Education

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 ...

Residents voice mixed reactions to school bond on Nov. ballot

A new Lincoln area high school may be in the works sooner than later if voters check “yes” in support of Measure A on the November ballot. But just six weeks from elec ...

Will teachers need OK to show R-rated media?

It was not a heated discussion at Tuesday night’s school board meeting — just a lively one. Both Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) board members and educa ...

Measure A series

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 ...

Director of special education finds joy in students’ success

Although Susan Watkins began her academic career as a kindergarten teacher, she quickly moved into special education, “finding joy” in her students’ success stori ...