Colfax Elementary

Colfax enrollment still declining, but for how long?

COLFAX – Measured by school enrollment, few foothills communities have felt the impact of shifting demographics and an economic recession more than Colfax. Colfax High Schoo ...

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 ...

Another view: Studying ways to slice costs of education

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series. Recently the Auburn Journal called for education leaders to “step up” and lead districts experiencing this “budget ...

Trend of buying out contracts is just too costly

The Auburn Journal headline this week screamed, “Buyouts pay execs to leave.” The accompanying article by reporter Gus Thomson detailed how local elected officials handed out ...

Educators given bad media rap

It was surprising that the Auburn Journal chose to put the article regarding Colfax Elementary staff on the front page on Oct. 14, thus publicizing it to the whole county and ultim ...