Education

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 ...

Placer High School fire evacuates hundreds of students

A fire in a Placer High School classroom today led to the safe evacuation of hundreds of students before it was put out. The fire was initially reported in an upper campus classro ...

Sheriffs have reason to celebrate

  Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner celebrated his 40th anniversary with the sheriff’s office last Thursday at the Blue Goose Event Center. Among those joining Bonner at ...

Placer County STEM Expo reinvents ‘science fair’

When he set up the first the Placer County STEM Expo in 2011, Executive Director Eric Bull, an associate professor at William Jessup University, hoped it would be an antidote to th ...

Del Oro student who grew up in agriculture has sights on becoming a cardiologist

When she filled out a survey at Del Oro High School about her college plans, junior Alisha Tadlock had no idea it would lead to an invitation to a conference for future doctors in ...

Placer Union schools out for the week – again

Monday was Presidents Day, a day off for most schools and public employees. But as city and county officials return to their desks today, Auburn area high schools will remain vacan ...

Del Oro junior to represent state at 4-H convention in DC

Years of leadership training have paid off for Del Oro High School junior Mia Zimmer, whose breadth of experience in the Ophir 4-H club earned her one of six spots as a California ...

Community forums to set 3-year course for Placer Union

For the first time in its history, Placer Union High School District will host a series of forums over the next two months to set its priorities for the next three years and explai ...

Counter-protestors show up to support Granite Bay High theater students

Love and hate were potentially going to battle it out Thursday evening at Granite Bay High School as theater students prepared to perform “The Laramie Project” inside a ...

Westboro Baptist Church may picket Granite Bay’s ‘Laramie Project’

The controversial Westboro Baptist Church tweeted Sunday morning that members plan to picket Granite Bay High School’s production of “The Laramie Project,” which ...