carolyn cowles

Loomis teacher is inspired by students' growth

How many people do you know who receive at least a dozen hugs before their work day has even begun? “This morning I was struck with how joyful it is to arrive at school every day ...

Students learn to tap into potential

Placer Elementary School students listened to the wisdom of Bob Sparenberg, of De Coster’s Kids Program, a youth motivational anti-drug organization, during an interactive assemb ...

Placer's D.A.R.E. gets cut

State budget cuts have forced the Placer County Sheriff’s Department to choose public safety over drug education and local kids are missing out. Placer sheriffs cancelled the D. ...

Placer School hold science fair

Placer Elementary School held a science fair Feb. 19 four fourth- and fifth-grade students. One of the students was Kiana Pattengale, who experimented with lemon juice-baking soda ...

Loomis sends help to Haiti

Pocket change can go a long way toward helping victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. That’s what 20 Penryn Elementary School leadership students are counting on. They ...

Placer Elementary's science day an electrifying experience

Shocking and hair-raising are words that describe what some local school children re-cently experienced. They didn’t seem to mind, though. In fact, students at Placer Elementary ...

Loomis elementary school students to graduate June 10

Eighth-graders in the Loomis Union School District just can’t wait for graduation day. The district will promote 358 students on Wednesday, June 10, at Del Oro High School’s fo ...

Bouquets for Placer principal

Placer Elementary School Principal Carolyn Cowles was presented by vases full of flowers, expressions of affection from her students on May 1, Principal’s Day. This is Cowles' se ...