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Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Sept. 11, 1959 Issue) David Barnes, son of Dr. and Mrs. P.D. Barnes of Loomis, had won the “Best of Show” award at the Empire Fair in Ukiah for a casein paintin ...

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 ...

Class is over for some area teachers

They may stop giving tests and grading papers, but is it possible for teachers to stop teaching? A number of Loomis educators plan to find out as they head into the golden years of ...

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 ...

Charter school petitions withdrawn for now

It’s back to the drawing board for the Loomis Union School District as petitions for two charter schools have been withdrawn. The public hearing slated for April 16 was also canc ...

Charter school petitions withdrawn for now

Loomis Union School District administrators withdrew their petitions for two charter schools for the 2009-2010 school year. The administrators said more time was needed to implemen ...

Charter schools sparking conflict

Parents and staff continue to debate the merits of two proposed charter schools in the Loomis Union School District. The International Baccalaureate program has been proposed for a ...

Teacher's beloved school 'is dissolving'

I would like to thank the Franklin parents for their support during the 20 years that I have been working at Franklin School. Their friendship has made my job sweeter than I could ...

Can charter schools save jobs, increase enrollment, create thinkers?

Charter schools can save teacher jobs, increase enrollment and create thinkers, according to the Loomis Union School District. But some teachers said the two, new charter schools p ...

Del Oro football players give to schools

Del Oro High School varsity football players visited Franklin Elementary, Loomis Grammar and Placer Elementary schools where they read to first-graders, donated books and talked to ...

Educators looking at middle-school, charter programs

More charter schools may be coming to Loomis. The Loomis Union School District is floating the idea of making Loomis Grammar School a charter school and adding a middle-years chart ...

Future eagles on display

Del Oro High School basketball stars of the future were showcased last weekend at the Sierra Foothill League boys 8th-grade tournament held at Foresthill Middle School. Penryn Ele ...

Celebrating 100 days of being smarter

The two first-grade classes at Franklin Elementary School celebrated 100 days of being smarter on Feb. 6. Teachers Bonnie Robinson and Carolynn Basque and their students marked the ...