Education

Faces and Places

Tyler Hill’s new job with NCR Corporation was partly due to participating last fall in the Hacker Lab Startup Hustle, a boot camp for entrepreneurs. Hill, a Lincoln resident ...

Newcastle schools revisit traffic concerns

Twice each day, about 300 cars drive back and forth along downtown Newcastle’s narrow Valley View Drive as parents drop off and pick up kids at the elementary and charter sch ...

Help Lincoln High track team raise funds for uniforms

We would like to take a few moments to clarify a few points on your recent article (Feb. 25 front page, “LHS track team to hold fundraiser for uniforms”) on the Lincoln ...

PARC scholarship essay contest awards increased to $2500

Protect American River Canyons (PARC) is sponsoring a high school senior scholarship essay contest with five awards of $500 awards each for a total of $2500 in 2016. Students may ...

Auburn Moving Company to give $500 scholarship

The Auburn Moving Company on Hillview Road in Newcastle is offering a $500 scholarship for any high school senior as well as current college and university students from Placer Cou ...

Battle Bots: tech teacher's teacher brings Google Innovation to region

Foresthill High School technology teacher Don Isbell already has trouble convincing his students to take a break from learning when the lunch bell rings. The students would rather ...

Vaccine delay falls flat with Placer Union High School District

Many Auburn students will still have to be fully vaccinated by the time school starts this fall. A resolution by the high school district that would have asked the state to delay t ...

Immunizations, salaries, bond measure on agenda for Placer Union High School District

A state law that requires all students to be fully immunized as of the 2016-17 school year could receive some push back from Auburn high school officials. At its meeting tonight, ...

Lincoln High Choir fundraiser is Feb. 27

The next Lincoln High School Choir benefit raising funds for students to perform in Europe this June will be a Feb. 27 at the Lincoln Hills Community Church. The Lincoln Hills Com ...

Interesting people: Eight-week course features range of interesting local speakers

We have some of the most interesting people in our wonderful little city. There is something truly special about the Auburn area and its residents. And everyone has a story to t ...

School board approves agreement for joint use of facilities with city

Trustees approved revisions to joint use agreements for facilities jointly used by the city of Lincoln and the Western Placer Unified School District during the regular school boar ...

Sierra College Natural History Museum a great place to spend the day

Sierra College is an educational and cultural asset to area residents.Our readers repeatedly tell us to list their events in our newspapers. So I’m excited that the Sierra ...

Western Placer Unified School District apologizes for unsportsmanlike conduct

I am writing in response to the conduct from three students at Lincoln High School during the Placer High School basketball game against Lincoln High School (Jan. 28 Lincoln News M ...

Lincoln High School invites incoming freshmen and parents to Zebra Showcase

Entering high school and changing schools can be a demanding time in a young adult’s life. To help with the transition and reduce the anxiety or fear that is sometimes assoc ...

Community Christian school Bird Club

Community Christian School Bird Club braves the cold Jan. 14 in search of migrating waterfowl at the Lincoln Water Waste Treatment Facility. During the Bird Club meetings, students ...