Education

School board extends reservation for future school site

In a unanimous vote, the Western Placer Unified School District School board agreed Tuesday night to extend the right to purchase a land sit ...

LHS student wins first place in Lincoln Host Lions speech contest

Lincoln High School sophomores Rosalia Gomez, left, Lara Ocumen and Phiroze Engineer participated in the Lincoln Host Lions speech contest Feb 18 at Lincoln City Hall. Ocumen won f ...

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 ...