Education

Afterschool project helps clothe orphans

On their way soon to the Little Dresses for Africa nonprofit will be the colorful creations of the young participants in an after-school sewing class that meets regularly at Colfax ...

Campus drill sharpens emergency response skills

More than Placer County 30 law enforcement, fire and public service agencies participated in the Mass Casualty Incident drill held Saturday at Colfax High School. There were about ...

Emergency drill on Saturday to hone coordination

  Expect to see helicopters in the air, law enforcement vehicles, engine companies and emergency responders on the streets of Colfax early Saturday morning as they arrive to ...

Original musical delves into 'The Trial of Juanita'

Next week, Colfax High School presents its first completely original musical, “The Trial of Juanita,” written and directed by director, educator and actor John Deaderic ...

New principals for Colfax, Foresthill high schools

Current administrators at an Auburn middle school and a Grass Valley high school will be the new principals at Foresthill and Colfax high schools, respectively, according to an ann ...

Spring storm brings April showers to Auburn, snow to Colfax, Foresthill

April showers arrived with a vengeance in Auburn while the high country was crowned Tuesday with a fresh layer of snow. For Auburn-based Mid-Placer Transportation Agency – t ...

Placer Union locking in enrollment figures for 2014-15

Placer Union High School District has struggled for years to accommodate parents’ requests for intradistrict transfers in the face of dramatic enrollment shifts, and it repor ...

Colfax students’ invention generates a buzz

A New York-based retailer of private inventions has decided to produce and market a special ski-boot apparatus created by four Colfax High School students. The device, called the ...

Del Oro students, PG&E bond over welding

The pros at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. reached out Wednesday to Del Oro High School student welders, providing tips on the finer points of a skill that could provide a career p ...

Mixed-media art exhibit showcases teachers' selections of students' work

Ceramic pieces on pedestals greet visitors to the Teachers’ Choice student art show, on exhibit to March 29 at The Arts Building in Auburn. But the annual exhibition sponsore ...