Homecoming

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Foresthill Bridge work almost done; Gaines for Insurance Commissioner?; Are people less civil?; High school homecoming

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: With the roadwork project on Interstate 80 coming to completion this week, another large infrastructure upgrade project is coming to an end. Reporter G ...

Off Deadline: Homecoming: a week for fun, learning and community

Zombies, trolls and fairies have been sighted near Orange Street in Auburn this week, and it can mean only one thing: It’s homecoming. Like the turning of the leaves and the ...

FFA to host dinner at Placer High tonight

As Placer High School homecoming regulars must already know, Placer FFA has a home-cooked meal waiting for them tonight. The club’s annual fundraiser coincides with the big ...

Placer High gets into the homecoming spirit

Placer High School will be an even more festive place than usual this week as a series of pep rallies, dress-up days, class competitions and other activities unfold in advance of h ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: How’s Nub the dog doing?; Homecoming week on its way to Placer High; Free dance classes on 30th anniversary and high school football

Manhunt shuts Colfax school: The Placer County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a Bay Area man wanted on gun charges Thursday night in Colfax. The chase led to the lockdown of Co ...

Placer Hillmen staying focused despite homecoming distractions

There have been plenty of distractions this week. Powder puff. A U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection ceremony. Homecoming. But the song remains the same: The Hillmen (5-0) are f ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Mike Sabins

This Sunday on Auburn Journal Newsmakers it’s all about Hillmen pride at Placer High School as homecoming week at the school kicks off on Monday. Placer High School Activiti ...

Excitement is in the air with Homecoming next week

Students at Placer High School are excited for the upcoming events occurring during homecoming next week. At the high school, it is a week-long event filled with various activities ...

Placer High ‘geeks-out’ for Homecoming

Placer High School students looked as studious as ever Monday. Each class came dressed to impress for the first spirit day to jumpstart Homecoming Week festivities: Nerd Day. F ...

Iron Chef takes Placer High

Placer High teachers Katy Chamberlin and Greg Robinson taste test chocolate concoctions made by students at the school’s Iron Chef Challenge during lunchtime Thursday. Sophomore ...

Hillmen bursting with Homecoming pride

Get ready to cheer for your Placer High Hillmen. The classes geared up for Homecoming Thursday with a royal court Nomination Rally and Iron Chef Challenge lunchtime activity. Rep ...

Eating contest provides laughs, food and spirit

Placer High students gobbled up whipped cream and candy during the Homecoming festivities that filled the school Tuesday. A lunchtime eating contest featured students from each gr ...

Homecoming pride on the Hill

Get ready to feel that Hillmen pride this week. Placer High School has a jam-packed Homecoming week scheduled with plenty of chances for fun and community spirit. Students have a ...