jay stewart

Grammar school sports in the red

Grammar school sports funding has been threatened because of a simple word change. Calling financial contributions for school sports “donations” instead of “fees” has red ...

Is the state sending Loomis School District towards bankruptcy?

One thing is certain for Loomis students, educators, and parents – more education cuts are on the horizon. A budget workshop last week revealed that even in the best-case scenar ...

Pink slips avoided — union, district strike a deal

No pink slips will be issued to Loomis teachers. The Loomis Union School District and the teacher’s union have reached a tentative contract agreement for next year that does not ...

Loomis Union, teachers talk contract

The Loomis Union School District has begun contract negotiations with the teachers’ union in anticipation of continued state cuts to education. The Loomis Teachers Association an ...

Pink slips coming for Loomis teachers?

Pink slips are on the horizon as the Loomis Union School District prepares to budget for the upcoming school year. The state has directed schools to plan for the worst – the def ...

School district fiscal year ends in the red

The Loomis Union School District ended its 2009-10 fiscal year almost $400,000 in the red, using reserves to make ends meet. “We can only do two more years of this before the mon ...

Loomis educators get pension paydays

A retired Loomis schools superintendent and a former Del Oro High School principal are on the list of local school retirees making more than $100,000 annually. Alfred “Bud” No ...

District and classified workers reach agreement

The Loomis Union School District has reached an agreement with classified employees that freezes salaries and adds furlough days that will save jobs. According to Paul Johnson, dis ...

Retiring teachers save jobs

Four pink-slipped Loomis teachers won’t be losing their jobs after all, now that five veteran teachers have accepted a retirement incentive package. The Loomis Union School Distr ...

Loomis Union School District weathers economic storm

The Loomis Union School District appears to be financially stable, despite state budget cuts to education of 20 percent. According to Jay Stewart, assistant superintendent of fina ...