E.V. Cain

DC Trooper angel’s actions inspire

D.C. Troopers is (a group of) eighth grade students, mostly from E.V. Cain, who plan and raise money over approximately a one-year period for an educational as well as fun trip to ...

Vivid Signs wise to newest technologies

When Jay Shinn decided he wanted a career change, he looked for a sign, literally. A year ago he opened Vivid Signs, Inc. in the Auburn Airport Business Park. “I departed the pr ...

Seventh-grader a standout baller, six feet tall

Baylee Vanderdoes’ blood runs deeps with talent on the basketball court. And in seventh-grade, she stands 6 feet tall. Vanderdoes, who attends E.V. Cain Middle School, isn’t r ...

Palm Avenue sidewalk moving forward

The city of Auburn plans to give E.V. Cain students a safe route to school through a $785,000 project, 90 percent of which will be funded by grants. In a unanimous vote Monday nig ...

Another View: Living in the material, 3D real world

Ah, yes, you saw George Lay and me on the front page of the Journal a couple of weeks ago (Feb. 9), mesmerized by fancy iPads and learning about the Adult School computer classes. ...

Raise bridge rail, save lives

Re: “Raised guard rail on Foresthill Bridge getting closer to reality,” (Journal, Nov. 15). I believe that the Foresthill Bridge rail should be raised. It will keep people fr ...

School budgets hard to decipher

Thank you, (Auburn Union School District Superintendent) Michele Schuetz, for responding to my letter to the editor asking the citizens of Auburn to be shown where and how the moni ...

Schools can save money

Regarding our schools, I have some ideas that I think may help Auburn Unified School District’s budget problems. As a student of the district (E.V. Cain) I can’t recall seeing ...

Ceramics teacher still fired up about Placer artists

Placer High School ceramics teacher Toby Covich is completely at ease in his classroom on the hill. It’s a creative environment perfect for his high school ceramics students to ...

Grandparents support ‘L’

I grew up in Auburn and have great memories of my elementary schools — Lincoln Way and E.V. Cain. We had enthusiastic teachers and a strong basic curriculum enriched with opport ...

Wildcats finish near the top

The E.V. Cain Wildcats finished fourth out of the 13 schools that ran in the season’s last Foothills Intermediate Schools Athletic League meet. The cross-country meet took pla ...

Tokutomi earns public’s vote

I am writing this letter in support of Ken Tokutomi who is a candidate for the Placer County Office of Education Board of Trustees, a position he has successfully and faithfully se ...

Unexpected gift could save life

An E.V. Cain graduate is getting a second chance at life. Eli Powell, 28, attended Rock Creek Elementary School, E.V. Cain Middle School and graduated from Chana High School. He n ...

Board says, “yes” to charter

E.V. Cain is one step closer to becoming a charter school. The Board of Trustees for the Auburn Union School District voted to approve E.V. Cain’s charter petition Wednesday nigh ...

E.V. Cain excitement over charter possibility

E.V. Cain Middle School’s possible charter status had community officials feeling hopeful and excited this week. The board of trustees for the Auburn Union School District was ex ...