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Hillmen Messenger

The School Newspaper of Placer High School

Hillmen Messenger

The School Newspaper of Placer High School

Hillmen Messenger

The dangers of social media

Story by Alexis Breedlove February 18, 2019

With 2019 quickly approaching, social media constantly impacts more lives on the daily. Although social media is very popular, there are also significant dangers that surround the seemingly harmless applications....

Placer’s yearbook: an age old school tradition

Placer’s yearbook: an age old school tradition

Story by Alayna Fraser December 18, 2018

From 1902 to 2019, Placer’s Yearbook staff has been working endlessly to piece together a yearbook that encapsulates every accomplishment and memory made at Placer High School. Dan Wilson, Yearbook and...

Local high schools engage in an internet “meme war”

Story by Ryan Santos December 18, 2018

Throughout the past few years, memes have been the basis of humor on the internet. Social media and text conversations have filled with these videos and images. Finally, the seal between schools and memes...

Placer Cartoons!

November 6, 2018

Placer’s students seem to have lost interest in driving

Placer’s students seem to have lost interest in driving

November 5, 2018

By Ethan Rodrigues Editor-in-Chief The school year is in full swing, and Placer has eased into its daily routine, besides one notable change. As the students have reacquainted with the campus, it...

Local high schools engage in “meme war”

November 1, 2018

By Ryan Santos Sports Editor   Throughout the past few years, memes have been the basis of humor on the internet. Social media and text conversations have filled with these videos and images....

Placer High Cheerleaders put in more time than students realize

Story by Alexis Porterfield November 1, 2018

Placer High School’s cheer team works day and night to bring intricate routines to the student body for halftimes and rallies, and yet, they go completely under appreciated. The team’s peers only see...

As the season of Halloween commences, superstitions hit their seasonal peak

As the season of Halloween commences, superstitions hit their seasonal peak

Story by Alexis Porterfield November 1, 2018

Many mixed feelings are shared over ghosts, spirits, and superstitions. While some are firm believers of the supernatural, others are extremely skeptical. However, those who do believe in spirits are still...

Ryan Santos: Fall is the best time of year

Ryan Santos: Fall is the best time of year

September 28, 2018

Since September is already beyond its halfway point at the time of writing this column, I would like to articulate some of the reasons I am super stoked to FALL into the best time of the year.   First...

Sign the slip to buy a ticket

Sign the slip to buy a ticket

September 27, 2018

Anna Petrovich Messenger Staff Writer     Placer High School now requires students and their parents to sign a behavior agreement form (in which many activities are prohibited) in...

Throwback Gallery Submission

Throwback Gallery Submission

September 27, 2018

Hey guys! We're working on constructing a "Throwback Gallery" of pictures and videos of Placer students throughout our years as a Hillman. If you have any photos or videos you'd like to share to be...

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