Placer Union High School District

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 ...

Adult school prepares fun and education for spring

The Placer School for Adults is ready for the spring, with a plethora of new classes and opportunities for the local community. Judy McCoy, principal of Placer School for Adults, ...

Special meeting to address personnel issue

The Placer Union High School District is dealing with an urgent “personnel matter” at a special board meeting Friday evening. The Journal received notice of the meeting Thursd ...

Unique program offers hope to regional students

A unique program is giving some high school students an opportunity to gain work experience. While a senior at Chana High School, Richard Martinez began helping out in the kitchen ...

Here’s to our schools

I would like to thank the Auburn Journal for their coverage of the many local candidates running for public office, the Newcastle Community Association for hosting a candidates’ ...

High school district candidate has 20 years of teaching experience

Carol Hachmeister, 58, is running for re-election to the Area 3 seat of the Placer Union High School District board of trustees. She is running against newcomer Charles “Chick” ...