Placer High School

Placer High joins national engineering program

A new pre-engineering program is coming to Placer High School next year, funded by the California Department of Education through June 2018. The program is called Project Lead the ...

All those years ago ... From the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 7 and 14, 1964

How will Auburn look in year 2000? City gets peek By Joe Carroll A professional planner’s peek at what Auburn’s central business district might look like in the yea ...

Media Life: Pedals replacing paddles, pirates for Auburn’s Brazil adventurer

The journey has been a long and arduous one for former Auburn resident Aaron Chervenak as he attempts to travel Brazil from north to south using only feet, paddles and pedals. But ...

Expert cautions Placer High students on social media

Worried about the pitfalls of Facebook, cell phones and other indelible digital records that invite indiscretion, a Placer High School parent group has recruited a criminal justice ...

Dick Brooks, Auburn entrepreneur and gadabout, dies at the age of 70

Dick Brooks was not born in Auburn but came to it with generosity and good humor, and he left it this week with a legacy of the same. Brooks, 70, died Monday at Sutter Memorial H ...

Seniors say music program sets them up to succeed

Recently I had the opportunity to speak with a few of the graduating seniors from the Placer High School Music Department.  They each had that spark of excitement in their eye ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 9 and 16, 1964

M. Brando’s father reports theft at mine The theft of $750 worth of mining equipment from an Iowa Hill gold mine owned by a Hollywood syndicate headed by Marlon Brando&rsqu ...

Consider yourself provoked

There is a recurring theme in Marine Baclet’s paintings. Call it resiliency and fragility, call it life and death. She likes to call it “Provoking the Imagination,&rdqu ...

Reader Input: Time to invest in Auburn seniors

I have a suggestion for Placer County to provide adequate revenue to support a senior center in Auburn. I moved to Auburn in 1997 and purchased a home and have paid property tax ...

For one woman, a picture says a thousand words

Placer High graduate and Auburn resident Rae Francis uses her positive attitude and outlook on life to inspire others with her colorful works of art that line the walls at Auburn R ...

Worthington an Eagle Scout

John Worthington Jr., 17, of Boy Scout Troop 13 in Newcastle, was awarded his Eagle Scout Award by the Gold Country District, Golden Empire Council. John is a National Honor Soci ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 12 and 19, 1964

Trustees ban book on parents’ demand More than 20 men and women, most of them parents of students at Placer High School, figuratively and almost literally threw a book at t ...

Hillmen Foundation drums up support for Placer High

Schools across California have seen an uptick in revenue since the state adopted a new education funding formula, but many, including Placer High School, still need another bonus h ...

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 ...