Steve Caminiti

Placer High lockdown leads to drive for emergency kits

When a suspect in the shooting deaths of two peace officers led law enforcement on a manhunt Oct. 24 to a neighborhood near Placer High School, the campus was locked down for the s ...

Class of 2014: Top Placer High School grad’s interests go beyond GPA

Placer High senior James Vaughan credits his parents, his teachers and his school for creating an atmosphere to grow and learn in. On Saturday, Vaughan will be one of more than 30 ...

Placer High art class scrambles to make up for supplies lost in fire

Art teacher Kaija Perkins-Uno and her classes are back in creative mode, days after a fire forced them out of a Placer High School classroom. The classes that normally would be h ...

360 Chromebooks going to Placer High sophomores

The transition from paper to personal computers is well underway at Placer High School, which is betting that the near future of classroom instruction hinges on Web-based content, ...

New dean of students brings fresh enthusiasm

Steve Caminiti said he always knew he would have a career in education, and he hoped he would work as a Placer High School administrator. The Auburn resident is the school’s new ...