Education

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. ...

Honor Tour assembly April 23 at Del Oro High

Preview the assembly: The following link is to a video previewing the Honor Tour. It was created by Del Oro media and production students three years ago: https://m.youtube.c ...

Loomis student wins county spelling bee, moves on to state

A fictitious name has helped fifth-grader Jared Gode move on to this Saturday’s California State Elementary School Spelling Bee. Jared, 11, of Loomis Basin Charter School, w ...

Nick Pellegrini joins Eagle Scouts rank of Troop 12

Becoming an Eagle Scout benefits Nick Pellegrini, 17, a Del Oro High School senior and the Loomis Union School District.   “"I want to be an Eagle Scout because ...

Traffic safety partners make plea to motorists: ‘Silence the Distraction’

To save lives and educate all motorists within California, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety, California Hi ...