Placer High School

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 17 and 24, 1965

Toddler missing at Tahoe: Search for boy intensified The search for 2-year-old James Bordenkircher entered its fifth day yesterday as the Placer County Sheriff’s Department ...

Reader Input: Students shared wonderful year

It is the end of another wonderful year for my foreign exchange students. I have been placing these students for many years in our outstanding community. Thanks to all my graci ...

Auburn Police Department offers driving program to PHS students

Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death among teens in the U.S., according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, but a new interactive program called Cinema Driv ...

Science and numbers and learning... Oh my!

When was the last time you saw teenagers willingly interact with kindergartners? It doesn’t happen all that often in my experience, but it was the crux of a blockbuster learn ...

Another View: Athletes, musicians and artists

... After my column about my having to be told about the Placer County Archives, Roger Strahle at Wild Bird Station said he spent a lot of time “just for fun” at the St ...

Reader Input: Hillmen spirit prevailed at hall of fame

Last Saturday Placer High School hosted its first Athletic Hall of Fame in the Earl Crabbe Gym. A reception, held in the newly named Alumni Center, preceded the ceremony. More th ...

Placer High readies for all-class gathering of grads

The memories will be flowing at this summer’s Placer High School all-class reunion. Like the time mischief-making seniors stacked a pile of tires around the Auburn campus&rs ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 8 and 15, 1965

Auburn has first woman mayor Selma Gordon, a brunette housewife with a deep interest in public affairs, this week became the first of her gender to be mayor of Auburn. Chosen to ...

Reader Input: Placer football breakfast a huge success

I would like to take a minute to thank the people who made our 29th Annual Placer Football Pancake Breakfast a huge success: Ty Rowe of Bootlegger’s, Mark Davis and the Place ...

Reader Input: Leave park trees as they are

I am concerned with Placer High Assistant Principal Steve Caminiti’s suggestion that a bunch of trees be “lop(ped) off” in downtown’s School Park Preserve t ...