Placer High School

Auburn Symphony offers a taste of ‘Elegant Mischief’

Maquette Kuper plays the flute and Peter Jaffe, conductor of the Auburn Symphony, plays the piano for the Placer High School band class on Wednesday. Kuper will be the soloist on M ...

Reader Input: Many are the ways to honor South

To the young man who wants to honor the memory of the old South, I applaud you (“Confederate controversy: Moral fortitude or militant racism?,” Journal, Feb. 28). I was ...

Reader Input: Make public the tragic facts

Anthony “Skeet” Skeaton died July 11, 2013 while in the Placer County Jail, less than 24 hours after he turned himself in to clear an old charge. We don’t know ...

Reader Input: Why squash teen’s opinion?

You think the “claim” of bigotry and racism needs this 15-year-old’s opinion to make it what (“Confederate controversy: Moral fortitude or militant racism?, ...

Placer High art class scrambles to make up for supplies lost in fire

Art teacher Kaija Perkins-Uno and her classes are back in creative mode, days after a fire forced them out of a Placer High School classroom. The classes that normally would be h ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Placer High fire update; What are the plans for current chamber site?; Chamber of Commerce names new CEO

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Last week students at Placer High School were evacuated from one building after a fire broke out. Reporter Gus Thomson is following up on the incident ...

Local students speak out with ‘Poetry Out Loud’ competition

Placer County high school students were among thousands across the nation who worked hard to interpret, memorize and recite classical poetry. The regional finals for the annual Poe ...

Confederate controversy: Moral fortitude or militant racism?

A Placer High sophomore sparked controversy this week by wearing a denim vest to school embroidered with the Confederate battle flag. Student response was mixed. Administration&rsq ...

Reader Input: Placer team will gets its rings

The Placer High cross country team would like to thank all that generously contributed to our fundraiser (“Placer cross country hosting car wash Saturday to cut cost of champ ...

Another View: There’s plenty to smile about – and a few things to be grumpy about, too

Some things make me smile and others make me grumpy. I know that the behavior and events I witness as I walk around town or sit on my front porch ruminating on should not have such ...