Education

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 ...

Auburn’s Placer High graduates Class of 2018

THE SCENE The stands of Placer High School’s LeFebvre Stadium were packed with well-wishers as “Pomp and Circumstance” ushered the long line of green-gowned grad ...

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 ...

Kindle winners at Skyridge

Students at Skyridge Elementary got the chance to win their own Kindle. For each book that was read, a ticket was given and placed in a drawing. Three names were drawn on Thursday, ...

Media Life: Travel back to 1964 to walk the hallways of doomed Placer High building

Impressive it was both visually and architecturally. But structurally, the old Placer High School building couldn’t pass muster with state architects and earthquake regulati ...

Scholarship Night

Placer High School graduating seniors have received nearly $1 million in scholarship awards and grants. Awards presented from private, local and club scholarships came to over $101 ...

Colfax students honored by local Soroptimist Club

The Colfax Soroptimist Club has been honoring the achievements and community contributions of Colfax High School seniors for more than 40 years.   Students are selected ...

Library gears up its summer program for Placer families

Summer + library = learning fun! It’s that time of year again when the library starts gearing up for our summer program. We are excited to announce the theme for 2018: &ldqu ...