Education

Residents voice concerns at school district’s Measure A meeting

More than 40 residents, many of them concerned parents, attended a community meeting Monday night to hear school district officials talk about how the proposed $60-million school b ...

Lincoln Crossing students hold “pink out” cancer fundraiser

Lincoln Crossing Elementary School was very pink last Friday. From T-shirts to hair to sparkly shoes, more than 600 Lincoln Crossing students, teachers and staff decked out in the ...

Zebra royalty named

Selected as Homecoming Queen is Shannon Alvarez and Powder Puff King is Tanner Boatman.  Lincoln’s Fighting Zebras played Colfax’s Falcons at Friday’s homeco ...

District to host Measure A information night

  The Western Placer Unified School District will host an informational meeting Monday night to discuss Measure A, the $60-million local school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot. Th ...

Annual Harvest Hoedown Gala helps youth

The 25th annual Harvest Hoedown Gala Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Hall is to benefit youth studying agriculture. All proceeds support 4-H, FFA and other youth in agriculture. &l ...

School board OKs R-rated film policy change

As of Tuesday night, local high school teachers will no longer need parental permission to show PG-13-rated visual media or board approval to show R-rated visual media in their cla ...

Hawks come out to play Saturday at Salmon Celebration

Kelli Moulden talks about Murphy, the red-tailed hawk, as if the rescue bird were an old friend—a friend who has come through a rough patch. Three years ago, the then 1-year ...

Measure A

Editor’s note: The Western Placer Unified School District has placed a $60 million local bond known as Measure A, or Proposition 39, on the Nov. 4 ballot. The measure require ...

Parents need to make their voice heard

Few parents show up at regular Western Placer Unified School District meetings, usually held twice a month. Policies that will affect their children at least for years to come, if ...

Carlin C. Coppin Elementary School temporarily closed for black mold treatment

Carlin C. Coppin Elementary school was shut down Tuesday after workers discovered black mold in a pod building on the campus, according to Western Placer Unified School District of ...