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Del Oro responds to senior project cancellation

Senior project will not be a Del Oro High School graduation requirement for the upcoming school year. The Placer Union High School District’s Board of Trustees voted to eliminat ...

Del Oro earns state honor

Fans of Del Oro High School have always believed it’s an outstanding school. Now it’s official. Del Oro has been named a 2011 California Distinguished School – the only high ...

Teachers take on tech training

Moodle, Wordle, Skype, and Jing don’t sound like words that mean innovative technology for teachers, but they are. All are free shareware programs available online that some savv ...

Teachers saying goodbye to Del Oro

Four Del Oro High School teachers will be leaving school in June. Al Newton, Jack Pchelkin and Marilyn Rickabaugh are retiring and Kathy Meyers is leaving Del Oro to work permanent ...

Merits of senior project program weighed

If you want to get Del Oro High School students talking, just ask if senior projects should be eliminated. What has teens talking is the possibility that the school board could abo ...

Del Oro welcomes new assistant principals

Del Oro High School has named two, new assistant principals to the Golden Eagles administrative team. Instructors Bridget Farren and Paul Lundberg will be assistants to Del Oro’s ...

Rituals turn into history and lore

When I wrote last week about the late John Lee and his dependability and habits, it got me thinking about the traditions and rituals we all practice, especially at this time of yea ...

Loomis remembers veterans

Current Del Oro High School students weren’t even born when two young Loomis soldiers died in Vietnam. Gary Holsclaw and Daniel Flansaas, both of Loomis, were killed within two ...

Del Oro’s Tooker hired as district assistant superintendent

Jeff Tooker, a Del Oro High School assistant principal, has accepted the position of Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services for the Placer Union High School District, ac ...

Del Oro hits the big screen

Del Oro High School went big time this year with a football stadium big screen scoreboard. According to assistant principal Jeff Tooker, the JumboTron-type screen was donated by an ...