Jon Ray

Trend of buying out contracts is just too costly

The Auburn Journal headline this week screamed, “Buyouts pay execs to leave.” The accompanying article by reporter Gus Thomson detailed how local elected officials handed out ...

Former Colfax superintendent to receive cash settlement

In accepting Jon Ray’s resignation last month, the Colfax Elementary School District board appears to be buying out the former superintendent/ principal’s contract for nearly ...

School board asks Superintendent to take time off

Superintendent/Principal Jon Ray has been asked to “take additional days off until further notice,” Colfax Elementary School Board President Janelle LaBrecque announced Monday ...

Superintendent claims picture painted is inaccurate

Colfax Elementary School Superintendent/Principal Jon Ray asserted Wednesday that the allegations raised by parents Monday night are unfounded. In an effort to “get to me,” he ...

School superintendent, teacher under investigation

An angry crowd flooded Monday night’s Colfax Elementary School Board meeting to demand that Superintendent/Principal Jon Ray and seventh grade teacher Michelle Heimann be placed ...

Test scores climb

Placer County schools have proven themselves once again, with many scoring above the state’s 742-point average and coming in above the state’s 800-point Academic Performance In ...