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The prominence of reckless driving around Placer High

The prominence of reckless driving around Placer High

September 25, 2018

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: The Greatful Dead’s influence

Hanna Yazdi: The Greatful Dead's influence

September 25, 2018

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

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

Megan Rao in her element in front of the piano.

Story by Zach Stoll, Messenger Staff Writer

January 31, 2011

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

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...

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