Education

GEMS students win area math competition

 Six Glen Edwards Middle School math students won awards in a Sacramento-area math educators’ conference on Feb. 7. Jessica Fernandez’s sixth-grade math students ...

Mark Fowler scholarship fundraiser to be held Saturday

A barbeque dinner, live music and old-fashioned sack races--all for a good cause--will take place Saturday, Feb. 21 at the historic Mt. Pleasant Hall in rural Lincol ...

John Adams Academy buys land in Lincoln for new charter school

John Adams Academy, a Roseville-based public charter school, purchased land in Lincoln in December with plans to open a second location in time for the 2016 – 2017 school yea ...

Read to a buddy or a friend

Sheridan held a Jammie/Book/Buddy Day sponsored by the Marines Toys For Tots Program. All students and staff wore their pajamas. Each student received a teddy bear or stuffed ...

Placer Elementary PTC Auction Fundraiser

Online ticket sales are now available for a March 14 auction. The auction will run from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln. The $40 ticket includes dinner ...

Sheridan Elementary School students get high-speed Internet

The age of high-speed Internet arrived recently at a small elementary school that for several years had a state-of-the-art computer lab but very spotty Internet access because of i ...

Mark Fowler scholarship kick-off event seeks volunteers by Friday

Volunteers are needed for the Mark Fowler Community Scholarship Kick-off event on Feb. 21. The event will include a barbeque dinner, a live band, sack races and other activities, ...

Irish all the Way Neolithic mice - Part Three

Although we didn't kiss the Blarney Stone, we did see one of  Ireland's most famous Irish landmarks:  Newgrange.  Predating Stonehenge and the pyramids,&nbs ...

Give the Lincoln Sober Grad committee a helping hand

At first glance, $30,000 is a lot of money to spend for a party in Lincoln. For that price, it sounds like partygoers, in this case, Lincoln High School seniors, are going to be t ...

Board to interview candidates for school bond oversight committee

The Western Placer Unified School District school board is looking for residents to form a committee that will oversee how the district spends $60 million on school facilities. We ...