Name for New Middle School in Natomas Chosen

Principal Marnie Lynch addresses the Natomas Unified school board Wednesday night. / Photo: E. SanchezBY EDGAR SANCHEZ THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Natomas Unified school board on Wednesday voted unanimously to christen a new school opening in fall as Natomas Gateways Middle School. School board trustees also approved a $1.3 million operating budget... Read More >

For A Good Cause: 5th Annual Duck Pluck Festival

20140324-235435.jpgBY SUKHMAN REKHI, NP3 INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Natomas Schools Foundation will host the 5th Annual Natomas Duck Pluck Festival on Saturday, May 3. The event will take place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Inderkum High... Read More >

Kudos: Award-winning Month for NP3 High Students

np3mock1BY SUKHMAN REKHI, NP3 INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas Pacific Pathways High School has a lot to celebrate. “It has been a successful and exciting month for NP3 students,” says Lauren Yarbrough, NP3 High School student body president.... Read More >

Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep Celebrates Diversity

NP3's Black Student UnionBY SUKHMAN REKHI, NP3 INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School recently celebrated their 3rd annual Multicultural Day in honor of the different cultures represented by students on campus. The event was hosted by NP3’s... Read More >

Kudos: Natomas Charter’s Elaine DeWolfe Wins Award

elainedewolfeawardBY KAYLEIGH NEALON, NCS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas Charter School teacher Elaine DeWolfe was recently named “California Online Teacher of the Year” at the E-Learning Strategy Symposium. “The Virtual Learning Academy is incredibly proud of Mrs. DeWolfe... Read More >

Natomas Students Fuel Up for Activities with Free Meals

supper3BY VALENTINA CARRILLO, IHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A new after school Supper Program was introduced last month at Inderkum High School which serves free meals to students who participate in extracurricular activities. About 700 students across the... Read More >

Inderkum High in Natomas Approved for IB Program

IBinderkumlogoTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas Unified School District officials were notified today that an International Baccalaureate program at Inderkum High School has been approved. IB is an international education curriculum divided into three programs based on age. The International... Read More >

Natomas Charter Students Perform Well at Festival

Photo by Maddy GodtBY KAYLEIGH NEALON, NCS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas Charter School Performing and Fine Arts Academy students recently staged several award-winning performances at the Lenaea High School Theatre Festival held at The Harris Center For The Performing Arts... Read More >

Natomas High Campus to House New Middle School

Marnie Lynch, left, is spearheading the new middle school program. / Photo: J.McWrightBY OJASWI ADHIKARI, NHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A new, yet-to-be-named middle school program is set to open this fall on the Natomas High School campus. The middle school program will be housed on the far left wing... Read More >

Westlake Little Explorers Preschool Could Close

WLE LogoBY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Updated Feb. 7, 2014 Publisher’s Note: The Westlake Charter school board on Feb. 6 unanimously passed a motion to keep the Westlake Little Explorers preschool open through the end of the... Read More >

Natomas School Limits Bathroom Access After Misuse

BY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas Charter School officials said they have taken measures to limit access to boys’ restrooms on campus during the school day for health reasons. “This is necessary,” said Patrick Broughton, student... Read More >