Education

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 ...

Sierra College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inductions

Sierra College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society held their Induction Ceremony on May 4. Friends, family members, and professors gathered to formally recognize over 30 Sierra C ...

Placer High students win awards for music

Placer High School music students competed in the Heritage Music Festival in San Diego and came home big winners. Of the 117 students who went, the groups who competed were the ja ...

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 ...

College Corner: Spring Jazz Invitational

Editor's note: College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. The Sierra Colleg ...