Connor Soejoto

Placer music program wins big at festival

The Placer High School music program has some celebrating to do after several wins at the Heritage Festival in Anaheim earlier this month. The school’s music program walked away ...

Victim of anti-gay crime talks about going from ‘hate to hope’

It began as a normal meeting over coffee. The two men, colleagues at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, discussed the upcoming visit of a group of high school students who tea ...

Placer High club celebrates differences

A new club is hoping to celebrate the differences of Placer High students. Placer High seniors Hayley Hanley, 17, and Connor Soejoto, 17, along with staff adviser Christy Dyer, fo ...

That’s the signpost up ahead ... your next stop: ‘The Twilight Zone’

A chilly fall night is the perfect time for “The Twilight Zone.” Sure, Halloween’s a few weeks in the past by now, but the nights are longer, leaves are falling off the tre ...

Better look out for No. 1

That’s right, you read the posters correctly. The Placer Union Summer Theatre Academy is putting on a play called “Urinetown: The Musical.” While this may spur the obvious w ...