Education

Placer’s marching band tuned up for the season

Despite hot weather and poor air quality, the Placer High School Marching Band put in 30 hours of hard work to prepare for the upcoming football season before school even starts. ...

4-H students provide comfort, one quilt at a time

Martha and Leah Humber have been lifelong members of the 4-H program and have a heart for giving and serving others. The Humber family has been actively involved in Placer County 4 ...

Free and reduced-price meals for upcoming school year

Placer Union High School District along with Ackerman Elementary, Auburn Union Elementary, Colfax Elementary, Loomis Union, Newcastle Elementary, and Placer Hills Union School Dist ...

Students at two Placer County schools will receive free breakfast, lunch

Placer Union High School District today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch/School Breakfast programs for the 2018-20 ...

Schools out for summer!

School is out for summer and kids are ready to enjoy their time off with their friends, family or on their own, there are many options to choose from. Aside from summer camp, here ...

Auburnite receives Ph.D. from Stanford

Nicole Noelle Martin, daughter of Ken and Valerye Martin of Auburn, has completed her Ph.D. in history at Stanford University. Nicole’s dissertation was titled, “In th ...

Local graduates from Oregon State

The following local students will graduate from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, on June 16. Coleen M. Hill, of Auburn, will receive a bachelor of science degree in n ...

Colfax High's Johnathan Schwartz is Placer County's High School Teacher of the Year

Colfax’s Jonathan Schwartz is the 2018 Placer County High School Teacher of the Year. “I love working at Colfax High School,” said Schwartz, who teaches ma ...

Top of the class

Colfax’s Jonathan Schwartz is the 2018 Placer County High School Teacher of the Year. “I love working at Colfax High School,” said Schwartz, who teaches math, en ...

Awards presented at Colfax Elementary

The following awards were presented at the Colfax Elementary School District commencement ceremonies on May 24. Information was provided in a news release from the school distri ...

Bowman School to celebrate new gym, classrooms

It’s time to celebrate at Bowman Charter School, with completion of an $8.2 million gym and classroom construction project. The work started in spring 2017 and leaves the sc ...

World Cultural Fair at Foresthill Divide School

Under the direction of Foresthill Divide School (FDS) teachers Alli Peres and Nicole Harp, FDS sixth-graders hosted the annual World Cultural Fair in their school gym on May 16. St ...

Over a million dollars awarded

Colfax High School class of 2018 students were awarded $1,088,270 in scholarships. Senior Awards Day took place Monday. The following are the award winners. California Scholarship ...