Placer High School

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Placer High School Sprinklers Ran Nonstop Through Memorial Day Weekend

Neighbors say those sprinklers ran for three days straight before their frustrations built up enough to call the Placer County Water Agency.


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Placer High Students Had To Use Trash Can As Restroom During October Lockdown

School officials say students weren’t allowed to leave the classroom for five hours on Oct. 24 while the search was on for the two suspects.



Placer High School Hosting Fun Run To Resurface Worn Track

From afar, the red track at the school looks fine and the track and field team members don’t look hindered. But that surface is a runner’s nightmare.


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Two Auburn Homes Destroyed In Fire

Firefighters are investigating a fire that destroyed two homes in Auburn overnight. The fire started just before 4 a.m. on College Way near Placer High School.



Lack Of Snow Affects Student Athletes On Ski And Snowboard Teams

For Mark Faulkner, coaching his team to more championships might be more difficult given the warm, dry conditions this winter. He’s wondering if the team will be able to get in all six races on their schedule.


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Placer High Teen Making Big Strides After Suffering Head Injuries In Crash

A Placer High School student is back on the tennis court after suffering a severe brain injury in a crash last September.


Thomas Sperbeck talks about signing with Boise State during National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. (credit: CBS13)

Dozens Of High School Athletes Make College Choices On National Signing Day

It’s a day marked on the calendar for months for local high school athletes, dozens of whom made their college plans official on Wednesday.


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Thieves Break Into Placer High Through Bell Tower, Steal Equipment

Thieves broke into Placer High School through its bell tower and stole electronic equipment sometime overnight, according to the school’s principal.



Off-Duty Deputy Tackles Shirtless Man At Local High School Football Game

It was the hardest hit in Friday night’s high school football game between Colfax and Placer high schools – and it wasn’t from one of the players.


Troy Minton-Sander prepares to tackle Patrick Hurley who walked onto the field during a high school football game between Colfax High and Placer High. (credit: Steve Montoya/MaxPreps)

Dads Tackle Shirtless Man During High School Football Game In Colfax

Video of what some people are calling the best play of a Northern California high school football game has gone viral.


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8 Placer High Teens Injured After SUV Flips On I-80

Eight Placer High School students were injured after a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer rolled over Friday afternoon on eastbound Interstate 80.


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Preserved Cold War Bomb Shelter Discovered At Placer High School

A bomb shelter at Placer High School in Auburn was loaded with items designed to keep students alive in the event of a nuclear attack.