Lynn Simpkin’s students might have a hard time concentrating in class these days. Why? The ocean and sandy beach painted on her marina Village Middle School classroom wall beckons them. Simpkin, muralist Nancie Chopp and the sixth-graders painted the mural as part of a lesson on island and ocean biomes. “We were looking for a way […]
By Michelle Silva More than 600 students and family members of Oak Meadow Elementary attended the second annual Oak Meadow Art Walk, a visual arts showcase of all Oak Meadow students’ work. The Feb. 24 event featured masterpieces on display for one evening only. The projects were created with a wide variety of material and mediums inspired […]
THE EL DORADO HILLS YOUTH BASKETBALL girls team Storm won their championship in a close and exciting game Feb. 26 at Oak Ridge High School. Pictured left to right are coach Keith DeLapp, Krosby DeLapp, Dominique Pizzuti, Katey Nill, Claire Freeman, Emma Olds and Victoria Ramirez (seated).
Two El Dorado Hills artists and Arts Association members will be the featured exhibitors at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento for Second Saturday March 12. The event featuring jewelry designs from Elena Tucker and paintings by Joey Cattone will be held in the Sheraton Grand lobby near 13th and J Streets. El Dorado County vintners will pour wines. […]
Despite recent low temperatures and storms spring is on the way, and Sierra Wildlife Rescue volunteers are gearing up to open the Baby Bird Nursery around May 1. Caring for orphaned or injured nestlings or fledglings is a wonderful way to help and to learn a great deal about the fascinating lives of foothill songbirds. […]
By Ravi Pandya M-Cubed, a First Lego League robotics team, received the 1st Place Champion’s Award (the most prestigious award any team can earn) at the Northern California State Championship on Jan. 29 at Newark Memorial High School. This tournament was the third level of competition. There are about 400 teams in all of Northern California […]
Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua D. Green graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four […]