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Media

Media Releases, Advisories, and Coverage:

ABC10: June Teacher of the Month, Olive Grove's Carrie Hoehenrieder

California Educator Magazine: Dry Creek Spotlight, Feeling Thankful

KCRA: Tribute to Teachers, Antelope High School Grads Honor Their Former Dry Creek Teachers

ABC10: March Teacher of the Month, Creekview Ranch's Traci Petrie

Dry Creek Resumes Pre-Pandemic, Traditional School-Day Schedule on April 12, 2021

CA State Superintendent of Schools Announces Barrett Ranch 2020 Distinguished School

Roseville Mayor Visits Quail Glen to Answer Questions Posed to Him By Third Grade Class

Empowering Students Through Hip-Hop

Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader in Math? Annual District Math Bowl

Quail Glen Elementary Honors Former Students in Heart Felt Send Off for 2019 Grads

Graduating Seniors Honor & Surprise Dry Creek Teachers By Reading Letters of Gratitude

Dry Creek Receives Prestigious National, State, and County Awards

Creekview Ranch School Receives National Recognition as 2019 School to Watch 

Creekview Ranch School Announced as 2019 National School To Watch - Taking Center Stage

Model STEM School Antelope Crossing Hosts Student PLTW Showcase

Dry Creek Joint Elementary Schools 2017 Teachers of the Year Announced

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces California Teachers of the Year_CA Dept. of Education

Reinventing the Classroom Experience With Project Lead the Way

DCJESD Exceed State Standards on Latest State Assessments 

Google Expeditions Comes to Olive Grove Elementary

Good Day Sacramento: Antelope Meadows Opens 20-year Time Capsule

CBS13: Feature on Dry Creek's Virtual School, Connections Academy

CBS13: Dry Creek Resumes Pre-Pandemic, Traditional School Schedule

iHeart Radio Features Heritage Oak's Ms. Jbeily in their Educator of Excellence Spotlight

Fox40: Antelope Students Return to School in Dry Creek

CBS13: Dry Creek Resumes School in Sacramento County Tomorrow

Sacramento Bee: Sacramento County Schools Reopening Plans

Good Day Sacramento features Antelope Meadows Harbor Hope Club

KCRA: Dry Creek Prepares to Reopen Sacramento County Schools

Silverado Middle School Helping Families Transition to Distance Learning

CBS News: Teachers Across Sacramento Area Reach Out to Their Students in More Ways Than One

Good Day Sacramento: Virtual Creekview Ranch Kindergarten Class

ABC News: Olive Grove Teacher Parade

FOX40 Dry Creek Provides Suicide Prevention Hotline on Student ID Cards

ABC10 June Teacher of the Month, Creekview Ranch's Jerusha Cecil

Good Day Sacramento: Antelope Seniors Thanking Dry Creek Teachers Part 1

Good Day Sacramento: Antelope Seniors Thanking Dry Creek Teachers Part 2

Fox40: Antelope High School Seniors Thanking Dry Creek Teachers

KFBK Antelope High School Grads Thank Dry Creek Teachers

Press Tribune: Creekview Ranch Named 2019 School to Watch Taking Center Stage

Placer County Spelling Bee Featuring Dry Creek Students Live on Good Day Sacramento

Student Imagineered Theme Park at Creekview Ranch Live on Good Day Sacramento

Fox40 Coverage of Student Theme Park at Creekview Ranch School

Roseville Today Features Creekview Ranch for Recent National Recognition

Fox40 Weather Club features Antelope Meadows Elementary's Broadcasting Program

ABC 10 November Teacher of the Month, Sherrill Renfro

Johnny Appleseed Reads to Kinders Live on Good Day Sacramento

Cook Riolo Pathway

ABC10 Teacher of the Year Red Carpet Walk - Silverado's Kristina Branson

ABC10 February Teacher of the Month, Creekview Ranch's Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Good Day Sacramento Silverado Middle School's 1,000 Teddy Bear Drive

Good Day Sacramento Coyote Ridge 5th Graders Give Back to the Community

Practical Strategies Are Key to Sustainable Health Initiatives_Jan Edition Leadership Mag. Pgs. 24-26

Good Day Sacramento Hour of Code Event at Creekview Ranch

ABC 10 October Teacher of the Month Antelope Crossing Middle School's Jessica Brown

Good Day Sacramento Attendance Awareness Event at Olive Grove Elementary School

ABC 10 June Teacher of the Month Silverado Middle School's Mrs. Branson

CBS Sacramento Graduating Seniors Crash Class of Former Teacher to Read Letter of Thanks

Good Day Sacramento Cardboard Challenge At Creekview Ranch Part 2

Good Day Sacramento Cardboard Challenge at Creekview Ranch Part 1

Good Day Sacramento Running for Rhett - Antelope Meadows Student Interview

Good Day Sacramento Fun Run Part 2

Good Day Sacramento Fun Run Part 1

Good Day Sacramento Helps Debut Barrett Ranch Elementary's New Reading Lounge

Good Day Sacramento's Manly Minute - How to Create a Literacy Space at Home

ABC10 February Teacher of the Month_Creekview Ranch's Kellie Welty

Good Day Sacramento Patriot Pride at Quail Glen

Antelope Meadows Presented Bullying Prevention Award Live on Good Day Sacramento

Antelope Meadows Demonstrates Their Peace Path Live on Good Day Sacramento

Placer County November Newsletter_CA Teacher of the Year

Barrett Ranch Elementary School Educator Chosen Teacher of the Year_Sacramento Bee

Army Golden Knights Parachute Onto Coyote Ridge Elementary School as Seen on Good Day Sacramento - Part 1

Graduating Seniors Thank Their Elementary Teachers Live On Good Day Sacramento

Quail Glen Family Celebrates Milestone

Educator's Takes on Screen Time for Kids

Kindness Challenge on Good Day Sacramento Part 1

Kindness Challenge on Good Day Sacramento Part 2

Silverado Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Good Day Sacramento

National Walk and Bike to School Event at Olive Grove Elementary

District News & Events

Awards

California Pivotal Practice District, 2022

Golden Bell Award, 2002

By School     

Antelope Crossing Middle School (6-8) 

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Distinguished School Award 2007
  • Most Outstanding Physical Education Program of the Year Award. Presented by California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 2007
  • Recognized as a 2008 STARS school by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Dance

Antelope Meadows Elementary School (K-5)

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Distinguished School Award 2006
  • Lozano Smith Foundation Bulling Prevention Program Award 2016

Barrett Ranch Elementary School (K-5)

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Distinguished School Award 2020
  • Distinguished School Award 2012
  • International Literacy Association's Exemplary Reading Program Award 2018

Coyote Ridge Elementary School (K-5)

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Distinguished School Award 2006

Creekview Ranch Middle School (K-8)

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Received the “Best New Public Project of 2008” award from the Sacramento Business Journal 2009
  • Designated as a California School to Watch - Taking Center Stage 2019

Dry Creek Elementary School (K-8)                

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Distinguished School Award 2006
  • Distinguished School Award 2014

Heritage Oak Elementary School (K-5)

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Awarded the 1994 international “James D. MacConnell Award” for design and planning from Council of Educational Facilities Planners International (CEFPI)
  • Distinguished School Award 2002
  • Distinguished School Award – Re-designation 2010

Olive Grove Elementary School (K-5) 

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Distinguished School Award 2006

Quail Glen Elementary School (K-5)

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Distinguished School Award 2004

Silverado Middle School (6-8)

  • California Pivotal Practice School, 2022
  • Award of Merit” for excellence in design in 1998. Presented by The American Institute of Architects, California Council
  • Designated as a California School to Watch – Taking Center Stage 2003
  • Distinguished School Award 2003
  • Re-designated as a California School to Watch – Taking Center Stage 2006
  • Re-designated as a California School to Watch – Taking Center Stage 2009
  • Re-designated as a California School to Watch – Taking Center Stage 2012
  • Re-designated as a California School to Watch – Taking Center Stage 2013
  • Re-designated as a California School to Watch – Taking Center Stage 2014
  • Re-designated as a California School to Watch - Taking Center State 2018