Education

H. Clarke Powers students raise $1,700 for cancer patients

Twenty student council members from H. Clarke Powers Elementary School had a great idea for raising money for children with blood cancer. For a month, they planned the fundraiser. ...

No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...

H. Clarke Powers’ fifth-grade Loomis Community Horse Event Saturday at Loomis Grammar School

  H. Clarke Powers’ fifth-grade Loomis Community Horse Event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at Loomis Grammar School. The school is on the corner of Taylo ...

Saving our library system – our vision for the future

I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, attend a progra ...

Del Oro High School Band to host performance competition Friday

Flashy costumes and precision ...

Q&A: Top Auburn Union School District educator continues to learn

Superintendent of the Auburn Union School District for almost a year, Laura Grassmann oversees operations for about 2,100 students over four elementary schools – Rock Creek, ...

Bear River High grad competes on “King of the Nerds” reality TV show

Bear River High School grad Kaitlin Spak has proven her nerdiness on the TBS reality series “King of the Nerds,” surviving several rounds of competition. Spak, 26, sta ...

Franklin Elementary hosts 15th annual family reading night Monday

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Franklin Elementary School will host its 15th annual Family Reading Night from 6:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. The event, open to the public, w ...

Funds needed to begin construction of Del Oro aquatic center

If $150,000 can be raised this year, Del Oro High School may see construction begin on its new aquatic center, according to school district officials.  Before plans for the $ ...

Loomis school district gears up for kindergarten sign-ups

The Loomis Union School District will hold registration sign-ups during the month of March for children who will enter kindergarten in the fall. Kindergarten is an important pr ...