Placer Union High School District

Funds needed to begin construction of Del Oro aquatic center

If $150,000 can be raised this year, Del Oro High School may see construction begin on its new aquatic center, according to school district officials.  Before plans for the $ ...

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 mulls ban on e-cigarettes

Joe Camel has been persona non grata at most high school campuses for years if not decades, but an increasingly popular alternative, the electronic cigarette, may soon join the bla ...

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 ...

Briefs: March 13-19

Tostada, bingo make for a fun night Tostada Bingo Night returns Saturday, March 22, when Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin hosts the annual fundraiser for community projec ...

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 ...

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 ...

Latest school nutrition standards old news for PUHSD

The U.S. Department of Agriculture raised nutrition standards last month for vending machines and other food retailers in schools, but the changes are of little consequence to Plac ...

Schools stand to benefit from new state funding formula

Sealed by the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown last week, California’s 2013-14 budget officially established a new statewide education funding formula that went into effect on M ...

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 ...

Placer Union OKs timeline for superintendent search

The search is on for a new superintendent at Placer Union High School District. With current superintendent Dave Horsey set to retire in June, the district’s board of truste ...

State cuts bus funding for public schools

Auburn-area students may soon find just getting to school is a challenge. Placer Hills Union School District will have to dip $180,000 into its reserves to continue providing bus ...

Students weigh college options

Auburn-area families crowded Placer High School Thursday to learn more about navigating toward college. College Planning Night featured break-out sessions with college admissions ...