Dave Horsey

There’s a method to schools’ pink slip madness

Over the next two months Placer County school districts will play an elaborate game of teacher musical chairs. The factors at work are the state budget, enrollment and teacher se ...

Placer Union to cut eight teaching positions

The Placer Union High School District plans to cut the equivalent of eight full-time teaching positions for the 2010-11 school year, District Superintendent Dave Horsey told staff ...

School district seeing dozens of H1N1 cases

It’s here but Auburn-area schools aren’t being hit as hard by swine flu as a large high school in neighboring Nevada County. Nevada Union High School reported 300 students out ...

Visually impaired have new program, site in Auburn

Auburn’s school for the blind may be closed because of budget cutbacks. But students have banded together, formed a non-profit organization and found a home. The Activity Cente ...

Our View: New technology, parent support key in tough economy

It’s a partnership. That’s how Dave Horsey, Placer Union High School District superintendent, described the relationship between students, parents, teachers and administrators ...

Educators react to STAR test results

Placer County schools, once again, have scored above state testing averages. The California Department of Education released its 2009 Standardized Testing and Reporting program, o ...

How local schools spent their summer vacation

As students return to Auburn-area schools this week, they might notice a few changes, and we’re not talking about who got a new car or that so-and-so got their braces off. Ask ...

He’s tops in academic achievement

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer Auburn’s Evan Buck is graduating from Placer High School on Saturday after leaving his mark both academically and in sports. Buck, 18, will ...

Dave Horsey named district superintendent

Dave Horsey has been tagged as the new Placer Union High School District superintendent. Trustees voted 5-0 Tuesday to appoint Horsey to a three-year term, effective July 1, which ...

Placer High searches for new principal

It’s taken 15 years and six principals, but come graduation this June, Placer High School parent and past booster club president Margie Spalding will no longer have a student in ...
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