Education

Test scores up for Lincoln students

Test scores of Western Placer Unified School District students are improving and well above the statewide average, according to the district’s supplemental programs and accou ...

Resident says vote no on Measure H

 The argument in favor of Measure H, the proposed Western Placer Unified School District bond on the Nov. 6 ballot, makes it sound as if you vote for Measure H, all sorts of f ...

Proceeds benefit veterans to attain debt-free higher education

  William Jessup University hosts its fourth annual Veterans Honor Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, paying homage to fallen veteran Victor Dew of Granite Bay. Proceeds from the ru ...

Five candidates running for three school board seats

Three open seats on the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees are being sought by five candidates. In Trustee Area 2, one seat is open with Wanda Hedrick is cha ...

Superintendent receives glowing performance review

Western Placer Unified School District Superintendent Scott Leaman received positive reviews Tuesday night from all five members of the district’s board of trustees. The boa ...

Sheridan Elementary’s Color Run fun for students

Sheridan Elementary School's recent Color Run was successful. “A big thank-you to B Z Plumbing, who sponsored our run by providing students and staff with Color Run T-sh ...

Thunder Valley Casino donates paper to Western Placer Unified School District

It was a regular school day at Lincoln High School on Sept. 11, except for the rumble of a large truck arriving in the middle of first period with an important load. A Thunder Val ...

School resource officer contract approved by board

A contract for the Lincoln Police Department to provide a school resource officer was unanimously approved by the Western Placer Unified School District board Tuesday night. Super ...

William Jessup University again ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges

    William Jessup University, a residential four-year private university in Rocklin, ranked second in the Regional Colleges West category; second in the Best Colleges ...

Lincoln High groups show their appreciation at Friday’s football game

I was privileged to attend the Lincoln High School Varsity football game last Friday night and wanted to express my appreciation for the recognition of veterans and first responder ...

School district working with Lincoln Police Department on school resource officer

A contract for the Lincoln Police Department to provide a school resource officer for the Western Placer Unified School District was sent to City Hall for approval, marking a &ldqu ...

School resource officer issue not settled, says city manager

A school resource officer for the Western Placer Unified School District might still be provided by the Lincoln Police Department, according to City Manager Bob Adams Tuesday night ...

William Jessup rolls out red carpet for new students

  The first day on a college campus can be an intimidating one for most incoming freshmen. Setting up the dorm room, trying to make new friends, learning the campus layout, ...

Lincoln children wrap up city's Summer Kids Kamp before school starts

More than 100 Lincoln children reveled in their last days of summer this week and took part in the last week of the Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Kids Kamp ...

Board faces backlash over naming of elementary school

Despite public criticism at Tuesday’s Western Placer Unified School District board meeting, board members stuck by their decision to name a new elementary school after Superi ...