speech

Placer High student wins state speech competition

It’s been a busy fall for Placer High School senior Holly Hockett, who won first place in a statewide speech contest just two weeks after representing the school’s FFA ...

This four-letter-word can save your life

FAST It’s an acronym that’s saving lives and quality of life in the foothills, as well as around the U.S. FAST It stands for Face, Arm, Speech and Time. FAST The w ...

Politics interfere with education

At one time it was considered important for students to listen to the President of the United States. We would have been proud to have heard what he had to say — mainly because o ...

Shame on speech ‘opt out’

I was shocked and dismayed that the Auburn School Board even considered an “opt in” or “opt out” approach to hear President Obama’s address to the students of this great ...

1944 speech is worth noting

History has value. The following is from a speech in 1944 by a man who was a presidential candidate. American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of l ...