Education

Auburn Moving Company to give $500 scholarship

The Auburn Moving Company on Hillview Road in Newcastle is offering a $500 scholarship for any high school senior as well as current college and university students from Placer Cou ...

Battle Bots: tech teacher's teacher brings Google Innovation to region

Foresthill High School technology teacher Don Isbell already has trouble convincing his students to take a break from learning when the lunch bell rings. The students would rather ...

Vaccine delay falls flat with Placer Union High School District

Many Auburn students will still have to be fully vaccinated by the time school starts this fall. A resolution by the high school district that would have asked the state to delay t ...

Immunizations, salaries, bond measure on agenda for Placer Union High School District

A state law that requires all students to be fully immunized as of the 2016-17 school year could receive some push back from Auburn high school officials. At its meeting tonight, ...

Sierra College Natural History Museum ranks 26th in the 30 top higher-ed venues

The Sierra College Natural History Museum has a new honor. The community college’s Rocklin branch museum was ranked 26 out of the 30 top higher-education venues by Best Colle ...

Colfax High School principal recovering after serious snowboarding accident

Colfax High School principal Paul Lundberg is recovering at home after a serious snowboarding accident on Feb. 1. Lundberg, 48, broke his back in four places and dislocated severa ...

Interesting people: Eight-week course features range of interesting local speakers

We have some of the most interesting people in our wonderful little city. There is something truly special about the Auburn area and its residents. And everyone has a story to t ...

Colfax High School principal injured in snowboarding accident

Colfax High School Principal Paul Lundberg was hospitalized after a serious snowboarding accident on Feb. 1. Lundberg, 48, an accomplished skier, was supporting the Colfax High Sc ...

Sierra College Natural History Museum a great place to spend the day

Sierra College is an educational and cultural asset to area residents.Our readers repeatedly tell us to list their events in our newspapers. So I’m excited that the Sierra ...

School district sees hike in elementary reading scores

While local elementary school teachers make sure students enjoy school, teachers also work to improve reading-comprehension skills. And last week, the verdict was clear: in a thre ...

Athletic director names new softball coach

Colfax High School athletic director Justin Heimann has announced that Akasha Dykes, a former standout player at Nevada Union who played at the collegiate level for four years, has ...

District to accept intra-district transfer applications, starting Monday

Students who want an intra-district transfer in the Placer Union High School District must submit an application to the district between Monday and Feb. 10, according to district o ...

Former Colfax High athlete wins Coach of the Year award

Former Colfax resident Chris Bean was recently awarded “2015 Coach of the Year” by the Pioneer Valley League (PVL). A 1990s graduate of Colfax High School, Bean playe ...

Making a big splash

Special to The Record Washington State senior swimmer Presley Wetterstrom is a testament to where hard work, dedication, and determination will pay off if the time and effort is ...

Challenge is name of the game for students enrolled in the course

In Colfax High School’s award-winning “Design Thinking in the Startup Classroom” program, students learn to design, build and document through designing ...