New Bike Tech Class Offered at Inderkum High School

Instructor Brian Ray hosts a Bike Tech open house at Inderkum on Monday, August 18. / Photo: Dan MotherspawBY ABBEY HARDING, NNTMA FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ| @natomasbuzz A new Bike Tech class is being offered this year at Inderkum High School. The class is a partnership between the North Natomas Transportation Management Association and Natomas Unified School District.... Read More >

Three Natomas Buzz Interns Awarded Scholarships

mygradsBY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Three graduating seniors have been awarded journalism scholarships by THE NATOMAS BUZZ. The Natomas-area students worked as interns for the online newspaper during the 2013-14 school year. Inderkum graduate Valentine Carrillo,... Read More >

Student on the Street: Post Graduation Plans

sotsgradBikramDhaliwalTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz We asked seniors who graduated from Natomas High and Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep and Inderkum: What do you plan on doing after high school? Bikram Dhaliwal, 17, NP3 “My plans after graduation are to enjoy... Read More >

Seen in Natomas: NP3 Seniors Prank their Principal

np3seniorprankPHOTO BY SUKHMAN REKHI, NP3 INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Ay, caramba! Principal Tom Rutten found himself the subject of this year’s senior prank at Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School. Senior prank – an annual tradition at the... Read More >

Natomas Charter School Receives Civic Learning Award

Natomas Charter leaders celebrate Civic Learning Award of Merit.BY KAYLEIGH NEALON, NCS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Publisher’s note: An earlier version of this post incorrectly identified Judge Brown in the photo above. We regret the error. Natomas Charter School for the Performing and Fine Arts Academy... Read More >

Free Peer Tutoring Helps Inderkum Students Succeed

ihstutor1BY VALENTINA CARRILLO, IHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A new Tiger Tutorial Program at Inderkum High School has been boosting the campus culture aimed at academic success. What started as a senior project idea has evolved into a... Read More >

Natomas Drop Out Rates Decline, Grad Numbers Up

BY OJASWI ADHIKARI, NHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Natomas Unified School District cut dropout rates by nearly 50 percent and boosted graduation rates, according to data from the California Department of Education. “We started and finished the... Read More >

Kudos: NP3 High School Receives Civic Learning Award

np3award2014bBY SUKHMAN REKHI, NP3 INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School has received the Civic Learning Award of Distinction for the second year in a row. “Today’s students are the future of California, and if... Read More >

Seen in Natomas: National Teacher Appreciation Day

Doneisha McCall -11th.jpgTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Students at Discovery High shared why they appreciate teachers at their school to mark National Teacher Appreciation Day. Discovery High principal Christopher Morris posted several #ThankATeacher photographs, seen here, on Twitter with students’ handwritten messages... Read More >

Inderkum Seniors Celebrate College Acceptance Letters

ihsletterday3BY VALENTINA CARRILLO, IHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Inderkum High School seniors were recently recognized as part of a new school tradition – a college signing day ceremony. The ceremony, held May 2, recognized about 120 graduating seniors... Read More >

Two Rivers Elementary Named Distinguished School

whereinnatomas072409answerTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson on Wednesday announced Two Rivers Elementary School in Natomas has been selected one of 424 California elementary schools named a 2014 California Distinguished School. “The award is a... Read More >

Chef LaLa Shares Cooking & Career Tips in Natomas

IMG_4726PHOTOS BY OJASWI ADHIKARI, NHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Internationally-known chef and author Chef LaLa demonstrated cooking with strawberries and discussed careers in the food industry with culinary arts student from Discovery High School in Natomas on Wednesday.... Read More >

Natomas Students Receive Technology Scholarships

scholarship2THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Four Natomas-area high schoolers have been awarded technology scholarships in the form of brand-new Chromebooks. Natomas High School senior Isis G. Cuevas and Inderkum High seniors Evelyn Cano, Tadewos Getachew and Charnpreet Singh were recently... Read More >

Discovery High Culinary Program Is Cookin’

culinary4BY OJASWI ADHIKARI, NHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Nearly four dozen students have participated in Discovery High School’s pilot culinary arts program since it launched in summer 2013. “The high student interest and the various marketable skills provided... Read More >