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The dangers of social media

December 18, 2018

By Alexis Breedlove Messenger Staff Writer   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. Over time, it has become nearly...

Placer’s yearbook: an age old school tradition

Placer’s yearbook: an age old school tradition

December 18, 2018

By Alayna Fraser Messenger Staff Writer   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 Journalism advisor, stated that “[Placer’s]...

Local high schools engage in an internet “meme war”

December 18, 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. Finally, the seal between schools and memes has been broken. Placer, Del Oro, Colfax, Rocklin,...

Placer Cartoons!

November 6, 2018

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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 has become increasingly evident that the number of students taking advantage of the intended parki...

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. Finally, the seal between schools and memes has been broken. Placer, Del Oro, Colfax, Rocklin, an...

Placer High Cheerleaders need of their own

November 1, 2018

By Alexis Porterfield Messenger Staff Writer   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 the final products, not the extreme wo...

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

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

November 1, 2018

By Alexis Porterfield Messenger Staff Writer   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 divided. Some presume that ghosts...

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 off, obviously the school year has collapsed itself on our lap like a sick puppy in a hur...

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 order to buy a dance ticket. Along with all the papers teachers sent home with their students during the ...

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 featured, click here to do so! Thank you for your participation....

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