Education

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 ...

School bond selfish to our kids

I almost choked on my morning coffee when I read the front page of The News Messenger, “School district to place measure on November ballot.” You’ve got to be ki ...

School district to place measure on November ballot

The Western Placer Unified School District Board of Trustees approved placing a new district bond measure on the November ballot to increase schools’ resources and safety at ...

Lincoln students successfully show animals at Placer County Fair

BY STEVE ARCHER OF THE LINCOLN NEWS MESSENGER Lincoln High School students had a successful showing of animals at this week’s 2018 Placer County Fair, with some winning top ...

Sierra College offers free tuition for first year

Rocklin – To help reduce the financial burden that college can place on students, Sierra College has implemented an initiative that provides free tuition for the first full y ...

High school bio-med pathway provides practical skill

BY STEVE ARCHER OF THE LINCOLN NEWS MESSENGER All Lincoln High School students will have CPR training before they graduate, if one teacher has her way. Amanda Retallack, a Linco ...

Visit today’s fair’s ag kids, our future

This Thursday kicks off the 81st annual Placer County Fair and many visitors will head directly to the carnival’s roller coaster, the food areas or to see Arden Park Roots at ...

Congratulations, Lincoln High Class of 2018

BY STEVE ARCHER OF THE LINCOLN NEWS MESSENGER   Outgoing Lincoln High School Principal Jay Berns took the stage at graduation ceremonies Friday night to a standing ovation ...

Lincoln Hills Lions Club holds A.R. Fire Kindle Read Contest

Lincoln Hills Lions Club Foundation sponsored the Accelerated Reading Fire Kindle Contest to First Street Elementary School and Sheridan Elementary School in May. The Accelerated ...

Lincoln Golden Club recently awards four scholarships

Lincoln Golden Club members are extremely proud of the four annual scholarships they give to Lincoln High School seniors. Recently, the club awarded seniors Trevor Rodriguez, Edwi ...

Measure E barely retains 55 percent it needs to pass

When Sierra College opened its doors in 1961, only 1,500 students took courses there. Now, more than 20,000 students attend the junior college every semester.  No bonds had b ...

LHS valedictorian, salutatorian have GPAs higher than 4.5

What a difference eight-hundredths of a point make. In the world of academic excellence, eight-hundredths of a point is what separates the grade point average of Lincoln High Scho ...

Lincoln High Vice-Principal Mike Maul promoted to principal

For Lincoln native Mike Maul, life has come full-circle. Maul, a student of Western Placer Unified School District schools from kindergarten to his high school junior year, was un ...

Lincoln High School Class of 2018 graduates June 8

More than 400 Fighting Zebras will soon don their caps and gowns and march across the stage to get their diplomas. Lincoln High School graduation starts promptly at 8 p.m. June 8 ...