Placer Union High School District

Placer Union schools consider scrapping transfer policy

Placer Union administrators are reconsidering new rules to limit the ability of students to switch high schools within the district, which were proposed and then tabled in a meetin ...

School board to huddle on Common Core

After months and years of meetings to discuss what Common Core standards will mean for students and teachers, the time has come for local educators to nail down specifics. In a sp ...

Auburn schools to receive public input on how to spend new funding dollars

When California’s new school funding formula passed in June, local educators said it would be months before they’d know exactly how big of a funding boost it was or how ...

Reader Input: Open enrollment policy creates woes

In reviewing your article about school enrollment numbers at the various high schools from last June (“Auburn school enrollment numbers paint ambiguous financial picture,&rdq ...

Auburn Union shows moderate growth, Placer Union moderate decline in STAR scores

Students in Placer Union High School District and throughout the state scored lower on California standards tests this year than last year, while Auburn Union School District&rsquo ...

Classes to begin at Auburn area schools this week

With classes set to resume this week, students and staff at local schools are abuzz with back-to-school spirit, tinged this year with the anticipation of something new. “Com ...

Placer Union schools want a computer for every student

With Common Core standards and online exams coming down the pike in the next few years, one of the Placer Union High School District’s new priorities is to put a computer in ...

Reader Input: Water machine has got to go

Mr. (Gunner) Peltier asked how the students should get water if they do not buy it out of the bottled water machine (“Old-time water fountains dirty,” Reader Input, Aug ...

Placer Union’s new superintendent weighs in

Three weeks into the job, Superintendent George Sziraki has a lot on his mind. Sziraki stepped into Dave Horsey’s old shoes this month as Placer Union High School District&r ...

Latest school nutrition standards old news for PUHSD

The U.S. Department of Agriculture raised nutrition standards last month for vending machines and other food retailers in schools, but the changes are of little consequence to Plac ...