Jeff Tooker

Placer Union revisits intradistrict transfer issue

Placer Union High School District reopened discussion last month about its policy on allowing students to switch schools, which was a source of controversy last fall when the distr ...

Placer Union locking in enrollment figures for 2014-15

Placer Union High School District has struggled for years to accommodate parents’ requests for intradistrict transfers in the face of dramatic enrollment shifts, and it repor ...

Auburn celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  There was an air of celebration as Auburn marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a program Monday that featured poetry, soul-filled singing and heartfelt reflections on a d ...

Del Oro High School completes graduation - three days later sans heat

Three days after a graduation ceremony was shut down midway through because of mounting heatstroke cases, Del Oro High School finished Tuesday what it had set out to do. In the co ...

Del Oro High School graduation completed — 3 days late

Three days after a graduation ceremony was shut down midway through because of mounting heatstroke cases, Del Oro High School finished Tuesday what it had set out to do. In the c ...

County office of education hiring variety of positions

With many schools and districts facing tough financial times and the loss of programs and staff, the Placer County Office of Education is filling some positions in local education. ...

Board of Trustees votes to eliminate senior project

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 projects could be cut

High school district administrators are asking to eliminate senior projects as a graduation requirement and trustees are expected to make a decision Tuesday. According to Jeff Too ...

Senior projects stay on the table

Senior projects are intact, but may be headed for a face-lift. The Placer Union High School District board decided pausing or discontinuing the project isn’t a good idea and in ...

Thousands cheer for Del Oro ceremony

LOOMIS — Threats of rain Saturday morning couldn’t keep family and friends away from Del Oro High School graduation ceremonies, held outdoors at Golden Eagle Stadium in Loomis. ...