Education

District speaks out on Google Chromebook controversy

Following a series of emails and other extended communications with Placer Union High School District staff, parent Sam Toll of Loomis was given an opportunity to speak before the ...

Students take on director role

The Del Oro High School drama department has a taken on a new directing staff this year, and though they might seem like paid professionals, they are actually students who are pass ...

Placer High lockdown leads to drive for emergency kits

When a suspect in the shooting deaths of two peace officers led law enforcement on a manhunt Oct. 24 to a neighborhood near Placer High School, the campus was locked down for the s ...

Del Oro High School 2014 Homecoming Parade

A bit of rain didn't stop the 2014 Del Oro High School homecoming parade from taking place as scheduled on Oct. 31. The Golden Eagles played in the rain in the evening, beating ...

Placer parent raises privacy fears over Chromebooks in school

Sam Toll, like many fathers, wants to protect his teenage daughter. However, the eminent, perhaps even clichéd threats of her male teenage counterparts, bullies and social p ...

Loomis students learn about polio's dark history

As parts of the world, and even some U.S. cities, deal with the ebola virus, last week school-age children in Loomis got a peek into polio, a disease that have a century ago had it ...

Bring on the bands

Over its more than five decades of existence, the Del Oro High School band has earned a reputation of excellence. The marching band will put its colors on display Saturday when ...

50 years and counting

The Del Oro Class of 1964 held its 50th reunion in August. Attendees included coach Herb Livsey, Michael Dickey, Dennis Kondo, Judy Stickler-Suter, Joyce Watanabe Nagata, Linda Lo ...

Loomis student gets internship award

Loomis resident Anna von Wendorff was chosen as one of a select few of community-minded high school juniors and seniors from around the nation for Bank of America’s Studen ...

Goodbye to summer

Students at H. Clarke Powers School joined their fellow Loomis Union School District classmates in the end-of-summer ritual when they returned to class for the fall term on Aug. ...