Education

Adriana Rogers selected for academic achievement

Adriana Rogers, a former Placer High student, alongside two other Lewis & Clark students, has been selected to participate in the Voting Rights Data Institute this summer. The ...

Mass planting to help butterflies

MEADOW VISTA — Live Oak Waldorf School’s fourth-grade planned to begin a mass planting of milkweed Tuesday on campus to support the local butterfly habitat. The school ...

Local students awarded for art

COLFAX — Two Placer County high school students’ artwork has been awarded by Colfax VFW. This year’s winners are Placer High junior Alisa Olender and Colfax High ...

Raising baby readers, one page at a time

As parents we want what’s best for our kids. When I found out I was going to be a mother I had a lot of questions and concerns. They ranged from “What parenting style w ...

American Association of University Women donates books

Barbara Gerletti-Weiss and Mary Walker, American Association of University Women (AAUW) -Auburn, presented 17 new books to the E.V. Cain Middle School library in February. The Aub ...

Students art celebrates No Hands Bridge

The Art Can Heal Program at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital is presenting paintings by fifth- through eighth-grade students from Saint Josephs Catholic School during April. The stude ...

Colfax High School to present Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”

COLFAX — “If you will laugh yourself to stitches,” follow along to Colfax High School, where CORE, Creators of Riveting Entertainment, will transport audiences to ...

Youth awarded for positive impact

Colfax High School, Placer High School and Del Oro High School all had award winners at the Placer County Youth Impact Awards on March 18. The Placer County Youth Impact Awards st ...

Sierra Foothills Iris Society scholarship

Region 14 of the American Iris Society is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors and college students for the 2018-19 school year. The local affiliate, Sierra Foothi ...

Fifth-grade students win essay contest

COLFAX — Each year, the Colfax Garden Club celebrates the upcoming arrival of spring by sponsoring an Arbor Day Essay Contest. This year, 32 students from the fifth-grade cla ...

Foresthill celebrates Dr. Seuss

March 2 at the Foresthill Divide School was Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’s birthday. To celebrate, the school held a very special assembly, sponsored by the Foresthi ...

Business by the books

Thousands of books, DVDs and library items are driven from one end of the county to the other by means of the Bookmobile. Just as the name implies, this 30-foot truck is a mobile ...

Reading program awards 7 Kindles to Colfax students

COLFAX — Seven Colfax students were rewarded for reaching reading goals and were selected to each receive a electronic tablet. The Colfax Elementary School has promoted a Re ...