Chana High School

Chana student takes responsibility during family tragedies

Jessica “Shiley” Hammitt believes when you are faced with adversity you have to be willing to step up to the game. Hammitt, 17, was scheduled to graduate from Chana High Schoo ...

High school from home

A new program at Maidu High School in Auburn offers students an option to go to class without coming to school. This year the school, which gives high schoolers a variety of indep ...

Car wash Saturday at Chana to aid family of drowning victim Noe Rodriquez

A car-wash fundraiser to help defray funeral costs for the family of American River drowning victim Noe Antonio Rodriguez will be held Saturday. Rodriquez, 21, was swept underwate ...

School board examine senior project's validity

The senior project problem What to do about senior projects? That’s the question the Placer Union High School District board of trustees has been asking themselves for about two ...

Four Auburn teens in jail for home break-in

Four Auburn juveniles are in custody after allegedly breaking into a Garden Valley home with guns and assaulting the resident inside. On Friday, authorities revealed that three m ...

Reinvestment act pays students to renovate Chana High garden

Over the past couple of months, several Chana High School students were given an outdoor alternative to the typical summer job. Chana was awarded a $21,500 grant as part of the Am ...

Juveniles behind some summertime crimes

A string of summer vandalism attacks has victimized homeowners, schoolteachers and Downtown Auburn business owners. Police say juveniles are behind some of the crimes. The crimes ...

Growing up with baby

When Taylor Richardson walks up the stage to accept her high school diploma Friday, there will be a special member of her family there to cheer her on – her 15-month-old daughter ...

Retain teen parent program

My name is Elsa Medina. I attended Chana High School from 1997 to 1999. When I enrolled, I was a teen parent and wanted to finish school. The teen parent program helped me graduat ...

Loss of beloved teacher eased by supportive souls

In times of difficulty having professionals to support you is so important. I am a teacher at Chana High School and co-teach in the SDC Program with Mike Weaver. He died suddenly o ...