Education

Golf tournament benefits Del Oro Sober Grad Night

To help Del Oro’s Class of 2016 celebrate a safe graduation, the school’s Safe & Sober Grad Night Committee is kicking off its fundraising efforts with a golf tourn ...

Class of 1975 reunion set for Oct. 24

The Del Oro High School Class of 1975 is holding its 40-year reunion from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Blue Goose Hall in Loomis. “The reunion will be a great opportunity for ...

Ex-E.V. Cain tutor convicted of illegal relationship with 14-year-old student

Weimar resident Gerald Keith Heisler will be sentenced Sept. 9 after being found guilty of charges connected to an illegal relationship with a 14-year-old student that included sex ...

Media Life: Folsom walks the line for Johnny Cash

Big things are happening at the other end of Auburn Folsom Road. Folsom, Auburn’s prisoncentric neighbor to the south, is moving ahead with more artful components of what is ...

This Week’s Del Oro Sports Slate

Thursday, Aug. 27 Frosh Football – scrimmage at Oakmont, 4 p.m. Tennis – at Whitney, 3;30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28 Cross Country – Time Trial Soccer &ndas ...

Local teacher Erica Campbell advocates for the Deaf

Don’t feel sorry for the Deaf and don’t treat them like they’re inferior. That’s what Del Oro High School/Sierra College teacher Erica Campbell emphasizes ...

Students tend garden to feed the hungry

Last Friday morning, seven fifth-graders from Loomis Grammar School romped through their school garden as though they were on a treasure hunt. Under the direction of their princi ...

Sierra College supports former foster youth

As the school year begins, Sierra College is taking an extra step to ensure that one group of students has a good start. The Sierra College Foundation, in partnership with numero ...

Meghan Baird earns Cowpoke Scholarship

 Meghan Baird recently receives a $1,000 check, as the Cowpoke Scholarship winner, from Bert Braun. Baird, a Del Oro High School graduate, will attend the University of Missis ...

Kyle Evan Lindley joins Sigma Alpha Lambda

Kyle Evan Lindley of Loomis was recently recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at Arizona State University. Sigma Alpha Lambda ...

School’s back in session for Loomis youth

Although temperatures will probably reach triple digits this week, summer is unofficially over, at least for the 4,129-plus Loomis students registered in kindergarten through 12th ...

Marquez named to Dean’s List

Pepperdine University student Rachal Marquez of Loomis has been named to the Seaver College Dean’s List for the spring semester. To earn Dean’s List honors, students ...

Del Oro FFA does well at Placer County Fair

Showing animals at the county fair can be competitive and stressful but success there is not always measured by ribbons and auction prices. Although several students brought home ...

Club offers

When some students return to high school in August, they will face challenges with academics and social interactions. But one school club for female students offers a support syst ...

Students win contest for designing kindergarten playground

Two Loomis Grammar School students recently won a contest for designing a kindergarten playground for the school. Seventh-graders Jennifer Gibson and Ava Marks worked on the proje ...