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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 ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (March 11, 1960 Issue) Two Colorado spruce trees were planted on either side of the flag pole at Placer School. They were presented to the school by Mrs. Adda Hansen, ...

Placer students learn about the cultures and traditions of Africa

Placer Elementary School students recently spent a day in Africa, without ever leaving their campus. Africa came to them. Julius Njui, originally from Kenya in Africa, and his wife ...

Loomis football stars become super citizens

Six Loomis boys are not only super athletes, they’re also super citizens, and they sport Super Bowl-size rings to prove it. The young men competed in, and won, two Shriners all-s ...

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 ...

Class is over for some area teachers

They may stop giving tests and grading papers, but is it possible for teachers to stop teaching? A number of Loomis educators plan to find out as they head into the golden years of ...

See Shakespeare's "Much Ado" in Loomis

The youth theatre company Take Note Troupe will give two benefit performances of their Shakespeare production “Much Ado About Nothing” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 29, at Del Oro H ...

Charter school petitions withdrawn for now

It’s back to the drawing board for the Loomis Union School District as petitions for two charter schools have been withdrawn. The public hearing slated for April 16 was also canc ...

Del Oro football players give to schools

Del Oro High School varsity football players visited Franklin Elementary, Loomis Grammar and Placer Elementary schools where they read to first-graders, donated books and talked to ...

See 'Seussical Jr.' at Placer School

The characters of Dr. Seuss will come to life in Placer Elementary School’s production of “Seussical Jr.,” to be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, in th ...

Soroptimists recognize local women

Soroptimist International of Rocklin-Loomis honored area citizens at an awards ceremony held Jan. 28 at Loomis Veterans Memorial Hall. Awards totaled $6,375. Amee Catalano, a Del O ...

Area hoopsters fare well at Weimar's Warrior Classic

Several area junior high boys basketball squads fared well at last weekend’s Warrior Classic 8th grade tournament hosted by Weimar Hills School. Penryn, Powers, Loomis, Frankli ...

Students have learned the art of giving

It’s the season of sharing – the time of year for those with an inclination to open their hearts, and wallets if they have the ability, to help those a little less fortunate. ...

Teacher 'thrilled' to make a comeback

“I love teaching here. It’s fantastic,” said new Penryn Elementary School teacher Rosine Borello. Borello is one of 10 newly hired Loomis Union School District teachers and i ...