Barbara Hackett

End of an era at Auburn’s Skyridge School

The retirements of Skyridge Elementary School kindergarten teachers Barbara Hackett and Jan Hyatt closes a chapter on more than 60 years of combined teaching experience. Their las ...

Striker loss struck a chord with teacher

I never thought I would write a letter to the editor, but your article on the rattlesnake named Striker, struck a real chord with me (“Placer High loses its fiercest biology ...

Dual jumpers do battle with heart disease

Skyridge Elementary School third-graders Jasmine Tittle, 9 (left), and Danielle Extein, 9, spent 30 minutes jumping rope, having fun and raising funds for the American Heart Associ ...

Skyridge jumps for heart health

Hundreds of kids from Skyridge Elementary School jump roped their hearts out as soon as the sound of “Surfin’ USA” blasted over the stereo. Fourteen classes, from kindergar ...