Auburn Union School District

Our View: Charter school trend doesn’t add up

One of the hottest local trends seems to be getting your child into a charter school. Auburn Union School District and the Placer County Office of Education are both on track to op ...

Noon Hour Update: Trayvon Martin case, Justine Vanderschoot benefit, new charter school, Mega Millions and more

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our weekend editio ...

School board to decide on charter school this month

The Auburn Union School District may be opening a new charter school — adding to the more than 300 charter schools opened or converted from existing schools in California since 2 ...

Auburn schools to go green, get sidewalks

Students in the Auburn Union School District will soon see their campuses become greener and may have an easier time walking to school. An update on two new projects, the solar p ...

New school grade to roll out in 2012

Many Auburn-area schools are ahead of the curve in implementing a state-mandated transitional kindergarten grade by September 2012. Local educators say the new grade will help st ...

State cuts bus funding for public schools

Auburn-area students may soon find just getting to school is a challenge. Placer Hills Union School District will have to dip $180,000 into its reserves to continue providing bus ...

Pays to work for school district

As a parent of students in the Placer Hills School District, which has reduced the number of administrators and cut programs in response to reduced budgets, I was astounded to lear ...

Auburn district’s new solar project expected to save $3.5 million

A new solar project is expected to save a local school district up to $3.5 million over 25 years, but some parents say they haven’t been given enough information about it. A ne ...

Auburn Union board meeting changed

A school district board meeting that will decide on a new trustee has been pushed back one day. The Auburn Union School District trustees will be deciding who will fill an empty s ...

District searching for new trustee after resignation

The Auburn Union School District is looking for an interim trustee after one board member resigned recently. According to Michele Schuetz, district superintendent, Trustee Linda B ...