Placer Union High School District

Medical professionals debate over Tdap vaccine

Local medical professionals have varying opinions about a state-mandated vaccine, while a school official says an extension recently signed by the governor could help transition in ...

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 ...

Our View: Saving schools a tax plan worth considering

This past week students from around the state rallied at the Capitol to protest additional cuts to education. Sierra College student Morgan Leskody and professor Megan Seely were a ...

Special meeting to address personnel issue

The Placer Union High School District is dealing with an urgent “personnel matter” at a special board meeting Friday evening. The Journal received notice of the meeting Thursd ...

Bart O'Brien named educator of year

Bart O’Brien can tell you a thing or two about dream jobs — he’s been doing his for more than 30 years. O’Brien, 58, who retires from his position as Placer Union High Scho ...

Superintendent Bart O'Brien plans to retire

Bart O’Brien figures 32 years is enough. The Placer Union High School District superintendent told trustees Tuesday of his plan to retire, effective June 30, 2009. “For 32 ...