Education

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 ...

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 ...