Education

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 ...

Give the Lincoln Sober Grad committee a helping hand

At first glance, $30,000 is a lot of money to spend for a party in Lincoln. For that price, it sounds like partygoers, in this case, Lincoln High School seniors, are going to be t ...

Board to interview candidates for school bond oversight committee

The Western Placer Unified School District school board is looking for residents to form a committee that will oversee how the district spends $60 million on school facilities. We ...

Transitional kindergarten and kindergarten registration begins in early March

Western Placer Unified School District is preparing for registration of transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students for the coming 2015 – 2016 school year.  &ld ...