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Projects too good to lose
Friday Jun 08 2012
Recently I had the privilege of judging the senior projects at Placer High School. What an inspiring and uplifting experience it was. These projects teach the students about settin ...
Local high schools considering modified ‘senior project’
Monday Aug 08 2011
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 ...
Pink Floyd song got it right
Wednesday Jul 13 2011
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
Tuesday Jul 12 2011
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
Monday Jul 11 2011
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 ...
Keep senior project program
Monday Jul 11 2011
I am writing to implore the Placer Union High School District Board of Directors to keep the senior project intact and going. At the most I would provide direction to staff to look ...
Dropping senior projects a blunder
Monday Jul 11 2011
A massive educational blunder will be made if the Placer Union High School (District) Board of Trustees votes to eliminate senior project as a graduation requirement (Journal, July ...
Senior Spotlight: Samantha Ledbetter
Wednesday May 18 2011
Editor’s Note: This is an occasional series spotlighting high school senior projects in the community. Name: Samantha Ledbetter Age: 18 School: Placer High School What is your ...
Student holds dance for ill boys
Wednesday Oct 27 2010
Placer High student Holly Kenoyer created a senior project that incorporates her future career goal: keeping people healthy. Kenoyer, 17, is hosting a dance from 8-11 p.m. Nov. 6 ...
Teens work to bring the teachings of tolerance
Wednesday Oct 20 2010
A senior project could give Placer High School students a lesson in not passing judgment. Seniors Addie Pass and Mackenzie McGown are hoping to bring the program Breaking Down the ...
Senior projects ready students for reality
Friday Jun 18 2010
Last week while speaking with one of the Loomis town elders, I was informed that Del Oro High School is considering eliminating senior projects. If I were faced with the prospects ...
Senior project focuses on filming local artists
Sunday Apr 18 2010
Two students at Placer High School used their passion for art and film to team up and create a documentary highlighting local Auburn artists. Katie Richardson and Alex Sibaja int ...
Chana prepares students for success
Tuesday Mar 23 2010
Chana High School’s senior project was a recent topic in the article, “Doubt cast on future of senior projects,” (Journal, March 19). Unfortunately, Chana staff members were ...
Senior projects prep students for their future
Friday Mar 19 2010
Senior projects are a 20-year tradition that should continue helping students and the community for an additional 20 years and beyond. For the past two years, Placer Union High S ...
An exhausting senior project
Monday Feb 01 2010
The thought of running a marathon is enough to induce stress in just about anybody. Colin Brown found that to be true, but he found the perfect anecdote when he began training fo ...
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