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The School Newspaper of Placer High School

Hillmen Messenger

The School Newspaper of Placer High School

Hillmen Messenger

Harper Winans and Keffer Abs enjoy the bouncy houses at Palooza.

Placer High palooza makes a comeback.

Story by Ava Conn, Feature's Editor May 25, 2022

With the 2021-2022 school year coming to an end, there is no better way to finish off the year than Placer High’s Palooza.  Palooza is a tradition at placer that has not been held since 2018, however,...

She Kills Monsters drama production review

Story by Keara Chorn, Messenger Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Placer High School debuted their spring theater production for the first time in two years. Their production of “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen and directed by Jason Sinclair Long was shown through...

The American high school experience vs other countries’ high school experience

Story by Ava Conn, Features Editor April 22, 2022

As teenagers all across the world attend high school, their day-to-day experiences may differ tremendously. Everything from classes, to extracurricular activities, is uniquely different at every high school....

Placer High Rally.

Traditions at Placer: Should they stay or go?

Story by Ava Conn, Messenger feature editor April 22, 2022

For 125 years, Placer is known for its unique history and traditions that bind the school together. As new classes come and go, which traditions will stay and which will fade away? The Leadership elective...

Class of 2024.

Sophomores face effects of starting high school during Covid.

Story by Ava Conn, Features Editor April 22, 2022

     With Covid affecting every possible aspect of students' lives, the sophomore graduating class of 2024 was the first class to start their high school years in full swing of distance learning. Even...

View from The Pour Choice coffee shop

PHS students share plans for summer as COVID restrictions decrease

Story by Addie Buckingham, Messenger Staff Writer April 20, 2022

For the past few years, COVID has caused summer plans to be altered for everyone. High school students and teenagers are itching for fun summer activities and enjoying time with their friends. If you are...

Photoshopped project by Eliana Merck

Protect trans kids

Story by Eliana Merck, Editor in Chief March 28, 2022

In fifteen U.S. states, it has been made or considered to be made illegal to provide transgender youth with gender-affirming surgeries and other treatments, even with parental consent. For example,...

Soroptimist member, Kristi Maclntosh, gives Placer High student scholarship

Local clubs give out scholarships to Placer High students

Story by Rylee Yetka, Messenger Staff Writer March 28, 2022

     Every year local associations give out scholarships for students that apply in the Placer Union High School District.      Clubs such as Kiwanis, Auburn Gold Country Rotary, Newcastle Community...

What it takes to work a job as a teenager

What it takes to work a job as a teenager

Story by Ava Conn, Features Editor March 28, 2022

There are countless benefits to working a job as a teenager, but it is important to know what it takes and means to be an employee as a minor.  The California labor laws allow for job-seekers from...

Fun hiking trials in Auburn

Fun things to do in Auburn

Story by Amelia Villanueva Crossley, Messenger Staff Writer March 28, 2022

Many teenagers in Auburn may find themselves wondering what they can do for fun on a Saturday night in town. Although it is fun to drive around at night listening to music and drinking Dutch Bros, there...

Addison Arsenith current student board member wins the Dale Lacky Award

Addison Arsenith current student board member wins the Dale Lacky Award

Story by Annaliese Nobile March 28, 2022

 Addison Arsenith, a 12th grader at Placer High School, is involved in the district board and multiple sports. Since being elected, Arsenith has sat on the board as a student representative for Placer...

Teacher Feature- Trent Deacon

Story by Addie Buckingham, Messenger Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Integrated 2 teacher Trent Deacon enjoys video games, anime, and teaching others about mathematics and kindness. He’s been teaching at Placer for almost two years, but working in education for a...

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