Education

Placer High readies for all-class gathering of grads

The memories will be flowing at this summer’s Placer High School all-class reunion. Like the time mischief-making seniors stacked a pile of tires around the Auburn campus&rs ...

Uptain to become superintendent of Placer Hills Union School District

After 22 years with the Loomis Union School District (LUSD), Franklin Elementary School Principal Cindy Uptain will take the top position in a nearby school district. In an April ...

Saturday’s concert benefits new Del Oro pool

This summer, a grassroots group hopes to break ground for Del Oro Aquatic Center after four years of holding fundraisers and asking for donations from residents, students and busin ...

Loomis Soap Box Derby revs up for May 2

Loomis Soap Box Derby founder Dave Albright wants to make one fact clear. His derby’s cars are not toys. The full-sized go-cart style racers are road-ready and roaring to go. ...

Honor Tour assembly April 23 at Del Oro High

Preview the assembly: The following link is to a video previewing the Honor Tour. It was created by Del Oro media and production students three years ago: https://m.youtube.c ...

Loomis student wins county spelling bee, moves on to state

A fictitious name has helped fifth-grader Jared Gode move on to this Saturday’s California State Elementary School Spelling Bee. Jared, 11, of Loomis Basin Charter School, w ...

Nick Pellegrini joins Eagle Scouts rank of Troop 12

Becoming an Eagle Scout benefits Nick Pellegrini, 17, a Del Oro High School senior and the Loomis Union School District.   “"I want to be an Eagle Scout because ...

Traffic safety partners make plea to motorists: ‘Silence the Distraction’

To save lives and educate all motorists within California, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety, California Hi ...

Placer County 4H Robotics Team competes in FIRST robotics competition

The competitive Placer County 4H Robotics Team did well in the Sacramento regional FIRST (http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc) competition from March 19 to 21.  The l ...

Nonprofit raises funds for seven schools

A handful of residents have raised at least $300,000 for Loomis schools in the last eight years. That’s through the efforts of the nonprofit Loomis Basin Education Foundati ...