Education

E.V Cain's afterschool SeaPerch program helps students hone science, engineering skills

The school day had ended on Tuesday at E.V. Cain STEM Charter School, but 15 students – sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders – stayed behind in Toni Amarel’s math ...

Bowman DC Club’s Annual Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction will be Jan. 9

Bowman DC Club’s Annual Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9 at Bowman School, 13777 Bowman Road in Auburn. Tickets are $5. Proceeds to ...

Auburn Union School District hires new superintendent from Placerville

A veteran educator who now heads a Placerville-area district has been chosen as the new Auburn Union School District superintendent. Auburn district trustees voted unanimously lat ...

Suicide prevention a year-long mission

In his role as Director of Interagency Facilitation at Placer County Office of Education, Mike Lombardo oversees seven mental health and wellness programs that help teachers, schoo ...

Airsoft gun leads to student's arrest

A 14-year-old student at Placer High School was arrested after bringing an Airsoft handgun to school on Tuesday, according to a press release from the Auburn Police Department. Th ...

Bistro turns to city; County gears for Walmart; report from AUSD

Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter Tric ...

‘Indoor recess’ for students as Butte Fire smoke moves in

Winds from the Butte Fire blew a new round of smoke into Placer County on Monday, causing schools to cancel outdoor activities as air quality stayed unhealthy. Smoke was particula ...

Common Core: Placer County students rank above state average

Public school students across the U.S. participated in the first round of Common Core testing last spring, and now the results are trickling in. The tests measured student achievem ...

Media Life: Placer High grads' talents displayed on big screen, famous trails

The judges at New England’s biggest and most prestigious film festival liked what they saw in a documentary Placer High graduate Eric F. Martin played a key role in bringing ...

State prison for ex-Auburn school tutor’s sexting with student

ROSEVILLE – A 28-month state prison term was handed down Tuesday to Weimar resident Gerald Keith Heisler, 65, on a felony conviction of committing lewd acts involving a middl ...

Back to school means learning film skills, promoting programs at Placer School for Adults

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a three-part series on alternative methods of education in the Auburn area. Placer Adult School is known throughout the area for i ...

Ex-E.V. Cain tutor convicted of illegal relationship with 14-year-old student

Weimar resident Gerald Keith Heisler will be sentenced Sept. 9 after being found guilty of charges connected to an illegal relationship with a 14-year-old student that included sex ...

Media Life: Folsom walks the line for Johnny Cash

Big things are happening at the other end of Auburn Folsom Road. Folsom, Auburn’s prisoncentric neighbor to the south, is moving ahead with more artful components of what is ...

It’s about time: 1930s Placer grads can’t wait for big reunion

Lorraine Prichard’s eyes light up and a smile comes easily as she looks back at a 1930s Placer High School yearbook and her days ‘on the hill.’ Leafing through i ...

All-class reunion poised to celebrate Placer High

It’s a special event for a school and a community that remains in the hearts of many – wherever they may live. In the planning stage for two years, the Placer High Sch ...