Auburn Union School District

Maidu senior a leader and champion fundraiser

Maidu High School will miss its graduating senior Jose Avalos-Roman, a humble young man of exceptional achievements. Dedicated to his school and community, Avalos-Roman founded s ...

Broken windows, graffiti costing school district

Broken windows are causing some pain to the Auburn Union School District. A recent spat of vandalism at Alta Vista Education Center, formerly Alta Vista School, over the weekend ...

There’s a method to schools’ pink slip madness

Over the next two months Placer County school districts will play an elaborate game of teacher musical chairs. The factors at work are the state budget, enrollment and teacher se ...

PE helps more than the body

Physical education teacher Chelsea Dandini is full of enthusiasm and creativity and is a great gift to the students of the Auburn Union School District. In times of severe budget ...

End blame game and help schools

Before we go throwing out the baby with the bath water, perhaps we should realistically look at the issues facing the Auburn Union School District. For those of you who continue t ...

Auburn school year getting too brief

Due to budget cuts, the Auburn Union School District has decided to cut a week out of the school year (Journal, Nov. 22, “Schools facing money crunch”). I believe this is absur ...

Schools lacking arts education

Fine arts should be a part of every student’s education. Lately, Auburn Union School District has cut down the fine arts. Year by year there are fewer music, drama and art classe ...

Auburn Union could face bankruptcy

Bankruptcy, furlough days, and large class sizes could be the future of Auburn Union schools. Starting in 2010, Auburn Union teachers will likely get a five-day vacation they don ...

School district punishes many

I am very concerned about the plans of the Auburn Union School District to “punish” Auburn schools for their mismanagement. The district plans to raise primary class sizes to ...

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, ...

Transportation concerns start off Auburn couple’s school year

School officials are working out beginning-of-the-year kinks – including transportation concerns. One Auburn parent said Wednesday that he is concerned about the location the s ...

School district looks to sell ‘gorgeous’ acreage

School will soon be out for an 8-acre parcel in North Auburn that was long ago a home to the one-room Lone Star School. The Auburn Union School District board has voted to declare ...

Voters just say no

Tuesday’s statewide special election failed to energize voters and it remains to be seen whether it toughened resolve in the Legislature to solve California’s budget woes. As ...

Now is Auburn’s ‘look in the mirror’ moment

As I was finishing the front page article about the dire financial situation of the Auburn Union School District (Journal, March 26), I couldn’t help noticing the story on the ad ...

AUSD board member resigns

Auburn Union School District officials are searching for a new board member after a trustee issued his resignation this week. Trustee Chuck Heisleman resigned Tuesday stating per ...