Education

Eighth-graders get district help in move to the “big school”

After eight years of elementary school, 290 Loomis Union School District students matriculate to Del Oro High School in August. These students attended a promotion ceremony June 3 ...

Del Oro’s new grads take top honors

Del Oro High School Principal Dan Gayaldo thanked the standing-room-only crowd for being “here on this clear, dry warm summer morning” at Saturday’s 8 a.m. gradua ...

200 new Freshmen

Franklin Elementary School   Bryce Arnold Maxwell Berkowitz Noah Beseler Kendall Black Gavin Bomhoff Hannah Crews Parker Cruce Trevor DuBose Courtney Edwards Abigai ...

Del Oro Golden Eagles Class of 2015

Graduating Del Oro students, we’re proud of you To the 395 Golden Eagle students in the Del Oro Class of 2015, The Loomis News staff says congratulations and wishes you much ...

Del Oro High School class of 2015 Senior Awards

Del Oro high school awards Class of 2015   Also awarded   Golden Eagle of the Year-  Ashlyn Cooper   Boy of the Year- Nicholas Walther   ...

King Road Overcrossing closed during Del Oro graduation

Not only is Del Oro High School’s graduation one hour earlier this year but some attendees will need more driving time since the King Road Overcrossing in Loomis is temporari ...

Local students fundraise for animal shelter

For two weeks last month, students at a local elementary school became advocates for animals in need. As part of the Pawject fundraising drive, H. Clarke Powers Elementary School ...

Del Oro teacher awarded top honor

When eight teachers and Del Oro High School’s principal arrived at Natalie Smith’s English class in March, she thought “something bad” had happened. Instea ...

Woodall’s offers college safety class for young women

Sending a daughter off to college or to live on her own can fill a parent with worry. But a six-hour class taught locally aims to arm young women leaving home for the first time w ...

Loomis Grammar students design school playground

If kids were allowed to design a playground what would they choose? A swimming pool, a zip line, a bounce house? These were just a few of the ideas suggested by 64 Loomis Grammar ...

Burglars hit Del Oro High School Ag department

Burglars stole $1,500 worth of key equipment for a special project from the Del Oro High School agriculture department greenhouse last week, according to school and sheriff offi ...

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. ...