Linda LoBue

Another View: Busting down literacy hurdles

The term “Word Sight Busters” was not part of my personal lexicon be-fore this school year started. But when I walked into Miss Watkins’ first-grade class at Skyr ...

Volunteers sought for kids reading program

A new school year is bringing back the need for volunteers for an Auburn-area reading program centered on the primary grades. The Sight Word Busters are a group of volunteers who ...

Sight Word Busters volunteers celebrate students’ reading success

Volunteer tutors in the Sight Word Busters program were recognized recently by Auburn Union School District Superintendent Dr. Laura Grassmann and three local elementary school pri ...

Reader Input: Rock Creek test scores rock

Kudos to Rock Creek Elementary School. The results for the STAR testing 2013 are in. And Rock Creek Elementary School scored among the top 10 schools in the greater Sacramento ar ...

Reading, writing and royalties: Local authors tell their tales

Just because iPads and Kindles are changing the way America reads, it doesn’t mean the local library is going to slip into irrelevance. On the contrary. With that much readin ...

New year brings change for local schools

Teachers are sprucing up their classrooms and reviewing their lesson plans. It’s that time again, students. Get ready for back to school. Michele Schuetz, superintendent of the ...

Tutoring program offers reading help to Auburn students

Sight Word Busters program at Rock Creek Elementary School.