Education

Kiwanis Club donates books to Sheridan students

The Kiwanis Club recently brought boxes of books to Sheridan Elementary School for students. Each child at the school will receive at least three books to take home. “The K ...

Principal Jay Berns would benefit any district

Re: “We will miss the Zebra in chief” (Another View, May 3, page 4) is very eloquent and well-thought-out. Principal Jay Berns is a natural when it comes to working wi ...

Gavin Cruice, 11, helps fund cancer research

 Gavin Cruice, 11 and a Lincoln Crossings Elementary School fifth-grader, has nearly reached his goal of donating $500 to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital ...

Emotions remain high as community deals with Berns’ dismissal as principal

Emotions ran high at Tuesday’s Western Placer Unified School District board meeting with several audience members upset that Lincoln High School Principal Jay Berns’ co ...

A morning on the inaugural MandaRide

Up before dawn to don my Lincoln Hills Cyclists kit to represent the ’hood at the inaugural MandaRIDE on Saturday in Loomis. I have decided to stretch the 30-mile charity rid ...

School district fires popular principal

Jay Berns, the Lincoln High School principal the last seven years, has been effectively fired by the Western Placer Unified School District’s board of directors who voted not ...

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 ...