Maidu High School

Chalk it up to caring about her kids

Valarie Lucas has spent nearly four decades teaching, but this year has been her last. Maidu High School’s graduation Thursday night was her last graduation, and she descri ...

After a rough start Greenhalgh graduates from Maidu

After a tough start to his high school career, Brandon Greenhalgh has found success as he received his diploma from Maidu High School in Auburn Thursday. According to Valarie Lucas ...

Our View: Choice of school takes back seat to economic reality

When it comes to educating our youth, having a choice in where our children go to school is paramount. But how necessary are those new choices when they aren’t much different tha ...

Chana grad impresses

It was heartening to read the story of Jessica Hammitt’s triumph over adversity (Journal, June 3-4). At the June 2 Chana High graduation, the Auburn Area Democratic Club awarded ...

The buffalo roam in Loomis

What weighs more than a ton, runs up to 35 mph, and is aggressive and unpredictable? Keith Allende, of Loomis, knows the answer. It’s an American bison, the majestic symbol of t ...

High school from home

A new program at Maidu High School in Auburn offers students an option to go to class without coming to school. This year the school, which gives high schoolers a variety of indep ...

Maidu senior a leader and champion fundraiser

Maidu High School will miss its graduating senior Jose Avalos-Roman, a humble young man of exceptional achievements. Dedicated to his school and community, Avalos-Roman founded s ...

Maidu earns top education accredidation

Maidu High School received a six-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges last week. This is the highest number of years that can be earned by a hig ...

Maidu High's Miravalle earns diploma in three years

Aaron Miravalle is ahead of the class. The Maidu High School Class of 2009 graduate could very well have had another year of high school ahead of him. At age 17, he should just be ...

Times tough, but community comes through

It was a harrowing scene at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn as the Placer County SWAT team in full riot gear, Tased one man, used a pepper ball gun on another and sent a K-9 ...