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Placer Union to cut teaching positions

The Placer Union High School District plans to cut the equivalent of eight full-time teaching positions for the 2010-11 school year, District Superintendent Dave Horsey told staff ...

Democratic Club offering $1,00 scholarship

The Auburn Area Democratic Club will award a $1,000 scholarship to a senior graduating from a Placer Union High School District high school this spring. Students must be planning t ...

Students can apply for other schools

The Placer Union High School District is accepting applications for open enrollment until April 1. The policy allows students to attend a school outside of their normal area of att ...

Funders sought for scholarships

Save Auburn Ravine Salmon And Steelhead, or SARSAS, is looking for local businesses and individuals to fund five $1,000 scholarships. The scholarships will be awarded to Placer U ...

Del Oro High School is tops in API scores

Del Oro High School students got a whole lot smarter last year, or at least that’s what state tests indicate. Higher student test scores on last spring’s STAR (Standardized Tes ...

New technology, parent support important in a tough economy

It’s a partnership. That’s how Dave Horsey, Placer Union High School District superintendent, described the relationship between students, parents, teachers and administrators. ...

Class is over for some area teachers

They may stop giving tests and grading papers, but is it possible for teachers to stop teaching? A number of Loomis educators plan to find out as they head into the golden years of ...

Mom gets swim-lesson program going at Del Oro

Denean Swenson didn’t fight city hall to get what she wanted. Instead, she worked with the Town of Loomis and the Placer Union High School District to get the Del Oro High School ...

Del Oro’s Tooker hired as district assistant superintendent

Jeff Tooker, a Del Oro High School assistant principal, has accepted the position of Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services for the Placer Union High School District, ac ...

Del Oro's new culinary arts facility has restaurant feel

Del Oro High School is the home of a new, professional-grade culinary arts center. Walking into the $2.3 million culinary arts facility is like entering the kitchen of a busy rest ...