Education

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 ...

Western Governors University awards two residents with degrees

Two local residents recently received degrees from Western Governors University. Deborah Williams of Lincoln received her healthcare management MBA. Tanya Mullen of Wheatland rec ...

Because of FFA

With the school year approaching quickly, the Lincoln High School FFA (Future Farmers of America) chapter officer team got straight to work with the attitude of planning a succe ...

School starts Wednesday

Wednesday’s an important day for more than 6,500 Lincoln residents. That’s the highly-anticipated first day of Western Placer Unified School District’s new schoo ...

Coppin’s new principal takes the helm

Editor’s note: The Lincoln News Messenger will feature five new Western Unified School District employees, starting with Shamryn Cole, Carlin C. Coppin Elementary School&rsqu ...

Fifth Quarter to build community while promoting substance-free activities for students

Lincoln’s Bayside Church Pastor Al Soto doesn't want to focus on the negatives on why his church is spearheading the new Fifth Quarter program at Lincoln High School. In ...

School district to hire two new vocational nurses

Two new licensed vocational nurses (LVN’s) will soon join the Western Placer Unified School District’s staff, according to Ryan Davis, the district& ...

Learning to swim has never been so much fun

The pool was packed at McBean Park on a recent sunny Thursday morning.  Kids jumped in the pool fearlessly and full of excitement. Heidi Edwards, mother of two children atten ...

Lincoln Kiwanis seek new backpacks for students

Some lucky elementary students in Lincoln will receive new backpacks loaded with supplies for the beginning of this school year, thanks to local service clubs and groups. In an ef ...

Sierra College offers a New Student Jump Start event Aug. 23

Thinking about attending Community College this fall? The Sierra College Rocklin Campus will hold a New Student Jump Start event on Saturday, Aug. 23.  The event streamli ...