Education

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 ...

It’s nice to learn more about your city

I’m back in school. Albeit quasi school. Since last Thursday, I’m signed up for nine monthly Thursday classes from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Those classes are part of t ...

Lian Quong Zhen teaches at Lincoln Arts

Artist, teacher and author Lian Quong Zhen demonstrates Chinese and Western watercolor techniques to students at the Art League of Lincoln during a two-day class in August using ...

SME and Sierra College plan National Manufacturing Day events

As part of National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 3, SME Sacramento Valley and Sierra College CACT ask companies to host tours and community open houses during October to demonstrate w ...

Art for all ages

Lincoln High School sophomore Wyatt Dornbush, left, stands next to his welded entry that won honorable mention in the Art League of Lincoln's current exhibit, "Restoration ...

William Jessup University grows from modest beginnings to thriving campus

Bryce Jessup’s father and university namesake – William Jessup – was so intent on establishing a Bible college in the 1930s that he didn’t let the struggles ...

Students evacuate after possible bomb threat at Whitney High

A Placer Herald reporter who arrived at Whitney High School at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday confirmed a large group of police officers and firefighters were converging on the scene after stud ...