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Parents step up to save school programs

Loomis Union School District families are concerned about budget cuts and have decided to take action. They are raising money to save programs that the state can no longer afford ...

Power outage closes Loomis schools

An early morning power outage today forced the closure of three Loomis schools Tuesday and left 2,400 homes temporarily without power. More than 1,000 students got the day off. Acc ...

School district seeks more cuts

Loomis Union School District officials are leaving no stone unturned in their quest to cut costs. Paul Johnson, Loomis district superintendent, and Mike Edwards, school board pres ...

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 ...

School district staff shares furlough pain

Loomis Union School District administrators have opted to share the pain of furlough days with teachers. According to Jay Stewart, assistant superintendent, the savings for three ...

Property tax breaks coming

Some local property owners can look forward to seeing some savings on their future tax bills. That’s because the Newcastle Elementary School District took advantage of historical ...

Loomis district goes in the red to rescind pink slips

The Loomis Union School District is going into the “red” in order to save the jobs of 15 teachers. The state budget crisis forced the district to issue layoff notices to all of ...

More cuts for Loomis schools

The custodial and clerk staffs at the Loomis Union School District are the latest victims of the state budget crisis. “I’m sad. I’m extremely disappointed, but the district i ...

Three teachers saved from layoffs

Three Loomis Union School District teachers have been saved from the chopping block, but more layoff notices are expected. “I’m elated. The kids need to have physical education ...

State deficit to wreak havoc on local schools

The Loomis Union School District expects to weather the mid-year state budget cuts, but the next round for the 2009-2010 school year will be a different story. “Next year, we’ ...