Education

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. ...

Disabled access to mainstream classes a major issue at statewide student forum

Late in July, 47 high-school students with disabilities rallied on the State Capitol steps in Sacramento to highlight a week of California Youth Leadership Forum activities. Zac C ...

Slow, school crossing

Town of Loomis Department of Public Works employees Justin Morillas and David Strock painted the Taylor Road sign Friday alerting motorists to slow down in the school zone. ...

Auburn schools are back in session

A whole new world. A fresh start. Back to the books. Call it what you will, school is back in session for thousands of children in the Auburn area as summer vacation ends and the ...

School buses run I-80 route for five member districts

With the start next week of the fall term, riding the bus is an option parents might consider when deciding how to get their students to school. Martin Ward, Mid-Placer Publ ...

Car washes for a good cause

Del Oro High School students held car washes last week to support the Golden Eagle Band and the girls soccer club.