Education

Placer High salutes 115th graduating class

Placer High’s graduating class of 2014 received its due Saturday morning at LeFebvre Stadium in Auburn, at the school’s 115th annual commencement ceremony. The class ...

Class of 2014: Chana High School student overcomes grief to graduate

When 18-year-old Malinnah Clyde walks up to receive her high school diploma Friday, it will mark a bittersweet triumph over adversity. This past April, she lost her beloved &ldquo ...

Class of 2014: Top Placer High School grad’s interests go beyond GPA

Placer High senior James Vaughan credits his parents, his teachers and his school for creating an atmosphere to grow and learn in. On Saturday, Vaughan will be one of more than 30 ...

Placer Union revisits intradistrict transfer issue

Placer Union High School District reopened discussion last month about its policy on allowing students to switch schools, which was a source of controversy last fall when the distr ...

Class of 2014: Placer grad persevered, overcame obstacles

Customers of North Auburn’s Jamba Juice may recognize her face, but few would know that Portia Lewis has overcome obstacles and persevered during high school to get to Saturd ...

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 ...

On track for a new track

Runners take off on Stacy Dragila Track at Placer High School for the start Saturday of the inaugural Green & Gold Fun Run 5K fundraiser to raise money to resurface the track&r ...

Placer schools get $4.1 million in grant money

Placer County Office of Education learned Friday that it and four of its constituent school districts will receive more than $4.1 million among them in June to build career pathway ...

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 ...

Auburn shows Placer High grads the scholarship green

Placer High School graduates are finding local financial support worth about $500,000 as they move on to higher education. Wearing their green graduation robes, graduating seniors ...