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Superintendent, board face questions on Placer Hills Union School District teacher

AUBURN CA - Placer Hills Union School District trustees have voted in closed session on disciplinary action involving an employee but the person?s identity or the outcome is not be ...

E.V. Cain's Team Paws claws to title

The E.V. Cain Middle School Team Paws girls soccer team posted a perfect 10-0 record on the season to capture the Middle School Independent League championship. Top row from left t ...

Transportation funds needed

I would like to share with you my opinion on an issue concerning my school district. Recent budget cuts have left my school with no money for busing, or any form of transportation. ...

E.V. Cain crowns two FISAL champions

The E.V. Cain Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team joined the eighth grade squad as champions of the Foothill Intermediate Schools Athletic League last week. The seven ...

Backpacks are a pain

I am writing this letter regarding a lot of back pains in kids at school because of heavy backpacks. A whole lot of kids have back problems, including me, because of such heavy loa ...

Wildcat wrestlers looking sharp

The E.V. Cain Middle School wrestling squad is off to another excellent start as it prepares to go after a fourth straight league championship this week. Five Wildcats claimed gold ...

Students need DARE program

I am currently attending middle school here in Auburn. I recently wrote an essay on binge drinking and its effects on today’s youth. This is a problem facing teens in today’s s ...

Look both ways and then cross

Re: “Palm Avenue project set to provide safe route to school,” (Journal, Oct. 12). I don’t really think that it’s necessary to widen streets or add sidewalks. I think that ...

Students weigh college options

Auburn-area families crowded Placer High School Thursday to learn more about navigating toward college. College Planning Night featured break-out sessions with college admissions ...

Skyridge school seeks your vote

Some Skyridge Elementary parents have launched a campaign for the community’s vote. They’d like to win a $5,000 grant from Raley’s supermarkets for the school’s Life Lab. ...

Bye sleep-ins, hello school

Anybody who is a kid knows that school is a good thing and bad. For example: say goodbye to those late, late nights and hello to 6 a.m. or, 12 p.m. “sleep-ins.” But there are ...

Wildcats pin down third straight title

This week, the E.V. Cain Middle School wrestling team took to the mat in two matches to close out its season. The Wildcats’ 71-39 victory over Glen Edwards on Wednesday put the ...

Children need their school time

I disagree with the idea of having kids home schooled. Kids need to learn to socialize with different people other than just the people within their family. Having a schedule f ...

Registered sex offender arrested on Auburn school grounds

An Auburn man registered as a sex offender was arrested on Auburn Elementary School grounds Monday on a misdemeanor charge of being at the school without an administrator’s permi ...