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Some have forgotten how to act in public

December 17, 2014

By Finn Thomas Hillmen Messenger Staff Etiquette is the idea knowing how to behave politely in a social situation. Having proper etiquette used to be recognized as a common element of life to always...

Finals: What to expect and how to prepare

December 17, 2014

By Finn Thomas Hillmen Messenger Staff Some high school students, especially freshmen, are new to finals. They may be worried about their grade, and not know what to except.  However, important...

Auburn artists paint their way through town

Traci Owens holding a replica of the utility box she painted.
November 24, 2014

By Finn Thomas Messenger Staff Writer   Many people, including Placer students, have recently noticed that the utility boxes in downtown Auburn have been painted by artists around town. Traci...

US students are in school significantly less than other countries

November 24, 2014

By Finn Thomas Messenger Staff Writer   In the countries of this world there are a wide variety of education systems. How do these separate systems affect the societies around them and the...

What happened to Placer gymnastics?

November 24, 2014

By Finn Thomas Messenger Staff Writer   Placer used to have other sports available for students to be a part of, such as gymnastics, rifle team, and field hockey. As gymnastics seems to be...

Possible future lunch options for good grades

November 24, 2014

By Finn Thomas Messenger Staff Writer   Many students may go to teachers to get help with their school work, but sometimes teachers have multiple students that need assistance, or they may...

Lower level football gets less support than Varsity

November 9, 2014

By Finn Thomas Messenger Staff Writer   Varsity football games are packed with family and students watching, and supporting the game. However, when it comes to the Junior Varsity and freshmen...

King Fire influences fire awareness

October 30, 2014

By Finn Thomas Messenger Staff Writer The King Fire only affected the air quality in Auburn, but it could have caused local neighborhoods to be evacuated.  People may have not been prepared to escape...

Insect project: Bringing knowledge or causing harm?

Science teacher Barbie Miller holding two of her students' insect collection projects.
Some students think killing insects is unnecessary; educators feel that students learn best with 'hands on' experiences
September 25, 2014

By Finn Thomas Messenger Staff Writer   For their Insect Collection and Identification projects, students have been wandering around Placer High School campus with nets trying to catch and...

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