tassel for graduation:
1) Students may choose to purchase a cap, gown, and tassel to use in the ceremony and keep as a personal memento through our vendor, Jostens.
2) Students may borrow a District-provided cap, gown, and tassel to use during the ceremony. Students will not be asked to demonstrate financial need to use a District-provided cap, gown, and tassel, EC 49011 (e).
3) Students may use a cap and gown from a sibling or friend who are school alumni (a tassel is required).