Education

Banded together

Music-loving taxpayers, come see what you get for $1,000. OK, that’s a little misleading. One-thousand dollars is what a high school music department receives to fund its c ...

Theresa Wood takes part in State Geography Bee

Theresa Wood of Auburn participated in the California State National Geographic Bee on April 4 at California State University, Fresno. Bees were held in schools with fourth throu ...

Placer High joins national engineering program

A new pre-engineering program is coming to Placer High School next year, funded by the California Department of Education through June 2018. The program is called Project Lead the ...

Auburn Union announces new superintendent

Laura Grassmann will supersede her current interim position and assume a new role as superintendent of Auburn Union School District in July. The district’s board of trustees ...

Fifth-graders receive pajama donation for camp

The Assistance League of Greater Placer donated several pairs of girls and boys pajamas to fifth-graders at Rock Creek Elementary School in Auburn Friday, just in time for the stud ...

Del Oro takes on musical 'Les Miserables'

The Del Oro Theatre Arts Department has produced many plays in the past, including in recent years “Into The Woods,” “Little Shop Of Horrors,” “13,&rd ...

Expert cautions Placer High students on social media

Worried about the pitfalls of Facebook, cell phones and other indelible digital records that invite indiscretion, a Placer High School parent group has recruited a criminal justice ...

Jane Addams Children’s Award books donated to the Auburn Library

The 2013 Jane Addams Children’s Award books were donated to the Auburn/Placer County Library by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Sacramento/Sierr ...

Auburn Discovery Montessori students adopt vaquitas

Transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students from Auburn Discovery Montessori School are doing what they can to help prevent a species from becoming extinct. The students di ...

Earth Day water wars topic stirs debate at Sierra College forum

ROCKLIN – Water was the Earth Day topic at a Sierra College forum Tuesday that delved into everything from the current drought to the prospects of sea levels rising in future ...