graduation

Placer High Class of 2012 to graduate Saturday

Seniors at Placer High School will be awarded their diplomas and take their place as alumni Saturday morning. Graduation starts at 9 a.m., with gates at LeFebvre Stadium opening at ...

Noon Hour Update: Two suicides at Foresthill Bridge; CrossFit phenomenon; Confluence Festival and Western States

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're working on for our Friday edition ...

Bear River grad works to achieve goal of going to college, becoming an attorney

Bear River High School senior Emanuel Hurtado, 17, always wanted to go to college, and when he found his grades were slipping he said knew he had to do something. Hurtado’s paren ...

Forest Lake valedictorian has fond memories of theater, Germany

Forest Lake Christian School senior Rachel Pennington, 18, said she will miss many things about high school including her drama class and her friends. Pennington also holds dear th ...

Chana student takes responsibility during family tragedies

Jessica “Shiley” Hammitt believes when you are faced with adversity you have to be willing to step up to the game. Hammitt, 17, was scheduled to graduate from Chana High Schoo ...

Drizzle won’t signal Placer High grad move indoors

If the rain happens, it will be a rarity, but a Placer High School official said Thursday that the Graduation Day show will go on outdoors even if forecasts for drizzle Saturday ho ...

Placer senior plans to take work ethic from Auburn to Atlanta

Kaj Niegmann said he will take his work ethic with him as he leaves high school and faces the adventure of the rest of his life. Niegmann, 18, has excelled academically at Placer ...

Placer High seniors have few more activities to complete

Placer High seniors may be counting down the days to graduation, but there are still a few things left to do. According to Neil Polaske, a counselor at the school, Senior Boards a ...

New chaplains to serve Placer community

Placer County now has 18 new chaplains to serve its law enforcement officers and community. The Placer County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy held a graduation ceremony recently at Pa ...

Gift ideas for grads

Graduation is almost here and that means one thing: gifts. Graduation gifts are a tradition that can sometimes be a little frustrating for the gift giver, but Auburn has a multitu ...
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