Education

AAUW partners with Lincoln High School Media Arts Program

They just called it a “wrap” on the first all-student-produced video at Lincoln High School’s groundbreaking video class, the 49ER ROP Advanced Video Production, ...

GEMS “outstanding” students receive Lions club awards

Students from Glen Edwards Middle School (GEMS) received awards from a local civic group May 21. Presented by the Lincoln Hills Lions Club, the Outstanding Student Awards were giv ...

Lincoln High graduation is June 5

On June 5, 320 Lincoln High School seniors will graduate at the school’s Edward Grey Stadium and Sports Complex. The one-hour-plus ceremony begins at 7 p.m. June 5. Princip ...

Check out student art at the

“The Gift,” a clay tile mural wall adjacent to Beermann Plaza is now complete with the installation of a new brick walkway providing access to the mural. This completes ...

School board meeting at First Street School attracts big crowd

More than 100 parents and students crowded into the multi-purpose room at First Street Elementary School Tuesday night. The attraction was a presentation that included a star stude ...

Fruitvale School’s annual barbecue is Sunday

On Sunday, the Old Fruitvale School will host its annual outdoor barbecue, starting at 5 p.m. The event begins with a short historic play about the 125-year-old Fruitvale School p ...

Transitional kindergarten spots are filling up fast at three local school sites

Cristin Herrera’s transitional kindergarten students are having such a good time in school that they do not realize they are learning, according to the teacher. A teacher wi ...

Sheridan Elementary to get new top administrator;

Sheridan Elementary School will soon get a new principal for the 2015 -2016 school year, according to Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) officials. During the “R ...

GEMS students win national award for science essays

Bernadette Unden, an eighth-grade English teacher at Glen Edwards Middle School (GEMS), was “pleased but not too surprised” that three of her honor students won semi-fi ...

School board gives direction for $20-million bond sales to begin May 14

The Western Placer Unified School District school board authorized bond consultants Tuesday night to move forward with plans to sell $20 million in general obligation school bonds ...