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Placer Union High School District
CAHSEE scores show most students passing in Placer Union
Wednesday Aug 24 2011
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’
Monday Aug 08 2011
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
Tuesday Aug 02 2011
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
Wednesday Jul 13 2011
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
Tuesday Jul 12 2011
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
Monday Jul 11 2011
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
Friday Jul 08 2011
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
Friday Jun 17 2011
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
Wednesday Apr 20 2011
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
Thursday Mar 24 2011
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 ...
Our View: Saving schools a tax plan worth considering
Thursday Mar 17 2011
This past week students from around the state rallied at the Capitol to protest additional cuts to education. Sierra College student Morgan Leskody and professor Megan Seely were a ...
Local schools have plan for snow
Wednesday Feb 23 2011
With up to a foot of snow expected in Colfax and a possible four to eight inches in upper Auburn that could fall through Friday night, local schools are on alert. Gary Yee, superi ...
State requires whooping cough vaccine in teens
Wednesday Feb 16 2011
By next fall 4,500 local high school students alone have to be vaccinated for whooping cough, but officials are asking parents to get ready now. The California state Legislature p ...
California being ripped off by academia
Monday Feb 14 2011
With the disclosure that in the short term we will have a $4.5 million shortfall for Placer (Union) High School District (Journal, Feb. 11): What a shock! The last school board mee ...
High school district facing millions in cuts
Thursday Feb 10 2011
The Placer Union High School District is facing a potential $4.5 million in cuts over the next three years. Like the Auburn Union School District, the high school district’s pot ...
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