Auburn Union School District

Another view: Protecting a tradition of quality education: The state of Auburn schools

Despite many obstacles, the instruction occurring in Auburn classrooms is working. Thanks to our outstanding teachers and the dedicated parents who volunteer in our classrooms, stu ...

Double thank you to band directors

As proud parents of Placer High Band students who are this year’s seniors, we spoke in somber voices during the Gold Country Fair parade as it dawned on us that this was the last ...

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, ...

These schools also shine

On Aug. 17, the Auburn Journal reported 2010 STAR test results for several area schools. Unfortunately, test results for Sierra Hills School (SHS) and Weimar Hills School (WHS) we ...

Jim Ruffalo: Brave are they who propose another tax hike

There are a couple of things that probably aren’t the smartest ideas. On that list are testing hand grenades in a closet, or buying a luminous sundial so you can tell time at ni ...

Tax for quality education

A proposed measure on November’s gubernatorial ballot could bring in $4 million over five years for Auburn elementary schools through parcel taxes. Measure L is proposed to “p ...

Graffiti causes $3,000 in damage to school vehicle

Police are investigating a string of vandalism that defaced several Auburn buildings Monday night. Stan Brandl, Auburn Union School District maintenance and operations supervisor ...