Placer Union High School District

CAHSEE scores show most students passing in Placer Union

Most Placer Union High School District schools are seeing almost 100 percent passing California High School Exit Exam scores. High school students are first given the exit exam, o ...

Local high schools considering modified ‘senior project’

While Senior Project was cancelled as a district-wide graduation requirement at a Placer Union High School District board of trustees meeting July 12, local high schools are still ...

Medical professionals debate over Tdap vaccine

Local medical professionals have varying opinions about a state-mandated vaccine, while a school official says an extension recently signed by the governor could help transition in ...

Pink Floyd song got it right

Teenagers throughout the foothills are joining me in rejoicing today, our cheers resounding from the treetops, echoing through the canyons, and reverberating around the schools in ...

Board of Trustees votes to eliminate senior project

Senior project will no longer be a Placer Union High School District graduation requirement for the foreseeable future. The district’s Board of Trustees voted to eliminate seni ...

Senior project needs to stay

Why in the world would the Placer (Union High School) District want to eliminate senior project? This is a wonderful program that lets seniors showcase their final piece of work to ...

Senior projects could be cut

High school district administrators are asking to eliminate senior projects as a graduation requirement and trustees are expected to make a decision Tuesday. According to Jeff Too ...

Officials asking students to get vaccine sooner rather than later

After low turnout at Auburn area clinics and doctors’ offices, local health officials are urging parents to have their children get a required immunization as soon as possible. ...

Placer raises $10K for sports

Placer High School had a $77,000 deficit in athletic funding in the 2009-2010 school year, according to Dave Marquand, Placer Union High School District assistant superintendent fo ...

Rescue school athletics while we can

I was happy to see Dave Krizman address how state budget cuts would affect local school athletics in his “PVL Pipeline” column, March 23. Sports are virtually bigger than life ...