Education

Open Enrollment/Intradistrict applications accepted in January

Open Enrollment/Intradistrict applications for Placer Union High School District are being accepted between Jan. 7 and Jan. 31. The district’s Open Enrollment/ Intradistrict ...

Del Oro Marching Band has successful 2018 season

  Del Oro High School Marching Band brought home trophies in all categories, including drum major, color guard, showmanship and musicality in fall band competitions.   ...

Thank you for voting in Measure D

When I describe Loomis to friends who have never been there, I say it’s like a college town but with a high school instead. Del Oro and its traditions have been central to ou ...

Placer Nature Center fights eviction

Christian Valley’s Placer Nature Center is digging in to fight an eviction notice from its landlord, the California Conservation Corps. The corps wants the nonprofit environ ...

Lead tests: Final written notice for 11 Placer schools

Placer County Water Agency is sending out final written notices this week to schools that have not yet had their drinking water tested for lead content under a 2017 state law. So ...

Eating right learned at school

More than 25 percent of youth ages 5 to 19 are overweight in Placer and Nevada counties, according to University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program, Placer/Nevada c ...

Educating kids on healthy eating

Obesity is not a joke, regardless of what TV sitcoms and movie comedies sometimes portray. For starters, think of TV’s “The Biggest Loser,” “More to Love&r ...

Proceeds benefit veterans to attain debt-free higher education

  William Jessup University hosts its fourth annual Veterans Honor Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, paying homage to fallen veteran Victor Dew of Granite Bay. Proceeds from the ru ...

School bus crashes after wild ride through Auburn yards, fences

A child on her way to school and a school bus driver were sent on a wild ride in North Auburn when the driver blacked out and the bus went off Bell Road on a slow-motion downhill d ...

William Jessup University again ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges

    William Jessup University, a residential four-year private university in Rocklin, ranked second in the Regional Colleges West category; second in the Best Colleges ...

Loomis preschool celebrates 30 years

Three decades of educating and caring for Loomis-area children… Penryn Oaks Preschool and Daycare owner Lily Gallagher opened her Loomis preschool after running an Elk Grov ...

Rocklin has only contested school board race

Rocklin voters will cast ballots in the only contested school board race in South Placer County come November, with five candidates running for three seats on the panel. Rocklin U ...

Rocklin teachers strike still looming

“One percent can’t pay the bills” was the sentiment (and a sign) Wednesday as more than 100 parents took to the streets at nearly every Rocklin elementary school ...

William Jessup rolls out red carpet for new students

  The first day on a college campus can be an intimidating one for most incoming freshmen. Setting up the dorm room, trying to make new friends, learning the campus layout, ...

Free and reduced-price meals for upcoming school year

Placer Union High School District along with Ackerman Elementary, Auburn Union Elementary, Colfax Elementary, Loomis Union, Newcastle Elementary, and Placer Hills Union School Dist ...