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El Dorado Union High School District

EDUHSD student board member shines bright

It has already turned dark outside and the El Dorado Union High School District school board members begin to file into the board room to join several dozen observers of a regular meeting. The members organize their papers to the sound of rain and proceed with the agenda. Everything appears pretty standard at first glance […]

EDUHSD taps local talent

On Tuesday, Oct. 28, the Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Stephen Wehr to replace Christopher Hoffman as superintendent for the El Dorado Union High School District (EDUHSD).  Wehr will begin his duties as superintendent on Nov. 15. Hoffman, pleased with the appointment, commented, “I am confident that the Board of Trustees selected an excellent leader […]

High school district delivers 21st century classrooms

In an extremely competitive and ever-changing global market, students must be prepared for college or a career upon graduating from high school. To meet this crucial demand the El Dorado Union High School District (EDUHSD) enhanced its schools’ classrooms with the latest technology that will prepare students for success in the 21st Century. Besides the […]

Union Mine to host Regional College Fair

The El Dorado Union High School District will hold its annual Regional College Fair on Monday, Oct. 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Union Mine High School in the large gym and cafeteria, with break-out sessions in the Theatre at the Mine at 5:30, 7, and 7:45 p.m. Representatives from the University of California system, California […]

CSROP instructor receives 2014 Pupils’ Choice Award

The El Dorado Union High School District and the Central Sierra Regional Occupational Program (CSROP) are excited to announce that Julie Gilroy has been awarded the 2014 Pupils’ Choice Career Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year. Gilroy has been teaching the CSROP Animal Health Program at Ponderosa High School since August 2007. The Sacramento […]

High school district announces registration

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2014–15 school year. School will start on Thursday, Aug. 7. Consult your respective school’s Website for the starting times.   El Dorado and Vista high school students School information: 561 Canal St. in Placerville, 530-622-3634 ext. 1029 or 1028, cougar.eduhsd.net/ The […]

State praises Independence HS

The California Department of Education has awarded the prestigious designation of California Model Continuation High School to El Dorado Union High School District’s Independence High School, located in Diamond Springs. A total of 24 model continuation high schools were selected in the state for 2014, each school holding this distinction for three years. Since 2012, […]

Union Mine to get engineering program

El Dorado Union High School District and Union Mine High School are launching a new career pathway in engineering — the first of its kind in the district. Recent data has made it quite evident that the U.S. lags behind other countries in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) advancements. Data has also indicated that […]

Regional College Fair at Union Mine High School

The El Dorado Union High School District will hold its annual Regional College Fair on Monday, Oct.  7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Union Mine High School in the large gym and cafeteria, with break-out sessions in the theatre at 5:30, 7 and 7:45 p.m. Representatives from the University of California system, California State […]

High school district announces registration for 2013–14

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2013–14 school year.  School will start on Thursday, Aug. 8. Consult your respective school’s Website for the starting times of your school. El Dorado and Vista high schools, 561 Canal St., Placerville, 530-622-3634, ext. 1029 or 1028, http://cougar.eduhsd.net. All counselors will be available starting […]

Independence High School alum now its principal

The growing demand for online learning has become an important part of the educational offering at the El Dorado Union High School District. So much so, that the success of the EDUHSD Virtual Academy at Shenandoah has prompted district administration and the Board of Trustees to expand the on-line program.  Debby Hanson, director of Alternative […]

EDUHSD fills two admin spots

The El Dorado Union High School District office announced the appointment of Paul Burke as principal of Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, and Pamela Bartlett as director of special education. Paul Burke has spent his educational career in the Elk Grove Unified School District — a district with 64 schools housing more than 62,000 […]

EDUHSD Robotics wins Sacto regional

On Friday March 22 and Saturday March 23, high school students from the El Dorado Union High School District Robotics team No. 3189, the “Circuit Breakers,” participated in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Sacramento Regional competition held at the ARC Pavilion on the UC Davis campus in Davis. The team […]

ORHS students take wins at HP CodeWars

Hewlett-Packard (HP) began its CodeWars competition 16 years ago in Houston, Texas.  The competition was brought to California this year, and on the first Saturday in March, a total of 16 California high schools participated in the first CodeWars competition held at the HP site in Roseville. HP CodeWars is an annual competition in computer programming […]

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