Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Placer High freshman Sara Weiler, right, hooks up with her friends, also freshman from left, Adriana Hinshaw, Meghan Tucker and Sarah Miles during their lunch break Wednesday.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Throngs of students flood Orange Street at the start of their lunch break.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Placer High junior Cameron Ederer, left greets students on the first day of school with signs along side Anna Garcia, and Rachel Church on the corner of Agard and High Streets Wednesday morning.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Fitting his role as a sign holder, Placer High junior C.J. Stadmiller gives direction for class schedules during his first day back.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Placer High leadership students welcome fellow classmates Wednesday morning with green and gold signs on Agard Street to start the new school year. Pictured left to right are freshmen Becky Matthews, Kasey Miller, Hugo Lopez, junior Mandy Matthews, freshman Clare McInerney and sophomore Julie Paige.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Traffic jams down the length of Oakwood Drive, as people try to make their way to the Placer High campus for the first day of school Wednesday.