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Accident gives new angle on geometry class

Loomis district eighth-graders are getting a different angle on math. Twenty-seven students from five district schools take part in a before-school, zero-block geometry class held ...

Loomis district axes position

The Loomis school district plans to eliminate an assistant superintendent position to help survive the state’s financial crisis. According to Paul Johnson, Loomis Union School Di ...

Elementary students will be offered flu vaccination

The Loomis Union School District is taking steps to protect its students from catching the flu bug. Through the initiative of school nurse Tracy Castro, immunizations against the s ...

Swine flu hits Loomis schools

Eight local students have become ill with the H1N1 flu virus, formerly called the swine flu. Three Loomis Union School District students and five Del Oro High School students have ...

Penryn students score big on STAR tests, fellow schools excel

Results for STAR tests released by the state should give Loomis Union School District parents something to celebrate. According to Carolyn Nichols, assistant superintendent, four d ...

Loomis schools prepare for possible swine flu outbreak

If you’re doing back-to-school shopping, you may want to add another item to your list – hand sanitizer. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control are anticipating a prol ...

Loomis is swine flu free — for now

Loomis, and other Placer County residents, can breathe a short sigh of relief. So far, they have been spared from the swine flu. “We have had no cases of swine flu,” Anita Yode ...

Teachers go back to class for writing workshop

The tables were turned last week when Loomis teachers became students during a district-wide writing training session. Loomis Union School District instructors got to sit at desks ...

District introduces new multimedia textbooks

For the past year, if you wanted to visit the school district office of Carolyn Nichols, you had to wind your way through piles of textbooks to find her. That’s because Nichols, ...