Education

New Colfax High principal takes the helm

When Colfax High School began the fall term last month, there was much that was familiar. But change, including a new principal, has come to the 55-year-old school. In July, Paul ...

Getting back to the books

After a nice long summer, Colfax Elementary School returned to school for the fall semester. According to Terri Farrell Smith, district secretary, at the Aug. 13 start of the fall ...

Auburn schools are back in session

A whole new world. A fresh start. Back to the books. Call it what you will, school is back in session for thousands of children in the Auburn area as summer vacation ends and the ...

School buses run Interstate 80 route for five member districts

With the start next week of the fall term, riding the bus is an option parents might consider when deciding how to get their students to school. Martin Ward, Mid-Placer Publ ...

Colfax thespians star in Rocklin musical

Three young actors with connections to Colfax High School are starring in the lead roles of “Urinetown,” a musical produced by the Rocklin Community Theater. The show c ...

Nov. 4 election candidate filing period starts in Placer County

Colfax resident Debbie Lindh was one of the early visitors to the elections division office on Monday.  A week and two days after retiring from a job running the after-school ...

Broadening horizons on Culture Day

History came alive at Weimar Hills Charter School at the annual Ancient Culture Day, held during the last week of school in June. Students chose clothing that reflected cultures o ...

Colfax Elementary graduation focuses on achievements

Colfax Elementary class of 2014 awards The Colfax Elementary School District held commencement ceremonies for eighth-grade graduates on June 5 at Colfax High School. A number ...

Colfax High grads leave a legacy of accomplishment

There’s a reason the graduates in the Colfax High School Class of 2014 are a tight-knit group, Principal Rick Spears said during Saturday’s commencement exercises on Ro ...

It's official: CHS gymnasium now 'Pucci Gym'

Ron Pucci never approached his basketball coaching job at Colfax High School with thoughts of individual glory or personal acclaim on his mind. In his 30-year coaching career at C ...

Rewarding their achievements

The Colfax High School Class of 2014 has been recognized for its academic achievements, receiving $1.2 million in awards and scholarships at a ceremony held Friday morning. &ldquo ...

Soroptimists honor student

Colfax High School senior Amanda Schafer was awarded the Violet Richardson award by the Soroptimist Club of Colfax recently at the Dine-N-Dash restaurant. The award, named for the ...

Da Vinci’s Lab invites tinkerers, inventors

A new nonprofit in Auburn offers aspiring inventors a place to tinker and experiment, with the aim of creating a pipeline for them to usher an idea from conception to market. It&r ...

Boom in AP class enrollment raises flags

During the 2005-06 school year, students at Roseville High School took a total of 473 Advanced Placement courses. Last year, that number jumped to 1,064 –a figure more than t ...

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 ...