Randy Ittner

Trend toward charters makes for competitive school market

Although charter schools provide competition to traditional public schools, some parents say they enjoy the flexibility these schools offer their children. “There is movement tow ...

E.V. Cain graduate collects donations for troops

Savonna Meidinger, 13, knew she wanted to do something to help those who are fighting for the United States. Savonna graduated from E.V. Cain Charter Middle School last week, but ...

E.V. Cain teacher is history after 40 years

Kathy Koester has seen multiple generations of Auburn families during her time at E.V. Cain Charter Middle School. Koester is retiring after 40 years at the school. Her career the ...

Resident, employee agitated by students

An after-school hangout for local youth has become a source of annoyance, but officials said complaints are being blown out of proportion. Auburn resident Kathy Richardson said s ...

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 ...

Giving back to schools

Tanya Randall presents a check for $2,000 to Randy Ittner, principal of E. V. Charter Middle School. The money was donated by Quality Housing Development Corporation, which manages ...

Cyberbullying thrives through today’s technology

Bullying has taken on a new form since the explosion in popularity of texting, smart phones and social networking websites like Facebook, Myspace and Formspring. Auburn students r ...

Principals have wishes for measure money

Local principals are hoping to maintain staff and programs if a measure on November’s ballot passes. Measure L is proposed to “preserve reading, math, and science instruction, ...

Familiar Faces: Randy Ittner — principal of E.V. Cain Middle School

Q. How long have you been the principal at E.V. Cain? A. This is my fourth year as principal here. I was at Placer High School before for 15 years as a teacher, coach, department ...

Board says, “yes” to charter

E.V. Cain is one step closer to becoming a charter school. The Board of Trustees for the Auburn Union School District voted to approve E.V. Cain’s charter petition Wednesday nigh ...