Placer High

Emotions soar at Placer High School Class of 2015 graduation

Pride in accomplishment rippled through the stands in applause Saturday at Auburn’s LeFebvre Stadium, each round of cheers and clapping celebrating a Placer High graduate. I ...

Pomp? Circumstance? It’s a graduation hit that can’t be missed

Like the cap and gown, the old sheepskin and the pride of accomplishment, graduation just wouldn’t be the same without it. In fact, British composer Sir Edward Elgar’s ...

Auburn school’s timer system fails weekend drought conservation test

Placer High School’s efforts to conserve water didn’t pass the test over the weekend. And a faulty timer is being blamed for the high-profile waste of water. Sprinkle ...

Reader Input: Nothing trivial about Auburn’s bee

Congratulations to the winner of the Fourth Annual Auburn AAUW Trivia Bee: Placer United — Mike Holmes, Jim Holmes and Leah Rosasco. But this talented trio wasn’t the o ...

Placer High’s built-in-1936 gym getting the Crabbe Stare

Venerable. Awe-inspiring. Nostalgic. The 78-year-old Earl Crabbe Gymnasium at Placer High School inspires plenty of superlatives as visitors enter the Depression-era building and ...

Christmas tree lots hit high notes with Auburn’s festive shoppers

The firs are flying off the Christmas tree lots as the traditional holiday centerpiece starts to light up homes with a warm glow in advance of Dec. 25. Lots throughout the Auburn ...

Media Life: The day Placer High’s basketball team took on mighty Stanford

Imagine Michael Jordan and his North Carolina Tar Heels teammates arriving in Auburn for a basketball game with … the Placer High Hillmen. It’s a gargantuan stretch o ...

Placer High lockdown leads to drive for emergency kits

When a suspect in the shooting deaths of two peace officers led law enforcement on a manhunt Oct. 24 to a neighborhood near Placer High School, the campus was locked down for the s ...

Another View: Hometown serves as touchstone for budding journalist

Why I love living and working in a small town: As a high school student, I began to feel cramped by the lack of space and the lack of excitement in the small town of Auburn. I co ...