Colfax High School

Colfax students’ invention generates a buzz

A New York-based retailer of private inventions has decided to produce and market a special ski-boot apparatus created by four Colfax High School students. The device, called the ...

‘Anything’ goes well for student composer Shayne Plunkett

Geographically, Long Island, N.Y. couldn’t be much further from Colfax. Culturally, well, the gap is closing considerably, thanks to the talents of Meadow Vista resident Shay ...

AmeriGas gives to schools

From left, Placer Union High School District Superintendent George Sziraki, maintenance and operations administrative assistant Marlayna Roland, AmeriGas Propane representative Aim ...

Local students speak out with ‘Poetry Out Loud’ competition

Placer County high school students were among thousands across the nation who worked hard to interpret, memorize and recite classical poetry. The regional finals for the annual Poe ...

Teens, tweens and then some take over the theater

Between the Baker Street Irregulars, the Von Trapp children and residents of the Municipal Girls Orphanage, there are plenty of parts to be played by children in this weekend&rsquo ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Halsey Forebay undergoing work; Placer/Colfax football showdown Friday and Media Life

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Have you noticed earth movers rolling around in the Halsey Forebay? Reporter Andrew Westrope is writing about the drainage of the reservoir and what&rs ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Teacher sentenced in sex abuse case; Placer County community centers; World War II vet’s trip to D.C. and high school football

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: A former special education teacher in Newcastle was sentenced for having sex with a former student today. Reporter Gus Thomson was at the sentencing an ...

Fugutive with gun arrested near Colfax High

COLFAX -- Colfax High School was put on lockdown late last week as a manhunt took place for a Bay Area fugitive wanted on gun charges. According to Sgt. Brad McKenzie, of the Plac ...

Reader Input: Story dissed Colfax High

Once again, the Auburn Journal has “dissed” Colfax High by placing the top score of the SAT success list at the bottom, and placing Placer’s (23rd) at the top (&l ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: American Fire expands to 1,750 acres near Foresthill; Soldier Nicholas Burley remembered and Colfax High football

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’ ...

Colfax's Day rides off into the sunset - again

Tim Day has finally gone and done it. After trying to ride off into the sunset after the 2012 baseball season from his 15-year stint of being a baseball coach in the foothill ...

Threat of suicide draws police response

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Colfax High School grounds late Monday afternoon for a disturbance. According to Sgt. Ty Conners, Colfax Substation commander ...

Dorsey, Thomas named top Colfax High athletes

  Colfax High’s top senior athletes were honored last Friday at the school’s Senior Awards program. Colfax’s Outstanding Senior Boy Athlete for 2012-13 is ...

Balancing act pays off for Colfax senior

COLFAX – With an abundance of opportunities open to him, 18-year-old Will Buell is in his element. The Colfax High School senior will graduate on June 8, leaving behind his ...