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 ...

Our View: Saving schools a tax plan worth considering

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

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

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

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

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 ...