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Placer Elementary students learn teamwork

Being the big kids in school comes with a sense of pride and responsibility at Placer Elementary School. Members of the upper classes at Placer School recently led the way to an a ...

Placer Elementary boys take league

The Placer Elementary School Miners captured the Loomis Basin Athletic League's title in the eighth-grade boys basketball tournament by defeating Loomis Grammar, 54-51, in a close ...

Local author pens kids book with a message

A local educator believes that happiness can be taught and has written a children's book to illustrate it. “Your Leaves Are Pretty” by Joanne Jeffers Veeck, of Loomis, is the ...

Placer Elementary's 1970s John Wayne drawing sells at auction

The spirit of the late actor John Wayne lives on in the hearts of the 1979 sixth-grade class of Placer Elementary School. A large piece of artwork produced by those students as a ...

Placer Elementary kicks in for Koinonia

Bill Ryland and Lacey Neuman, left, of Koinonia Foster Homes, accept donations of food, clothing, blankets, and a check for $682 from Placer Elementary School eighth-graders Amelia ...

Placer School wins Loomis Basin basketball banner

Placer Elementary School's 8th grade boys basketball team prevailed over Loomis Grammar in the Championship game held February 18 at H. Clarke Powers Elementary School. The final s ...

Singing the tunes from 'Annie'

The student cast of “Annie Jr.” will perform songs such as “Tomorrow” and “It’s the Hard-Knock Life” with plenty of gusto at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 3 ...

Loomis teacher is inspired by students' growth

How many people do you know who receive at least a dozen hugs before their work day has even begun? “This morning I was struck with how joyful it is to arrive at school every day ...

See 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.' at Placer Elementary School

“Beauty and the Beast Jr.” will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, and Saturday, March 6, at Placer Elementary School. Admission is free; however, donations will be acce ...

Placer School hold science fair

Placer Elementary School held a science fair Feb. 19 four fourth- and fifth-grade students. One of the students was Kiana Pattengale, who experimented with lemon juice-baking soda ...

Loomis sends help to Haiti

Pocket change can go a long way toward helping victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. That’s what 20 Penryn Elementary School leadership students are counting on. They ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Jan. 8, 1960 Issue) The Cinderella Bridge Club met at the home of Mrs. Lloyd Owen. Honors at cards went to Sue Hansen and Lois Leak. 25 YEARS AGO (Jan. 10, 1985 ...

Students 'saling' their way to Washington, D.C.

Elementary school students in the Washington D.C. Club are holding fundraisers to finance their spring-beak trip to the nation's capital. A recent rummage sale, held at Placer Elem ...

Placer Elementary's science day an electrifying experience

Shocking and hair-raising are words that describe what some local school children re-cently experienced. They didn’t seem to mind, though. In fact, students at Placer Elementary ...