Inderkum Students Launch Kindness Campaign in Response to Apparent Suicide

IMG_8218.JPGBY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Inderkum High School students put in motion a campaign of kindness today in response to a classmate’s apparent suicide. “There are notes all over the atrium, in the restrooms, in every... Read More >

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 >

Inderkum High Athlete Races Toward Comeback Finish

Inderkum High School senior Mariah Burke competing in the 400-meter dash at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II/III championships at Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks on May 23. / Courtesy PhotoBY TREVOR HORN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Two years ago, Mariah Burke was the cusp of something great. Burke was a sophomore at Inderkum High School. She qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section Track and Field Championships in the 400-meter... 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 >

Event Kicks Off Free Summer Meal Program in Natomas

summerfoodserviceTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Updated June 1, 2014 The Natomas Unified School District will kick off its free summer meal program with a special event next week at American Lakes Elementary School. A free barbecue lunch for children 18... Read More >

Caguin Not Cooking Typical School Lunches in Natomas

vince4BY TRINA DROTAR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Vince Caguin seemed destined to become a chef. He’s prepared meals for Hollywood, but his toughest critics are the young stars in the Natomas Unified School District where he works as Supervisor... 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 >

Natomas High Athletes Sign to Play College Sports

nhssignmay82014BY TREVOR HORN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Josiah Byers and Marissa Herrera-Rosales took different paths getting there, but they celebrated the destination together. The two Natomas High School seniors sat side-by-side Thursday, May 8 at the campus career center... 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 >

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 >