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50 YEARS AGO (April 21, 1961 Issue) Placer School held a surprise birthday party April 13 for second-grade teacher, Mrs. Coradel Rollins, who had taught in the Loomis School Distri ...

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50 YEARS AGO (March 17, 1961 Issue) The 52-cent override tax asked by the Placer Union High School District failed to pass at the March 15 election, by a vote of 4,733 to 2,442. ...

Science day activities launch creativity

Megan Conkle, Cassidy Marquez, Jackie Smaldone, and Savanna Shell, all sixth-graders at Placer Elementary School, work as a team to create a rocket during Mad About Science Day. P ...

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50 YEARS AGO (Feb. 10, 1961 Issue) There were 47 donors when the Blood Bank Mobile unit visited Loomis. Eight-time donors included JoAnn Nute, and Keith W. Laird. The visit was s ...

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50 YEARS AGO (Jan. 13, 1961 Issue) Vickey Jane Jacobs was the winner of the 1961 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow for Del Oro High School. She received the highest score in a ...

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50 YEARS AGO (Dec. 2, 1960 Issue) Del Oro High School students planned to travel to Sacramento in two chartered buses to see the movie “Ben Hur.” A new high school sports leagu ...

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50 YEARS AGO (June 10, 1960) Ninety-seven students were to graduate from the Loomis Union Grammar School on June 9. Diane Schweigert was the valedictorian, and Don Lunsford was the ...

More staff cuts coming to Loomis Union School District

Fifteen classroom aides and a maintenance worker will be pink-slipped as the Loomis Union School District struggles to balance its budget. The school board approved the cuts for th ...

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50 YEARS AGO (May 13, 1960 Issue) Camp Fire Girls passing the Torch Bearer test were Lynn Crawford, Susan Ann Griffith, Diane Lapp, Pamela Wood, Linda Wood, and Shiela Fischer. Al ...

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50 YEARS AGO (April 1, 1960 Issue) Airman Donald J. Nunes of Loomis had completed eight weeks of basic training at the Lackland Air Base in Texas. Afterwardm he was training as an ...