Hillmen Messenger

Ryan Santos’ Column

Ryan Santos’ Column

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Perspectives, Student Life

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


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

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


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Perspectives, Student Life, Top Stories, Videos

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....

The prominence of reckless driving at Placer High

The prominence of reckless driving at Placer High

September 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Alexis Porterfield Messenger Staff Writer   Reckless driving is becoming an impending issue on Placer’s campus, creating a dangerous environment for walking students, as well as other drivers. Teenage drivers are, and have always been, considered unreliable on the road. Whether they are g...

Hanna Yazdi’s Column

Hanna Yazdi’s Column

September 25, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Perspectives, Student Life

Not to sound like a worn, cliché teenager; but alongside all the youthful, unparalleled people out there that are obsessed with music, I prioritize music as one of the most important aspects of my life. Music to me is more of a learning experience. I try to read between the lines of lyrics, hear the...

Tyler Jacques Column

Tyler Jacques Column

September 25, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Perspectives, Student Life

Authenticity is difficult to accomplish. Even if we attempt it, as a society, we are molded by our surroundings, makings true authenticity beyond difficult to accomplish. Few people have remained genuine in their ventures, such as Einstein and Steve Jobs, as well as up and coming YouTube channel “Y...

Student performs at Carnegie Hall, pursues dream

Student performs at Carnegie Hall, pursues dream

Story by Zach Stoll, Messenger Staff Writer

January 31, 2011


Filed under Features, Student Life

Megan Rao, a 15 year old sophomore at Placer High School, will take her singing career a step farther on January 23rd at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Rao took first place in the the Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition in December, getting her a spot to sing in one of the most...

The Gift of Giving

The Gift of Giving

December 6, 2010


Filed under Features, Student Life

Yearbook Editor-in-Chief Holly Kenoyer (left) and Business Manager Renee Wire accept a donation on behalf of the yearbook staff from groundsmen Jim Lunetta (right) and Jack Hargate. Each year Lunetta and Hargate collect recyclables and donate the money to different departments and clubs. This y...

The School Newspaper of Placer High School
Student Life