Education

School board focuses on safety Tuesday

School safety dominated the short 40-minute Western Placer Unified School District meeting Tuesday. Superintendent Scott Leaman informed his board that Summit Church committed $20 ...

Safety among top concerns at recent school board meeting

The Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees adjourned its March 20 meeting with an overall positive outlook toward students’ academic progress and an urgent ...

Eight Lincoln High students recognized nationally for their art

Eight Lincoln High Art Students were recently accepted into the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, which is a prestigious national art competition.  The ceremony/reception wa ...

Robotics after school

For six weeks in January and February, the Vortechs robotics team has been working tirelessly to build, complete and test their robot. This year, team consists of 15 high school s ...

Placer County school administrators to train staff on recognizing issue

Many Placer County educators and school administrators say it’s important to educate students, parents and school staff about the human trafficking issue. Loomis Union Schoo ...

Let's together end human trafficking

Human trafficking is a problem in Placer County. That was the name of our four-part human trafficking series that ends today and we learned that it’s a bigger problem than w ...

For the love of the library

Driving along Highway 65 and down Twelve Bridges Drive, the Lincoln Public Library stands out from the nature around it and introduces newcomers to the Lincoln area. While many may ...

Discussing school safety in Placer County

In the days and weeks after the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, I heard from many people in our community – including school district pa ...

‘Disney’s The Lion King KIDS’ presented March 22 at Lincoln Crossing Elementary

 Disney’s “The Lion King KIDS” will be presented at Lincoln Crossing Elementary for two public shows March 22. The 30-minute musical, designed for middle-sc ...

Super that students can stand up against school violence

I am an old geezer, a former schoolteacher (Sierra College) and I wish to applaud the Lincoln school district (Western Placer Unified School District) for allowing their students t ...

County agencies address campus gun violence

On March 8, nearly a month after a school shooting killed 17 in Parkland, Florida, hundreds of Placer County residents watched each victim’s face appear on a screen over 3,00 ...

Expert panel to speak March 22 on sex trafficking at Sierra College

Whether assisting survivors, prosecuting criminals, passing policies or living through sex trafficking first hand, five experts will speak on various facets of the issue March 22 a ...

Lincoln High students to participate in walkout

A week after a Lincoln High School student threatened to “shoot [the] school up” and nearly a month after the Parkland, Florida shooting that left 17 dead, school safet ...

Lincoln High thespians to present ‘All in the Timing’

Lincoln High School Drama Department will present its spring play, “All in the Timing.” This is a collection of humorous and thoughtful one-act plays written by David ...

Lincoln High School Choir tunes up

When you’ve performed at New York City’s Carnegie Hall, at concert halls in Europe and in special places such as Disneyland, you’re the Real Deal. No, we’r ...