Auburn Elementary School

Auburn kindergartners get first look at school life

The school bell rang throughout Auburn Wednesday morning, and some of Auburn Elementary’s newest members walked through their classroom doors with mixed emotions. Auburn kinderg ...

Principals have wishes for measure money

Local principals are hoping to maintain staff and programs if a measure on November’s ballot passes. Measure L is proposed to “preserve reading, math, and science instruction, ...

Shame on speech ‘opt out’

I was shocked and dismayed that the Auburn School Board even considered an “opt in” or “opt out” approach to hear President Obama’s address to the students of this great ...

Students can opt out of president’s talk

Faced with concerns about potentially censoring the president, the Auburn Union School District has amended its original plan to require a permission slip to view Obama’s speech, ...

Individual acts of kindness multiply in wake of 49 Fire

Auburn is ground zero for firefighting efforts and for helping fire victims. A 275-acre blaze that destroyed 60 homes and businesses Sunday evening rattled the very heart of our c ...

Fire destroys Auburn homes, businesses

A 275-acre blaze that destroyed about 60 structures including homes and businesses in Auburn prompted Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to declare a state of emergency in Placer County Su ...

On her birthday, she requested gifts for cats

Ask 9-year-old Christine Tadlock what she’s reading these days and she’ll tell you matter-of-factly that it isn’t storybooks. Tadlock has a big love for animals and she’s l ...

Walk this way

Walking to school is nothing new to Auburn Elementary fourth-grader Desirea Guffey. Desirea did notice quite a change from her routine Wednesday, as hundreds of her classmates al ...