Education

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 ...

Mass planting to help butterflies

MEADOW VISTA — Live Oak Waldorf School’s fourth-grade planned to begin a mass planting of milkweed Tuesday on campus to support the local butterfly habitat. The school ...

Bobbles for books

Bobble Head Biographies, a collection of approximately 50 books for youth readers was purchased by Friends of Auburn Library. This is a prime example of how Friends of Auburn Libra ...

Local students awarded for art

COLFAX — Two Placer County high school students’ artwork has been awarded by Colfax VFW. This year’s winners are Placer High junior Alisa Olender and Colfax High ...

Raising baby readers, one page at a time

As parents we want what’s best for our kids. When I found out I was going to be a mother I had a lot of questions and concerns. They ranged from “What parenting style w ...

American Association of University Women donates books

Barbara Gerletti-Weiss and Mary Walker, American Association of University Women (AAUW) -Auburn, presented 17 new books to the E.V. Cain Middle School library in February. The Aub ...

Students art celebrates No Hands Bridge

The Art Can Heal Program at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital is presenting paintings by fifth- through eighth-grade students from Saint Josephs Catholic School during April. The stude ...

Sierra College receives grant

The Sierra College Foundation announced that it has received a $46,000 grant from the John G. & Lillian M. Walsh Scholarship Fund at the Placer Community Foundation.  ...

Colfax High School to present Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”

COLFAX — “If you will laugh yourself to stitches,” follow along to Colfax High School, where CORE, Creators of Riveting Entertainment, will transport audiences to ...