Education

New assistant superintendent’s mission: to help students succeed

Editor’s note: The Lincoln News Messenger has featured four of five new Western Unified School District employees: Carlin C. Coppin Elementary School Principal Shamryn Cole, ...

Jessup offers new Air Force ROTC program

William Jessup University begins a new Air Force ROTC program with the start of the 2014-15 academic year. The ROTC program allows students to earn an officer’s commission a ...

The garden’s a zoo – Part three of the three-part series

Editor’s note: To see all of Jane Tahti’s columns, check online at lincolnnewsmessenger.com. During the summer, our kids became experts at tomato worm removal. The bi ...

Lincoln Crossing principal here to stay:

In January, Mark Rodriguez joined the Western Placer Unified School District staff as an interim principal at Lincoln Crossing Elementary School. Then on July 1, he took over as th ...

District tackles deferred maintenance;

While Western Placer’s students enjoyed their summer break, construction workers were busy renovating and repairing buildings and walkways at six of the District’s elev ...

First day of school promising for Lincoln’s students

Last Wednesday (Aug. 20), Lincoln youth woke up early for the first day of school.  Students, from elementary to middle school to high school, seemed excited and eager for wh ...

Back to school

Editor’s note: The Lincoln News Messenger is featuring five new Western Unified School District employees in this August and September series. Shamryn Cole, Carlin C. Coppin ...

Six City Council candidates in Nov. 4 election

This upcoming Nov. 4 Statewide Direct General Election is a relatively quiet year for Lincoln-specific races. Only two of the local races, Lincoln City Council and Nevada Irrigati ...

Part two: more on fig leaves

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part column about figs. It includes some fun facts about figs and a poem written in 2000. See all of Jane Tahti’s columns at li ...

School district’s substitute teachers to receive pay hike

Substitute teachers will begin the new school year with a pay raise, moving their daily rate from $90 to $115 per day, according to a school district official. The school board vo ...