Education

Thunder Valley donates to school district

In its annual paper donation, Thunder Valley Casino Resort donated 1.2 million sheets or 800 reams of paper Tuesday morning to the Western Placer Unified School District. “ ...

K-Kids club promotes community service

Most students have to wait until high school to join a civic club. But last year, Lincoln Kiwanis members Steve and Shelley Hoover founded the K-Kids after-school club to teach l ...

Lincoln High choir to share spotlight with Foreigner

The Lincoln High School Choir will join legendary rock band Foreigner in “I Want to Know What Love Is” Wednesday at the Toyota Amphitheatre. Foreigner opens for Kid Roc ...

New program extends learning time

Three local teachers designed a kindergarten program that increases student achievement through early intervention. Developed at First Street Elementary School by teachers Sue Wa ...

Resource officer hired

Starting during this first week of school, Lincoln Police Officer Steve Krueger will become a familiar presence on local school campuses. At Tuesday night’s school board me ...

Students returned to school Wednesday

More than 400 excited students raced into the school yard at 7:30 Wednesday morning for the first day of school at Carlin C. Coppin Elementary in Lincoln. Fancy dresses, superher ...

Drive offers free back-to-school clothing for local kids

A local nonprofit organization is hosting a free clothing give-away for school children on Aug. 28. Sponsored by the South Placer Benevolent Foundation and Linkin’ Linco ...

County’s Office of Education Early Childhood Education opens six new preschools

The Early Childhood Education program has six new state preschools in Lincoln, Sheridan and Roseville, according to the Placer County Office of Education (PCOE). The Placer County ...

Amy Bartlett new marketing director at William Jessup University

William Jessup University in Rocklin recently hired Amy Bartlett as its new director of marketing. Bartlett has an extensive background in marketing from a Christian perspective a ...

Summer vacation ends next week for Lincoln students

The approximately 6,600 students registered in Lincoln schools have four more days of summer vacation before they hit the books. The new school year starts Wednesday for all kind ...

Lincoln High band has a new truck

When the Lincoln High School band needed a truck to haul music equipment last year, dozens of helpers from the school and community stepped up. First came the donated truck, a gi ...

Money management key for college students

As college students head to campus for the fall semester, money management should be on their personal syllabus. Of course, it’s important for college students to take cont ...

District to hire online credit completion teacher

Starting next January, Lincoln area high school students will have the option of completing a portion of their high school classes online, according to district officia ...

Free and reduced-price meals for children announced

Western Placer Unified School District this week announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and ...

Carnegie art classes a success

The Carnegie Library, which has been closed the last few years due to city budget cuts, opened for the Art League of Lincoln’s inaugural summer art classes for children. Art ...