Placer High School

High schools sports fees questioned

Many sports in the Placer Union High School District hang in the balance. The cause is two-fold. The American Civil Liberties Union began cracking down last year on public school d ...

Surprise guest attends concert

The audience at Placer’s Spring Music Concert enjoyed a surprise appearance by Ola Murchison, Placer alumnus of 1955 and member of Placer’s Hall of Fame. Besides his achieveme ...

Fairy tales coming to life, together

Does anyone really live “happily ever after”? Placer High School’s drama department is getting ready for a nine-show production of “Into the Woods.” The popular musical, ...

Japanese exchange student sad to leave, ready to see home

After a two-week visit in Auburn, a group of Japanese exchange students and their teachers will return home today. The students and teachers live in the Japan prefecture of Tochi ...

Lambuth vaults to new heights

Tawny Lambuth spent last summer leaping out of airplanes while earning her wings in the Air Force’s jump and combat survival training program. “It was scary, but it was really ...

Placer High musicians present free show

The community is welcome to attend Placer High School’s spring concert. The music starts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 in the Placer High School auditorium. Placer High’s w ...

News of earthquake troubles exchange students in Auburn

News of a devastating earthquake and its resulting tsunami in Japan hit a little closer to Auburn than expected. A classroom full of Japanese exchange students huddled around two ...

Baseball teams wind up

John Hilton doesn’t plan on reinventing the wheel as he takes over the Placer High baseball program this spring. You will, however, find the Hillmen in a different dugout this se ...

Teens speak out about underage drinking

An upcoming forum on drinking has some Auburn teens sharing their opinions about underage alcohol abuse. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United ...

Placer High jazzers jam

On Saturday, Feb. 12, five eager and confident students from Placer High School came to Foothill Oaks Convalescent Home to do a jam session for our dad and husband for Valentine’ ...