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Welcome to Gold River Discovery Center

Gold River Discovery Center’s mission is to inspire, prepare and empower each student to achieve their full potential.

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Gold River Spirit

On Fridays, we put on our gold and blue to represent our Miner's Pride. We also celebrate a "High-Five Friday" with our friends and staff.

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GRDC Middle School Sports

In partnership with the Sacramento County Parks and Recreation, we offer cross-country, girls volleyball, boys & girls basketball and track & field.

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Science Buddies

One unique aspect of being a school with elementary and middle school is the mentoring and partnering our middle schoolers do with younger students to teach them science experiements.

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Our students are more than just students.

We focus on developing MINERS that are well-rounded with daily messages from the administration team and classroom social-emotional lessons.

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Science Focused

GRDC students with various hands-on science activities like science camps, the garden, field trips, and presenters.

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The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $35,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.

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