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Where have all the school buses gone in Citrus Heights?

By Sara Beth Williams– With Thursday marking the first day of classes back in session at public schools in Citrus Heights, students can once again be seen walking to school or being dropped off by parents — but…

SJUSD to host July 21 workshop for potential school board candidates

Sentinel staff report– The San Juan Unified School District will host an informational session at 6 p.m. this Friday for residents interested in running for the school board seat left by the late Steve Miller, who passed away…

Ever heard of futsal? A new court just opened at Sylvan Middle School

By Sara Beth Williams– Several prominent community partners attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for a brand new futsal court on Monday at Sylvan Middle School…

Seven appointed to Citrus Heights Education Committee. Here’s what’s next.

By Sara Beth Williams– The City Council last month appointed seven individuals to a limited-term Citrus Heights Education Committee (CHEC), tasked with assessing the feasibility of the city forming its own school district…

Charter school to relocate campus to Citrus Heights office building

By Sara Beth Williams– American River Collegiate Academy, which initially planned to build a new campus on Antelope Road, has announced plans to relocate to a long-term campus in Citrus Heights for the 2024-25 school year…

SJHS student wins $500 first place prize for artwork contest

By Sara Beth Williams– San Juan High School graduating senior Brooklyn Wagner won first place in a sticker design contest held by SAFE Credit Union…

Jr. Mavericks football, cheer program make comeback for 2023-24 season

By Sara Beth Williams– After a six-year hiatus, the Mesa Verde Jr. Mavericks youth football and cheer program is returning for the 2023-24 season…

Application period opens for Citrus Heights Education Committee

Sentinel staff report– Applications are now being accepted for residents interested in serving on a new committee tasked with evaluating the potential establishment of a local school district…

Sylvan Middle School

Are Citrus Heights schools safe?

Sentinel staff investigation– Amid national reports of school shootings, school safety has been a heightened topic of concern at multiple meetings over the past year in Citrus Heights…

Two MVHS seniors awarded college sports scholarships

By Sara Beth Williams– Mesa Verde High School on Friday celebrated two senior athletes as they signed letters of intent and accepted college level athletic positions in football and softball…