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Placer music teacher to receive community honor in education
Friday May 03 2013
Placer High music teacher David Lawrenson is no stranger to accolades. His latest, a “Friend of Education” award to be given at the State of the Community Dinner on Ma ...
Making music for Newtown
Thursday Jan 17 2013
When David Lawrenson heard the news out of Newtown, Conn., he, like many of us, sat in a state of stunned disbelief. “I have been to all of those places,” Lawrenson s ...
High school arts feel budget squeeze
Thursday Sep 29 2011
Some Placer High School classes may see cuts in the future as donations continue to dwindle after an ACLU lawsuit decision reiterated that schools can’t charge for an education. ...
Lawsuit decision could mean fewer funds for school’s music
Tuesday Apr 26 2011
An American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit decision that says students shouldn’t have to pay to participate in school activities could mean fewer opportunities for the Placer High ...
Placer music program wins big at festival
Tuesday Apr 26 2011
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 ...
Surprise guest attends concert
Thursday Mar 17 2011
The audience at Placer’s Spring Music Concert enjoyed a surprise appearance by Ola Murchison, Placer alumnus of 1955 and member of Placer’s Hall of Fame. Besides his achieveme ...
Placer High jazzers jam
Wednesday Feb 23 2011
On Saturday, Feb. 12, five eager and confident students from Placer High School came to Foothill Oaks Convalescent Home to do a jam session for our dad and husband for Valentine’ ...
Hitting the heights
Sunday Nov 07 2010
The Golden Hillmen Marching Band is creating quite the musical buzz with its halftime performances, including the stellar Homecoming routine to the music of The Beatles two we ...
Double thank you to band directors
Friday Sep 10 2010
As proud parents of Placer High Band students who are this year’s seniors, we spoke in somber voices during the Gold Country Fair parade as it dawned on us that this was the last ...
Placer band’s ‘Thriller’ wows crowd
Saturday Dec 05 2009
While many are excited about the football playoffs, Placer High School Marching Band has also had its share of cheers from the crowd. In all of the home playoff games, the band pe ...
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