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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 ...

Schools get one week shorter

The Loomis Union School District board of trustees, at their March 4 meeting, voted not to begin the 2010-11 school year after Labor Day, but instead approved a calendar that will ...

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 ...

Back to school after Labor Day?

The Loomis Union School District board of trustees, at their March 4 meeting, voted not to start the 2010-11 school year after Labor Day, but instead approved a calendar that will ...

21 to receive pink slips

Twenty-one Loomis teaching positions and two district programs are on the chopping block to remedy funding cuts to education by the state. The Loomis Union School District announc ...

District talks hit an empasse

The Loomis Union School District has declared an impasse in teacher negotiations and now a state mediator will step in. Franklin Elementary School teacher Robin Parmley, Loomis Tea ...

John Adams Academy's fate is in hands of Loomis Union lawyers

The future of John Adams Academy is now in the hands of attorneys for the Loomis Union School District. Paul Johnson, district superintendent, said attorneys for the district are c ...

Public hearing on proposed charter high school this Thursday

A new independent charter school may become a part of the Loomis Union School District. A public hearing will be held this week on the application for the John Adams Academy, whic ...

Loomis Union offers teachers golden handshake to help cut budget

Loomis teachers and district administrators are wrangling over pay freezes and furlough days as they negotiate labor contracts for next year. The negotiations are part of the Loom ...

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 ...

More educational enrichment, por favor

Running to fund enrichment classes is just one goal of the Loomis Basin Education Foundation’s MandaRun ’09. The third annual 5K, 10K and kids’ fun run starts at 8 a.m. on Sa ...

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 ...

H1N1 virus hits Loomis school district

Three Loomis Union School District students have come down with the H1N1 flu virus. According to Paul Johnson, superintendent, two Ophir Elementary School students and one Frankli ...