Education

Participate in school safety discussions

Like most citizens throughout the country, we’re concerned about the safety of today’s school campuses. School shootings, since the terrible Columbine High School ...

Let’s put common-sense gun laws in place

Having served on local school boards for almost 30 years, one of my major concerns has been the safety of children and staff of the school districts. The Roseville City School Dis ...

Shooting threat made at Lincoln High School

A threat made Thursday afternoon by a Lincoln High School student was not carried out. The student was taken to the office and detained. A teacher at the high school contacted sch ...

It's almost science showtime at Lincoln High

For the 13th year running, Lincoln High School science students are tying up loose ends on the annual Science Expo. The expo provides two-and-a-half hours of scientific fun for com ...

Let's prevent another school massacre

All of America is saddened by the atrocity of the Florida massacre. We all mourn the losses. What we all want is solutions from our government. One great solution is having a teach ...

Western Placer Unified revises campus firearm policy

Amidst a national conversation about firearms on school campuses, the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees revised a regulation relating to guns on campus Tuesd ...

Carlin C. Coppin shoe drive raising money for school supplies and events

The Carlin C. Coppin Parent-Teacher Club (PTC) is in the midst of a shoe drive fundraiser to raise funds for school supplies, technology upgrades and fun family events. Donations ...

Lincoln High School Elite Choir in concert March 10

Proceeds from a March 10 concert by the Lincoln High School Elite Choir will go toward the choir’s “Let Freedom Ring! Pearl Harbor Tour” in June. The “Let ...

Students showcase speaking skills

Among dozens of South Placer high school students showcasing their public speaking skills last Friday at Whitney High School, two Lincoln High sophomores have a chance to advance t ...

Learning about age at Sheridan Elementary School

Students in Brenda James kindergarten/first-grade class at Sheridan Elementary School celebrated their 100th day of school Jan. 31. The students were asked to dress up as a 100-ye ...

Guidelines to assist transitional kindergarten and kindergarten registration

  Western Placer Unified School District is preparing for registration of transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students for the coming 2018 – 2019 school year.&nb ...

Congratulations, Lincoln High drama students

Lincoln High School's drama department had 15 students participating in the annual Lenaea High School Drama Competition last weekend at Folsom Lake College. The event is a thr ...

Foundation set to bring university to south Placer County

We received the unfortunate news in December that the University of Warwick has decided to withdraw its plans for a Placer County campus. The United Kingdom-based university had p ...

Helping all Placer youth is the No. 1 priority

Our Placer County youth are undoubtedly our most precious resource. We’re not the only ones saying that. A panel of six experts at Friday’s “Power Prosperity!&r ...

Phoenix High students get first-hand look at career options

 Whether they want to be artists or machinists, some local high school students check out an array of career options through field trips to colleges and businesses. As a part ...